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  • Operational test pilot releases JASSM-ER missile

    Release was part of an operational test sortie by the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron.
  • 53rd Wing welcomes new commander

    Col. David Abba accepts the 53rd Wing guidon from Maj. Gen. Glen VanHerck, Air Force Warfare Center commander, during a change of command ceremony June 20 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
  • Bring down the hammer

    Fishing boats equipped with makeshift machine guns and weapons to resemble ‘pirate boats’ invaded the area by the Midbay Bridge between Niceville and Destin Feb. 6. This was a scene from Combat Hammer, the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s annual multi-service exercise to evaluate weapons systems.Approximately 35 local boat captains and mariners