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  • ISR, Cyber coordinate capabilities for maximum effect at Red Flag

    Created in 1975, Red Flag was established by Gen. Robert J. Dixon, then commander of Tactical Air Command, to more realistically train forces for combat. This year’s first Red Flag, 17-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, has today’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance warriors thinking about the many kinetic, or traditional weapon, and non-kinetic, information warfare, effects they can produce in battle scenarios.
  • Red Flag evolves as ISR, cyber presence increases

    The silent warfighters of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Cyber communities are honing their operational skills and testing new capabilities during Red Flag 17-1 at the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas, yesterday through Feb. 10. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air, space and cyber forces of the United States and its allies.
  • Catfishing: Don’t get lured in

    Dating in today’s technologically savvy world seems to have become less personal. In many cases, finding someone to spend time with might be based on information obtained through dating websites, phone calls, texts, chats and instant messages. The big question amidst the barrage of electronic information - Is the person on the other end, someone you have never met, worthy of your time? Is the potential date being sincere and honest, or is disaster just one click away?
  • 25th Air Force: A Year in Review

    Twenty-sixteen was a year of planning for the future at 25th Air Force. As we move into 2017, we take a look at the ups and downs of the year, assess where we have been and look forward to continuing the fight in 2017, ‘faster, nastier and better,’ under the command of Maj. Gen. B.J. Shwedo.
  • Deploy-in-place Airmen learn to T.H.R.I.V.E

    The Airmen of the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group have a unique mission which requires them to ‘deploy’ on a daily basis. Adding to the stress of being ‘deployed in place,’ the Airmen are in an Air Force community located on an Army installation working with a National Intelligence mission partner. When Airmen are ‘deployed’ to combat activities daily, and separated from a community of other Airmen, what do they need to thrive?
  • Hellcats distinguish good from bad for military aviators

    In their mission to protect and defend the United States from adversaries, military aviators need assistance determining if assets they encounter are friend or foe. The Hellcats of the 57th Intelligence Squadron are the experts who help aviation warfighters know the difference.
  • ISR’s brightest honored at 37th Annual Larson Awards

    The 37th Annual Maj. Gen. Doyle E. Larson Awards ceremony was held Nov. 2 at 25th Air Force Headquarters. The award recognizes the top technicians in 20 career fields vital to the accomplishment of the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission.