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  • AFGSC wraps up divestiture of 17 B-1 aircraft, moving toward B-21

    Air Force Global Strike Command concluded its divestiture of 17 B-1B bombers Sept. 23, as the last aircraft departed Edwards Air Force Base, California, to fly to the boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.The divestiture of the aircraft is in support of the United States Air Force’s efforts to modernize America’s bomber fleet, as
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year recognized at AFA

    The 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2021 were recognized over the course of five days during the annual Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber conference held at National Harbor, Sept. 18-22.
  • Centenarian Celebration

    Fran Harris, now one of the world’s few centenarians, celebrated her 100th birthday in Rapid City, S.D., Sept. 11, 2021. During those hundred years, Fran dedicated herself to helping the men and women serving alongside her husband in the military.
  • FCC provider of the year supports wing families

    Sarah Peek was recently named the 341st Force Support Squadron Family Child Care provider of the year. She has been an FCC provider at Malmstrom since July 2019 and offers flexible options for military families on base to receive care outside of the typical Monday through Friday duty hours.
  • Defender Memorial Wall

    The 91st Security Forces Group, 5th Maintenance Squadron, 5th Force Support Squadron and 5th Security Forces Squadron collaborated to create a memorial wall of the 14 security forces Airmen who have fallen in the line of duty since the tragedy of Sep. 11, 2001. The memorial wall is a key component in preserving the memory of the Security Forces Airmen who have given their lives for the United States of America.
  • Resilience: Dyess AFB wingmen support Airman’s daughter’s battle with cancer

    On July 14, 2019, Tech. Sgt. Justin SoileauGobert’s, 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron aircraft crew chief, concerns about his daughter’s continuing lack of energy and bruising on her body set off an alarm that sent his wife, Kaleena, and daughter, Jayda, to the Hendrik Medical Center emergency room in Abilene, Texas. As soon as Kaleena
  • HAF TFI conducts Dyess AFB Health Assessment

    Officials with the Headquarters Air Force Directorate of Total Force Integration conducted a Total Force Association health assessment of the 7th Bomb Wing and 489th Bomb Group at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 9 - 13, 2021.Cost and resources, culture and planning, and cooperation are the three main areas this assessment focused on. They also
  • 90 OG participates in Global Strike Challenge

    The 90th Operations Group participated in Global Strike Challenge 2021 at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Sept. 14-15, 2021.
  • Warbird Airmen return from historic deployment

    During the week of Sept. 17, 2021, six B-52H Stratofortresses and approximately 300 personnel assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing returned from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, ending a six-month deployment supporting U.S. Central Command mission requirements. The aircraft and personnel formed the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron while attached to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, which is listed as the largest expeditionary wing in the world, and flew over 240 combat sorties over the course of more than 3,100 combat-flight hours.
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