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601st Air and Space Operations Center Commander, Col. David Kriner, at the 9-11 memorial located in front of the new Air and Space Operations Center. "America's AOC" monitors all of the air traffic for the Continental United States.                                Air Force Historian helps us remember through new seven volume history what "history never forgets" at Tyndall's 9/11 memorial
The 9-11 memorial here at the six year old Air Operations Center brings back memories of a America united in what "history never forgets" and will become the focus of a seven volume history to be released in 2010 by the Air Force Historian. The Director of the Air Force History and Museums Policies and Programs, Mr. Clarence R. "Dick" Anderegg in
0 7/23
2008
BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq -- Lt. Col. George Uribe, 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group fighter pilot, is greeted and congratulated by Col. Steven Shepro, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing vice commander, and Col. Charles Moore, 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group commander, after completing 1,000 combat flying hours as an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot here, Feb. 17. Colonel Uribe is deployed from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Julianne Showalter) Air Force Pilot with 1,000 combat hours puts experience to work for U.S. citizens.
The pilot who achieved 1,000 combat flight hours, and more than 3,000 flight hours overall, returned from war to the numbered Air Force to offer his invaluable experience for the benefit and protection of U.S. citizens. Lt. Col. George A. Uribe works here under Commander Maj. Gen. Henry 'Hank' Morrow at First Air Force, Air Force Northern,
0 7/22
2008
DEFENSE SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Satellites provides solutions to save lives and support rescue efforts in Calif. wildfires
Lessons and technology from the battlefront are quickly coming to the home front as more Air Force resources are being utilized in the ongoing California wildfires. As the Air Force organization that provides Defense Support to Civil Authorities works with several federal agencies to provide support to American communities, Operation Iraqi Freedom
0 7/15
2008
Default Air Force Logo Beale Airmen prepare to roll out welcome mat for 450 of their neighbors
Like many other Air Force bases, the Airmen of Beale AFB are constantly working to be good neighbors with the civilian communities outside their front gate.           The Beale community may soon have a chance to demonstrate just how far they will go as they make preparations to welcome up to 450 local residents displaced by the expanding
0 7/11
2008
SACRAMENTO, Calif.- A C-130H assigned to North Carolina?s Air National Guard 145th Airlift Wing taxies down the ramp July 1 at McClellan Airfield in Sacramento, Calif., after completing a successful mission of dropping fire retardant on the Piute fire burning in California?s Sequoia National Forest. The 302nd Air Expeditionary Group?s C-130 aircraft include aircraft from two Air National Guard units, the 153rd Airlift Wing of Cheyenne, Wyo., and the 145th AW of Charlotte, N.C. and one Air Force Reserve unit, the 302nd AW from Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.  The C-130 aircraft?s deployed location in Sacramento allows the aircraft to fly with maximum fuel loads and operate MAFFS with a nearly full fire retardant capacity, flying support of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and U.S. Forest Service operations.  The 302nd AEG provides unique capabilities and is part of a unified military support effort of U.S. Northern Command to provide assistance to the U.S. Forest Service, CAL FIRE, and the National Interagency Fire Center. USNORTHCOM continues to closely monitor the California wildfires to anticipate additional requests for Department of Defense assistance to local, federal, and state civil authorities.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sergeant Luke Johnson) A C-130H assigned with North Carolina’s Air National Guard 145th Air Lift Wing taxies down the ramp

0 7/03
2008
SACRAMENTO, Calif.- An Airman with Wyoming?s Air National Guard 153rd Airlift Wing washes down a C-130H July 1 at McClellan Airfield in Sacramento, Calif. The C-130H is currently assigned to the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group.  The 302nd Air Expeditionary Group?s C-130 aircraft include aircraft from two Air National Guard units, the 153rd Airlift Wing of Cheyenne, Wyo., and the 145th AW of Charlotte, N.C. and one Air Force Reserve unit, the 302nd AW from Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.  The C-130 aircraft?s deployed location in Sacramento allows the aircraft to fly with maximum fuel loads and operate MAFFS with a nearly full fire retardant capacity, flying support of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and U.S. Forest Service operations.  The 302nd AEG provides unique capabilities and is part of a unified military support effort of U.S. Northern Command to provide assistance to the U.S. Forest Service, CAL FIRE, and the National Interagency Fire Center. USNORTHCOM continues to closely monitor the California wildfires to anticipate additional requests for Department of Defense assistance to local, federal, and state civil authorities.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sergeant Luke Johnson) An Airman with Wyoming’s Air National Guard 153rd Airlift Wing washes down a C-130H July 1 at McClellan Airfield in Sacramento, Calif

0 7/03
2008
Default Air Force Logo 302nd AEG Continues to Provide California Fire Support
Aircraft of the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group have launched their seventh day of support missions July 2 in a coordinated effort to control wildfires in northern California.           Airmen of the 302nd AEG are operating out of McClellan Airfield in Sacramento and are flying C-130 Hercules aircraft equipped with the modular airborne firefighting
0 7/03
2008
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Unit Providing Domestic Air Security Reaches 50,000th Mission Milestone
The Continental U.S. NORAD Region (CONR) reached a significant milestone last night as the 50,000th Operation NOBLE EAGLE (ONE) sortie conducted over the continental United States was flown locally over South Carolina airspace.        Two F-16s from the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., flew the landmark ONE sortie. The overall total
0 7/01
2008
Default Air Force Logo 50,000th ONE Mission Flown at Shaw
Two F-16 CJs assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing flew the 50,000th Operation Noble Eagle sortie last night.           This mission, flown in support of ONE, is a significant milestone and serves to demonstrate Air Force capability to monitor the skies to keep the United States safe.           Two pilots from the 20th Fighter Wing flew the 50,000th
0 7/01
2008
Default Air Force Logo D. C. AIR GUARD REACHES OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE MILESTONE
The 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard responded to their 2000th scramble since Sept. 11, 2001 on May 6.           "Although the D.C. Air National Guard did not have an alert mission before the events of Sept. 11, 2001, they have established themselves as both the busiest and best alert unit in the nation," said Lt. Col. David
0 5/19
2008
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