On Tap for 2013

The Air Force Scientific Advisory Board released the three topics that it will study in Fiscal 2013 as part of its mission to inform the Air Force Secretary and Chief of Staff on matters related to science and technology. Airborne...

Detachment Dry Run

F-16s from the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke AFB, Ariz., deployed for a week to Holloman AFB, N.M., to test Holloman’s ability to support the F-16 formal training unit that is relocating there from Luke. “The F-16s will eventually be...

Lucky Thirteen

Air Force civilians voted the Air Force the 13th best place to work in 2012 among the federal government’s large agencies, up five spots compared to 2011. The rating is based on the non-partisan, non-profit Partnership for Public Service’s annual...

AFSOC Hosts Course for Building Partners’ Aviation Capacity

More than 30 military personnel and civil servants from the United States and nine partner nations attended Air Force Special Operations Command’s Building Partner Aviation Capacity Course at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The 12-day course concluded on Dec. 14, according to...

Another Super Hercules for Dyess

Lockheed Martin last week delivered the 24th new-build C-130J transport destined for beddown with the 317th Airlift Group at Dyess AFB, Tex., bringing the unit to within four airframes of its planned full complement. Air Force Expeditionary Center Commander Maj....

Tinker Helps Recruits Ease into Reserve Service

The new development and training flight of Air Force Reserve Command’s 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker AFB, Okla., earlier this month held its inaugural event to help Reserve enlisted accessions with their transition to life in the Air Force....

Strike Eagle Honored

Members of the 335th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., hosted a ceremony in honor of their flagship F-15E airplane: the Air Force’s first F-15 of any type to surpass 10,000 total flight hours. Aircraft 487 reached this milestone...

Remediating a Broken Arrow Site

Texas environmental authorities recently signed off that the Air Force has successfully completed efforts to remove uranium and lead contaminants from the site of a Cold War-era B-47 bomber crash near Dyess AFB, Tex. “The site cleanup was a proactive,...