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  • Operation AGILE Medic, communication is key

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-CAMP BULLIS, TX -- During the first week of December 2023, the Air Force, Army and Marines collaborated in Operation AGILE Medic at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, providing medics with real-world experience in austere environments transporting patients and

  • Total Force Airmen participate in AFFORGEN Silver Flag exercise

    Silver Flag is one of the first Air Force exercise programs to align with the new AFFORGEN deployment model. Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, hosted the Air Force’s first Silver Flag course for its Airmen in the AFFORGEN deployment cycle earlier this year.

  • Pennsylvania Guard Conducts Virtual Winter Storm Exercise

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – Pennsylvania National Guard members from around the commonwealth participated in a winter storm tabletop exercise Dec. 20.The virtual exercise was coordinated by the Pennsylvania National Guard Joint Staff at the Joint Operations Center at Fort Indiantown Gap. It involved

  • Fueling the fight - Sentry Savannah 22-1

    SAVANNAH, GA -- Three Air National Guard air refueling squadrons supported Sentry Savannah, an exercise held May 2-15th, 2022, at the Air Dominance Center, a combat readiness training center, in Savannah, Georgia.Over 30 Airmen and four aircraft from the 133rd Air Refueling Squadron, New Hampshire

  • Contingency response dominates ACE exercise during Southern Strike

    AVON PARK AUXILIARY AIRFIELD, Fla. (AFNS) -- An F-16 Fighting Falcon escorts a C-17 Globemaster III into a simulated austere environment. The engines are running, the personnel deplane the C-17, cargo is downloaded, the airfield is prepped for more aircraft to land, and within minutes, a security

  • Reaper Smoke 2022 exercise, crowning ‘best of the best’ MQ-9 aircrew

    CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) -- Nearly 45 MQ-9 Reaper crews from across the United States entered Creech Air Force Base’s flight simulators April 6-7: only one crew emerged on top.Testing remotely piloted aircraft pilots and sensor operators, exercise Reaper Smoke 2022 pitted dozens of

  • Airmen hone expeditionary skills at Rally in Rockies exercise

    RIFLE, Colo. -- Active duty, Air National Guard and Reserve Airmen gathered in Colorado and Wyoming for 22nd Air Force’s flagship exercise Rally in the Rockies Sept. 12-17. The exercise is designed to develop Airmen for combat operations by challenging them with realistic scenarios that support a

  • 104FW assesses capabilities with mobility exercise

    BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mass. -- Airmen from across the 104th Fighter Wing participated in a mobility exercise August 9-16, 2021 at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts.This exercise tested several units on their ability to rapidly deploy and process aircraft, equipment, cargo and

  • 104th Fighter Wing hones skills during readiness exercise

    WESTFIELD, Mass. – The 104th Fighter Wing conducted 24-hour operations during a readiness exercise June 10-13 at Barnes Air National Guard Base.The REX lets Airmen set aside their daily tasks and hone the skills that will enable them to excel in a contested and degraded environment. Airmen worked

  • Air National Guard units support Formidable Shield exercise

    PRESTWICK, Scotland – U.S. Air National Guard units from Iowa, Maine and Ohio are participating in the multinational missile defense exercise Formidable Shield 2021 in the United Kingdom this week.Formidable Shield is a biennial live-fire exercise to test participating nations integrated air and