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  • CONR-1 AF (AFNORTH) CC Commander visits McEntire unit

    Col. Abu Gahndi, 169th Fighter Wing Commander and Lt. Gen. R. Scott Williams, Continental U.S. NORAD Region – 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) Commander, flank an F-16 Viper maintenance crew during Williams’ visit to the unit Dec. 5. Williams regularly visits Air National Guard units throughout the country to stay current about operational
  • NORAD - NORTHCOM commander connects with Airmen during 1st Air Force vist

    With heartfelt thanks to the military and civilian members for their daily efforts towards the 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) mission, Gen. Robinson, commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, focused on engaging with junior level airmen and officers, Jan. 18.
  • WADS air battle manager graduates Navy TOPGUN

    An Air National Guardsman was the second ever to graduate from the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN), Dec 15, 2017 at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada.
  • Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations

    Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.
  • Martin Luther King & Black History

    The year is 1963. Thousands of people are marching together in Washington, D.C. to participate in the nationwide struggle for civil rights and equality. Police officials and national guardsman stood alongside the march to mitigate the potential violence.
  • Civil Air Patrol vital piece of American airpower for 76 years

    Seventy-six years ago, the Civil Air Patrol found its way into existence by administrative order from the Office of Civilian Defense, playing a crucial role in helping protect the United States homeland during World War II. Today, as the Air Force’s official auxiliary force, they continue that role along with several others.
  • Air Force announces continuation pay rates

    Air Force leaders recently announced the Air Force’s continuation pay rates which are part of the new Blended Retirement System.
  • Airmen conduct long-range rescue of cruise passenger

    Within two hours of the call, Airmen with the 920th Rescue Wing took to the skies bound for a cruise ship roughly 500 miles off the Florida coastline carrying an elderly passenger suffering an acute condition and in need of medical evacuation Nov. 7, 2017.
  • EMEDS continues to support Puerto Rico

    AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – U.S. Air Force Capt. Jennifer Dunn, with the 331st Emergency Medical Support from Langley Air Force Base, and Army 1st Lt. Benjamin Sandoval, 331st Minimal Care Detachment, 49th Medical Battalion, 332nd Medical Brigade, U.S. Army Reserves, speak with a patient in front of Buen Samaritano Hospital, Nov. 3, 2017. Air Force,
  • Cheyenne Mountain sees better satellite picture

    UEWR primary missions include missile warning and missile defense, where radars spot missile launches, track them and send data to the Ballistic Missile Defense System. These primary missions enable ground-based interceptors to launch and eliminate incoming threats. The secondary mission is space surveillance, which includes tracking the increasingly crowded skies for manmade objects in orbit. “Our radars track and identify a lot of space-based objects. But, in this case, important information wasn’t getting to the people who needed it to make timely decisions,” said Col. Todd Wiest, senior materiel leader, Strategic Warning and Surveillance Systems division, referring to the Cheyenne Mountain Complex Combatant Commanders’ Integrated Command and Control Systems.
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