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  • OC-ALC commander signs third Educational Partnership Agreement

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex commander signed an Educational Partnership Agreement with Oklahoma Christian University April 28, 2021. This is the third such partnership the OC-ALC has formed with a local university in the last year.
  • From dog handler to legal chief: Airman ascends ranks from quiet liftoff

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Lt. Col. Dan Watson traded his oak leaf for the silver eagle May 1 within the same gates as his first assignment, joining the tiny 1 percent of active-duty personnel who have achieved a rank of colonel or higher in the Air Force.But Watson, now chief of acquisition law for the Air Force Materiel Command Law
  • 609th AOC optimizes ATO production, first to use KRADOS operationally

    U.S. Air Forces Central’s 609th Air Operations Center made history this week when it became the first AOC to operationally utilize the Kessel Run All Domain Operations Suite to plan and execute the Master Air Attack Plan. The KRADOS suite of applications, which was developed by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Detachment 12—also known as Kessel Run—is being implemented to phase out the legacy Theater Battle Management Core System, and is the future system for all AOCs across the Air Force.
  • B-52 Hypersonic Kill Chain Employment Success

    A B-52 Stratofortress from the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, conducted a successful simulated hypersonic kill chain employment from sensor to shooter and back during Northern Edge 21, May 5, 2021.
  • Airmen share COVID experiences

    “You think you’re healthy and doing everything right until something happens that could change everything,” said 1st. Lt. Amanda Smies, a senior engineer at the Quick Reaction Capability Branch here. Smies was rushed to the emergency room, where she was confirmed positive with COVID-19. She had been completely asymptomatic until that point.
  • F-15EX takes to the Alaska skies for deep end test

    Just weeks after delivery to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, the F-15EX – both 001 and 002 – have taken to the Alaska skies for Northern Edge 21, May 3-14, 2021.
  • Skyborg ACS has successful first flight

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – The Skyborg leadership team conducted a two-hours and ten minute flight test April 29 of the Skyborg autonomy core system (ACS) aboard a Kratos UTAP-22 tactical unmanned vehicle at Tyndall AFB, Florida.  Termed Milestone 1 of the Autonomous Attritable Aircraft Experimentation (AAAx) campaign, the ACS performed
  • AFWERX presents to Joint Requirements Oversight Council at commercial-military partnership event

    AUSTIN, Texas – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s AFWERX program co-organized and participated in an event April 9 at Austin’s Capital Factory and UT-Austin, that championed commercial-military innovation and collaboration to the Joint Requirements Oversight Council.As a statutory council to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the JROC
  • Air Force awards first airworthiness approval for human flight in AFWERX Agility Prime electric aircraft program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The U.S. Air Force has awarded the first airworthiness approval for a manned electric aircraft to BETA Technologies, a partner in the AFWERX Agility Prime Program. This enables BETA to begin flying its ALIA aircraft in the Agility Prime program. The airworthiness award from the Air Force is the latest
  • Robins addresses Digital Air Base Wing

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – The April Robins Proud Forum held April 27 served as a status update for the 78th Digital Air Base Wing campaign at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

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