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  • Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.
  • AF breaks down updated fitness test scores

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.
  • 2021 Hurricane Season Readiness

    Are you prepared for hurricane season? According to the National Hurricane Center, the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. In order to prepare, Air Force members and their families are encouraged to first determine which evacuation zone their home is located in. To find out your zone, visit your state emergency management web page like: https://www.vaemergency.gov/hurricane-evacuation-zone-lookup/ or https://www.fema.gov/locations. For additional tips visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service's web page at https://www.weather.gov/wrn/hurricane-preparedness the Federal Emergency Management Administration https://www.fema.gov/emergency-managers/risk-management/hurricanes or https://www.fema.gov/blog/how-prepare-hurricane-season
  • Tyndall to host more than 70 aircraft at Checkered Flag Exercise

    Checkered Flag, one of the largest air-to-air exercises in the Department of Defense, kicked off today at Tyndall AFB and will run through May 21. Checkered Flag is a large-scale aerial exercise designed to integrate fourth and fifth-generation airframes to enhance mobility, deployment, & employment capabilities of aviators and maintainers.
  • ACC to Kick off AGILE FLAG 21-2

    The lead wing and experiment objectives are in place for a deployment like no other, taking place in the pan handle of Florida. Air Combat Command’s AGILE FLAG 21-2 experiment will test the 4th Fighter Wing’s (Seymour-Johnson AFB, North Carolina) ability to deploy into theater as a lead Air Expeditionary Wing April 26 - May 7, 2021. The unit will employ mission generation, command and control, and base operating support-integrator elements from its main operating base at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, while supporting two contingency locations and a forward operating base.
  • Air Force rewrites basic doctrine, focuses on mission command, airpower evolution

    Core themes to the revised Air Force Doctrine Publication-1: The Air Force are the foundation and evolution of airpower and the concept of mission command.
  • Air Force unveils new mission statement

    The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … airpower anytime, anywhere.
  • 53rd Wing’s WSEP provides joint venue for training, evaluation and test

    The 53d Weapons Evaluation Group hosted air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons system evaluations at Tyndall and Hill Air Force Bases, respectfully, from March 8-19, 2021.
  • Air Force announces Airmen leadership qualities

    The Airman leadership qualities are expected to form the basis for the future officer and enlisted performance reporting systems. The alignment between evaluating units and evaluating Airmen is intended to further emphasize and accelerate an understanding and adoption of the associated leadership qualities.
  • Thunderbirds announce 2020 officer selections

    The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, has officially selected the officers who will be joining the United States Air Force Thunderbirds for the 2020 demonstration season.
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