In a visit with the Alabama Air National Guard’s 187th
Fighter Wing, Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein promised to seek ways
to preserve the heritage and culture of the Guard units and find the
proper missions for them.
Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa sent a
multi-service US team of trainers, planners, communications specialists,
and medical personnel to help nine African partner nations sharpen
their skills in conducting peacekeeping missions.
The push by US-backed Syrian rebels into the ISIS-held city of Manbij has produced a valuable intelligence
haul, including tens of thousands of documents and terabytes of data
giving the coalition a better image of how the group operates.
An investigation by the US-led coalition fighting ISIS
has shown early evidence that civilians were killed during an airstrike
inside Syria, though the total number is likely less than reported.
Three Air Force C-130Js and about 70 support personnel
from the 86th Airlift Wing at Ramstein AB, Germany, forward deployed to
Bulgaria on July 10 to train with NATO partners.
Lt. Gen. Brad Webb has taken command of Air Force Special Operations Command from Lt. Gen, Brad Heithold during a July 19 ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla.
The Air Force has awarded Teledyne Scientific &
Imaging LLC, of Thousand Oaks, Calif., a $30.1 million fixed-price
contract to supply Aircrew Laser Eye Protection (ALEP) spectacles that
provide enhanced protection against threat lasers and other hazards
while minimizing visual acuity.
Boeing Co., Defense, Space, and Security of St. Louis,
Mo., has received a $27.1 million contract for work on Mission Training
Center services on contractor-supplied high-fidelity aircraft simulation
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