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  • Accelerating Change: 505th CCW trains 20th FW staff on ACE C2

    The 505th Command and Control Wing completed its third iteration of Agile Combat Employment command and control training with the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, in preparation for the 20th FW’s execution of Exercise IRON HAND in late August.
  • Air Force declares TACP mobile communications system ‘combat ready’

    The U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command recently declared the initial operational capability for the tactical air control party mobile communications system Block 2 system ‘combat ready’ at the recommendation of the 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida.
  • Airman Leadership School: Building future leaders

    Airman Leadership School prepares senior Airman and recently appointed staff sergeants for their new roles as supervisors. During these weeks, the Airman will re-learn what it takes to be a true Airman. From Airmanship to the core values to professionalism, reinforcing that Air Force mentality is a focal point, not only for the Airmen attending, but also for the instructors.
  • 505th Command and Control Wing Supports Navy Large Scale Exercise 21

    U.S. Airmen from the 505th Combat Training Squadron and the 505th Communications Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla., are supporting the U.S. Navy Large Scale Exercise 21 – the biggest U.S. Navy exercise in a generation, according to Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday, July 28 - August 16.
  • Air Force releases additional dress and appearance changes

    New dress and appearance updates will soon be released following feedback, testing from Airmen and reviews conducted as a part of the 2020 Air Force Uniform Board.
  • WIDOW: Nellis Airmen use modern mission planning software tailor-made for ABMS

    Nellis Airmen are utilizing the modern software application WIDOW (Web-based Information Dominant Warfare) to digitize the tactical-level mission planning process.
  • RF 21-3 integrates Space with next generation warfighting

    In an interview from 2020, Chief of Space Operations Gen. John Raymond touched on America’s great power competitors and how they are improving their space capabilities. This has fueled U.S. joint and allied partners to invest, train and replicate in space along with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to integrate with current air-to-air and air-to-land tactical assets.
  • Red Flag 21-3 uses Joint Training to Enhance Interoperability

    Red Flag exercises have been around for 46 years, and the concept was created to tactically train fighter pilots. Through these exercises, multiple coalition forces and joint sister services come together three times a year to train in a simulated, safe environment with threat-replicating aircraft.
  • 53rd Wing executes Black Flag 21-2

    The 53rd Wing conducted Black Flag 21-2, the largest Black Flag to date July 13-16, 2021. The three-day large force joint test event occurred included more than 30 Air Force and Navy aircraft. 
  • Nellis Aggressor Nation, F-35 pilots ‘punish’ blue air to develop unstoppable force

    During Red Flag-Nellis 21-3, blue air participants will for the first time go head-to-head with F-35 Lightning II aggressor pilots, making already daunting training scenarios all that more difficult to successfully overcome.
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