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  • Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations

    Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.
  • Holiday letter to Airmen of the Mighty Eighth 2017

    Airmen of the Mighty Eighth, This year we celebrated 75 years of Bomber Legacy. Our re-organization going into 2018 will only make us stronger.
  • B-52 upgrade arrives in the Middle East

    The B-52 Stratofortress’ assigned to the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron operating out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar became the first B-52’s in the U.S. Air Force to employ the conventional rotary launcher upgrade in combat operations on Nov. 18.
  • 595th CACG marks one year, looks to maximize capabilities

    The 595th Command and Control Group celebrated its one year anniversary as a group in October 2017, and they’ve spent that year working to excel in their mission.The group stood up in October 2016 in order to align under Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force. The group’s mission is to ensure U.S. strategic deterrence and enable
  • 5 MUNS: Armament systems maintainers help keep bombs on target

    Airmen from the 5th Munitions Squadron are responsible for maintaining and repairing various equipment at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. An armament systems maintainer’s duties include inspecting, repairing and maintaining the B-52H Stratofortress’ munitions related equipment and assuring aircraft can put bombs on target. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)
  • Eighth Air Force commander rallies Airmen at all call

    The latest Eighth Air Force Commander's Call revealed the unit's current and future ops tempo, reorganization and top Airmen, December 7.
  • CATM hits the mark with training

    Combat arms instructors are security forces personnel who train military members on proper weapon use. These instructors teach up to three classes a day, with an average of 20 students in each class. Safety is vital when firing a weapon and when the instructors are out on the line with students, they take every precaution to ensure everyone leaves unharmed.
  • JTACs and aircrews participate in joint exercise over PRTC

    Ellsworth aircrews worked side-by-side with members of the 582nd Helicopter Group and Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force, during a joint-training exercise over the Powder River Training Complex from Dec. 4 to 8, 2017.The exercise provided each unit an opportunity to integrate with Air Force Global Strike
  • Preparing our Lancer aircrew

    “Recently Dyess has developed and executed a unique support system for all Air Force Global Strike Command users in the Lancer Airspace,” says Lt. Col. William Alcorn, 7th Operations Support Squadron mission training center director.This support systems consists of a repurposed control vehicle acting as a moving target truck that tows a