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  • First in AETC: KC-46s refuel F-16 fighters

    In a first for Air Education and Training Command and the 56th Air Refueling Squadron, two KC-46 Pegasus aircraft from the 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, along with 10 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 49th Wing at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, teamed up in the skies over New Mexico to train and practice air refueling operations.
  • AETC female fighter pilots among five to test modified ATAGS 'G-suit'

    Five female fighter pilots tested a modified version of the Advanced Technology Anti-Gravity Suit Oct. 26-30.
  • 149th Fighter Wing celebrates redesignation anniversary

    Twenty-five years ago in Gunfighter history on Oct. 16, the 149th Fighter Group was redesignated as the 149th Fighter Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Today, the 149th FW trains combat-ready F-16 pilots for worldwide operations.
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  • 182nd Fighter Squadron instructors train F-16 pilots

    The 182nd Fighter Squadron, part of the 149th Fighter Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, stands as one of the premier fighter training units in the nation. The job of its instructor pilots is to take inexperienced fighter pilots and teach them how to employ the F-16 to defend the country.
  • Charting history: female pilot reaches 2,000 hours in F-16

    Col. Trena “HaK” Savageau is known for breaking barriers and setting high expectations as the first female commander of the 944th Operations Group at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. On January 13th, she crushed another goal as she flew past her two thousandth flying hour in the F-16C Fighting Falcon and became the first female in the U.S. Air Force Reserve to achieve this milestone.
  • First in AETC: KC-46s refuel F-16 fighters

    In a first for Air Education and Training Command and the 56th Air Refueling Squadron, two KC-46 Pegasus aircraft from the 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, along with 10 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 49th Wing at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, teamed up in the skies over New Mexico to train and practice air refueling operations.
  • AETC female fighter pilots among five to test modified ATAGS 'G-suit'

    Five female fighter pilots tested a modified version of the Advanced Technology Anti-Gravity Suit Oct. 26-30.
  • 149th Fighter Wing celebrates redesignation anniversary

    Twenty-five years ago in Gunfighter history on Oct. 16, the 149th Fighter Group was redesignated as the 149th Fighter Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Today, the 149th FW trains combat-ready F-16 pilots for worldwide operations.
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