For the final time, the F-16s of the Virginia ANG made their last operational flights bringing to an end a long history of flying aircraft in Richmond, Virginia.
After more than 50 years in Milwaukee the 440th Airlift Wing officially moved back to Pope AFB in North Carolina.
Members of the 8th Fighter Wing and the Republic of Korea air force have teamed up for a joint training exercise June 8 at Kunsan Air Base.
Two F-16CJs track a pair of vehicles full of known Al Qaeda insurgents. The vehicles stop at a location free of collateral damage, and command makes the decision. The fighters drop precision guided munitions and destroy the vehicles.
The term "joint operations" in todays military is thought of American service members carrying out missions with service members from different branches of the U.S. military or coalition partners working together.
This past Sunday saw the 522nd FS 'Fireballs' depart for there final deployment from Cannon Air Force base. This time to the island of Guam. On there return the Squadron & Fighter Wing will be inactivated.
More than 60 years of flying and fighting history closed May 23 as the 523rd Fighter Squadron, also known as the Crusaders, inactivated during ceremonies at The Landing.
In medieval times, knights and royal families used heraldic symbols to identify themselves and remember their heritage.
Air National Guard F-16s from the 112th & 125th Fighter squadrons are on route to Iraq. Jets departed from Toledo Airport Wednesday heading for a brief stop over in Europe before reaching there destination.
The 388th Fighter Wing received three F-16s from Cannon Air Force Base's 27th Fighter Wing in April and will receive the next one in May.
The Base Realignment and Closure Commission directed the 184th FS to transfer out its F-16s for the A-10 Thunderbolt II. As of now all the F-16s are gone, mostly being delivered to the 194th FS, the California ANG.
In the last of his regularly recorded phone messages from Iraq, 14th EFS Commander Lt. Col. Chuck Toplikar notes that a few new Misawa personnel already are beginning to trickle in to support the next AEF rotation — AEF 7/8.
Pilots and maintainers assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron "Pantons" and Aircraft Maintenance Unit hosted members of the Republic of Korea air force in an effort to improve that country's F-16 operations May 16.
In preparation of converting Cannon AFB to a special operations base, the 523rd FS, named the Crusaders, is the first squadron at the base to deactivate.
From May 21st until July 22nd the Belgian Air Component will deploy 10 F-16 fighters to the North-American continent for the annual Cross Continental Deployment (CCD).