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  • Black history AWACS flight honors Tuskegee Airmen

    Members of the 552nd Air Control Wing made history of their own March 4 as they honored the heritage of black aviators. An all-Black aircrew participated in an E-3 Airborne Warning and Control Systems sortie.
  • 2020 Vice Chief’s Challenge winners announced

    The challenge, which launched in February 2020, focused on identifying time-consuming tasks that provide the least direct value to generating combat effects; proposing innovative solutions to streamline current processes through the novel application of technology; and partnering directly with Headquarters Air Force to bring Airmen’s voices to ongoing efforts, including solution-generation and beta-testing of cutting-edge technologies that return time to Airmen.
  • KC-46 tests command and control during ABMS onramp 3

    The 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Detachment 1 from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, participated in the most recent Advanced Battle Management System onramp experiment during exercise Valiant Shield at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, September 15-25, 2020.
  • 605 TES, Det 1 provides tactical command and control during Astral Knight

    The 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES), Detachment 1, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, recently participated in Astral Knight 20, a U.S. Air Forces Europe (USAFE)-led integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) exercise in Germany and Poland.
  • AFMC, AFGSC establish Weapons System Lead Wing Collaboration Program

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., AFMC Commander, and Gen. Timothy M. Ray, AFGSC Commander, cosigned a memorandum aimed at developing deeper collaboration between the program offices and operational wings, providing a venue for acquisition and operational Airmen to gain insight into each other’s communities, while creating a culture of continuous cooperation, collaboration and innovation.
  • ACC commander visits flying wings

    Gen. Mike Holmes, the commander of Air Combat Command, recently visited ACC flying wings one last time to connect with Airmen and aircrews. The visit was planned to provide commander’s intent regarding training priorities, share information about recent mishaps with instructors and leaders, and update Airmen on challenges facing ACC and the Air Force.
  • Briggs takes command of Det 1, 605 TES

    Lt. Col. Dameion Briggs assumed command of Detachment 1, 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron from Lt. Col. Scott Gregg during a virtual change of command ceremony at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, on June 2. Lt. Col. Carly Sims, commander of the 605th TES, Hurlburt Field, Florida, presided over the ceremony remotely.
  • DOD Issues Flexible Instructions on Response to Coronavirus

    The Defense Department has issued instructions to the armed services and department heads on how to respond to the implications of the growing coronavirus outbreak.
  • 960th flies with the Royal Australian Air Force

    No distance is too far for the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron, especially when it means integrating with international partners like AustraliaThe 960th AACS traveled to Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown earlier this month to test the capabilities of the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System with the Australian version of the
  • ACC defines HUR-RY, TOR-RY framework

    While specific start dates of tornado seasons vary based on region, they can happen at any time, day or night. On the other hand, Hurricane Season recently began on June 1 and will extend to Nov. 30. Due to catastrophic weather events that took place throughout the past 12 year, including Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence, the Air Force Severe Weather Readiness Assessment team recently developed an action plan for all at-risk installations across the United States.
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