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  • Optimizing ABM syllabus saves time, empowers students

    The Undergraduate Air Battle Manager Course reduced training days from 175 to 135 by optimizing the syllabus and giving the students more responsibility to learn on their own, resulting in a 26 percent total time saved.
  • Finding a Nomad

    “Our Nomads have ceased their wandering” is the epitaph engraved on top of the 33rd Fighter Wing’s Khobar Towers memorial dedicated to the 12 Nomads who lost their lives. The journey for one Nomad on that wall may have come to an end but for his sister it has just begun.
  • Saving Lives

    Many Americans choose to donate blood, platelets, and more all around the country every day. One Nomad decided to go above and beyond to help a total stranger. Maj. Matt Tucker, 33rd Fighter Wing F-35A pilot, recently received a call that changed his life and the life of a man he had never met. Tucker had shown up as a 9/10 bone marrow match through a registry he had tested for many years ago.
  • Former Nomad returns to command the 33rd FW

    Hundreds of Nomads welcomed a new commander to the 33rd Fighter Wing during a change of command ceremony here, Jun 18.Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, the commander of 19th Air Force, presided over the ceremony where Col. Jon Wheeler took his place as the newest Nomad One and the wing bid farewell to Col. Paul Moga, who heads to an air staff position at the
  • A Nomad's journey at the 2019 Warrior Games

    Master Sgt. Melissa Martinez, 33rd Fighter Wing wing staff unit deployment manager, suffered a leg injury during a deployment to Afghanistan in 2017. Her journey to recovery has not been easy, but she is excited to share what has really helped her during this difficult journey.
  • 58 FS honors former Gorilla

    The 58th Fighter Squadron honored retired Air Force Lt. Col. George “Buckshot” McKinney, Jr., after his passing on May 15, 2019 during a gathering in the squadron heritage room on May 28, 2019.
  • Navy F-35C Squadron Deactivated at Eglin

    After seven years, U.S. Navy Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101, aka the “Grim Reapers” deactivated at Eglin AFB, Florida, on May 23, 2019, and assets were consolidated to Naval Air Station Lemoore, California.
  • 33rd Fighter Wing Selected For New F-35 Training Squadron

    The U.S. Air Force announced on May 9th, the 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla., is the preferred alternative to receive an additional F-35A training squadron of 24 F-35A Lightning IIs.
  • Month of the Military Child: The Wessling Family

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Joshua Wessling, 33rd Fighter Wing wing staff agency superintendent, spends time with his two children before deploying later this year.
  • Revamping the corrosion control section

    Two Airmen from the 33rd Maintenance Squadron Corrosion Control Section have revamped the corrosion compound and have acquired a brand new media booth, blast cabinets and are working on renovating their paint booth.
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  • Command team addresses Team XL, tours base facilities

    Air Education and Training Command’s newest commander, Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, and Chief Master Sgt. Julie Gudgel, AETC command chief, learned more about the people and missions of Team XL during a three-day immersion here Aug. 13-15, 2019.
  • 12th OSS egress training saves lives

    Imagine having a second to make a life or death decision.  For that reason, the 12th Operations
  • NASIC members visits Goodfellow

    Goodfellow hosted and presented to members of The National Air and Space Intelligence Center how we
  • Sheppard in Photos

    SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – This week's Sheppard in Photos highlights training from the 362nd, 365th and 366th Training Squadrons.
  • Air University CCC visits Altus AFB, talks leadership at all levels

    For the 2019 Altus AFB SNCO Induction, the Mighty 97th had the pleasure of hosting the command chief of Air University (AU) as its guest speaker on Aug 9, 2019. Even though he specifically came to give his regards to the new senior supervisors, he shared his knowledge with those going through Professional Military Education (PME) around the base.
  • JBSA-Lackland, USPS San Antonio honor Military Working Dogs

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Members of the Security Forces community and the U.S. Postal Service gathered at the Military Working Dog Monument here Aug. 15 for a local ceremony to unveil the new U.S. Postal Service MWD forever stamp.
  • Air Force selects 14,235 in 19E5/staff sergeant promotion cycle

    Air Force officials have selected 14,235 senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant out of 29,179 eligible for a selection rate of 48.79 percent. The 19E5/staff sergeant promotion list will be available on the Air Force’s Personnel Center website Enlisted Promotions page, the Air Force Portal and myPers at 8 a.m. Aug. 22.
  • ‘Dirt Boyz’ keep jets soaring, infrastructure operating

