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  • Secretary of AF visits Eglin

    Heather Wilson tours both local bases.
  • Deployable landing system gives pilots global reach

    Airmen with the 46th Test Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, worked for several months to learn the setup process and basic maintenance of the D-ILS system. Their efforts will help standardize the setup checklists all air traffic control systems Airmen will use assembling D-ILS units around the globe. Developed runways have permanent systems, but undeveloped runways sometimes have no electronic landing system capability. D-ILS provides instrument landing capabilities where they never existed, or where they have been degraded by enemy action or natural disasters. It facilitates humanitarian relief operations and supports the 24-hour, 365-day potential operational footprint of the U.S. Air Force.
  • Eglin fire department joins FEMA responders to remember 9/11

    The Eglin fire department joined FEMA Hurricane Irma responders for a short 9/11 remembrance here.
  • AFRL kicks off Commander’s Challenge 2017

    DAYTON, Ohio – The 2017 Air Force Research Laboratory Commander’s Challenge kicked off with teams and leaders from around Air Force Materiel Command coming together for a three-day conference at the Wright Brothers Institute Tec^Edge Innovation and Collaboration Center here Aug. 2, 2017.  AFRL Commander Maj. Gen. William T. Cooley opened the 10th
  • Responders include new life-saving tactics to shooter protocols

    Fire and security forces incorporate new tactics into active shooter.
  • Airman launches youth mentorship program

    A 96th Test Wing Airman partnered with Okaloosa Regional Juvenile Detention Center to launch an Eglin-based youth mentorship program.
  • AFMC commander talks goals, successes at CC call

    AFMC commander visited the base, held a CC call.
  • Benefield Anechoic Facility hosts B-52 for HERO testing

    A B-52 Stratofortress from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, is undergoing Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance testing in the Benefield Anechoic Facility.   The test was requested by the B-52 Program Office at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to comply with a recent mandate from the Air Force Safety Office,
  • Airman becomes first resource officer to Eglin Elementary

    Students at Eglin Elementary School will have another friendly face to greet them each morning as they enter the school. Staff Sgt. Justin Hogg from the 96th Security Forces Squadron was recently hired as the elementary's school resource officer.
  • Defense Secretary visits Eglin

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter visited local Air Force bases including Eglin.
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