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  • Night Flying Operations

    The 33rd Fighter Wing conducted night flying training missions, Aug. 23 through Sept. 2, 2021. Flying at night produces unique challenges, and actively training to overcome those challenges ensures pilots and maintainers are prepared to adapt their skills at all hours.
  • Bridge to Success

    Every service member will leave the military at some point in their career, but for many, the choice can feel daunting. Senior Airman James Hartwick, 33rd Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment technician, spent the last three years working on equipment that supports the maintenance of the F-35A Lightning II. “I joined right after high school with my wife,'' said Hartwick. “My grandpa was in the Air Force and she had family serving; we figured it would be a great start to our lives.”
  • From Stripes to Bars, Airmen earn the ASCP scholarship

    Two Airmen, Staff Sgt. Amory Baudoux, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 Raptor dedicated crew chief, and Staff Sgt. Latonya Billue, 33rd Maintenance Squadron avionics systems apprentice, received scholarships for the Airman Scholarship and Commissioning Program in 2021.
  • F-35 IFTU prepares Intel Airmen for operational success

    This feature illustrates the role of intelligence and importance of achieving information dominance to defeat advisaries. The article dives into the overall training of intelligence personnel and the training offered at the 33rd Fighter Wing's F-35 Intelligence Formal Training Unit course.
  • From one Gorilla to another

    David grew up in the military lifestyle and it had a large impact on him. He always knew he wanted to serve in the Air Force however, his parents gave him opportunities to explore other avenues and be open- minded. Even so, David was drawn back to his roots with the Air Force.
  • Joint experience helps 33 FW Airman see the big picture

    Senior Airman Dat Trinh, a 33rd Operations Group administrative technician, got the chance to get experience with his participation in Exercise Key Resolve, the annual command and control exercise held across the Korean Peninsula Feb. 22 – Mar. 17, 2019.
  • Second chance leads to success

    Think of a leader that you know. How did they get there? What was their path? Odds are they made mistakes along the way and likely had an opportunity to become better from those experiences.
  • Soldiers essential to Nomad mission

    Military branches often work in conjunction with each other, performing joint operations all over the world.  Air, ground and sea power are all crucial to the Department of Defense’s mission of protecting the security of our country. However, there are challenges that come when engaging in joint functions.  U.S. Army Capt. John Logan and Sgt. 1st
  • Nomad takes expertise on the road

    Senior Airman Riley was selected to support the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. He accomplished his tasks but went above and beyond. Now he is looking to make an impact across the F-35 enterprise.
  • So others may dream

    At what point in time did you realize your calling in life? Can you pinpoint a specific moment when you decided the goal you would dedicate yourself to? For Lt. Col. Christine Mau, 33rd Operations Group deputy commander and only female F-35 pilot, that moment came when she was five years old. Her family had just moved to California, near El Toro Marine Corps Air Station.
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