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  • Hope and perseverance: Airman overcomes obstacles on his way to service

    Editor’s note: This article is a part of the “Whiteman Warrior” series. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story and contribution to the Air Force Global Strike “Striker” community.It hadn’t been an easy journey for one 509th Civil Engineer Squadron service member to get to Airman Leadership School Class 19-G
  • Paving the way: Air Force daughter looks back at family legacy of service

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Riley Fulton, a 509th Healthcare Operation Squadron medical logistics technician, comes from an Air Force family; her mother, father and stepfather served in the Air Force. Three years ago she made the decision to follow in her family’s footsteps.
  • Political season: What service members need to know

    Airmen are encouraged to stay aware of the issues and be knowledgeable in the country’s political activities but are limited in their event participation in uniform, lobbying activities or campaigns on social media.
  • Combat Raider 19-1 keeps forces ready, lethal

    Aircrew from all 8th Air Force bases flew over the Powder River Training Complex together for the first time during Combat Raider 19-1 on Oct. 16-18. They coordinated with joint tactical air controllers from the Royal Canadian Armed Forces and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, who helped coordinate simulated air strikes from the ground.
  • Air Force refuelers enable B-2 strike against Daesh in Libya

    KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender crews from five bases on three continents provided aerial refueling support during the B-2 bomber mission which struck two Daesh training camps in Libya Jan. 18, 2017.
  • Tankers enable long-range bomber capability during Polar Roar

    Mobility Airmen play a vital role in deterrence and stand ready to operate in support of global operations at a moment’s notice.Air Mobility Command Airmen, 15 KC-135 Stratotankers and 10 KC-10 Extenders enabled Air Force Global Strike Command B-52s and B-2s to sustain air operations for more than 20 hours during ‪Polar Roar July 31, 2016.Through
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