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  • Air Force to institute new method to protect PII

    Air Force officials announced emails containing personally identifiable information, and similar numeric constructs, will be blocked from transmission unless the email is encrypted. For members unable to send or receive encrypted emails, members will be directed to utilize the AMRDEC SAFE application.
  • Additional Kandahar assets ready to deliver decisive airpower

    The additional air assets recently realigned to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan are bringing increased capability that attack Taliban networks and also support U.S. personnel embedded with Afghan National Defense and Security Forces.Beginning in mid-January 2018, A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters and added MQ-9 Reapers arrived at
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • U.S. Air Forces Central Command realigns aircraft and airmen to Kandahar Airfield

    442d Fighter Wing Airmen, orgininally slated to deploy to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, have been realigned to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • A-10 Thunderbolt II Joins Air Campaign Against Taliban

      United States Forces - Afghanistan (USFOR-A) and Afghan National Defense and Security Force’s (ANDSF) air campaign against the Taliban was bolstered with the arrival of a squadron of A-10C Thunderbolt II ground attack aircraft, Jan. 19 Commonly known as the Warthog, the A-10’s return to Afghanistan supports the increased need for close air
  • 10th Air Force commander clocks 3,000 A-10 hours

    Maj. Gen. Ronald B. "Bruce" Miller, the 10th Air Force commander, logged his 3,000th hour behind the stick of an A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft Nov. 29, 2017, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Miller received a plaque from the 303d Fighter Squadron to commemorate the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Bob Jennings/Released)
  • AROWS change improves visibility of operational requirements

    Beginning Oct. 1, a new data field will be added to the Air Reserve Orders Writing System that will be used primarily to track military personnel appropriation and other orders for operational requirements. This new field will be called Air Reserve Component Operational Requirements Tracker or ARCORT. The only orders required to have an ARCORT
  • Earth Wind and Fire: Reservists own the skies

    For the first time in the nearly 70-year history of the Air Force Reserve, all three special mission units have been called to action simultaneously due to a series of catastrophic events that have effected wide swaths of the U.S.
  • 442d Maintenance Group NCO/SNCO induction ceremony

    The 442d Maintenance Group condected a ceremony to welcome 19 new staff sergeants and 9 new master sergeants into the ranks of NCOs and senior NCOs, respectively, Aug. 26, 2017 on Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Chief Master Sgt. John Candey administered the NCO and senior NCO charge and creed. (U. S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bob
  • Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler visits 442d Fighter Wing

    Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, in purple, toured the 303d Fighter Squadron Aug. 25, 2017, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Hartzler met with Brig. Gen. Brian K Borgen, the commander of the 442d Fighter Wing, and Brig. Gen. John J. Nichols, the commander of the 509th Bomb Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bob Jennings/Released)