It's brightly painted in red and white and definitely one of a kind.
Families and friends gathered to welcome home approximately 400 20th Fighter Wing Airmen from a five-month deployment to Osan AB, Republic of Korea, September 19.
The 480th Fighter Squadron restarted its flying hour program this summer after the squadron stopped flying in April due to Air Force wide budget reductions driven by sequestration.
Pilots in the 555th Fighter Squadron are overcoming various challenges as they return to flying status after a three-month hiatus from the cockpit due to sequestration.
Temporary funding for flying hours has been restored, allowing the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron to resume training flights again through the end of fiscal year 2013.
Members of the 55th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron and the Shooter Aircraft Maintenance Unit recently arrived as part of the theater support package, a continuous fighter and maintenance unit rotation to Osan and Kunsan Air Bases.
Six F-16s from the Colorado Air National Guard 140th Wing along with more than 60 ground personnel took off from Buckley Air Force Base early Tuesday morning on en route to a military training exercise in Jordan.
More than 250 Airmen and 14 F-16 Fighting Falcons from Aviano Air Base returned from a training mission to Zaragoza Air Base, Spain, March 27.
The 79th Fighter Squadron 'Tigers' launched eight F-16 Fighting Falcons during a day and night time mission to kickoff of Red Flag 13-3 on February 25.
A detachment of F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Dutch Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) is conducting combat training exercises in conjunction with Marine Corps Air Station Yuma based squadrons over Barry M. Goldwater Range West, Feb. 3 – 23.
"You can't walk into the Super Bowl with a new team," said Master Sgt. Brian McRory, 480th Fighter Squadron superintendent, "The team has to have worked together and have chemistry."
The 421st Fighter Squadron from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is participating in the U.S. Marine Corps Integrated Training Exercise Jan. 21-Feb. 2.
Pilots, maintainers, support people and F-16 Fighting Falcons from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, are participating in both Red Flag 13-2 and Green Flag 13-3 until Feb. 1. This is the first time the 480th Fighter Squadron has participated in both flag exercises at the same time.
The AirForceTimes reports that the 2013 Defence Authorisation Bill proposes airforce cuts which includes the retirement of 21 F-16s, all from the 132nd Fighter Wing based at Des Moine, Iowa.
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