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  • F-35A Lightning II Aerial Refueling

    A U.S. Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker assigned to the 117th Air Refueling Wing refuels F-35A Lightning II jets assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, during Exercise Savannah Shift, Savannah, Georgia, Sept. 21, 2020. Aerial refueling allows aircraft to remain in the air longer and extends the pilot’s range. (U.S. Air
  • The 33rd reaches out while flying by

    Members from the 33rd Fighter Wing visited Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 11-13, participating in local outreach events and coordinating a two-ship flyover at the Jacksonville Jaguars football game on Sunday, Dec. 13th.
  • TSgt Ford awarded AETC Information Dominance Award

    Tech. Sgt. Cameron Ford, 33rd Fighter Wing alternate communication security manager, earned the Air Force Information Dominance Annual Award for Outstanding Cyber Operations Noncommissioned Officer.
  • Nomads execute night flights

    The 58th Fighter Squadron is scheduled for late night flying training from November 30 - December 10, 2020. Local residents may hear jet noise later into the night during this period. Night flying is a requirement for 58th FS training operations. For more information, call the 33rd Fighter Wing public affairs office at (850) 883-2216.
  • Honor Guard: An inside look

    Stand perfectly still. Do not move a muscle. Do not break your bearing. The hearse is coming. “BEARERS, ATTENTION,” I command. I slowly raise my arm to give that perfect salute.
  • 33rd Fighter Wing executes night flying operations

    Members of the 33rd Fighter Wing executing night flying operations at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 22, 2020. During this iteration of the pilot training syllabus, the night flying portion was stretched later into evening hours than in the past, allowing for more qualifications to be checked off across fewer days. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Functions of the Fab Flight

    Many working parts go into the successful execution of the flying training mission at the 33rd Fighter Wing. One of those parts is the 33rd Maintenance Squadron Fabrication Flight. This shop works to maintain the structural stability of aircraft panels, evaluate and maintain the integrity of composite parts and applies chemicals to components as needed.
  • Hot pit refueling

     Airmen from the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron refuel F-35A Lightning II jets during a hot pit refueling at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 22, 2020. Hot pit refueling allows for quicker refueling and shorter down time by eliminating other inspections needed if the aircraft is shut down. As a tenant unit, the 33rd Fighter Wing relies on
  • TSgt. Jeremy McKague inspires future generations of Airmen

    Silence fills the classroom as Airmen actively try not to make eye contact with one another. Many have just graduated from Basic Military Training, having learned only basic maintenance, and are still austere from the environment they were just in. After BMT, Airmen are sent to technical school to learn the specialized aspects of their job. If an Airmen is selected to be an F-35 aircraft armament systems technician, there is a chance they will be taught by Tech. Sgt. Jeremy McKague, 359th Training Squadron F-35 aircraft armament systems instructor.
  • 337th ACS continues mission through COVID-19

    COVID-19 has brought many new challenges to units across the United States Air Force, but each unit has found ways to fight through while reducing the risk of exposure. For the 337th Air Control Squadron, Air Battle Managers have continued to train and graduate.
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The Misty Forward Air Controllers (FAC) Vietnam veterans visited the 33rd Fighter Wing today. #ICYDK The Misty FAC earned their name during the Vietnam War because they used "Misty" as their radio call sign. It was a pleasure hosting their anniversary reunion here at the wing. Thank you Misty FAC for spending time with the #Nomads this year! #FireFromTheClouds