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  • NDI; Exposing the cracks

    Non-destructive inspection technicians perform five different types of inspections – x-ray, ultrasonic, eddy current, magnetic particle and penetrant – to detect abnormalities. NDI Airmen are tasked with ensuring aircraft and weapons systems parts are structurally safe with no damage, flaws or stress fractures. The Bloody Hundredth Airmen take pride in exposing the cracks to keep the mission moving.
  • USAFE hosts European F-35 User’s Group meeting

    Military leaders from several European countries joined U.S. Air Forces in Europe for an F-35 Air Chief meeting at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 12, 2019.
  • 52nd Fighter Wing command team visit Det. 1, 2

    The 52nd Fighter Wing’s geographically separated units are of paramount importance to the mission; visits to these GSUs allows leadership to highlight the important purpose shouldered by each and every person serving at the GSU, while reviewing the mission progress.U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Bailey, 52nd FW commander and Chief Master Sgt. Alvin
  • C-17 Globemaster III: An aircraft as versatile as AE crews

    Larger, faster and flexible – a flying ICU. Since joining the U.S. Air Force fleet in 1993, the C-17 Globemaster III has significantly expanded aeromedical evacuation capabilities. In addition to its transport and other numerous mission sets, the C-17 converts to provide aeromedical evacuation to patients in a broad variety of conditions. The aircraft has played critical roles in various contingencies, bringing warfighters to higher levels of care, bringing patients home to the U.S., and aiding in humanitarian efforts to save the lives of those impacted by natural disasters.
  • AFSVA hits the road to select best in food service programs

    Evaluators are travelling to nine installations -- one representing each major command -- to determine the best food service programs in the Air Force and award the coveted Hennessy Trophy.
  • Mildenhall hosts USAFE resilience trainer course

    RAF Mildenhall hosted a Master Resiliency Trainer certification course for members across U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Forces Africa here Jan. 14-18. The course was held with the purpose of increasing resilience awareness and training, inspired by the Air Force initiative to create a culture where members are comfortable seeking and receiving assistance within their communities.
  • First term Airman: Failing my way to success

    First term Airman. A term for many Airmen that carries moments of success, failure, disorientation, and most importantly, questions.
  • Spanish Patriot Unit change of command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Britt Hurst, 39th Air Base Wing commander, and Spanish army Lt. Col. Jose Alberto Munoz Martinez, Spanish Patriot Unit commander, pose during a going-away gift exchange at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Jan. 16, 2019. As NATO allies, both countries are dedicated to demonstrating unwavering support for security in the region. (U.S.
  • Modern-day slavery: Spangdahlem recognizes National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

    Despite centuries of efforts to rid the world of slavery, it continues to exist today. According to the International Labor Organization, human trafficking and forced labor generates $150 billion in profits annually from the enslavement of approximately 21 million people. That is more profit than is made by Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Verizon and AT&T combined. All from 21 million people — about the population of the state of New York — in modern slavery. Human trafficking cases include sex trafficking of both adults and children, forced labor, and debt bondage, among others.
  • CSAF, CMSAF thank Incirlik for taking warfighting excellence to the next level

    “Never underestimate the importance of your service in uniform, deployed here, right now,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to Airmen during an all-call at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Dec. 23, 2018. “We can’t say thank you enough for your service, for your family and for what you are doing here when your Nation needs you most.”
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