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836th Cyberspace Operations Squadron Airman turns hobby into life-saving enterprise
May 7, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic caused personal protective equipment shortages across the healthcare industry, Staff Sgt. Austin Cooperrider, from the 836th Cyberspace Operations Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, did what seems like a simple thing … he pressed “PRINT.”

Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force visits AFCYBER units for cyber immersion
August 30, 2019
Gen. Stephen Wilson, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, meets with 690th Network Support Squadron Airmen at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 28. Wilson visited several 24th Air Force units to meet Airmen and hear about their cyber mission capabilities.

AFCYBER presents, participates in DEF CON 27
August 20, 2019
Cyber warfare operators set up their computer stations before a capture-the-flag competition during DEF CON 27 Hacking Conference in Las Vegas Aug. 8. The operators participated in a number of DEF CON events to showcase their knowledge and experience.

688th Cyberspace Wing welcomes new commander
July 1, 2019
Col. Steven Anderson (right) accepts command of the 688th Cyberspace Wing from Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, 24th Air Force commander, during the wing’s change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland June 25. Col. Eric DeLange relinquished command of the 688th CW during the ceremony.

‘Bricks in the Loop’ team hosts SA-area Girl Scouts
April 23, 2019
San Antonio-area Girl Scouts visit the 90th Cyberspace Operations Squadron “Bricks in the Loop” at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland for a tour April 19, 2019. “Bricks in the Loop” mimics an Air Force installation with items such as a fire station, police station, airport, jets and tanker trucks, all used to simulate real-world cyber systems in training cyber operators.

AFCYBER move streamlines ACC warfighting efforts
August 25, 2018
Air Forces Cyber is a triple-hatted organization including 24th Air Force, AFCYBER and Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber. Each fulfills a distinctly different purpose supporting an overall mission focus of delivering full-spectrum cyberspace operations in support of the Air Force, joint force and nation. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann)

AFCYBER vice commander receives star during ceremony
July 25, 2018
Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, Air Forces Cyber commander, administers the Oath of Office to Brig. Gen. Michelle Hayworth, AFCYBER vice commander, during her promotion ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland July, 16. In June, Hayworth re-joined AFCYBER from Air Force Space Command. She previously served in AFCYBER, most recently as the 688th Cyberspace Wing Commander.

24th Air Force joins Air Combat Command, welcomes new commander
July 18, 2018
Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, presents the 24th Air Force guidon to Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, who assumed command of the 24th Air Force during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland July 17. Twenty Fourth Air Force was reassigned to a new major command and welcomed Skinner during the ceremony.

Cyber Protection Team Conference links cyber pros, best practices
July 3, 2018
Col. Brian Denman, 567th Cyberspace Operations Group commander, briefs Cyber Protection Team Conference 18-1 attendees at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, June 26, 2018. The three day, 567th COG-hosted conference gathered Total Force and joint cyber professionals to share best practices to improve operational CPT effectiveness. U.S. Cyber Command CPTs defend national and DOD networks and systems against threats, as part of the combatant command’s Cyber Mission Force.