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  • AF continues to work with DOD, OPM on cybersecurity incident

    The Air Force maintains its commitment to protect personal information from cyber threats by continuing efforts with the Defense Department and the Office of Personnel Management to assist those impacted by the recent cyber incident involving federal background investigation data.OPM and an interagency response team, including investigators from
  • Putting an explosion downrange: 931 SFS performs grenade launcher training

    As Air Force defenders, members of the 931st Security Forces Squadron often train for real-world scenarios to stay at the top of their game.  During the July Unit Training assembly, this training included firing M203 grenade launchers.The M203 is a single-shot 40mm under-barrel grenade launcher that is attached the underside of a rifle, including
  • McConnell Reserve Civil Engineer Squadron helps keep base renovated, repaired

    Tech. Sgt. David Brodbeck carefully placed the large ceramic tile into place then peered intently at the small bubble in the level, checking to make sure it was between the two lines.  After a week of work that included removing old carpet, ripping up old tile and using a grinder to level the concrete surface beneath, he was taking every measure to
  • Keeping it level

  • Reserve, Guard tankers improve safety with pods

     The Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve are scheduled to receive three new system pods that will allow tankers to safely get closer to the fight for refueling.Under a $31.7 million order, Northrop Grumman will provide two full Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures system pods and one shell, designed for the KC-135 Stratotanker, and support
  • McConnell practices firework safety

    This Independence Day, many American families will celebrate the U.S. declaring independence in 1776 by lighting the night sky with colorful explosions.During the Fourth of July, a large number of people will spend the day carefree cooking, eating barbeque and swimming, followed by an evening of fireworks. Each activity may present hazards and risk