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  • 1AF team directs air travel for arriving Afghan friends, allies

    THIS VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS THE EFFORTS OF THE TEAM established by 1AF to manage air travel for Afghans landing at Washington Dulles International Airport. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), through U.S. Northern Command and in support of the Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening & general support for at least 50,000 Afghans at suitable facilities.
  • Airmen from 1AF’s 64th and 335th AEGs surpass 1.6 million vaccinations, return home

    The final 43 Airmen tracked by First Air Force’s 64th and 335th Air Expeditionary Groups (AEGs) returned to their home stations Tuesday, marking the end of nearly four months supporting the whole-of-government response to COVID-19 at Community Vaccination Centers (CVCs) across the country.
  • Operation Warp Speed: AFNORTH delivers COVID vaccine via Civil Air Patrol

    Before the sun rose, two Civil Air Patrol pilots, on mission as the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary for Air Forces Northern and U.S. Northern Command, completed their preflight checklist inside a hangar at Bemidji Regional Airport, Minn. Lt. Col. Robert Bowden and Maj. Rod Rakic knew what was at stake: time-sensitive distribution of COVID vaccine to Native American Tribes in the Midwest.
  • News Video: 910th flies hurricane recovery mosquito control ops in Louisiana

    A news video documenting Air Force Aerial Spray operations in southern Louisiana following Hurricanes Laura and Delta. Eighty-Five Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, have been operating from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, since Oct. 20 and has treated nearly 900,000 acres of the more than one million acres assigned to them by FEMA. AFNORTH, the Air Force component of U.S. Northern Command activated the 910th to assist civil authorities in Louisiana.
  • Air Force C-130s fly mosquito control aerial spray ops to support hurricane Delta, Laura recovery efforts

    U.S. Air Force C-130H Hercules aircraft, equipped with Modular Aerial Spray Systems (MASS), and approximately 85 Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, deployed to Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, to conduct mosquito control aerial spray missions over southern Louisiana.
  • AFNORTH, partners demonstrate enhanced counter UAS capability

    Air Forces Northern, headquartered at Tyndall Air Force Base Fla., partnered with agencies from across the United States to conduct the first large-scale demonstration of a second generation counter Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) capability recently. The event took place at nearby Eglin Air Force base, Fla.
  • First Air Force’s Auxiliary supports FEMA for COVID-19 test transport

    The New Mexico Wing of Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, transported COVID-19 test kits from a meat packing plant in southern New Mexico to the Scientific Laboratory Division of the state Department of Health in Albuquerque for processing.The New Mexico Wing, in support of U.S. Northern Command’s support of the Federal
  • AFRCC eases into 2019 after ‘record’ 2018

    After a year in which the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center here managed a record number of incidents leading to a record high number of saves during 2018, stats were slightly down in January 2019 from where they were a year ago.
  • Lewis assumes command of WADS

    Col. Gregory R. Lewis became the new commander of the Western Air Defense Sector during an assumption of command ceremony at the Washington Army National Guard Readiness Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord July 31, 2018.
  • Hurricanes, wildfires keep AF Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers busy in 2017

    With massive category 5 hurricanes slamming the Gulf Coast, East Coast, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, and wildfires raging in the West, these Reserve Citizen Airmen Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers were called on 197 times to support real-world disasters, National Special Security Events and Special Event Assessment Rating Events
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