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AF leaders testify on F-35 progress

Leaders in the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office and the Air Force F-35 Integration Office testified on the fifth-generation aircraft’s development before a House Armed Services subcommittee Oct. 21 on Capitol Hill.


Special tactics Airmen march 800 miles to honor fallen teammates

After more than 800 miles on the road, 20 special tactics Airmen finished their journey to honor fallen teammates, crossing through the Hurlburt Field gate with families of those killed in combat.


Air Force awards LRS-B contract

The Air Force announced today the contract award of Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) and early production for the Long Range Strike Bomber to Northrop Grumman Corporation.


Peterson Airman’s tragic loss exemplifies resiliency

After getting orders to South Korea, Tech. Sgt. Billy Gazzaway was missing his family, as anyone would. Far away from them, he received the horrible news that his 4-year-old son, who had already been diagnosed, treated and was in remission for leukemia, had relapsed.


Civil engineer teams sustain Bagram runway, ensure combat airpower

With combat airpower operations coming and going from Bagram Airfield nearly every three minutes, taking care of the flightline is a vital operation.


Air Force releases new SAPR strategy

Air Force leaders released a five-year Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Strategy that will guide the Air Force in developing a robust prevention model while continually honing response capabilities today.


Buckley first sergeant’s 720-mile run gains national attention

A 2nd Space Warning Squadron first sergeant accomplished his goal of running 720 miles in 30 days from Aurora, Colorado, to Abilene, Texas, in order to raise money and awareness for wounded warriors.


Maxwell firefighters compete in international challenge

Maxwell Air Force Base firefighters competed in their first Firefighter Combat Challenge Oct. 21 in Montgomery, Alabama.


'Unprecedented' challenge in countering adversarial propaganda, official says

The U.S. is facing an unprecedented challenge in countering the propaganda of adversaries who recruit and easily spread misinformation through the Internet, a top defense official told a House panel Oct. 22.


Complex closes out productive year with 217 aircraft serviced

A total of 217 aircraft -- including C-5 Galaxy, C-17 Globemaster III, C-130 Hercules and F-15 Eagle models -- were serviced in fiscal year 2015, which ended Sept. 30. That number includes 15 unscheduled depot-level maintenance aircraft, with two C-5s, three C-17s and 10 C-130s.

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