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Default Air Force Logo AF announces enlisted PME redesign
Air Force officials announced major changes to the enlisted professional military education program today via an initiative called Enlisted Professional Military Education for the 21st Century, or “EPME 21”.
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Capt. Christopher Cadieux, a 146th Air Support Operations Squadron air liaison officer from Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City, calls in coordinates during a training event at Razorback Range, Fort Chaffee Maneuver Training Center in Fort Smith, Ark., and Hog Military Operating Area, Mansfield, Ark., July 11, 2017. The close air support training event, called Sooner Strike, was coordinated by the 146 ASOS and enabled Airmen in the air and on the ground to share techniques and accomplish both mission qualification training and continuation training with several aircraft common to TACP missions. (U.S Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Andrew M. LaMoreaux) Oklahoma Air National Guardsman participate in five-day close air support training event
More than 50 Airmen from Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve wings participated in a five-day close air support training event at Razorback Range, Fort Chaffee Maneuver Training Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Hog Military Operating Area, Mansfield, Arkansas, July 10-14, 2017.   Tactical Air Control Party specialists from the 146th Air
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Col. James Brock, 442d Fighter Wing Maintenance Group commander, passes the guidon to Maj. James Chevalier, incoming 442d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, during an assumption of command ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 8, 2017. Chevalier's previous assignment was the Implementation Branch Chief, Repair Network Integration Division, Headquarters Air Force Material Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Oh. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Missy Sterling) AMXS gains new commander
Members of the 442d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron welcomed back Maj. James Chevalier as their new commander during the assumption-of-command ceremony here July 8.
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Courtesy photo Ready for anything: 1-135th AHB deploys to National Training Center
Soldiers wake up at the crack of dawn, dust themselves off from their sandy cot–if they were lucky enough to have one, and throw on full battle rattle. They rip open their favorite MRE and hope they can finish it before the attacks begin.
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Burgers and hotdogs cook on a grill June 28, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Grease from grilling can cause fires to flare out of control. Proper situational awareness and maintaining fire extinguishers can reduce the likelihood of fires spreading onto other property and homes. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy) Avoid yelling fire
When it comes to fire, keeping it inside the grill and away from our families and belongings is one of the highest priorities. In the summer months, when barbecues and bonfires are commonplace, it is important to remember how to use them in a positive and safe manner. 18th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters respond to fire-related incidents that
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PR Hannah Campbell (TMO) -- Senior Amn. Hannah Campbell, 442nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office, retrieves shipments of supplies via three-wheeled bike inside a warehouse at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.   Sixty-eight Citizen Airmen from the 442 LRS and 442nd Force Support squadron completed a two-week training tour at Eglin and Duke Field, Fla., to hone home-station and mission-readiness skills. 442 LRS, FSS team up for training deployment
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Sixty-eight members of the 442d Logistics Readiness and Force Support Squadrons completed a two-week deployment-for-training (DFT), May 6-20, to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and Duke Field, Fla.The purpose of the two squadrons’ annual tour this year was two-fold, according to both units’ commanders. To perfect
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Orville F. Hill, a nuclear chemist and the grandfather of U.S. Air Force Col. Aeneas Gooding, conducts radiation measurements at a research facility in New Mexico. Trinity Tavern: a testament to Team Whiteman
This week we will be renaming one of the lounges at the Mission’s End club the “Trinity Tavern.” After much consideration of the many suggestions you have provided over the past few weeks, base leadership decided on the name “Trinity,” which was submitted by Tech. Sgt. Joshua White, as it is a perfect reflection of the roots of our nuclear mission. I hope you will have the opportunity to visit in the coming weeks, and you will see that our team has worked hard to turn this lounge into something that not only reflects the rich heritage of the 509th Bomb Wing, but also the many diverse units that make up this incredible installation. We will continue to personalize it while making it a place where we can focus on our heritage.
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A Pararescueman from the 920th Rescue Wing out of Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., enters the water from an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter during the National Salute to America’s Heroes Air and Sea Show, May 27, 2017, at Miami Beach, Fla. Top tier U.S. military assets assembled in Miami to showcase air superiority while honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice during the Memorial Day weekend. The 920th Rescue Wing, the Air Force Reserve’s only rescue wing, headlined the airshow, demonstrating combat-search-and-rescue capabilities, by teaming up with a HC-130P/N Combat King and four A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brandon Kalloo Sanes) Rescue heroes headline Miami Beach air show
Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, joined top tier U.S. military assets from around the world in Miami Beach to demonstrate a cumulative show of air power at the National Salute to America’s Heroes Air and Sea Show May 27-28.  Military personnel from active, guard and reserve units performed numerous
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Airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., participate in the pregame ceremonies prior to a NASCAR event at the Kansas City Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., May 13, 2017. Team Whiteman was invited to perform an A-10 Thunderbolt flyover, an invocation, the singing of the National Anthem and present the colors as part of a military outreach event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Michaela R. Slanchik) BRRT: A-10s buzz NASCAR at Kansas Speedway

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A-10s from the 442d Fighter Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. fly over Estonia during Operation Atlantic Resolve in August 2016. Pilots Swap Korea for Missouri
The 442d Fighter Wing recently hosted their counterparts from the other side of the world.
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