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AFIMSC fast tracks range initiative to boost ATF readiness
February 7, 2024
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Mission Ready Airmen Case Studies: Data wins battles
January 16, 2024
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Mission Ready Airmen Case Studies: Innovative Flurry
January 5, 2024
Mission Ready Airmen Case Studies: Innovative Flurry

Mission Ready Airmen Case Studies: Operation TIDAL WAVE
December 20, 2023
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Mission Ready Airmen Case Studies: Two A-10 pilots, the tank destroyers
November 30, 2023
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Mission Ready Airmen Case Studies: Chief Master Sgt. Richard Etchberger
November 22, 2023
Chief Master Sgt. Richard "Dick" Etchberger was an Air Force senior noncommissioned officer and skilled radar technician who was killed after saving the lives of some of his crew during a fierce battle at Lima Site 85 during the Vietnam War. Etchberger received the Medal of Honor posthumously in 2010.  (Courtesy photo)

Mission Ready Airmen Case Studies: Readiness to meet emergencies
November 20, 2023
Expansion for the Korean War placed great strains on the single point of entry for BMT, Lackland AFB.  To cope with its population explosion of over 75,000 new trainees and instructors, tent cities emerged—a long Air Force tradition.

Aviation History: First Lt. Thomas Selfridge died during aerial mishap in Wright Military Flyer, but there's more to his legacy
November 8, 2023
First Lt. Thomas Selfridge was recognized for his humanitarian work in the wake of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906.  He was stationed at the Presidio of Monterrey, currently an Air Education and Training Command language training location. (Courtesy photo)

Air Force releases new memo, doctrine on mission command
September 19, 2023
Airman 1st Class Zackery Easley, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team ceremonial guardsman, greets Vietnam War veterans

Air Force releases new memo, doctrine on mission command
August 17, 2023

Cyberspace Citizen Airmen reinforce interoperability during Exercise AGILE BLIZZARD UNIFIED VISION
July 10, 2023
U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Laramie Grisba, a radio frequency transmission systems specialist, 55th Combat Communications Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma attaches a high frequency radio communication device to a protective frame while getting communications set up in Coldfoot, Alaska as part of Exercise AGILE BLIZZARD-UNIFIED VISION Phase II on June 11, 2023. The equipment for the Alaska portion of the exercise was powered, almost exclusively, by electrical power derived from the convoy vehicles and batteries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dana Tourtellotte)

Airmen to see changes in deployment cycles with AFFORGEN
June 27, 2023
The Air Force has announced its plans to replace the Air Expeditionary Force deployment model with the Air Force Generation model. The graphic shown outlines the four phases that will cover a 24-month period. AFFORGEN, model ensures a sustainable force offering of Airmen and airpower to the Joint Force. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

Mission Monday: Expeditionary and Readiness Training
May 15, 2023
Photo of David Clifford with AFIMSC shield

New deployed medical training to expand medical skills, build multi-capable medics
May 1, 2023
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Language, regional expertise and culture as an ACE enabler on “The Air Force Starts Here” podcast
March 3, 2023
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Vice Chief’s Challenge calls Airmen to operationalize Agile Combat Employment
February 16, 2023
The Department of the Air Force 2023 Vice Chief's Challenge begins Feb. 21, 2023. The goal is to find innovative responses to challenges affecting Agile Combat Employment. Submissions are due by May 22, 2023. Airmen whose ideas move forward in the challenge will be paired with innovators from across the force, to include key players on the Air Force headquarters staff who advocate to adopt similar concepts. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Douglas Landry)

Air Force operationalizes ACE concept, addresses today’s changing threat environment
June 27, 2022
U.S. Air Force Airmen prepare to offload fuel from a C-130J Super Hercules July 21, 2021, at Tinian International Airport, Tinian, during Pacific Iron 2021. Pacific Iron 2021 is a Pacific Air Forces dynamic force employment operation to project forces into United States Indo-Pacific Command’s area of responsibility in support of a more lethal, adaptive, and resilient force.

AETC, STARCOM commanders discuss training, readiness
March 8, 2022
AETC, STARCOM commanders discuss training, readiness
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command.