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  • Hurricane Hunters wrap up 2021 season; brace for winter ops

    After a historically busy Atlantic hurricane season in 2020, the Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., were gifted a relative reprieve, though still an above average hurricane season this year.Today marked the end of the Atlantic and Pacific hurricane seasons and for the second
  • Talk to me, Airman: 934th Airlift Wing Airmen learn to shoot, move and communicate

    934th Aeromedical Staging Squadron Airmen engage multiple targets while working in two-person teams with M4 carbines at the new Shoot, Move and Communicate course at Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station in the middle of October.
  • Hurricane Hunters testing new SATCOM capabilities

    For the Air Force Reserve's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters, the ability to transmit data in flight is tantamount to mission success.As one of their WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft powers through a hurricane, a loadmaster is in the back, preparing and launching dropsondes that collect atmospheric data.The aerial
  • Largest CENTCOM C-130 Squadron hosts coalition partners

    Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR.
  • Hurricane Hunters wrap up Hurricane Sam missions

    Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters completed their final flight into the then category 4 storm, Oct. 2.
  • Rally in the Rockies 2021

    The 354th Fighter Squadron's "Bulldogs" participated in Rally in the Rockies 2021, an Agile Combat Employment focused exercise, put on by the 22nd Air Force at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 13-17, 2021.
  • Going...Going...GIAD!

    Several members of the 934th Airlift Wing participated in the 7th Annual Girls in Aviation Day event hosted by the Women in Aviation International at the Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minn., Sept. 25.
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Hurricane Sam

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, better known as the Hurricane Hunters, flew their first mission into Hurricane Sam out of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 27.First recognized as Tropical Depression 18 Sept. 22, the National Hurricane Center began monitoring the weather system located in the Atlantic Ocean, and
  • What to do with old ABU’s? 908th Airlift Wing Airman has the answer

    No longer authorized for official wear, many Airmen don’t know what to do with their old ABU’s. Some have discarded them or relegated them to work clothes. Others have stuffed them into storage. Senior Airman Michael A. Sanchez, a passenger services agent with the 908th Airlift Wing’s 25th Aerial Port Squadron, had a better idea: collect and donate them to the Civil Air Patrol.
  • FTG promotes fitness with new initiative

    This past March, after nearly a year of delays due to COVID-19, the U.S. Air Force announced that physical fitness testing would resume July 1. To help upcoming testers focus and get themselves back into a fitness mindset, the 413th Flight Test Group started a fitness initiative for members to take part in.The voluntary effort involves a schedule
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