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  • Women's Equality Day Celebration at Shaw AFB, SC

    Members of Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central) celebrated Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 23 at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. A four-woman panel shared stories of their experiences and triumphs over lunch hosted by the 9 AF (AFCENT)’s Diversity Equity Inclusion program and the Equality Working Group.The

  • AFCENT integrates with coalition partners during Agile Spartan

    U.S. Air Forces Central (AFCENT) successfully concluded Operation Agile Spartan 23.2 on Aug. 26, showcasing the power of collective military efforts and a proactive approach to combat readiness. The multinational operation highlighted the transformative nature of decentralized airpower deployment,

  • ‘I choose to be bold:’ AOC commander advocates for women in leadership

    Women in the military have been breaking barriers since long before the birth of the U.S. Air Force in 1947. Each year, Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26 marks the 1920 adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Col. Julie Sposito-Salceies has made

  • AFCENT Special Operations Task Group prepares JASSM capabilities

    U.S. Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central) service members demonstrated the capability for the MC-130J Commando II to load, unload, forward arm, and arm the aircraft with the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles, or AGM-158 JASSMs, as part of Rapid Dragon, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 6, 2023.

  • Russian unprofessional behavior over Syria - 25 July 2023

    “On 23 July, 2023 at 12:23 a.m. (EST), Russian fighter aircraft flew dangerously close to a U.S. MQ-9 drone on a defeat-ISIS mission, harassing the MQ-9 and deploying flares from a position directly overhead, with only a few meters of separation between aircraft. One of the Russian flares struck the