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  • Dyess Airman performs CPR, saves child’s life

    On a hot July afternoon in Abilene, Texas, an apartment complex swimming pool was crowded with children and their parents trying to cool off. An enjoyable activity to beat the heat quickly turned into a tense situation, rushing to save a child’s life.One child noticed his friend was missing at the

  • All hands on deck: Airmen respond to unexpected B-52 landing

    A B-52H Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, made an unexpected appearance on the RAF Mildenhall flightline June 17, 2019, after experiencing an in-flight emergency, but landed safely and no one was injured.The aircraft had been operating in the European theater in support of

  • Restoring B-1 readiness: Egress works around the clock

    For the past 17 years, the B-1B Lancer has seen combat and has been referred to as a work horse.Subsequently, years of deployed operations, alongside recent maintenance findings, led the Air Force to decide on a safety stand-down for the aircraft.The stand-down is a temporary pause on flying

  • Global Strike Challenge 2019 kicks off

    The 2019 Global Strike Challenge kicked off this week with a bomber maintenance competition at Minot AFB, N.D., and an intercontinental ballistic missile operations competition at Malmstrom AFB, Mont.Global Strike Challenge is the world's premier bomber, ICBM, helicopter operations and security

  • 7th Bomb Wing welcomes 59th commander

    Col. Brandon Parker relinquished command of the 7th Bomb Wing to Col. Jose E. Sumangil during the 7th BW change of command ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, June 17, 2019.

  • Barksdale B-52's take part in Astral Knight 19

    B-52 Stratofortresses from Barksdale in conjunction with forces from Croatia, Italy and Slovenia with more than 30 U.S. Air Force aircraft, executed exercise Astral Knight 2019, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, and various locations across Europe, June 2019.Over 900 Airmen engaged in a joint-multinational

  • Love of flying: a rare reunion for pilot couple

    The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air and Space Show, brought together over 80,000 families and spectators from the Ark-La-Tex region May 18 and 19, 2019 to witness a full weekend of military and civilian aircraft performances and displays. For one Air Force family, a trip to the air show held more