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  • 75 years of American Airmen: Past, present, future

    On Feb. 1, 1942, the history of today’s 8th Air Force began to write its story. With milestones such as the Doolittle Raid and Operation Linebacker II, it’s no surprise that the 8th Air Force made a lasting legacy and is known today as the “Mighty Eighth.”

  • Airmen help provide homes for the holidays

    Curled up by a warm fire with their family and sipping from a piping hot cup of cocoa, they look out the window to see the gentle snow fall lightly across the Black Hills of South Dakota. They laugh, play games and enjoy the holidays from the warmth and safety of their home.

  • 8 AF commander engages with bomber Airmen at Andersen AFB

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, 8th Air Force commander, stops to talk with an Airman at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Nov. 30, 2016. Bussiere’s objective is to spend time with Airmen of the “Mighty Eighth,” and to share his command focus on discipline, excellence and pride. (U.S. Air

  • New 8th Air Force commander lays out priorities

    Commander’s calls are a military tradition that serve a much greater purpose than having a monthly or quarterly mandatory meeting. Most importantly, they serve as an opportunity for commanders to speak face-to-face with their Airmen about Air Force topics and to recognize members for their