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  • Training the Human Weapons System: B-52 FTU adopts innovative CRAFT program

    It cost $9.7 million to train a B-52 Stratofortress pilot, according to a 2019 RAND Corporation study. But until recently, there was no scientific, holistic program at Barksdale Air Force Base designed to ensure that aircrew functioned at maximum cognitive and physical capacity. That changed earlier

  • 908th embraces future, legacy of helicopter mission

    Recently, during November’s Unit Training Assembly, one MH-139A Grey Wolf from the 413th Flight Test Squadron in Duke Field, Florida, and two UH-1N Hueys from the 23rd Flying Training Squadron in Fort Rucker, Alabama, made a stop at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.

  • 37th EBS Airmen crush hot pit refuel in Misawa

    A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, forward-deployed from Andersen AFB, Guam, to Misawa Air Base, Japan, to conduct a hot pit refuel in support of a Bomber Task Force (BTF) mission Nov. 14.

  • Seven Airmen innovation ideas selected to pitch at AFGSC S3 event

    Eight ideas from five different Air Force Global Strike Command wings have been selected to compete at the Command’s STRIKEWERX Spark Sprint (S3) Innovation Event.S3 is AFGSC’s effort to identify the most innovative ideas from across the command. Senior leaders from the command and Cyber Innovation

  • AFGSC’s most recent Minuteman III test occurs on historic date

    Air Force Global Strike Command tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California on Aug. 16 at 12:49 A.M. PDT. This launch comes on the 54th anniversary of the first test of the Minuteman III from Cape Kennedy, Florida on Aug. 16,

  • 908 SFS aims for success

    Members of the 908th Security Forces Squadron traveled to Fort Rucker, Alabama, Aug. 6, 2022, to receive their heavy weapons training and qualifications. Before they could hit the road to Fort Rucker, the defenders had to receive safety and handling briefings during the July Unit Training Assembly.

  • Introducing the new 908 AW MVPs

    Following the July 2022 Unit Training Assembly, Col. Craig Drescher, 908th Airlift Wing commander, called on 35 enlisted and officer senior leaders from every squadron and group to join him and the other two thirds of his command team consisting of 908 AW Vice Commander, Col. Casey Burril, and 908