More than 200 Kunsan Airmen left the base early Sept. 14 to participate in Red Flag-Alaska.
As a young Air Force brat, Lt. Col. John Wynne
dreamed of one day being an officer just like his dad.
The 482nd FW has evacuated 25 F-16 fighter jets along with dozens of maintenance personnel to Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, as a precaution for Tropical Storm Hanna's projected path up the Florida coast on Sept. 3.
In a change of command ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Edward Rice Jr., commander of US Forces Japan and 5th AF, Col. David Stilwell became the new commander of the 35th FW in Hangar 949 at 9:30 a.m. Monday.
The 14th Fighter Squadron will tackle its second Iraq deployment in less than two years with the hindsight of experience.
Over European castles, Middle Eastern deserts and Pacific islands, F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots are soaring in ever-increasing numbers.
Leadership of the 35th Fighter Wing will change hands later this month with current commander Col. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy headed for a new assignment in Hawaii, base officials announced last week.
Instead of the Fighting Falcon's roar, the hum of a turboprop engine will carry the 174th Fighter Wing's weapon system of the future into the skies -- but the pilots will stay on the ground half a world away.
Israel unveils it's newest F-16I Squadron with a ceremony held on July 10, 2008 at a yet unknown air base in the southern part of Israel.
The 56th FW is officially under new leadership as Col. Kurt Neubauer
assumed command from Brig. Gen. Tom Jones during a change of command ceremony at Luke AFB, July 9.
More than 6,000 people in the local area took the afternoon off to venture out to Eielson Air Force Base for the 2008 "Soaring into Solstice" Thunderbirds Show June 24.
The 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn. had the distinct honor of having Lt General Craig R. McKinley, Director of the ANG present the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award to the dedicated men and women of the wing at an awards ceremony in Duluth, Minn. on June 15, 2008.
The walls are decorated with old Soviet Union propaganda, urging admirers of the art to note a "Glory to the Soviet People -- The Creator of Powerful Aviation", and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics flags with the infamous hammer and sickle graphic are spread throughout the building.
Reported via Air Force Times is a AP story saying the Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich last ditch efforts to keep 15 ANG F-16s belonging to the 183rd FW have failed.
The 147th marked this day in history when it ceremoniously sent off the last of its F-16 aircraft to make room for the MQ-1 Predator and a new name – the 147th Reconnaissance Wing.