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  • Mighty Eighth bids Maj. Gen. Bussiere farewell

    For more than two years Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, the 53rd commander of 8th Air Force, has used his knowledge and experience as a pilot and leader to serve “The Mighty Eighth”.
  • 8th Air Force Commander speaks to BMT graduates

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere salutes a graduating flight during a basic military training graduation ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, July 20, 2018. Air Force BMT is designed to transform civilians into motivated, disciplined warrior Airmen with the foundation to serve in the world's greatest Air Force (U.S. Air Force photo
  • 595th Command and Control Group, NAOC Change Commands

    Both the 595th Command and Control Group and National Airborne Operations Center held their change of command ceremonies July 27, 2018, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska as a single commander assumed responsibility for both organizations.
  • Andersen bids farewell to 20th EBS, 96th assumes CBP mission

    The 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) from Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La., assumed responsibility of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's (INDOPACOM) Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) missions from the 20th EBS, July 19, here.The 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) from Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La., assumed responsibility of U.S.
  • Quick-thinking Whiteman pilots use Air Force training to save man’s life after boating accident

    Five pilots stationed at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, prevented a potentially fatal situation at nearby Lake of the Ozarks on July 14, 2018. U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Brandon Cameron, Capt. Kyle Cassady, Capt. Eric Lipp, Capt. Joseph Madden and Capt. Morgan Viar rented a boat for the afternoon to water ski on the lake, which is about 80 miles southeast of Whiteman Air Force Base. While taking a break to relax around 3:30 p.m., the Airmen – assigned to the 13 Bomb Squadron, the 393d Bomb Squadron and the 20th Attack Squadron – heard commotion from another boat about 100 feet away.
  • Airmen return home

    Airmen returned to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., in July, after a six-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific Command, in support of a Continuous Bomber Presence in that region.
  • Raidr 21: 10 years later

    The Barksdale community will come together July 20, 2018, at the Global Power Museum to honor the Airmen of Raidr 21, a B-52 Stratofortress that crashed off the coast of Guam on July 21, 2008, leaving no survivors.
  • 4 Dyess aircrew earn Distinguished Flying Cross Medals

    The Air Force Global Strike Command commander presented a Distinguished Flying Cross July 13 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, to each of the B-1B Lancer aircrew members who experienced an in-flight emergency in May.   Gen. Robin Rand, AFGSC commander, presented Distinguished Flying Cross medals to Maj. Christopher N. Duhon, Air Forces Strategic -
  • WWII Reaper returns home after 72 years MIA, Whiteman squadron pays tribute

    After more than 70 years missing in action, one of the 13th Bomb Squadron’s Grim Reapers finally returned home to his country and his family in Ashby, Massachusetts. On March 12, 1944, Army Air Force Staff Sgt. Roy Davis was one of two A-20G Havoc bomber crewmembers who didn’t make it back after a mission in northeastern New Guinea during World War II. After numerous unsuccessful attempts over the years, Davis’s remains were finally accounted for last year.
  • Drawing courage from the legacy of the Bloody Hundredth

    We pride ourselves on being the most lethal Air Force in the world, but that means our job is inherently dangerous. Just like the Airmen who flew, fought and won before us, we have to accept the nature of our business, and do whatever it takes to establish air dominance and ensure international peace.
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