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Sept. 7, 2018

Face of Defense: Namesake Davy Crockett Descendant Serves in Iowa Air Guard

Air Force Master Sgt. David "Davy" Crockett, a member of the Iowa Air National Guard, is a direct descendant and namesake of "Davy" Crockett, the famous Tennessee frontiersman.

Sept. 5, 2018

First Invisible Wounds Center Opens at Eglin Air Force Base

The 96th Medical Group held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Air Force’s first Invisible Wounds Center at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

Sept. 5, 2018

Face of Defense: Rwanda-Born Airman Finds Success in Service

When he was a youth in Rwanda, Karl Mutangana dreamed of achieving a better life. Today, Mutangana successfully serves as a senior airman and supply liaison for F-35 Lightning II aircraft parts with the 96th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

Aug. 29, 2018

Airmen Make it Rain Soldiers

Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing and soldiers from the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division participated in a joint exercise to airdrop equipment and personnel at two drop zones during Exercise Predictable Iron at Fort Bragg, N.C.’s Pope Field.

Aug. 28, 2018

U.S., Romanian Troops Work Together in Survival Training

Survival, evasion, rescue and escape specialists conducted training with American and Romanian air force pilots during Carpathian Summer 2018, a bilateral training exercise designed to enhance interoperability and readiness of forces.

Aug. 27, 2018

U.S. Air Force Supports Premier British Air Force Exercise

The U.S. Air Force's 492nd Fighter Squadron sent several F-15E Strike Eagles to support the British Royal Air Force’s premier air combat training exercise, Typhoon Warrior.

Aug. 24, 2018

Sequenced Bomber Missions to Australia Showcase Alliance

Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two training missions with Australia's defense force as part of exercise Pitch Black 18.

Aug. 24, 2018

Fallen Air Force MOH Recipient Joins Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes

Medal of Honor recipient fallen Air Force Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman was inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes for his courageous actions during the battle at Takur Ghar mountain in Afghanistan, March 4, 2002.

Aug. 23, 2018

Hawaii Braces as Hurricane Lane Threatens

The Hawaii National Guard and active-duty military personnel are standing by in case they are needed as Hurricane Lane approaches the island state, National Guard Bureau officials said.

Aug. 23, 2018

Face of Defense: Twin Airmen Pursue Education, Future Commission Together

Twin brothers Airman 1st Class Leland Spratt and Airman 1st Class Lemuel Spratt, who serve together at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., decided the Air Force was the best service branch for them to acquire new job skills and further their educations.

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