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  • Smokescreens, sandbags, frozen creeks and empty mags

    When the crew door of a C-5 Galaxy opened on the ramp at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2022, it was the first time some of the 40 Defenders debarking the aircraft had ever seen snow. The forecast for the next two weeks called for some of the coldest temperatures they’d ever

  • U.S. F-35s forward deploy to NATO’s eastern flank

    SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --  Six F-35A aircraft from Hill Air Force Base's active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing currently operating out of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, forward deployed Feb. 24 to the Baltic Sea and Black Sea regions in support of NATO’s collective

  • Hill reservists, active duty team up for F-35 deployment to Germany

     HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Air Force Reserve pilots, maintainers, and support personnel from the 419th Fighter Wing joined their active-duty counterparts in the 388th Fighter Wing in deploying the F-35A Lightning II to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.The jets arrived at Spangdahlem today to bolster

  • 403rd Wing develops multi-capable Airmen during "Super UTA"

    On a spreadsheet akin to an unresolved game of Wordle, the 403rd Wing’s February Super Unit Training Assembly schedule was mapped out in blocks of routine appointments, briefings, and events, but it also included training geared toward supporting the Air Force’s push for multi-capable Airmen.As part

  • Transition Assistance Program

    As many men and women leave military service and return to civilian life, they undergo a process known as the military to civilian transition.To assist military members and their families, a program was established called the Transition Assistance Program.

  • 403rd U: professional development council molds future leaders

    The 403rd Wing has a new initiative underway to further enhance, educate, and develop its workforce and create professional leaders. It’s called the “403rd University” and it is a professional development council to help Airmen and civilians reach personal and professional goals and assist

  • Hybrid Work Environment is now

    Due to the work of a small group of action officers from various directorates across the headquarters, the future is now as AFRC is returning to full capacity through a hybrid work environment, reaching phase four assessment and evaluation over the next 12 months.

  • Combat Aviation Advisors participate in airdrop competition

    The luxury of readily available gear and resources is not always a reality for Combat Aviation Advisors working with partner nations in remote locations. These unique situations have led CAAs to find innovative ways to help partner nations accomplish their missions with resources and budgets that