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Thu
21
Dec

New York Air National Guard, Canadian Airmen Will Track Santa on Christmas Eve

By Timothy Jones, New York National Guard — (DoD News) — Rome, New York — December 21, 2017.

New York Air National Guards men and Royal Canadian Air Force personnel from the Eastern Air Defense Sector will play a key role Christmas Eve as the North American Aerospace Defense Command tracks Santa Claus and his reindeer.

Wed
20
Dec

Facteur structurant de la puissance, l’espace est aussi un formidable outil de coopération

Commission de la défense nationale et des forces armées — Audition du général Jean-Pascal Breton, commandant interarmées de l’espace — Paris, le 20 décembre 2017.

La défense française dispose du spectre complet des capacités spatiales : l’observation de la Terre, l’écoute électromagnétique, les télécommunications, les systèmes de positionnement et la surveillance de l’espace. L'investissement est significatif.

Fri
15
Dec

Guardsmen on Firewatch In California Skies

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By Eric Durr, New York National Guard — (DoD News) — Syracuse, New York — Syracuse, New York.

Nine members of the New York Air National Guard’s 174th Attack Wing have deployed to assist the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Attack Wing in flying the MQ-9 Reaper helping local authorities fight the massive Thomas Fire in Southern California.

Fri
17
Nov

Air National Guard Strikes Hard at ‘Combat Hammer’ Exercise

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By Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Robert Shepherd, 132nd Wing, Iowa Air National Guard — (DoD News) — Duke Field — Florida November 17, 2017.

Airmen with Air National Guard units supported and piloted MQ-9 Reaper UAV during Operation Combat Hammer, the first operational air-to-ground weapons evaluation for the ANG that includes the Reaper.

Thu
16
Nov

Checkered Flag Training Exercise Hones All-Weather Fighter Operations

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By Air Force Airman 1st Class Isaiah Soliz, 325th Fighter Wing — (DoD News) — Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida — November 16, 2017.

The 366th Fighter Wing “Gunfighters” from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, deployed to participate in the large-scale aerial exercise Checkered Flag 18-1 and Combat Archer, a Weapons System Evaluation Program.

Thu
09
Nov

Military Aviation Leaders Discuss Readiness, Urge Budget Certainty

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 By Lisa Ferdinando — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. — November 9, 2017.

Top aviation military officials from the four services addressed Congress today on aviation readiness, all underscoring the urgent need for predictable budgets.

Fri
27
Oct

Japan-Based Marines Conduct Nighttime Aerial Refueling Training

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By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Stephen Campbell — (DoD News) — Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan — October 27, 2017.

To improve operational readiness and enhance pilot proficiency, squadrons should complete at least five successful movement-to-contact scenarios with tankers every 180 days.

Tue
24
Oct

Combat Search, Rescue Exercise Pacific Thunder Begins in South Korea

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By Air Force Airman 1st Class Gwendalyn Smith, 51st Fighter Wing — (DoD News) — Pyeongtaek, South Korea — October 24, 2017.

One of the largest joint combat search and rescue exercises in the Pacific region, Exercise Pacific Thunder 18-1, kicked into full swing yesterday at Osan Air Base, South Korea.

Thu
19
Oct

Air Force Drones Help California Firefighters Combat Wildfires

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By Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gregory Solman, 163rd Attack Wing — (DoD News) — March Air Reserve Base, California — October 19, 2017.

MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft are again in the air to help combat this year’s wildfires, which were ravaging California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. 

Wed
18
Oct

La base aérienne 118 de Mont-de-Marsan célèbre les compagnons de la Libération

Source : Armée de l'Air ─ Paris, le 18 octobre 2017.

Vendredi 6 octobre 2017, la base aérienne (BA) 118 « Colonel Constantin Rozanoff » de Mont-de-Marsan a accueilli la journée de partage de mémoire des familles de Compagnon de la Libération. Cette année, elle était consacrée aux trois unités aériennes Compagnon de la Libération encore en activité

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