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  • March ORE tested wing's capabilities

    The 442nd Fighter Wing was tasked to fly 111 sorties in 48 hours during their Operational Readiness Exercise, March 13 and 14. It was a mission with many obstacles and required the efforts of many Airmen to keep the A-10 Warthogs flying their scheduled missions. The flight line was a busy place with various teams doing a variety of jobs to overcome
  • From practical to tactical: 442nd civil engineers exercise combat skills

    442nd Civil Engineer Squadron troops donned full "battle rattle" and took to the field during a January unit training assembly exercise to focus on improving tactical skills, including individual and team movement, sweep and clear operations, entry control point and vehicle search, and enemy prisoner of war challenging. The training is part of the
  • Inspection preparation to focus on combat operations

    The focus of the 442nd Fighter Wing's operational-readiness inspection, scheduled for October, has shifted from a Phase I and II to a Phase II only, due to an agreement between the Wing and the Air Combat Command Inspector General. Phase I of an ORI tests a unit's ability to deploy Airmen and equipment, as well as aircraft to another location to
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  • 442nd Services Flight adds food to the fight during ORE

    The 442nd Fighter Wing's services flight took advantage of a field-training opportunity during an operational-readiness exercise February 7 and 8 when they prepared unitized group rations for the 442nd Civil Engineer Squadron. The food service specialists prepared and served a breakfast consisting of scrambled eggs, sausage links, hash browns,