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  • The retaking of Corregidor Island

    Last week marked the 74th anniversary of the daring World War II airborne assault to retake Corregidor Island, the Philippines, from Imperial Japanese forces. A 6,000-man enemy force occupied Corregidor Island which guarded the entrance to Manila Bay blocking allied efforts to reopen this strategic port. Retaking Corregidor also had strong symbolic
  • Abilene recognize Dyess Airman as “Top 20 under 40”

    A Dyess Air Force Base Airman was recognized by the Chamber of Commerce as one of Abilene’s “Top 20 under 40” professionals Feb. 12, at the Grace Museum in Abilene, Texas.Tech. Sgt. Cameron Wiley, 7th Munitions Squadron B-1B Lancer armament systems maintenance expeditor, earned the recognition for his contributions within the community.“I was
  • B-52s lead joint training across Hawaiian Islands

    Air and ground force elements came together across the Hawaiian Islands this week to jointly participate in close air support (CAS) training with U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
  • Forward Deployed: Andersen Airmen project airpower from Diego Garcia

    The diverse mission of the 36th Wing can be boiled down to a single concept: Project airpower across the Indo-Pacific region.
  • Mission complete: Spirits return to Missouri after BTF rotation

    Three B-2 Spirit bombers and approximately 150 Airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, departed after completing their deployment supporting U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Task Force (BTF) mission here Jan. 31, 2019.
  • Stealth pilots, high school students collaborate to create innovative part for $2.2 billion aircraft

    Across the Air Force, changes to equipment, policies and procedures have been made to save money, to save time and to save lives. From the highest levels, Airmen across the service are being encouraged to innovate. It’s this innovation that will deliver lethality to outpace adversaries, says Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, and maintain our position as the world’s strongest, most powerful military. One such innovation came in response to a recognized potential issue within the B-2 Spirit – the world’s most strategic aircraft and the heart of the stealth mission here at Whiteman. A four-switch panel called the airframe mounted accessory drive, or AMAD, sits on the left side of the B-2’s two-person cockpit. The AMAD switches control the connection of the engines to the hydraulic and generator power of the aircraft.
  • 23rd EBS deploys to Pacific

    As part of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission, Airmen with the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron recently deployed from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
  • Bombers make history: ‘Secret Squirrel’ members recount mission, presented air medals

    It was dark and rainy when crews from the 596th Bomb Squadron awoke to the sounds of an alert siren at 3 a.m. on Jan. 16, 1991.