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  • New missile pushes F-22 ahead of fight

    In today’s war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, being accurate and effective are both key components in keeping Americans and their allies safe. To accommodate this, the F-22 recently switched from AIM-9M to AIM-9X munitions, as the AIM-9M is an older missile, dating back to the Vietnam

  • Air Force’s oldest fighter squadron celebrates centennial

    The Air Force’s oldest fighter squadron celebrated its 100th year anniversary May 8. The 27th Fighter Squadron dates back to World War I and was originally organized at Kelly Field, Texas. It was later assigned to the 1st Pursuit Group in early 1918 and is now known as the 1st Operations Group.

  • NATO partners conduct close air support exercise

    Members of the German air force’s Air Ground Operations Squadron partnered with the 19th Air Support Operations Squadron to conduct a close air support exercise April 10-14 at Camp Grayling, Michigan.

  • New $57 million medical facility cares for military community

    Air Force leaders and community members attended the new 20th Medical Group clinic ribbon cutting ceremony Feb. 24.Approximately 100 people attended, including Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark Ediger, Air Force surgeon general, and Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Sean Murphy, Air Combat Command surgeon general.The new $57

  • USAF fighter jets practice for inauguration flyover

    Four U.S. Air Force fighter jets practice for the inauguration flyover at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Jan. 19.Two generations of fighter aircraft are scheduled to fly in a close formation during the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump at the capitol in Washington, District of

  • AF partners with NASA for mission success

    Developed in the mid 1990’s by the NASA Geographic Information System office, the Flood Impact Analysis Tool illustrates the effects of localized tidal storm flooding. Through a partnership with NASA, the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron at Langley Air Force Base benefits from the multi-functioning

  • COMACC visits 386th AEW, praises Airmen’s contributions to fight

    Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, his wife, Mrs. Gillian Carlisle, and Chief Master Sgt. Steve K. McDonald, command chief master sergeant of ACC, visited Airmen deployed with the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Nov. 23.

  • COMACC visits Al Udeid Airmen, gives thanks

    Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, visited the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing here, Nov. 22, during his tour of the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.