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  • Bombers project power from the Last Frontier, once again

    He who holds Alaska holds the world. U.S. Army General Billy Mitchell first uttered those words in his 1935 testimony to Congress. Considered by many to be one the founding fathers of the U.S. Air Force, the World War I pilot declared what military aviators in the far north now know to be true—Alaska’s strategic location is second to none.
  • Telemedicine offers AFGSC bases effective way to treat patients during COVID-19 pandemic

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Air Force Global Strike Command has continually sought new and innovative ways to do business and make sure the mission continues.AFGSC’s use of telemedicine is no exception. Prior to the pandemic, the Air Force as a whole was using telemedicine, but on a much smaller scale, said Col. Robert Peltzer, Command
  • SMAC receives new commander

    Col. David J. Hornyak, right, incoming Standoff Munitions Application Center commander receives the guidon from Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, left, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, at a change of command ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., June 18, 2020. SMAC is a planning cell within the J-GSOC that
  • Knuckle Buster Academy: 2nd AMXS holds developmental course to better Airmen

    The 2nd Bomb Wing vision is to be the best: best at the mission, best at taking care of Airmen, best at taking care of families. To better accomplish this vision, the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron has started a new professional development program that is open to all 2nd Maintenance Group Airmen and civilian employees.
  • 90th LRS Airman prevents further fire damage

    During the morning hours of June 23, 2020, on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, Senior Airman Joshua Meza, 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron, vehicle maintenance technician, drove into work and found the fire suppression system active in a vehicle storage bay.While contacting 9-1-1, Meza investigated and discovered that a fire had come from one
  • Kirtland Top III coordinates community outreach during COVID-19

    Members of Team Kirtland TOP III (TKT3) and Airmen participated in a community outreach event at the Roadrunner Food Bank in Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 19, 2020.
  • Barksdale Airmen recognize Juneteenth

    Col. Michael Miller, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, addresses Airmen during a Juneteenth commemoration at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., June 19, 2020. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is dedicated to celebrating the liberation of those who were once enslaved in the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Rios)
  • Airmen, canines work paw-in-hand

    There are many reasons why members of the Department of Defense choose to put on the uniform and live a life of service to their country. For some, it’s due to the many unique professional opportunities that the DoD offers. This is no different for the military working dog handlers from the 2nd Security Forces Squadron.
  • B-52s demonstrate bilateral, joint force integration in Indo-Pacific

    Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers integrated with the Koku-Jieitai, or Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) fighters and U.S. Navy E/A-18G Growlers over the Sea of Japan, June, 17.
  • ALS class collects food donations for local veterans, homeless shelters

    Although COVID-19 may have limited volunteer options due to social distancing guidelines and restrictions within the community, the most recent class of Airman Leadership School (ALS) students and instructors still found a way for Airmen to get involved with their community. Throughout the six weeks of the course, Kakascik and the rest of the ALS 20-5 students collected nearly 800 cans from the Team Kirtland community.