1. Air Force, Army Work Together on Afghanistan Rescue Exercise

    Air Force, Army Work Together on Afghanistan Rescue Exercise Airmen and soldiers recently combined forces in Afghanistan to conduct a personnel recovery exercise to gauge their ability to work together, the Defense Department said. In the exercise, an 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron Guardian Angel team flew in an Army CH-47F...
  2. USAF Identifies Seven Airmen Killed in Pave Hawk Crash in Iraq

      The Air Force has identified the seven airmen killed in Iraq on March 15. They are (from left to right: (Top) Capt. Andreas O’Keefe, SSgt. Carl Enis, (Middle) Capt. Mark Weber, SSgt. Dashan Briggs, MSgt. Christopher Raguso, (Bottom) TSgt. William Posch, and Capt. Christopher Zanetis. Air Force Magazine illustration/Air Force...
  3. The Loss of Jolly 51

    The following was received from the Pararescue Association: An HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq Thursday March 15, 2018         at about 6:45 GMT, with 7 Rescue Souls on board the Defense Department said.​​​         Call Sign: Jolly 51 ​​​​​​​RIP Brothers Captain Mark Webber,...
  4. Sikorsky Files Pre-Award Protest with GAO Over Upcoming UH-1N Contract

    Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, filed a pre-award protest with the Government Accountability Office on Monday, following discussions with the Air Force over its UH-1N Huey Replacement program. Sikorsky’s concerns are related in part to intellectual property rights. USAF has in recent years insisted on “owning the technical baseline” on...