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Flying through helicopter history of Air Force 37th HS

Story by Airman 1st Class Sarah Post, 90th Missile Wing F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo – The U.S. Air Force 37th Helicopter Squadron has a long history stretching back to helicopter arrival on F.E. Warren Air Force Base. During the construction of the Minuteman III ICBM system, civilian helicopters were contracted to shuttle working Leer másFlying through helicopter history of Air Force 37th HS[…]

Getting to know the USAF 79th Rescue Squadron

By Airman 1st Class Devlin Bishop, 355th Wing Public Affairs DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — In the United States Air Force, when one hears, “That others may live,” they immediately think of rescue. The USAF 79th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan AFB fulfills that mission, and more, by supporting and enacting rescue at a moment’s Leer másGetting to know the USAF 79th Rescue Squadron[…]

New paint design for Next Air Force One VC-25B

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — President of the United States Joe Biden has selected the livery design for the «Next Air Force One,» VC-25B, a design that will closely resemble the livery of the current Air Force One, VC-25A, while also modernizing for the 21st century. While accounting for the VC-25B’s larger Boeing 747-8i aircraft, the VC-25B livery has three Leer másNew paint design for Next Air Force One VC-25B[…]

Boeing begins MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopter production

PHILADELPHIA, March 7, 2023 — Boeing will begin production on the first 13 MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopters, following the award of a $285 million U.S. Air Force contract for aircraft, sustainment and support services. “Advancing the program from testing and evaluation to production is a major step toward entering the MH-139 into service and providing the Leer másBoeing begins MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopter production[…]

Boeing awarded USAF contract for 15 KC-46A tankers

EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 30, 2023 — The USAF has awarded Boeing a $2.3 billion contract for the ninth production lot of 15 KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, expanding its fleet of the world’s most advanced multi-mission aerial refueler. To date, 128 Boeing KC-46A Pegasus are on contract with the U.S. Air Force, with 68 delivered and operationally deployed Leer másBoeing awarded USAF contract for 15 KC-46A tankers[…]

USAF 920th Rescue Wing conduct CSAR exercise

Story by Master Sgt. Kelly Goonan / U.S. Air Force 920th Rescue Wing Public Affairs The USAF (United States Air Force) 920th Rescue Wing conducted a week-long CSAR validation exercise designed to refine mass-casualty emergency response procedures. 920th RQW Airmen from across the wing worked to ensure pararescuemen and aircrew from HH-60G Pave Hawk and Leer másUSAF 920th Rescue Wing conduct CSAR exercise[…]

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