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July 26, 2021

The Adventure of a Lifetime

May 4, 2021

The 94th FS flies over the Washington D.C. WWI Memorial

The 94th Fighter Squadron flew over the unveiling of the National World War I Memorial during the First Colors Ceremony in Washington D.C. April 16, 2021.

April 27, 2017

Art of War: fifth-gen, allies train to defeat future adversaries

Imagine an enemy who knows how you operate. They know your game plans, have been in your position and used your gear. On top of that, they outnumber your team and have the ability to regenerate.

April 26, 2017

ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17 tests coalition capabilities

Fourth and fifth-generation aircraft from the U.S. Air Force, French air force and Royal air force fly in a training airspace during ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17 near Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., April 26, 2017. The F-35 Lightning II was incorporated in the exercise, along with the F-22 Raptor and fourth-generation assets to develop tactics, techniques

April 26, 2017

Renowned Triple Ace leaves historic legacy

During World War II and the Vietnam War, renowned fighter pilot U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robin Olds shot down more than 15 enemy aircraft and is rated a triple ace, after achieving aerial combat victories in World War II and the Vietnam War. An American Fighter Ace is a fighter pilot who has served honorably in a U.S. military service and has destroyed five or more confirmed enemy aircraft in aerial combat during a war or conflict in which American armed forces have participated, according to Public Law 113-105 passed by Congress in 2014.

April 19, 2017

ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17: Leveraging fifth-gen capabilities

The 1st Fighter Wing is on its second week of ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17, an exercise at at Joint Base Langley-Eustis focusing on leveraging fifth-generation fighter capabilities with partnering nations.

March 24, 2017

JBLE hosts ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17

U.S. Air Force Airmen will partner with the Royal Air Force and the French Air Force for a second trilateral exercise beginning April 12 through April 28, 2017, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis. ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17, hosted by the 1st Fighter Wing, focuses on operations in a highly contested operational environment through a variety of complex, simulated adversary scenarios. The goal of the exercise is to enhance interoperability through combined coalition aerial campaigns.