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  • 70th ISRW welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Col. Craig S. Miller, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, relinquished command to U.S. Air Force Col. Celina Noyes, during a Change of Command Ceremony June 9, 2023, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

  • 707th CS hosts Cyber Career Field Conversion Forum

    Airmen assigned to the 707th Communications Squadron, attend a Cyber Career Field Conversion Forum, April 14, 2023, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Victor Cordero, the Air Force’s cyberspace support career field manager, led the forum and addressed question and

  • Breaking Ground for Fallen Airmen

    Since 1947, the mission of long range detection has been the responsibility of what is now known as the Air Force Technical Applications Center, and over the course of those 75 years, 81 Airmen – civilian and military alike – have died while in active government service. Prior to moving into their

  • 70th ISRW Airmen tests 2nd generation mobile radar equipment

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kurtis Knights, 29th Intelligence Squadron target development network analyst, assembles a mobile radar, March 1, 2023, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. The radar is the second generation of its kind, providing mobile communications with an end-to-end connection

  • AFTAC briefs Member of Congress on nuclear mission

    Rep. Bill Posey, who represents Florida’s 8th District, visited the Air Force Technical Applications Center Feb. 22 to receive a mission update on current world events that affect the nuclear treaty monitoring center. Topics of discussion included classified briefings involving AFTAC’s current

  • BLUE FLAG exercise prepares Pacific Air Forces for pacing challenge

    Airmen from the 505th Combat Training Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida, executed exercise BLUE FLAG, which tested Pacific Air Forces' ability to prevail in conflict against a strategic competitor as well as the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command air component's ability to ensure command, control,

  • Air Force Secretary immerses into Nuke Treaty Monitoring Center mission

    For the first time since assuming his position in July 2021, Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited the Department of Defense’s sole nuclear treaty monitoring center here Jan. 18 to learn more about how the organization performs its global mission. Kendall, accompanied by Honorable Kristyn

  • Family of AFTAC Headquarters’ namesake visits for first time

    In 2014, the Department of Defense’s sole nuclear treaty monitoring center held a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially commemorate the naming of its headquarters after an iconic leader and pioneer of long range detection. The Air Force Technical Applications Center christened its 276,000