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  • Donovan: Readiness, force lethality begins with training

    Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew P. Donovan, the second highest ranking civilian in the Department of the Air Force, visited Sheppard on Feb. 14, 2019, to see how the Air Force’s largest and most diverse technical and undergraduate pilot training base is employing technology to train today’s Airmen for tomorrow.
  • AETC deputy commander visits 58th SOW

    From left, Staff Sgt. Mark Birrenkott, 58th Aircrew Maintenance Squadron CV-22 Osprey avionics
  • Creech innovators soak in Silicon Valley

    Twenty-four 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and affiliated Airmen travelled to San Jose, California (Silicon Valley), for the wing’s Innovative Leadership Immersion and Development trip, Jan. 27, 2019.
  • Three Vandenberg civilians save the Air Force $1 Billion

    Three civilians from the 30th Contracting Squadron saved $1 billion for the Air Force here January 2012 through January 2019.
  • AFRL Senior Scientist Emeritus elected to National Academy

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the
  • Defenders repurpose assets to ensure nuclear surety

    Missile security forces defenders are charged with protecting our nation’s assets against all enemies, foreign and domestic. One way they maintain readiness is through training. Recently, the 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron innovated the way they conduct recapture and recovery training.
  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Wild Weasels

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, visits Misawa Air Base, Japan, Jan. 30, 2019.
  • Pegasus Wings its Way to 97 AMW

    Today, the 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed its newest weapon system, the KC-46A Pegasus to the official training unit of the Air Force’s state-of-the-art tanker aircraft, Feb. 8, 2019.
  • AFIMSC’s innovation campaign selects eight ideas for ‘Spark Tank’ competition

    Eleven finalists from across the Air Force enterprise are ready to make their innovative ideas reality. The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Office’s “Call for Innovation” campaign ended Jan. 31 and received 122 submissions and more than 2,000 online votes. The office selected eight ideas to advance to AFIMSC’s “Spark Tank” event March 1, where competitors with the top three ideas will receive $200,000 to get their ideas to prototype via AFWERX and tech accelerators.
  • Could 'smart' tools be the future of maintenance?

    Airmen from the 100th Maintenance Squadron attended a technology demonstration to learn about the latest digital tools at RAF Mildenhall, Jan. 31, 2019. A Snap-on Industrial representative showcased a digital tool box and digital inspection kit, which could help streamline the 100th MXS mission and push them toward becoming a more technologically advanced force.
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