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United States Air Force
05/25/2017 at 14:19. Facebook
#TBT: Today, we take a look at the history of the #AirForce's Pilot Training Program, from its humble beginnings in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, to its modern-day pursuit of air superiority.
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Lincoln Williams
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Dennis Swift
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Pete Lester
Aircraft from the 23d Wing conducted a surge exercise May 22, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The exercise was conducted in order to demonstrate the wing's ability to rapidly deploy combat ready forces across the globe. The 23d Wing maintains and operates A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, HH-60G Pave Hawks, and HC-130J Combat King II aircraft for precision attack, personnel recovery and combat support...
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Aircraft from the 23d Wing conducted a surge exercise May 22 2017
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Carol Baynes
Donna Munch Warner
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United States Air Force
05/23/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
The fifth of our six-part series honoring 50 years of the office of the Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force is all about the #Airmen who have had the honor of serving as CMSAF.

The position “ was to be filled by an individual who will become the highest ranking enlisted member of the #AirForce.” In total, 18 of our finest Airmen have been selected to hold the position which started in August...
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The fifth of our sixpart series honoring 50 years of the office

Fifty Years of the CMSAF 1967-2017

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Don Stricklin
Richard Hadley
Darryl Stolleis
United States Air Force
United States Air Force
05/23/2017 at 13:12. Facebook
Air Combat Command headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis Virginia, is a major command created June 1, 1992, by combining its predecessors Strategic Air Command and Tactical Air Command. ACC is the primary provider of air combat forces to America's warfighting commanders.

Gen. James M. “Mike” Holmes is commander of ACC, where he oversees 94,000 military and civilian personnel at 34 wings...
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Alan Steele
Bill Heisel
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United States Air Force
05/22/2017 at 12:33. Facebook
#ICYMI: Last week’s #WeekInPhotos was outstanding.
ICYMI: Last week’s WeekInPhotos was outstanding
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Vania Rebouças
Airin Ali
United States Air Force
United States Air Force
05/21/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Airman 1st Class Jose Velazquez grew up in southern California after his parents left Mexico when he was young. Now a member of the #AirForce Honor Guard’s firing party, Velazquez spends much of his time in Arlington National Cemetery rendering honors to our fallen brothers and sisters.

Watch his story and tell us what made you feel more like a patriot during your time in the military.
James Hanford
Margaret Alvarado Nolasco
Miranda Thomson
United States Air Force
United States Air Force
05/21/2017 at 00:35. Facebook
Cheryl Marie
Rean Nancoo
John D Sainz
United States Air Force
United States Air Force
05/20/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
We want to thank all service members for your sacrifices. #ArmedForcesDay #GuardiansOfFreedom U.S. Army U.S. Marine Corps U.S. Navy U.S. Coast Guard
We want to thank all service members for your sacrifices ArmedForcesDay GuardiansOfFreedom
Janette Godec
Carlos Baptista
Rodetria Mosley
United States Air Force
United States Air Force
05/19/2017 at 13:52. Facebook
Let us be very clear on this, there has always been and will always be one KING of the #BRRRT.

#A10 #NiceTry

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Jonathan Vongphakdy
Bill Chisholm
Igor Barbosa
United States Air Force
United States Air Force
05/18/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
In 1941, the U. S. Army Air Corps was a segregated part of the military. With World War II near at hand, it was decided to offer training to African Americans as pilots and mechanics. The new air base at Tuskegee, Alabama, became the center for the training program of black air personnel.

These brave Americans called the "Tuskegee Airmen," made a pioneering contribution to the war and the...
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Willie Nelson
Timothy Tomasello Jr.
United States Air Force
United States Air Force
05/18/2017 at 12:58. Facebook
The 20th Space Control Squadron Detachment 1, tracks and catalogues more than 23,000 objects in orbit to ensure the safety of U.S. and allied space assets. Yes, you read that correclty, 23 THOUSAND!

Air Force Space Command

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Huong Ngo
Stephen Perrotti
#ICYMI: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ceremoniously swore in Heather Wilson as the 24th Secretary of the Air Force.
ICYMI Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ceremoniously swore in Heather Wilson as the

Mattis welcomes new SecAF home

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Curtiss Blake
Matthew Thomas
Ian Miller
The #CitizenAirmen of the Air National Guard are invaluable total force #Airmen. They are highly trained, always ready, intensely committed, unit equipped, and engaged in full spectrum operations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
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Lincoln Williams
Dwain Hudspeth
Join us as U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis swears-in Heather Wilson as the 24th Secretary of the Air Force.

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)

#DoD #SECAF #AirForce
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The fourth of our six-part series honoring 50 years of the office of the Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force is here!

A Chronology of the Air Force Enlisted Chevrons: Air Force leaders, including Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, the second Chief of Staff of the Air Force, gathered to approve new enlisted chevrons for the US Air Force. New chevrons tested at Bolling AFB, Washington, DC, were...
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The fourth of our sixpart series honoring 50 years of the office

Fifty Years of the CMSAF 1967-2017

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Eileen Hardy
One major strength of your #AirForce is the ability to work closely with our allies.

Airmen with the 122nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron are training with our European allies at Leeuwarden Air Base's Frisian Flag 2017. The training exercise aims to strengthen interoperability between allied nations while honing combat skills in a modern threat environment.

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Melissa Underwood Hodge
Nathaniel Shanks
An F-35A Lightning II pilot from the 34th Fighter Squadron, assigned to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, completes pre-flight checks prior to departing Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 7, 2017. While at RAF Lakenheath, the squadron flew 76 sorties, tallying more than 154 flying hours, and forward deployed to Estonia and Bulgaria to maximize training opportunities, build partnerships with...
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An F35A Lightning II pilot from the 34th Fighter Squadron assigned to
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Norma Reed
John Boyer
Mary Butterfield
Becky Abde
Laura Sarsano Saracena
“It’s going to take a bad mother….to get me out of this world, just because someone has cancer doesn’t mean they are useless.” – SSgt Nicholas Worley

In January 2012, Sgt. Worley, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems craftsman, was diagnosed with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, an uncommon form of blood-cell cancer that starts in the blood-forming bone marrow cells. He’s currently in...
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Renata Gastaldo
Henry Solis