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  • 8AF dedicates new memorial

    A new memorial flag pole was dedicated here Thursday in honor of Eighth Air Force Airmen and their service to their country. Lieutenant Gen. Robert Elder, Eighth Air Force commander, dedicated the new flag pole located at the northwest corner of the Eighth Air Force building grounds. It recognizes the service of past, current and future members of
  • Eighth Air Force names Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    Eighth Air Force announced its 2006 Outstanding Airmen of the Year during a banquet March 7 at the Horseshoe Riverdome. The Outstanding Airmen were chosen from nine of 8th Air Force's 10 wings and headquarters. The Outstanding Airmen of the Year program is designed to recognize Airman and civilian superior performers of the year and were chosen
  • 426 IOS Airman Shows off Soccer Skills

    In December of 2006, SrA Steven Delaney, a Mission Management technician from the 426th Information Operations Squadron, was selected to attend the Air Force Soccer team trials hosted by McDill AFB, Florida from 28 December through 23 January. SrA Delaney was 1 of 44 people selected Air-Force Wide, based on previous experience and skill level,
  • Network Warfare integrated at RED FLAG

    Today, the Air Force is bringing another weapon system to bear in the 21st century battlespace of cyber warfare. This new warfighting capability is the Air Force's own cyber warriors armed with the latest technology designed to operate, protect, exploit, and attack computer network systems. The 67th Network Warfare Wing is on the cutting edge of
  • Eighth Air Force deploys to CENTAF FWD

    Eighth Air Force Airmen packed up and headed out to a forward operating location in Southwest Asia in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. Approximately 40 Airmen deployed recently to the Combined Air Operations Center, filling key roles in leading the air operations portion of the Global War on Terror. The Airmen are filling tasking
  • Air Force leaders to discuss new 'Cyber Command'

    Air Force leaders are gathering in early November to discuss plans for creation of a new command, one chartered with flying and fighting in cyber space. Cyberspace became an official Air Force domain, like air and space, on Dec. 7, 2005, when Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. T. Michael Moseley
  • 8th Air Force to become new cyber command

    During a media conference here Nov. 2, Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne said the 8th Air Force would become the new Air Force Cyberspace Command. "I am announcing the steps the Air Force is taking towards establishing an Air Force Cyberspace Command," the secretary said. "The new Cyberspace Command is designated as the 8th Air Force...
  • 47 FS supports Army troops on ground

    A terrorist cell has been located. The Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controller assigned to the Army Battalion calls the A-10 Thunderbolt orbiting overhead with target coordinates description and location of friendly. The pilot verifies the target information and the next radio call from the JTAC is "cleared hot" followed by a loud explosion and
  • B-2 Spirit exceeds mission standard

    The B-2 achieved a milestone when it exceeded Air Combat Command's fully mission capable rate standard of 51 percent in June, a feat not achieved since September 2004. Keeping the B-2 ready for war is an effort that requires the hard work and support of everyone who works on base, said Col. Bob Dulong, 509th Maintenance Group commander. For a B-2
  • Air Force changes network operations structure

    Eighth Air Force formally stood up the Air Force Network Operations Command structure, or AFNETOPS Command, during a ceremony here Wednesday. The move is part of a larger Air Force reorganization of its network operations structure designed to better support the warfighter. It puts all Air Force units charged with network operations under the
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