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  • Association of African Air Forces Liaison Working Group meets in Zambia

    U.S. Air Forces Africa and the Zambian air force co-hosted the Association of African Air Forces Liaison Working Group in Livingstone, Zambia, Feb. 17-20.
  • RAF Mildenhall hosts AIRCOM Volleyball Championships

    Male and female volleyball teams representing the air forces of six nations took part in NATO’s 2020 Allied Air Command Inter-Nation Volleyball Championships here Feb. 17-21. This was the first time the base had the opportunity to host this volleyball tournament, which featured athletes representing the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Poland, Belgium and the Netherlands.
  • USAFE, Bosnia, Herzegovina build partnerships through force development

    Four Airmen from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa conducted a force development program to enhance relations and share ideas of building a better air force with the Bosnia and Herzegovina air force, Feb. 10-14, 2020, here.
  • 2020 Defender Challenge

    “The model defender possesses the qualities that 99% of wyvern defenders exhibit each day: discipline…in thought and action; physically and mentally ready to conquer the challenges of dynamic operating environments; lethal…superior in tactics, smarter than the enemy, and deadly behind the trigger,” said Chief Master Sgt. Lawrence J. Kirkley, the 31st Security Forces Squadron manager.
  • Joint, Coalition partners conduct STAFFEX 20-2

    Approximately 200 Ninth Air Force, joint and coalition partners participated in Staff Exercise 20-2 Feb. 6 through 15.
  • 100th MXS Airman innovates leak detection technology

    A 100th Maintenance Squadron Airman at RAF Mildenhall, England, has designed a device that decreases the time needed to detect leaks within aircraft fuel tanks. Staff Sgt. Patrick Leach, 100th MXS aircraft fuels systems craftsman, created the Pressurized Leak Detection Cup with the help of the aircraft structural maintenance flight.
  • Bloody Hundredth Airmen test base readiness

    The 100th Air Refueling Wing held a readiness exercise Feb. 10-12 that tested agility and measured responses throughout the wing. The main purpose of the exercise was to demonstrate how rapidly 100th ARW Airmen are able to organize an entire wing when faced with possible real-world scenarios.
  • If You Think You Are Invincible, You Must Prove Me Wrong

    I am suicide.   From the beginning of time, countless people have tried and failed to eliminate me from society.  Regardless of society’s persistent efforts, I continue to claim victims, and my level of success has grown with each new generation.  To open one’s awareness, I offer insight that won’t be found at a senior leader’s public address to
  • Still in Afghanistan

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Keith Corcoran, Airman and Family Readiness Center superintendent, was just 20 years old when he deployed to Afghanistan in 2004 out of Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.