F-15 Crashes in Shenandoah Valley

An F-15C from Barnes ANGB, Mass., crashed in the Shenandoah Valley in Western Virginia Wednesday morning, according to a release. The pilot’s whereabouts and condition were unknown as of Wednesday evening. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the pilot...

Sweeping Changes Proposed For Officer Training

Air Education and Training Command headquarters and the Air Staff are reviewing proposals from the Officer Training School that would make dramatic changes to the way the Air Force prepares its new officers. The proposal would merge OTS’s three separate...

The Beagles are Back

The renowned World War II American Beagle Squadron recently was reactivated during a ceremony at Tyndall AFB, Fla. During the Aug. 22 ceremony, the 325th Operations Group Adversary Air program became the 2nd Fighter Training Squadron. “The second was chosen...

Spotlight: SrA. Aaron T. Feliciano

SrA. Aaron T. Feliciano, an? MQ-9 avionics systems journeyman? with the 849th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, at Holloman AFB, N. M., is one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2014. Feliciano was instrumental in modernizing the...

C-130s Head Home After Poland Deployment

C-130Js, their aircrews, and support personnel are preparing to return to Ramstein AB, Germany, after two months of training with their Polish counterparts as part of Atlantic Resolve. The mission is intended to show NATO’s commitment to its Eastern European...

B-2s End Andersen Deployment

A trio of B-2 stealth bombers have redeployed to the continental United States from Andersen AFB, Guam, after a three-week rotation to support US Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence rotation, Andersen officials announced. The rotation was the first deployment of...

Space Situational Awareness Site Gets an Upgrade

The Department of Defense announced Tuesday it is expanding its Space-Track.org website in an effort to improve space situational awareness. New to the site will be the inclusion of “high-quality positional information on space debris of an unknown origin” to...

Illinois ANG, Latvia TACP Specialists Join in Intense Training Exercise

Tactical Air Control Party specialists from the Illinois Air National Guard and the Latvian National Armed Forces joined in intense training scenarios during the recently concluded joint and multi-national Operation Northern Strike exercises. Northern Strike was a three-week National Guard-sponsored...