ANDREWS AFB

Judges sworn into AF Court of Criminal Appeals

Story by Amn Michael Murphy on 10/11/2018 An investiture ceremony was held in the appellate courtroom here Oct. 9 for two Air Force judges joining the U.S Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals. Col. Michael A. Lewis and Col. Tom E. Posch, Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals appellate military
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11 SFS crowns top defenders

Story by Amn Michael Murphy on 10/05/2018 The 11th Security Forces Squadron hosted the first 11th SFS Defender's Challenge here Oct. 3. Teams of two defenders completed seven stations, testing their technical precision in weapon proficiency, urban combat, fitness, land navigation, first aid response and response to attack. "The intent
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JBA recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Story by Amn Michael Murphy on 10/05/2018 Col. Andrew Purath, JBA and 11th Wing commander, marked Domestic Violence Awareness Month by signing a proclamation at the West Fitness Center here Oct. 5, 2018. "Domestic violence, whether you realize it or not, is something that floats in and out of your
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Michigan's Most Lethal Soldier

Story by LTC John Hall on 10/05/2018 Grayling, Michigan Who is the most lethal Soldier in Michigan? If steel on target equals lethality, Spec. Gregory Burr, is the service member to beat. The Wyoming, Mich. based infantryman scored 1218 points in the Adjutant General's Combat Rifle and Pistol Competition at
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Fort Drum runners ready to take on Army Ten-Miler

Story by Michael Strasser on 10/03/2018 FORT DRUM, N.Y. (Oct. 3, 2018) -- Eighteen Soldiers from across the 10th Mountain Division (LI) earned their spots on this year's Fort Drum Ten-Miler Team and, having logged in several weeks of training, are ready to represent at the 34th Army Ten-Miler, Oct.
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Cyber Blitz 2018 gives ARCYBER opportunity to test new concepts, capabilities and techniques

Story by Steven Stover on 10/03/2018 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. Soldiers and Army Civilians from U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) and the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (CCoE) participated in Cyber Blitz 2018 (CB18) to exercise new concepts, capabilities and techniques for everything from offensive cyberspace operations (OCO) and
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EA-6B Prowler's final chapter being written at Al Udeid

Story by TSgt Ted Nichols on 09/28/2018 For over forty years the EA-6B Prowler has been at the forefront of military electronic warfare allowing high-profile air combat missions and many others to be successful from every aerial battlefield since Vietnam. With the U.S. Navy retiring their Prowler fleet in 2015
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AF selects 12 for Inter-American Squadron Officer School

Story by Richard Salomon on 09/25/2018 Twelve active-duty officers were recently selected to attend the Inter-American Squadron Officer School, or ISOS, at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, with the first of three classes starting in October 2018. The eight-week program is taught entirely in Spanish
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EOD test prototype of new job-specific fitness test

Story by Ilka Cole on 09/24/2018 During a deluge of rain, 21 explosive ordnance disposal technicians from seven bases across the Air Force ran a mile and a half to the gym and completed a timed 1,000-meter row. That was just the beginning of their 36-hour fitness test and assessment.
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Civil engineer team builds air-to-ground range in Lithuania

Story by 1st Lt. Susan Penning on 09/22/2018 MIDDLETOWN, Pa. - This summer, the 201st RED HORSE took their skills "across the pond," sending four rotations of Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen to Lithuania to help construct an air-to-ground military training range there. The new range, located at the Brig. Gen.
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Air National Guard executes 19 rescues during Hurricane Florence operations

Story by Capt. Matt Murphy on 09/18/2018 JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. --Air National Guard Search and Rescue (SAR) teams from the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, and the 106th Rescue Wing, New York Air National Guard, conducted rescue operations yesterday in support of Hurricane Florence resulting in 19 rescue
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