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz -- Continuously working out in the sweltering Arizona heat, pouring concrete and maintaining the flightline, the Airmen assigned to the 56th Civil Engineering Squadron here are nicknamed the “Dirt Boyz” – and for a good reason.
  • Airman's Spotlight: Jonathan Diamond

    Jonathan Diamond, a 47th Force Support Squadron Losano Fitness Center aid, dicusses positive communication in this week's Airman's Spotlight, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, August 15, 2019. Diamond believes positive attitude and communication can help make anyone's day.
  • XLer of the Week: Robert Marcell

    Robert Marcell, the 47th Flying Training Wing historian, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the week” for the week of August 5, 2019 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
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Happy #EarthDay! We'd like to say congratulations to Eglin Air Force Base for winning the "Natural Resources Conservation, Large Installation" award for The 2019 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards! #TeamEglin's hard work to protect the earth pays off in more than just awards but also in keeping our community healthy. Thank you, U.S. Secretary of Defense!
Do you have plans THIS Friday? Come out to King Hangar on Eglin Air Force Base for the 2019 Team Eglin Load Competition. Watch the top 3 load crews from the 33rd Fighter Wing and the 96th Test Wing compete to find out who is the best. For more information, contact 33 MXG Weapons Standardization at (850) 882-1157 or (850) 883-5895. #LoadToad #Weapons
Fire in the hole! Our very own Col. Moga experienced the explosive side of the 96th Civil Engineer Squadron. Col. Moga toured the squadron alongside EOD members as part of an immersion program where he interacted with #Airmen and conducted exercises with various explosive devices. This is how we end our Fridays, how do you end yours?
A little rain never stopped our #Nomads! Children of the #DoolittleRaiders toured Eglin Air Force Base today and stopped by our own #33FW Saylor hangar. Saylor hangar was named after Ret. Lt. Col. Edward Saylor, a crew chief for the Doolittle Raiders whose quick thinking and determination made sure the 16th #aircraft was up and running in time! Our #Airmen were honored to show these families the dedication plaque, history in the unit building, and finally an up close look at the F-35A Lightning II inside the hangar.
Join the livestream and watch the Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole memorial ceremony. #DoolittleRaider
Maj. Gen. Doherty, the 19th Air Force commander visited our Doghouse this week! Doherty met with leaders from Tyndall Air Force Base recently to get an up close look at the facilities affected by #HurricaneMichael. Such as, our very own 337th Air Control Squadron (aka the doghouse).
#DYK that April is #AlcoholAwarenessMonth? Here are a few important facts to keep in mind this month.
After 103 years of inspiring #Airmen we prepare to say a final goodbye to Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" E. Cole. Thank you for your service, sir. Watch live as we celebrate and honor this true American Hero, Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm CST
#ICYMI Here's a look at our #Nomads at the SUN 'n FUN air show. Thank you to the Lakeland, Florida community for supporting us and coming out to hear about the capabilities of the #F35.
Though we may not be blood related, Happy #NationalSiblingsDay to our brothers and sisters in arms! #OneTeamOneFight U.S. Army U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Marine Corps U.S. Navy
We join the nation in saying farewell to an #AirForce legend. Lt Col Richard “Dick” Cole passed away after an amazing 103 years of life. Thank you for your courage and paving the way. We will never forget. 🇺🇸 #DoolittleRaider
The storms have finally passed SUN 'n FUN this season but the lightning definitely left a mark! Some of our #Nomads spent the weekend spreading their knowledge about the #F35 A Lightning II and having a little fun. Even if you couldn't visit, now you can see the best moments from the event!
In honor of #NationalFormerPrisonerofWarRecognitionDay, we remember and honor our POWs for their service and dedication to our country. Here is one of many POW stories, where we can see bravery at its fullest.
We had a special guest visit us at SUN 'n FUN to talk with our own Maj. Matt “Fitty” Tucker! Check out Maj. Tucker’s conversation with Steph Stricklen!
It’s our last day at SUN 'n FUN! Be sure to stop by and say hello to our #Nomads before we head out! (Courtesy Photo)
Hello SUN 'n FUN! Don’t worry if you didn’t catch us landing because we’ll be here all weekend! #SNF19
Our #Nomads sure know how to end a week with a big BANG! #Airmen from the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron battled it out at the 1st Quarter Weapons Load Crew Competition. Check out some highlights from today!
A very special #ThunderbirdThursday indeed. We’ll never forget you Cajun and the amazing things you did for our Nomads.