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  • Air Force warns Airmen of electronic cigarette risks

    The Air Force, much like the civilian population, is seeing a decrease in traditional tobacco use, but an increase in e-cigarette use.
  • Let’s remember Pearl Harbor and go on to victory

    Two members of the 47th Pursuit Squadron, now the 47th Fighter Squadron, which was attached to Wheeler Field came to this very conclusion. 2nd Lieutenants George Welch and Kenneth Taylor, Army Air Corps pilots, had just arrived to their first duty station on Hawaii less than a year prior .
  • 414th Fighter Group trains at the liberty wing

    U.S. Air Force Reserve Airmen assigned to the 414th Fighter Group at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., participated in their annual training Nov. 9 – 23, 2019 here.
  • Civic leaders tour Barry M. Goldwater Range

    944th Fighter Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen and 162nd Wing Arizona Air National Guardsmen partnered to offer civic leaders from Phoenix and Tucson a unique view of pilot training during the overnight trip.
  • Air Force Chief of Staff Takes in NASCAR Race with Total Force Recruiting

    The Air Force and Air Force Total Force Recruiting were on full display at the Bluegreen Vacations 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the ISM Raceway here Veterans Day weekend.Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein spent a day at the track visiting with Air Force recruiters, including Air Force Recruiting Service Commander Maj.
  • 944th FW unveils first F-35 Flagship

    The first F-35 Lightning II flagship for the 944th Fighter Wing was unveiled Nov. 3, 2019 here.
  • Recruiters recognized at annual conference

    Luke recruiters were recognized with multiple awards during this year’s Air Force Reserve Command recruiting conference in Orlando, Florida in October.
  • The 69th FS thwarts attack, saves base during WWII

    The 69th Fighter Squadron was activated on January 15, 1941 as the 69th Pursuit Group. They, like so many other squadrons at the time, were originally a training squadron. For the first two years, the 69th began training elite pilots to send to the fronts, both in Europe and the Pacific. However, in November of 1943, they received their mobilization orders to the Pacific Theater. The squadron was transferred to Brisbane, Australia, under the command of the 58th Fighter Group in 5th Air Force.
  • Air Force announces new officer developmental categories

    In an effort to enhance the officer talent management system and enable tailored and agile development, the Air Force is expanding the single Line of the Air Force promotion category into six distinct developmental categories, senior officials here announced Oct. 21.
  • Military Mental Health

    To help Airmen who may be struggling or those who just need to talk, the 944th Fighter Wing’s Director of Psychological Health is at the ready to address mental health concerns faced by these Airmen and their families.
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