Recent News

  • DoD authorizes temporary increase to 2021 Basic Allowance for Housing rates for certain locations

    Uniformed service members who have incurred increased housing costs above their current BAH may be eligible to apply and receive BAH at the temporarily higher rate.
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • Nomads donate blood, save lives

    The 33rd Maintenance Squadron held a blood drive Sept. 16, 2021 at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Twenty-one Airmen across the 33rd Fighter Wing donated blood, potentially saving 57 lives. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)
  • AETC on path to complete mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

    Air Education and Training Command officials continue their aggressive approach to achieving full vaccination against COVID-19 to protect personnel and their families and continue recruiting, training and educating Airmen and Guardians.
  • Ensuring the Standard

    Weapons standardization is an essential part of the 33rd Fighter Wing mission. The weapons standardization section helps train and certify load crew members, provide weapons troops academic training, and evaluate weapons load crews. 
  • Department of the Air Force releases 2021 assessment of states’ support of military families

    The 2021 assessment of states' support of military families measured ease of licensure portability across state lines and support for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public education surrounding installations.
  • DAF announces mandatory COVID vaccine implementation guidelines for Airmen, Guardians

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall has released a service implementation plan that requires Airmen and Guardians to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the following dates, unless seeking an exemption.
  • 33rd FW Night Flying Operations

    Residents may experience aircraft noise Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, when the 58th Fighter Squadron conducts night flying operations in the area.
  • Gorillas find success in Alaska

    58th Fighter Squadron student and instructor pilots completed required initial qualification training mission sets after a 14 day trip to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 6-20, 2021. Student pilots flew 21 times, completing 4 offensive counter air capstone syllabus events each. The OCA missions were executed against challenging surface threats and flown against Eielson AFB F-16 aggressors, presenting challenging tactical problems that the students have yet to see in their initial qualification training.
  • Lightning night operations

    Residents may experience aircraft noise Aug. 23 - 26, when the 58th Fighter Squadron conducts night flying operations in the area.

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