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More than 15 aircrew flight equipment technicians from across Air Mobility Command will process simulated contaminated aircrew through a Lightweight Inflatable Decontamination System in an Aircrew Contamination Control Area during exercise Toxic Arch at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., July 19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade) AMC hosts aircrew chemical decontamination exercise
More than 15 aircrew flight equipment technicians from across Air Mobility Command gathered here July 17 to 21, to train on Aircrew Contamination Control Area processes and procedures during exercise Toxic Arch.
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Default Air Force Logo Air University cancels SOS class 17G
Lt. Gen. Steven L. Kwast, commander and president Air University, has announced with immediate effect that Squadron Officer School (SOS) class 17G is cancelled due to a course re-write and imminent decision on curriculum changes by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force. AU officials ask for patience over the next few days while Air Force leaders
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Two members from the 446th Security Forces Squadron arrive for the expeditionary exercise from a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. The expeditionary exercise kicked off over the September Unit Training Assembly and concluded Sept. 11. (U.S. Air Force Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Liddicoet) Expeditionary exercise trains Security Forces
As part of a large-scale Field Training Exercise put together by the 446th Security Forces Squadron, more than 50 members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord conducted a large-scale Field Training Exercise September 8 - 11th.
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Lt. Col. Lorie O’Daniel, 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron deputy officer-in-charge of commander support services and instructor flight nurse directs medical response to a simulated cardiac arrest situation. Col. Sean Pierce, 446th Operations Group commander, served as a simulated patient during one of the training sessions during the flight. (Photo by Maj. Brooke Cortez) Aeromedical evacuation mission requires constant training
The 446th ‘Rainier’ Wing’s Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron undergoes constant training to be able to respond during any type of situation.
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Default Air Force Logo AF selects first enlisted Airmen for Global Hawk pilot training
The Air Force recently selected the first 10 enlisted Airmen to attend RQ-4 Global Hawk pilot training, marking the first time since World War II enlisted Airmen will be behind the stick.
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Lt. Col. George Watkins, 34th Fighter Squadron commander, drops a GBU-12 laser-guided bomb from an F-35A at the Utah Test and Training Range Feb. 25, 2016. The 34th Fighter Squadron is the Air Force's first combat unit to employ munitions from the F-35A. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jim Haseltine) Hill's F-35s drop first weapons
Airmen from the 388th and 419th fighter wings dropped laser-guided bombs at the Utah Test and Training Range the week of Feb. 25, marking the first time an F-35 Lightning II combat unit has deployed weapons from the F-35A.
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Members of the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. prepare for departure for a training mission to Ramstein Air Base, Germany Jan. 21, 2016. Transatlantic flight provides focused training
Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing conducted a multifaceted training mission by way of a C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina to Ramstein Air Base, Germany this weekend.The mission focused on several objectives, which maintained the pilot’s qualifications in flying, the loadmaster’s proficiency in job tasks and the
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Tech. Sgt. Joshua Melton, the Development and Training Flight program coordinator for the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, instructs participants of the DTF January 9, 2016 at JB Charleston. Trainees are taught the basics of Air Force protocol, marching and other skills prior to their departure for Basic Military Training. Development program prepares new recruits for success
Fall in!A group of young men and women pop to what they know to be “attention.” A general look of confusion, concern, and slight confidence stretches across the faces of a group of newly enlisted members of the United States Air Force Reserve. These individuals have not yet become Airmen in the world’s greatest Air Force, but they have started
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Col. Sunny Gates (right), director of operations for the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Joint Base Charleston goes over medical procedures with Maj. Dale Yarboro on a recent off-station training mission. (U.S. Photo by Maj. Wayne Capps) Keeping the reserve mission flying during budget uncertainty
Terms such as continuing resolution, budget shortfall, doing more with less and uncertainty are almost becoming passé for military members now.As the Department of Defense operates under a continuing resolution and budget uncertainty looms, Reserve commanders are faced with making hard decisions on how to continue to focus on their mission.  In
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Default Air Force Logo 3+2+1 = Check 6
To ensure Airmen can defend themselves where they live and work, every new 455th Air Expeditionary Wing member is enrolled in an active shooter/insider threat awareness program called Check 6.Check 6 teaches Airmen to be aware of their surroundings at all times, and most importantly how to defend themselves and others in the event a hostile threat
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