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  • BLUE FLAG exercise prepares Pacific Air Forces for pacing challenge

    Airmen from the 505th Combat Training Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida, executed exercise BLUE FLAG, which tested Pacific Air Forces' ability to prevail in conflict against a strategic competitor as well as the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command air component's ability to ensure command, control,

  • Maryland ANG first to certify cyber protection team on live network

    MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (AFNS) -- Members of the Maryland Air National Guard’s 275th Cyberspace Operations Squadron recently became the first cyber operators in the Air National Guard to certify a Cyber Protection Team using their weapon system on a live base network during real-world missions.As a part

  • JB Charleston launches 24 C-17s during mission generation exercise

    Joint Base Charleston launched 24 C-17 Globemaster IIIs to conduct a mission generation exercise that integrated Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps forces across five operating locations, Jan. 5.The exercise marked the largest C-17 launch ever from a single base and demonstrated the wing’s ability

  • Robins AFB takes next step in establishing new missions

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) -- Air Force leaders announced one step forward in the delivery of battlespace command and control. The Air Force has completed two necessary environmental assessments, with a finding of no significant impact, that will lead to four new missions at Robins Air Force

  • Air Force introduces new, foundational Ready Airman Training program

    The Air Force announced plans to transition foundational training for all Airmen beginning Oct. 1 ensuring they have the necessary skillsets to survive and operate during contingencies both at home station and deployed, including remote and contested environments.  Ready Airman Training will prepare

  • CMSAF announces ‘Purple Book,’ talks people, readiness, culture at AFA

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (AFNS) -- Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass announced the release of the new Purple Book, while illuminating people, readiness, and culture at the Air and Space Forces Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 20.Bass, who represents the highest

  • 177th FW Recognized as First to Participate in Production Assessment Team

    The Deputy Director of the Air National Guard, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Duke A. Pirak and Brig. Gen. Donald K. Carpenter, director of logistics, engineering and force protection, National Guard Bureau, visited the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, on September 10th to recognize the