Iraqi Security Forces liberated the city of Qal'at
Sherqat, also known as Ashur, on Sept. 22, moving closer to its goal of
taking back Mosul from ISIS, Air Force Col. John Dorrian, spokesman for
Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, said during a
Afghan Special Forces enabled by US counter-terrorism
forces have reduced the number of ISIS fighters in Afghanistan by 25
percent since late July, Army Gen. John Nicholson, commander of the
Resolute Support mission and US Forces Afghanistan, said Friday.
The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center is
buying two more GPS III satellites from Lockheed Martin for $395
million, the Pentagon on Sept. 21.
Despite the Air Force’s ongoing “do more with less”
mentality, senior leaders are doing their best to “figure out the right
balance” between work and family life, said CMSAF James Cody.
Airmen from Spangdahlem AB, Germany and Aviano AB, Italy traveled to Iceland to participate in Exercise Northern Challenge 2016.
President Obama has tapped new leaders for the Space and Missile Systems and the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.
US Transportation Command announced the release of a new strategy on Friday that seeks to address the changing nature of global threats by prioritizing readiness, cyber capabilities, evolving to meet new challenges, and developing a flexible workforce.
Dover Air Force Base’s C-5M Super Galaxies are returning home now that a renovated runway is scheduled to reopen Sept. 23.
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