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  • AMC debuts first large-scale virtual command center during MG21

    As the Air Force’s largest and longest exercise in rapid global mobility, Mobility Guardian served as the proving ground for AMC’s first large-scale integration of an Advanced Battle Management System, ensuring decision superiority with speed, agility and resilience and advancing warfighting capabilities in support of globally-integrated operations.
  • Around the Air Force: SECAF Confirmation Hearing, ABMS Moves Forward, Hurricane Hunters Get New Tech

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights the Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing for Secretary of the Air Force nominee Frank Kendall, the Advanced Battle Management System moves from the drawing board to the hands of warfighters, and Air Force Hurricane Hunters get a major upgrade in storm detection equipment.
  • CSAF emphasizes safe, secure, reliable nuclear deterrence during Malmstrom AFB visit

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Gen. Timothy Ray, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command and Sen. Jon Tester, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense chairman, visited Malmstrom Air Force Base May 21 to learn more about the strategic importance of the installation and to discuss the future of nuclear deterrence.
  • CMSAF visits heritage museum to see new AFJROTC enlisted legacy display

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass visited the Air Force Enlisted Heritage Research Institute at the Maxwell-Gunter Annex to view the new Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps enlisted legacy display, May 12.
  • Cadet graduation returns to Falcon Stadium for Class of 2021

    In all, 1,019 cadets graduated in front of a select crowd in the stands containing no more than eight of their family members and friends, a safety and health precaution set in place for the ceremony as the Academy continues to operate during the pandemic within Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Defense Department guidelines.
  • Benchmark memo signings advance OSI partnerships

    On May 24, leaders from OSI, Air Force Security Forces and The Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps, signed a milestone memorandum at OSI Headquarters in Quantico, implementing a fully integrated Criminal Investigation and Prosecution capability.
  • Senior leader announcement: Week of May 27

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth announces the following: general officer assignments and senior leader assignments.
  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.
  • AFCEC initiative targets infrastructure readiness, disaster recovery

    First, it was Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 155 mph and pure destruction as the storm’s eye passed directly over Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 10, 2018. A few months later and nearly 1,000 miles away, it was the icy waters of the Missouri and Platte rivers that engulfed nearly one third of Offutt AFB, Nebraska, following record rainfall and melting snow breaching nearby levees.
  • Air Force recruiting seeks to broaden applicant pool to find best, brightest

    Air Force Recruiting Service is casting a wide net seeking out the best and brightest to become Airmen and Guardians. The goal is to reach out to underrepresented groups which will help diversify the force and tap into some areas that could pay dividends to manning and help inspire youth from all parts of America.
  • Senate committee considers Frank Kendall’s nomination to be the 26th Air Force secretary

    Frank Kendall’s session before the committee was his first formal appearance on Capitol Hill since being nominated last month by President Biden to be the Department of the Air Force’s highest-ranking civilian leader.
  • Seventh episode for AETC’s Real Talk focuses on LGBTQI+

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, will host the seventh episode of AETC Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force, June 17 at 3 p.m. Central time, CDT, on AETC’s Facebook page.
  • Hurricane Hunters upgrade ARWO software

    The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” aerial reconnaissance weather officer and loadmaster/dropsonde operator stations are being upgraded with hardware and software to increase their weather collecting capabilities.
  • Risk Management - the key to a safe and enjoyable summer

    Summer allows us time to share in the enjoyment of warmer weather activities. It’s important to keep in mind the risks of injury prior to participating.
  • AMC tankers test communications systems, strategic deterrence capabilities during Mobility Guardian 21

    Aircrew and mission planners operating KC-135 Stratotankers, KC-10 Extenders and the KC-46 Pegasus came together for AMC’s premier readiness exercise to test specialized computers and communication systems that enable rapid data sharing as a means of ensuring strategic deterrence.
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