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Jan. 11, 2021

Hunters welcome 15th AF leaders for inaugural visit

The Fifteenth Air Force command team visited here Jan. 5, 2021, for their first immersion since the wing was re-aligned under 15th AF in August of 2020.

Jan. 5, 2021

Department of the Air Force directs commanders to review unit emblems, mottos, nicknames, other official symbology

The Department of the Air Force directed commanders to conduct a comprehensive review of official and unofficial unit emblems, morale patches, mottos, nicknames, coins and other forms of unit recognition and identity to ensure an inclusive and professional environment within 60 days from Dec. 23, 2020.

Jan. 5, 2021

8 Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Here are 8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines.

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. 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.

Aug. 28, 2020

Gen. Mark Kelly takes command of ACC

Service members of Air Combat Command welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony Aug. 28 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Gen. Mark Kelly took command from Gen. Mike Holmes during a ceremony presided over by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. who shared some words of encouragement to Kelly and highlighted his accomplishments.

Aug. 20, 2020

Fifteenth Air Force activates, consolidates ACC’s conventional forces

Fifteenth Air Force activated Aug. 20, integrating wings and direct reporting units from 12th Air Force and Ninth Air Force to form a new numbered air force responsible for generating and presenting Air Combat Command’s conventional forces.

Aug. 13, 2020

Creech shares mission, hunger for evolution with SECAF

Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett visited Creech AFB for the first time to familiarize herself with Air Force’s only dedicated Remotely Piloted Aircraft wing, and the 24/7 dominant, persistent attack and reconnaissance missions they support, Aug. 12, 2020.

July 9, 2020

20E5/E6 Promotion Timeline Update

20E5 and 20E6 promotion timeline update