From the depot of the Ogden Air Logistics Center to the tarmac of the 388th Fighter Wing, the first squadron of Common Configuration Implementation Program Block 40 F-16s was declared war-ready Monday thanks to members of Team Hill.
The first of 17 F-16s from the 944th Fighter Wing departed Luke on Tuesday for Hill Air Force Base, Utah, where it will undergo Falcon Star, a life-extending set of upgrades.
While most participants involved in Exercise Viper Lance 2006 at Mihail Kogalniceanu airbase, Romania, call it a day at sunset, the workday is just beginning for maintainers on the night shift.
About 250 airmen and 14 F-16 fighters from Spangdahlem's 52nd Fighter Wing left on Tuesday for a three-week multinational exercise in Romania to let pilots hone their low-flying skills.
The Air Force will activate the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska and equip them with F-16 Block 30s.
According to news reports from the "Arkansas Democrat-Gazette" and "NEWS3 channel", during a change-of-command ceremony already on May 7, Col. Kevin Wear assumed command of the 188th Fighter Wing "Flying Razorbacks" (Arkansas ANG), Forth Smith Regional Airport, which includes the 184th Fighter Squadron with F-16s.
According to "The Gunfighter", official base newspaper for Mountain Home AFB, near Boise, Idaho, during a change-of-command ceremony on May 31 afternoon Col. Anthony J. "Tony" Rock assumed command of the 366th Fighter Wing "Gunfighters" (ACC), beginning an anticipated two-year tour of duty.
According to "Stars and Stripes", Col. Darryl Roberson
officially assumed command of the 52nd Fighter Wing (USAFE), Spangdahlem AB, Germany, from Col. David L. Goldfein during a change-of-command ceremony in the morning hours on June 23.
According to "The Arizona Republic", Col. Noel Jones took command of the 56th Fighter Wing (ACC), Luke AFB, Glendale, Arizona, on June 13.
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, "Thunderbirds," have announced their new officers for the 2007 demonstration season.
Elements of fighter wings from three Air National Guard units have deployed to Kunsan AFB this week in support of their air expeditionary force rotations.
As "Stars and Stripes" reported, both F-16 squadrons of the 31st Fighter Wing (USAFE) at Aviano Air Base, Italy, get new commanders.
The Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) 145 Squadron, was declared fully operational by Defense Minister Teo Chee Hean at Changi Air Base in eastern Singapore Wednesday.
Air Force Col. Jeffrey G. Lofgren assumed command of the 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan Air Base on Monday. He succeeds Col. Brian T. Bishop, who moves to a new Air Force assignment at the Pentagon.
Last night, a driver sped through a checkpoint at an US base and led security on a high-speed chase on the grounds before officers shot at him. The base is host to the 107th Fighter Squadron which flies the F-16 Block 30.