In the homestretch prior to going to war, Misawa's 14th Fighter Squadron is practicing missions more typical of a Warthog than a Falcon.
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, "Thunderbirds," has announced its 2007 air show schedule. The team is scheduled to perform more than 68 shows in 21 states and 8 European countries.
The block 30 F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 80th Fighter Squadron at Kunsan AFB are set to enter upgrade in the Air Force's Falcon Structural Augmentation Roadmap program aimed at extending the service life of the aircraft.
Old. That's one description Wolf Pack maintainers in the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit give when describing their block 30 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at Kunsan.
Three more F-16s left from the North Dakota National Air Guard base in Fargo this morning... never to return.
Some are excited, ready to jump in the fight and be a part of history. Others admit to a case of nerves, not very eager to work and sleep in a land where mortars rain from the sky.
About 200 airmen from Spangdahlem Air Base have wrapped up an exercise in Turkey that involved practicing with Turkish fighter pilots and NATO Airborne Warning and Control System planes and refueling tankers.
The 169th FW at McEntire ANGB are set to receive additional F-16CJs from Mountain Home AFB, Idaho as part of the BRAC alignment from last year.
The first pair of F16s of the 184th FS departed on the 17th for there new assignment with the 144th FW, California ANG.
Another 170 airmen from the South Dakota Air National Guard leave Sioux Falls Thursday for duty in Southwest Asia. They're part of the 114th Fighter Wing and will work with F-16 fighter jets.
F-16s from the Michigan Air National Guard scrambled in response to the aircrash of a small plane into a high rise in New York City.
Air National Guard F-16 pilots from the 149th Fighter Wing in San Antonio, Texas, faced off against Eagle drivers from the host 199th Fighter Squadron at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, in September during a two-week exercise called Sentry Aloha.
F-16s from 31st Fighter Wing are due to deploy to RAF Fairford for a joint exercise with RAF/NATO assets.
The remainder of the 23rd Fighter Squadron returned home to Spangdahlem Air Base on Saturday after a 2½-month deployment to the tiny Persian Gulf nation of Qatar.
About 300 members of the South Carolina Air National Guard are heading to Okinawa, Japan this
week to begin a six-week training mission, officials announced.