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Aug. 30, 2023

Air Force, Army Battle Labs work with DARPA on ASTARTE, new C2 capability

The 805th Combat Training Squadron’s Shadow Operations Center-Nellis, also known as the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Battle Management System Battle Lab, recently experimented with joint partners that helped evolve a new joint airspace management and joint fires capability at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Working with the U.S. Army’s Mission Command Battle Lab and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the ShOC-N hosted and collaborated on a joint experiment of the Air Space Total Awareness for Rapid Tactical Execution, or ASTARTE, system, an advanced warfighting innovation project.

Aug. 29, 2023

Inaugural ARROW hosted by 90 CGTS

Convoy Response Teams from across three 20 AF missile wings participated in the inaugural ARROW course.

Aug. 28, 2023

Malmstrom Airman named Air Force Honor Guardsman of the Year

Senior Airman Alaura Tapia-Caballero, one of the countless guardsmen who live by the honor guard mantra “Nameless and Selfless Service,” recently stepped out of the anonymity when she set herself apart for her dignitary service and was named 2022’s U.S. Air Force Honor Guardsman of the Year.

Aug. 25, 2023

Dyess units integrate, maximize deployment readiness

A total of 52 members from various career fields and squadrons at Dyess Air Force Base accomplished over 2,000 pre-deployment training requirements in less than a week at Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 13-18, 2023.

Aug. 22, 2023

JCO hosts USSTRATCOM Commander

U.S. Air Force Gen. Anthony Cotton, United States Strategic Command commander, met with U.S. Army Elizabeth Helland, Joint Task Force-Space Defense deputy commander, U.S. Space Force Capt. Carl Poole, JTF-SD Commercial Operations Cell (JCO) site lead, and U.S. Air Force Capt. Rishi Patel, Air Force Research Lab’s DRAGON Army program manager, at the JCO personnel at the facility in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 27, 2023. The JCO is an extension of the National Space Defense Center operations floor, and it leverages best-of-breed commercial providers to deliver diverse, timely Space Domain Awareness (SDA) in direct support of the NSDC’s core protect and defend mission. (U.S Space Force photo by Dennis Rogers)

Aug. 21, 2023

Pathfinder operations enable Bomber Task Force 23-4

U.S. Air Force Airmen deployed to Iceland on Aug. 13 to support Bomber Task Force 23-4, which is currently underway at Keflavik Air Base. Among the Airmen are several members of the 501st Combat Support Wing who are providing base operations support to enable missions for the aircrews and ground personnel of three B-2 Spirits from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.

Aug. 14, 2023

U.S. B-2 Spirit Bombers deploy to Keflavik Air Base for Bomber Task Force 23-4

Over 150 Airmen and 3 B-2 Spirit aircraft from Whiteman Air Force Base arrived Keflavik Air Base, Iceland August 13, 2023. Their purpose is to engage in Bomber Task Force missions, a vital component of U.S. European Command’s (USEUCOM) collaborative training efforts with Allies, partners, and U.S. joint forces.

Aug. 8, 2023

5AMXS competes in 2023 Global Strike Challenge

The 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron competed in the Global Strike Challenge here, Aug. 2-4. The Global Strike Challenge is an annual competition between units in Air Force Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, Air Force Reserve Command, and the Air National Guard consisting of several events assessing innovative thinking, teamwork, and competencies central to the AFGSC mission.

Aug. 4, 2023

UH-1N Huey aircrew put water survival skills to test

Aircrew with the 40th Helicopter Squadron conducted underwater egress training to simulate a helicopter crash into water and practice safe egress in a disorienting situation.

Aug. 4, 2023

USSTRATCOM SEL visits Team Minot

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Howard L. Kreamer, U.S. Strategic Command Senior Enlisted Leader, visited Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, July 31 - Aug. 2, 2023.