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  • 31 MDG BE Flight practices protecting Wyvern Nation

    As a part of the 31st Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS), the Bioenvironmental Engineering (BE) section provides care and protective measures for Airmen and their families. Usually, this includes heat stress warnings, testing air and water quality for the base, and conducting gas mask fit tests to keep Wyverns prepared for anything. However, they also perform another critical mission role: hazard identification and containment.
  • An Air Force coder’s tale

    There is an Airman working long hours behind the shadows to protect computer networks from cyberattacks.
  • SFS military working dogs, Airmen keep base safe, secure

    Security Forces military working dog handlers and their four-legged companions are part of a variety of tools in the 39th Security Forces Squadron toolkit. Those MWDs and their handlers work “paw-in-hand” to keep the base, its assets and personnel safe and secure.
  • Sabers land in Iceland for IAS 2019

    With alarms blaring and engines roaring, Airmen and pilots only use hand signals to communicate while pilots settle into their jets with little time before takeoff. During Icelandic Air Surveillance 2019, Airmen from the 480th Fighter Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, worked to establish air surveillance and interception coverage over Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, in order to maintain the integrity of the NATO airspace.
  • Spangdahlem 52nd SFS Airmen conduct MWD training

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Victor Henderson, 52nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Bora, an MWD, conduct detection training at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 1, 2019. Henderson and Bora worked together to search for improvised explosive devices, weapons, and drugs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valerie
  • U.S. and Romania strengthen their bond

    C-130H Hercules aircraft, from the 357th Airlift Squadron, along with U.S. Air Force Reserve Airmen assigned to the 908th Airlift Wing, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, are training in the annual exercise Carpathian Summer 19, at Otopeni Air Base, Romania.
  • 100th LRS Airmen stand-up first USAFE KC-135 DMS

    The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron stood up the first KC-135 Stratotanker decentralized maintenance support section in U.S. Air Forces in Europe at RAF Mildenhall, England, in October 2018. The DMS supports five different squadrons on RAF Mildenhall, encompassing three different major commands.
  • An Airman’s best friend

    Every end has a new beginning, even for an Airman’s career. This resonated deeply with the Defenders of the 39th Security Forces Squadron, especially the military working dog handlers, as they recently celebrated the retirement of one of their furry, four-legged Airmen.
  • 31st MXG Friday Fusion

    Most Airmen will never see munitions up close. Even fewer will ever handle munitions. But thanks to an event called Friday Fusion, two Wyverns got the chance to help build munitions.
  • AF Wounded Warrior ambassadors share insight with 100th OG leadership

    Airmen, no matter their job, can go through ups and downs in life and some may need help to get back on their feet. Many men and women are subjected to dramatic experiences which can greatly impact their career, family and life overall. When these occurrences happen, Airmen rely on resources which can help return them to duty or be successful in the civilian world. One resource at their disposal is the Air Force Wounded Warrior program, and when the AFW2 team descended upon RAF Mildenhall, the stories and moments from their visit created a significant impact on members across the base, especially the leadership of the 100th Operations Group.