Archive for May 9th, 2017

C-17 tail flash for 145th Airlift Wing

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The 145th Airlift Wing of the North Carolina Air National Guard will transition to the C-17 in fiscal year 2018 and the tail flash of the aircraft was recently unveiled.

NCANG C-17 gets Tail Flash
Photo: Staff Sgt. Laura J. Montgomery
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F-35A to appear at Paris Airshow

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The U.S. Air Force will bring the F-35A to the Paris Airshow next month. The news came after earlier media reports saying the stealth jets will not be making their debut in France.

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Photo: U.S. Air Force

U.S. Army Black Hawks, Chinooks arrived in Philippines for Blikatan 2017

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U.S. Soldiers guide a UH-60 Black Hawk off USNS Fisher (T-AKR 301) during port operations in support of Balikatan 2017 at Subic Bay, Zambales, May 1, 2017. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine bilateral military exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Nashaunda Tilghman)

U.S. Soldiers guide a UH-60 Black Hawk off USNS Fisher (T-AKR 301) during port operations in support of Balikatan 2017 at Subic Bay, Zambales, May 1, 2017. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine bilateral military exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Nashaunda Tilghman)


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