ANDREWS AFB

America's Thunder takes command as ARCENT Force Field Artillery Headquarters

Story by 1LT Jeffrey Dallin Belnap on 05/19/2018 AL MINHAD AIRBASE, United Arab Emirates Partnership was the underlying theme during the transfer of authority ceremony held May 14 at Al Minhad Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Members of the 65th Field Artillery Brigade, 75th FA BDE, Emirati Land Forces, and
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ALS honors alumnus during naming ceremony

Story by TSgt R.J. Biermann on 05/15/2018 Rogers was formerly assigned to the 67th and 688th Cyberspace Wings and graduated from the JBSA ALS. Rogers died May 20, 2016, from injuries sustained after saving a family from a burning building in the Songtan shopping district April 29, 2016, while assigned
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CIWT Hosts Domain XO/OIC Team-Building, Off-Site Meeting

Story by Glenn Sircy on 05/10/2018 PENSACOLA, Fla. The Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT) hosted a domain-wide executive officer and officer in charge team-building, off-site meeting May 8-10. All around the fleet, commands large and small routinely assemble at offsite locations to take a step away from their day-to-day
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An AFMS look at aeromedical evacuation

Story by Karina Luis on 05/10/2018 An AFMS look at an aeromedical evacuation mission from the 11th Medical Group Aeromedical Staging Facility at Joint Base Andrews, Md., the primary East Coast hub for aeromedical evacuations, returning sick or injured patients from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East to the U.S.
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Released detainees arrive at JBA

Story by SrA Emma James on 05/10/2018 Three Americans detained in North Korea arrived at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland and were greeted by President Donald J. Trump, First Lady Melania, and a host of service members, May 10. Kim Dong Chul, Kim Hak-song and Kim Sang Duk arrived at JBA
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Monument dedication honors JBA namesake

Story by SrA Emma James on 05/09/2018 Officials unveiled a memorial monument May 3 dedicated to Lt. Gen. Frank Maxwell Andrews and crew members of the B-24 Liberator, "Hot Stuff," which crashed on nearby Mt. Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 75 years before. Andrews, members of his support staff and crew members died
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U.S. AND ICELAND REMEMBER WWII HEROES WITH MONUMENT DEDICATION

Story by PO3 Evan Parker on 05/08/2018 "Their sacrifice and commitment to a cause far greater than themselves represents the proud heritage and tradition of honour that is the core identity of today's U.S. Air Force," said Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark, 3rd Air Force commander. Clark, joined by Col.
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JBA celebrates 75th anniversary

Story by Amn Michael Murphy on 05/07/2018 JBA celebrated its 75th anniversary of serving the National Capital Region by hosting an event for service members here, May 2. The event, which featured guest speakers and performances by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard drill team and the U.S. Air Force'
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Firefighters combine forces, improve life-saving skills

Story by A1C Eugene Oliver on 04/30/2018 Firefighters from the 23d Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) along with firefighters from the Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) conducted joint live-fire training, April 24-25, here. The training was geared towards allowing the firefighters to gain more experience fighting aircraft fires and being able to
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Strength in recovery: victim becomes advocate

Story by Amn Michael Murphy on 04/30/2018 (Editor's note: The following story includes references to an actual sexual assault that some readers, especially those who are sexual assault survivors themselves, may find disturbing.) It was not the 21st birthday she was expecting. She got off of work at midnight, and
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FSR, it's not just another military acronym

Story by SrA Megan Floyd on 04/29/2018 U.S. Airmen assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Fighter Wing have completed training throughout the last few months here in response to a mass directive aimed at the Air Force from Gen. David Goldfein, the Chief of Staff of the
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