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  • International aid flights arrive at Little Rock AFB

    More than 30 international aid flights have landed here, the hub for all international aid going to help Hurricane Katrina victims. More than 94 countries and international organizations have offered aid for the hurricane victims, according to a State Department spokesman. Since Sept. 5, Belgium, China, Denmark, Egypt, France, Israel, Italy,
  • 97th AEG aids Keesler in humanitarian support

    When the call comes in for an air expeditionary group to deploy, it's usually to a destination with sand, located on foreign soil. Although the sand is still present, this time the big difference is the group was called to deploy inside the United States -- right at Keesler. The 97th Air Expeditionary Group began arriving Sept. 6 and is comprised
  • Columbus AFB opens state-of-the-art air traffic control tower

    Columbus AFB officially opened a new, seven-story air traffic control tower Sept. 8, making the base the owner of the most advanced air traffic control facility in the Air Force. Gen. William R. Looney III, commander of Air Education and Training Command, and Maj. Gen. Teresa Marné Peterson, Air and Space Operations deputy chief of staff, were on
  • 14th FTW welcomes new trainer aircraft

    Col. Dave Gerber, 14th Flying Training Wing commander, formally welcomed the T-6A Texan II to the Columbus AFB fleet during an official ceremony here Oct. 12. The T-6A is the first new airframe assigned here since the T-1 was added to the inventory in January 1996 and will eventually replace the T-37 Tweet, which has been used to train more than
  • Sheppard, AETC and AF officials to determine course for Keesler Airmen

    Sheppard leadership should find out soon a more definitive future for the more than 1,200 Airmen from Keesler AFB, Miss., arrived here Sept. 1 after Hurricane Katrina hit their base. Senior Master Sgt. Terry Neuharth, superintendent of military training operations support at the 82nd Training Wing training operations office, said until a decision
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