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  • Red Flag-Nellis 23-1 kicks off

    The first Red Flag-Nellis exercise of 2023 is underway. Close to 100 aircraft and 3,000 coalition service members have arrived to participate in the large force air combat training exercise centered on readiness and interoperability between joint and allied forces.

  • Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait partnership brings upgrades to ATC Tower

    More than $6 million worth of upgrades will occur in the Ali Al Salem Air Base Air Traffic Control Tower thanks to nearly a decade-long project between the base and the Kuwaiti Air Force.Plans for these upgrades began in 2014, but the physical construction of the project only began recently.

  • CENTCOM and Israel Defense Forces Conduct Exercise Juniper Oak 23.2

    Today, U.S. Central Command and the Israel Defense Forces begin Exercise Juniper Oak 23.2 in Israel and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.This exercise strengthens collective U.S.-Israeli readiness and improves the interoperability of both forces, thereby contributing to regional stability. Exercises

  • US Air Force delivers helicopter, strengthens NATO, Spain relations

    A CH-47F Chinook helicopter is unloaded from a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, during a foreign military sales mission at Torrejón Air Base, Spain, Jan. 16, 2023. The helicopter was transported to Spain as a part of the Department of Defense’s FMS program. The United

  • U.S. and Japanese Forces team up for Southern Beach

    KADENA AIR BASE, Japan – U.S. Airmen and Sailors from Kadena Air Base, Japan teamed up in the skies near Okinawa with Japan Air Self Defense Force personnel during the latest iteration of the bilateral Southern Beach exercise on 19 January, 2023.

  • Defense Leaders Pledge New Ukraine Support

    Following the Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said the nations are working together very smoothly to deliver to Ukraine the equipment it needs to defend its citizens and expel Russia from its borders.