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  • National Defense Strategy drives Air Force budget

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations about the Air Force’s fiscal year 2019 budget in Washington, D.C., March 14, 2018.
  • AF, NATO works to address pilot shortage

    Pilot shortages, syllabus changes among topics discussed during the 75th meeting of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program Steering Committee at Sheppard Air Force Base that wrapped up March 9, 2018.
  • Rescue aircrews undergo water survival refresher

    Aircrews with the 39th and 301st Rescue Squadrons spent a portion of the March unit training assembly weekend practicing their open water survival techniques March 4, 2018 along the Banana River, near Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. Aircrew flight equipment specialists with the 920th Operations Support Squadron and survival, evasion, resistance
  • Pittsburgh native takes command of 920th Maintenance Group

    Freshly promoted Col. Leo J. Kamphaus, Jr., assumed command of the 920th Maintenance Group, at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, March 3.After a brief ceremony recognizing his promotion from the rank of lieutenant colonel to colonel, he ceremoniously took command of the maintenance group during this month’s Unit Training Assembly.The maintainers are
  • Citizen Airmen support weather satellite launch

    Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 920th Rescue Wing supported the Atlas V rocket launch, which delivered a next-generation weather satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration March 1.During the launch window, the 301st Rescue Squadron works with other military and civilian agencies by flying HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters to help
  • Rescue leader named AFRC Public Affairs Champion

    Col. Kurt Matthews, 920th Rescue Wing commander, was awarded the Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs Champion Award Feb. 14, 2018 at the 2018 AFRC Public Affairs Symposium, Orlando, Florida. The award is presented to the senior leader who best supports the overall public affairs program including community relations, media engagement and
  • Guardian Angel team rescues climbers on Mount Hood

    Air Force Reserve Guardian Angel Airmen with the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland, Oregon, joined forces with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s office and other volunteer search-and-rescue groups to rescue several distressed climbers located about 10,500 feet up Mount Hood Feb. 13, 2018.The hikers had been climbing near the peak of Oregon’s tallest
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • DoD on track to rebuild, restore military

    The Bipartisan Budget Act will lift the spending caps for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, allowing the Defense Department to provide necessary funding to modernize the U.S. military, Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Dana W. White said.
  • 2018 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials begin

    More than 150 wounded warriors from the Air Force, Army, Great Britain and Australia gathered today to officially open the fifth annual Air Force Trials at Nellis Air Force Base.