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  • Baptism by fire

    Firefighters from the Czech Republic, the 155th Air Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard and members from the Offutt Air Force Base 55th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department participated in a live fire training June 5, 2019, at the fire pit here.  Firefighters from Offutt are required to train twice a year using the fire pit and structural burning. Although this is required training for the firefighters, this exercise was a little unique. This time the fire department was hosting firefighters from the Czech Republic. The Nebraska Air National Guard works in association with the Czech Republic through the State Partnership Program. Each guard unit has a brother or sister unit attached to them. The SPP has been around for 25 years and now includes 76 partnerships with 81 nations around the world.  The Nebraska ANG has future plans for an additional partnership with Rwanda.
  • Luke CES Airmen participate in IRT project

    Over 50 service members from the U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps Reserve and Air National Guard who participated in an Innovative Readiness Training project May 18 through June 1.
  • Bunch takes command

    Amidst a sea of aviation history, Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. assumed leadership of the Air Force Materiel Command during a ceremony at the National Museum of the Air Force here, May 31.
  • Bunch to command AFMC

    Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. will become the next commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
  • New Horizons ophthalmology teams give 262 Guyanese the gift of sight

    PORT MOURANT, Guyana -- U.S. military ophthalmology teams deployed in support of New Horizons training exercise 2019 and partnered with Guyanese doctors at the Port Mourant Hospital in Port Mourant, Guyana, May 6-16, 2019.The ophthalmology center at the Port Mourant Hospital was established to provide aid to the Guyanese population by screening and
  • Global housing symposium focuses on relationship building and enterprise-wide support

    Improving the Air Force privatized housing program to meet the needs of Airmen and their families was the central focus of a three-day Global Housing Symposium in San Antonio, May 7-9.
  • Home Improvement - Airmen and their Families are Job No.1

    “Families first” is the mantra behind the Air Force’s Housing Privatization program improvement plan which will take front and center attention at the Air Force’s Global Housing Symposium, set to kick off on Tuesday, May 7, in downtown San Antonio. The plan, which includes five major lines of effort, outlines 27 initiatives to correct housing issues identified following a service-wide review of health and safety concerns.
  • Top Air Force leaders address Wurtsmith Water Concerns

    “The Air Force is absolutely committed to the health and safety of our Airmen, their families, and the communities where we serve today and where we served in the past,” said Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment, and Energy, John Henderson, during a visit to the former Wurtsmith Air Force base, here, April 24, 2019. Henderson met with community leaders and residents to discuss the Air Force’s response to drinking water contamination at the former air force base caused by perfluoroctane sulfonate and perfuorooctanic acid, two components of aqueous film forming foam used by the Air Force, and civilian airports, to combat petroleum-based fire.
  • CSAF Speaks at 50th EOD Memorial Ceremony

    For fifty years, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal community have come together to commemorate those whom have made the ultimate sacrifice. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein led the ceremony in reminding America the significance of the EOD Memorial and the names etched on the wall where lines of history and heroism intersect. The ceremony took place on 4 May at the Kauffman EOD training complex at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
  • Leaders discuss Tyndall rebuild at second Industry Day

    PANAMA CITY, Fla. – The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy reaffirmed the Air Force’s commitment to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base during a symposium with industry representatives May 2 at Florida State University-Panama City.John Henderson told the more than 500 attendees that despite the absence of
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