No More Waiting Game

Bombings rocked Afghanistan’s capital city last week as coalition and Afghan forces signed agreements allowing troops to remain in country following the end of combat operations this year. However, at least 10 attacks targeting foreigners over the last two weeks...

Tracking Inherent Resolve Sorties

The US is conducting about 60 percent of all airstrikes against ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria, down from about 70 percent in late September. “The percentage of support provided by the Air Force has decreased a bit as partner...

Florida ANG Reshuffle

Five geographically separated Florida Air National Guard units were recently consolidated under the 125th Fighter Wing in Jacksonville, Fla., in conformity with standard Air Force organizational structures. “This reorganization will enable all of us to work as one team to...

Lajes Layover

A-10 Thunderbolt IIs taxi to a parking spot on the flight line at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, Oct. 9, 2014. The jets flew in as part of a coronet, which is the term the Air Force uses to describe the...

NATO Air Policing Numbers Way Up from Last Year

Pilots and crews assigned to the NATO air policing mission in the Baltics are far busier this year than last, according to new numbers released by Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe. “We have seen a large increase in Russian aircraft...

JSTARS Support Guard Joint-Wargame

A Georgia Air National Guard E-8C JSTARS crew provided ground targeting information to F-16s and Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopters during the multi-state, joint Army and air Guard Exercise Carolina Thunder. “The incorporation of JSTARS is huge,” said South Carolina...

Hanscom to Standup Air, Missile Defense Operations Center

The Battle Management Directorate at Hanscom AFB, Mass., will create an Air and Missile Defense Operations Center tasked with assisting Qatar with the creation of an integrated air and missile defense system as part of a $7.3 billion foreign military...