Around the Air Force: Warrior Games / Joint F-35 Exercise


HEY THERE EVERYONE, I’M
AIRMAN FIRST CLASS JASMINE VANDERHEYDEN WITH YOUR
LOOK AROUND THE AIR FORCE. DEFENSE DEPARTMENT
OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED OVER THE WEEKEND THAT THE AIR
FORCE WILL HOST THE 2018 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
WARRIOR GAMES IN COLORADO SPRINGS. THE ANNOUNCEMENT
WAS MADE DURING THE CLOSING CEREMONY OF THIS
YEARS WARRIOR GAMES IN CHICAGO. THIS EVENT WAS
CREATED SEVEN YEARS AGO AS A WAY TO HELP THE RECOVERY
AND REHABILITATION OF WOUNDED WARRIORS.
SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE HEATHER WILSON SAID SHE
WITNESSED THE POSITIVE IMPACT THE COMPETITION HAD
ON EVERYONE INVOLVED AND THAT IT’S AN HONOR FOR
THE AIR FORCE TO HOST THE ATHLETES AT THE AIR
FORCE ACADEMY NEXT YEAR. PARTICIPANTS IN THIS YEARS
GAMES EARNED MORE THAN ELEVEN HUNDRED MEDALS IN
OVER NINETY EVENTS. U-S AIRMEN TEAMED WITH MARINES
FOR THE FIRST EVER F-35 JOINT FORWARD AREA
REFUELING POINT EXERCISE AT KADENA AIR BASE, JAPAN.
THE TWO DAY EXERCISE ALLOWED THE AIR FORCE AND
MARINE CORPS TO IMPROVE TACTICS AND DEVELOP
PROCEDURES FOR THE F-35B LIGHTNING TWO. THE
SUCCESSFUL OPERATION TOOK LESS THAN AN HOUR AND
ALLOWED THE SERVICES TO SHARE KNOWLEDGE, IMPROVING
INTEROPERABILITY IN THE INDO-ASIA PACIFIC THEATER.
AIR FORCE OFFICIALS HAVE NAMED THE SERVICE’S TOP
ENLISTED MEMBERS WITH THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE TWELVE
OUTSTANDING AIRMEN FOR TWENTY SEVENTEEN. AN AIR
FORCE SELECTION BOARD AT THE AIR FORCE PERSONNEL
CENTER CONSIDERED A LIST OF THIRTY-SIX NOMINEES,
NARROWING THAT LIST TO TWELVE BASED ON SUPERIOR
LEADERSHIP, JOB PERFORMANCE AND PERSONAL
ACHIEVEMENT. TO FIND THE LIST OF NAMES AND MORE
INFORMATION ON THE TWELVE OUTSTANDING AIRMEN
PROGRAM, LOG ONTO A-F DOT MIL. MAKE SURE TO CHECK
OUT OUR YOUTUBE PAGE WHERE WE POST NEW VIDEOS EVERY
WEEK. JUST SEARCH A-F-T-V RADIO AND SUBSCRIBE. AND
THAT’S YOUR LOOK AROUND THE AIR FORCE.

1 Comment

  1. Could you please increase the feed volume? some of us ole vets suffer from tin ear and need a little more. keep up the great feeds. thankyou

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