Tag: Operation Desert Storm

HERE’S WHAT IT TAKES TO LEAD A SQUADRON OF GUTSY A-10...

When Col. Aaron “Marco” Redfern took command of 75th Fighter Squadron his immediate goal was prepping his unit for the first A-10 combat deployment to Turkey in over a...

THIS FLIGHT HELMET WAS WORN BY COMMANDER DAN “DARTH VADER” CAIN WHILE...

This flight helmet was worn by then Commander Dan "Darth" Cain during his service in VF-21 in 1990 May 4 was Star Wars Day and...

RAF XV (R) SQUADRON BIDS FAREWELL TO THE ICONIC PANAVIA TORNADO...

The unit is expected to disband on Mar. 31, 2017 in preparation for the retirement of the Tornado GR4 in 2019 Taken on Mar. 17,...

REMEMBERING THE “BLACK JET” FINALE: 10 YEARS AGO USAF BEGAN THE...

Hailed as the world's first aircraft to use stealth technology, the F-117 continues to awe, inspire and confound anyone who sees it On Mar. 13,...

KNOWN AND UNKNOWN FACTS OF THE KC-135 STRATOTANKER PARTICIPATION IN OPERATION...

"The KC-135 was the linchpin of the fight, without fuel, fighters are inoperable" In 1990, KC-135 Stratotankers answered a new call for help during Operation...

THE SPECTRE OVER THE HIGHWAY OF DEATH: THE AC-130 GUNSHIP IN ACTION...

The stretch of road that Haddad and his crew had fired on quickly became known as the "Highway of Death" due to the enormity of...

A QUICK LOOK AT HOW THE U.S. AIR FORCE F-15C EAGLES...

The F-15C Eagle fighters accounted for 34 of the 37 USAF air-to-air victories during Operation Desert Storm The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather, extremely maneuverable,...

READ THE STORY OF THIS FORMER B-52 STRATOFORTRESS PILOT WHO COMPLETED...

Bowles, having completed 25 combat missions in 10 weeks, considers Desert Storm to be a career-defining moment Jim Bowles, an Air Force Global Strike Command...

HERE’S WHY 30 YEARS AFTER ITS MAIDEN FLIGHT THE F-15E STRIKE...

The F-15E is still a phenomenal and capable war-fighting machine. It controls the sky and dominates the ground On Dec. 11, 2016 the iconic F-15E...

Operation Secret Squirrel: the story of the top-secret ultra-long range B-52...

Secret Squirrel paved the way for American forces to defeat Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, whose troops had invaded neighboring Kuwait In the early morning of...

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