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Nov. 24, 2020

432nd WG firefighter saves life in-flight, awarded for valor

It’s a firefighter’s day-to-day to answer the call when an emergency hits. For John Orosz, 432nd Support Squadron fire emergency services captain, it isn’t any different. A firefighter and emergency medical technician of 15 years, he has been trained to be prepared for the unexpected.

Nov. 24, 2020

Creech conducts MWD retirement

Lt. Col. Kevin, 432nd Security Forces Squadron commander, presents a certificate of retirement to Jimy, 432nd SFS military working dog, and his handler Tech. Sgt. Luis, 432nd SFS MWD handler, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Nov. 13, 2020. Jimy served as an MWD for more than eight years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Omari Bernard)

Nov. 24, 2020

Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG: joint and coalition partners train as they fight

The 705th Combat Training Squadron, home of Air Combat Command's Distributed Mission Operations Center, recently hosted one of the world's largest virtual air combat exercises at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG 21‑1 ran at distributed locations across the globe, October 26 through November 6.

Nov. 23, 2020

Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely

Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these tips to make your Thanksgiving holiday safer.

Nov. 19, 2020

Squadron Officer School new curriculum challenges students to ‘know themselves’ first

The new “LEAD to Prevail” curriculum begins with Leadership Experiences and Attribute Development. As the first of three phases, it uses students’ introspective discovery of who they are as individuals and as leaders as the foundation for the rest of the course.

Nov. 18, 2020

25th Attack Group hosts Women in Leadership Symposium

The 25th Attack Group hosted a Women in Leadership Symposium at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 9-10.

Nov. 3, 2020

TACPs prove themselves at 2020 Lightning Challenge

The year 2020 has come with a number of challenges, and this year’s Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Lightning Challenge was one to remember. The TACP Lightning Challenge pits teams of two TACP specialists from squadrons across the Air Force in a series of physical, technical and military challenges that began on Fort Hood and concluded at Reveille Peak Ranch in Burnet, Texas, Oct. 26-30, 2020. TACP specialists are highly trained Airmen who embed with Army units on the frontline and are responsible for calling in air strikes.

Nov. 3, 2020

89th ATKS brings the future faster with DMO accreditation

In 2005, the U.S. Air Force harnessed the power of technology to allow groups of Airmen across the world to train together on virtual battlefields; all without leaving their unit. Now, with the recent accreditation of the 89th Attack Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force, South Dakota, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Airmen will be able to harness that power as well.

Oct. 29, 2020

AETC’s rated diversity improvement strategy team aims to strengthen representation in Air Force rated career fields

From increasing awareness about rated officer careers, to removing barriers for qualification, Air Education and Training Command’s Rated Diversity Improvement Strategy Team is making significant strides to remove barriers that impede the service’s ability to cultivate a diverse rated force.

Oct. 28, 2020

I'm the FDA point person on COVID-19 vaccines. We'll make sure they're safe and effective.

This Op-Ed by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration was originally published in USA Today. Placement of this Op-Ed does not imply promotion, nor unofficial or official endorsement, by the United States Air Force Office of the Air Force Surgeon General.