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  • Bring Safety Home

    As the nation moves to adapt and minimize the spread of the Coronavirus 2019, the Department of the Air Force is prioritizing the health and safety of our Airmen and Space professionals, civilian personnel, and families. By encouraging prevention measures and making modifications to ensure all essential missions get off the ground, many now find themselves supporting the Air Force mission to ‘fly, fight, and win’ from a home office.
  • 5th BW Airmen return home from nine-month deployment

    Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing’s 69th Bomb Squadron, 5th Maintenance Group, and 5th Mission Support Group returned to Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, from their deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam, April 20, 2020, where they supported U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission in the Indo-Pacific region.
  • 5th BW Airmen return home from nine-month deployment

    Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing’s 69th Bomb Squadron, 5th Maintenance Group, and 5th Mission Support Group returned to Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, from their deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam, April 20, 2020, where they supported U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission in the Indo-Pacific region.
  • Pilot boasts 1,000 flight hours in stealth bomber

    A Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col., from the 131st Bomb Wing marked a major flying milestone, completing 1,000 flying hours in the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber.Lt. Col. James Ashlock, director of plans and programs, has served in the U.S. Air Force, both active duty and Air National Guard for 20 years.The U.S. Air Force has a fleet of 20 stealth
  • AFE face-off with COVID by making masks

    As Barksdale’s health protection measures increased in response to COVID-19, face masks are now required to be worn inside the base exchange, commissary and other base facilities. With Airmen being restricted to shop only on base, the need for face masks has increased. Stepping in to fulfill that need are the Airmen of the 2nd Operations Support Squadron’s aircrew flight equipment shop, who have rallied together to produce and collect nearly 1,000 masks for Barksdale personnel.
  • Pre-WIC helps for future trials

    Two B-1B Lancers assigned to the 34th and 37th Bomb Squadrons at Ellsworth Air Force Base launched to prepare and train individuals for the Air Force Weapons School April 15.
  • Squadron redesignations bolster enterprise contracting support

    Six Air Force Installation Contracting Center specialized contracting squadrons were redesignated April 20, under the enterprise sourcing squadron structure “for more efficient and effective operations.” In joining other enterprise sourcing squadrons, the new ESSs are positioned as “Centers of Excellence” for distinct business-line strategic contract support across the enterprise, eliminating duplication of effort and contract execution for the same requirements.
  • Air Force selects single contractor for long-range standoff nuclear weapon

    Air Force announced today plans to continue the Long-Range Standoff Weapon’s development with Raytheon Company as a sole-source contractor.
  • Spouses volunteer to produce masks during pandemic

    Over 60 spouses from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas recently volunteered to make face masks in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.With the increased demand for supplies, spouses have volunteered to make face masks for medical professionals and those in the Abilene and Dyess communities.The spouses are working diligently to cut, sew and distribute the
  • Dyess hosts its first virtual eSports league

    Starting April 20, 2020, the 7th Force Support Squadron will begin the first season of its virtual eSports league at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.To ensure the safety of everyone participating, the 7th FSS has decided to host the eSports league virtually. All participants will be able to engage via their own home, if they have the consoles and games
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