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  • Class reunion: U.S., Philippine pilots reconnect at Balikatan 22

    More than 16 years and 7,000 miles from their first meeting as cadets at the United States Air Force Academy, two pilots reconnect while participating in an academic exchange during Balikatan 22, a bilateral military exercise that strengthens the long-standing alliance between the Philippines and

  • Virtual Reality Helps Air Commandos Modernize Training

    The 492d Special Operations Training Group recently hosted Air Education and Training Command’s Integrated Technology Platform team here on Hurlburt Field.ITP personnel visited Hurlburt Field to learn more about the unique training requirements and capabilities within the 492d Special Operations

  • Women in aviation inspire the next generation at youth open house

    Representation matters.This concept was the key takeaway for U.S. Air Force Maj. Molly Sexton, an instructor pilot flying with the 524th Special Operations Squadron, following a youth open house event held in honor of Women’s History Month at Moody Air Force Base on March 12, 2022.

  • AFSOC hosts BPACS

    Air Force Special Operations Command hosts Building Partner Aviation Capacity Seminar 22A at Hurlburt Field, Florida.

  • COMMENTARY: Where Does Time Go?

    The news of Gen. Colin Powell (ret.) passing recently brought a memory to mind that I would love to share in the spirit of how precious time is.In 2002, I was stationed at Elmendorf AFB, Anchorage, AK, assigned to the 517th Airlift Squadron. As a Firebird, I flew C-130H’s to the remote, long-range

  • DAF expands civilian employee assistance program

    JOINT BASE SAN-ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The Department of the Air Force expanded its Employee Assistance Program Oct. 1, following a recent contract award by the Air Force Installation and Contracting Center.The program, required by the Air Force Chief of Staff, provides a variety of services and

  • Religious Accommodation Requests: What to Expect

    Air Education and Training Command officials continue their aggressive approach to ensure Airmen are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the service’s Nov. 2 deadline. For Airmen seeking a religious accommodation request, chaplains play a critical role in ensuring each request is fully considered