F-16s from the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing were scrambled from
Buckley Air Force Base on Aug. 28 to escort a civilian international flight
after an emergency on board, a spokeswoman said.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.),
chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is asking Defense Secretary
Ash Carter to make sure the delayed and over-budget KC-46A tanker program does
SSgt. Kresston Davis, a security forces journeyman from the 908th
Security Forces Squadron at Maxwell AFB, Ala., is one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding
Airmen of the Year for 2015.
recently wrapped in the Philippines after a week of training events and
outreach activities to residents of Bohol Province, according to Pacific Air
with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron flew four missions into Tropical
Storm Erika from St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands and now have moved to
Homestead ARB, Fla., to continue flights into Erika in support of the National
Hurricane Center in Miami.
Some 40 military personnel
from various African countries are visiting JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.,
between Aug. 30 and Sept. 4 to participate in “African Partnership Flight,” a
program hosted by the 621st Contingency Response Wing.
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