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  • UOTT pushes boundaries of F-35 operational testing

    A team of engineers, analysts, and pilots are pushing the boundaries of F-35 combat aircraft operational testing. The United States Operational Test Team is partnered with Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 6.
  • Air Force tests child care subletting app

    The app, called Kinderspot, helps Department of Defense families on Air Force installations sublet child care spots at their home station or find spots at a location they will visit temporarily.
  • ACC activates 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing

    A first of its kind, the 350th SWW will enable, equip and optimize fielding capabilities to give the U.S. and its allies a sustainable, competitive advantage over adversaries in the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Hanscom AFB team supports ‘revolutionary’ zero trust effort

    Personnel from the AFNet Sustainment and Operations Branch at Hanscom Air Force Base are partnering with the Air Combat Command Directorate of Cyberspace and Information Dominance to develop a modern software-based perimeter that will deliver zero trust capabilities to applications across the Air Force.
  • Helping in times of need: 2020 Air Force Spouse of the Year

    Meet Lori Waddell, the wife of Master Sgt. Mitch Waddell, who is assigned to the 341st Force Support Squadron at Malmstrom Air Force Base. Waddell received the honor due to her involvement within communities on and off base.
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • 25 Years Later: Remembering Khobar Towers

    “I still don’t know if the bloody footprints on the ground are those of a survivor or one of the 19 who lost their lives that day.” Those are the words of Master Sgt. Norma Gillette, U.S. Air Forces Europe - Air Forces Africa Innovation and Transformation Office superintendent and survivor of the Khobar Towers Bombing terrorist attack 25 years ago.
  • USAF approves beddown of F-22 FTU at JBLE

    The F-22 FTU was previously based at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Around the Air Force: Modernizing GBSD, Amalgam Dart 21-1, UIPE Protective Gear

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights the modernization of the ground based strategic deterrent of the nuclear triad, Exercise Amalgam Dart 21-2 with the Royal Canadian Air Force across the Arctic in support of NORAD and Operation Noble Eagle, and flight crews test new protective gear designed to protect them from CBRN hazards.
  • African Lion 21 concludes after honing multinational operations on land, in air, over sea

    African Lion is U.S. Africa Command's largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces.
  • Hanscom AFB team demos data sharing technology

    The Tactical Data Link Enhancements Team, formed through a partnership between the Aerial Networks Division, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, a federally funded research and development center, traveled to Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to test out their new Heimdall tactical data link system.
  • Nellis AFB empowers warfighters via DevSecOps

    The Department of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office is using multiple technologies to build its Advanced Battle Management System to create decision superiority by delivering information and capabilities to decision makers at all echelons.
  • 9th AS Pelicans fly southwest for joint training

    This MSTT simulated real-world scenarios to enhance and expedite training and readiness and helped build relationships across three major commands.
  • Become an instructor pilot for a day…via Instagram

    On June 24, 1st Lt. Courtland White, assigned to Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, will take over the Air Education and Training Command’s Instagram page — follow along at @aetc_firstcommand.
  • AFIMSC accelerates change across the enterprise with Big Data

    The summit’s namesake, Big Data, refers to processes that help interpret the large volumes of information gathered and stored in the modern day IT environment.
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