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  • Hohn takes command at Altus

    U.S. Air Force Col. Todd Hohn assumed command of the 97th Air Mobility Wing June 26.U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. James Hecker, 19th Air Force commander, served as the reviewing officer at the ceremony that honored former 97th AMW commander U.S. Air Force Col. Bill Spangenthal and inducted Hohn as the new commander."We serve our people first, and that's
  • Keesler program brings important practices to AF healthcare

    The Air Force is moving to standardize healthcare of its Airmen, dependents and retiree population with a new program called the Human Performance Concept of Operations. "The HP CONOPS is a big picture-style plan that will guide us for the next 10 or so years," explained Lt. Col. (Dr.) Shane Steiner, 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron chief of
  • First Marine graduates Air Force’s only F-35 intelligence course

    The first U.S. Marine Corps officer graduated the Air Force’s only F-35 Lightning II Intelligence Formal Training Unit course, June 24, on Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.The formal course combines fifth-generation fighter-specific and general intelligence academics applicable to the F-35 and the low observable global strike mission. Completion of
  • 19 years later, 19 still remembered

    In keeping with tradition, the men and women of the 33rd Fighter Wing held the 19th Khobar Towers memorial ceremony here, June 25, to remember 12 fallen Nomads and seven other service members.On June 25, 1996, a truck-bomb was detonated adjacent to Khobar Tower in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, that resulted in 400 injured U.S. and international military
  • CAP cadets learn about Air Force pilot training

    Civil Air Patrol cadets from across the country traveled to Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 22-26 to participate in the 2015 Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Familiarization Course.The course, held here annually, exposes the cadets to Air Force flight training.Offering a head start to aspiring military aviators, this one-week,
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