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  • WADS dedicates F-15A Eagle

    The Western Air Defense Sector hosted a formal dedication ceremony Sept. 13 at the WADS Air Park for a McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle, S/N 76-116.
  • State of the AF: Active-duty force on the rise, space will be more prominent

    Nearly three years into her tenure as the Air Force’s top leader, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James reaffirmed that people continue to be her top priority during her State of the Air Force address at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 19, in National Harbor, Maryland.
  • New commander to take reins of 12th AF, AFSOUTH

    The President of the United States nominated Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark D. Kelly for promotion to lieutenant general, and command of Twelfth Air Force and Air Forces Southern.He replaces Lt. Gen. Chris Nowland who has been selected to become the next Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations at the Pentagon.Kelly most recently served as
  • 1AF Personnel Participate in POW/MIA Vigil Run

    Master Sgt. Laura Alavarez, Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region and 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) A-2 Information Security Manager, runs in the POW/MIA Vigil Run at Tyndall AFB. The 24-hour event was hosted by the 81st Range Control Squadron and included participants from many Tyndall AFB units. (U.S. Air Force
  • WADS U.S. vs Canada Softball Challenge Cup

    Twice a year the Washington Air National Guard’s Western Air Defense Sector holds a sports day where American and Canadian service members assigned to the unit can engage in a friendly battle for superiority on the hockey ice and on the softball fields.
  • Florida CAP Wing provides Hurricane Hermine aerial imagery support to FEMA

    Civil Air Patrol’s Florida Wing provided aerial photos of ground damage for the Federal Emergency Management Agency after Hurricane Hermine made landfall Thursday.
  • Alaskan Command welcomes new commander

    Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach became commander of Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, Alaskan Command and Eleventh Air Force during a change of command ceremony at JBER today.
  • AFRCC records 200th save in 2016

    Air Forces Northern’s Air Force Rescue Coordination Center recorded its 200th “save” of the year Aug. 17 when a controller at the center facilitated a search and rescue mission for a couple hiking near the Yellowstone River in Wyoming.
  • 146th Airlift Wing Joins California Guard Wildfire Fight

    The California Air National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing has activated two C-130J Hercules aircraft, joining state and local authorities supporting firefighting efforts across the state at the request of Cal Fire.
  • Female Fighter Pilot continues family legacy

    BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mass., — Air Force Maj. Ashley Rolfe, a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, is making history at the 104th Fighter Wing here as the first female fighter pilot in the wing’s 70-year history.Having grown up near Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida as an Air Force “brat,” Rolfe wanted to follow in her father’s