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The operations of six F-16s from Incirlik AB,
Turkey, has significantly broadened coalition air operations against ISIS
targets in Iraq and Syria, according to the head of the Combined Joint Task
Force-Operation Inherent Resolve.
Pacific Air Force officials have not yet signed a
memorandum of understanding that would allow Air Force Global Strike
Command to set up a detachment of personnel at Andersen AFB, Guam, to
support the command's continuous bomber presence mission.
Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., has deployed more than
1,200 people and nearly 600 tons of cargo this year, shattering previous
deployment records, according to a base release.
Operation Inherent Resolve officials and now
Moscow are denying or demurring on reports Russia has dispatched combat
aircraft to Syria with pilots and advisors to assist the Assad regime by striking
ISIS and rebel elements.
The Active Duty 96th Air Refueling Squadron at JB Pearl
Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, inactivated as an associate unit to the Hawaii Air
National Guard's 203rd ARS in a ceremony Sept. 3.
The 1st Expeditionary Rescue Group activated at
an undisclosed base in the Persian Gulf region to provided combat search and
rescue for coalition forces operating over Iraq and Syria, officials announced.
Air National Guard C-130 aircrew are training
their US Forest Service counterparts to employ the Modular Airborne Fire
Fighting System to augment wildfire suppression capability.
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