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Maintenance Airmen from the 513th Air Control Group wait for an E-3C Sentry to complete shutdown procedures Aug. 24 after completing a training mission at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, Calif. The 513th maintenance reservists accompany every off-station training mission to provide routine checks as well as repairs if needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Caleb Wanzer) 513th Air Control Group flies in Joint Task Force Exercise
Reservists from the 513th Air Control Group returned last week from Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, where they provided Airborne Warning and Control System support to the Navy's Joint Task Force Exercise off the coast of Southern California.The exercise, led by the Navy's 3rd Fleet, served as an evaluation of Carrier Strike Group 3's
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2015
Maj. Christian Backhaus addresses the crowd for the first time after assuming command of the 552nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in a ceremony Monday in Bldg. 230, Dock 2. Major Backhaus replaces Lt. Col. Ronald Llantada, who recently took over as deputy commander for the 461st Maintenance Group at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. Major Backhaus previously served as commander of the 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Col. Andre Kennedy, 552nd Maintenance Group commander, presided over the ceremony attended by a host of family, friends and co-workers. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel/Released) Major Backhaus assumes command of 552nd AMXS

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Members of the 552nd Air Control Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., recently participated in Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis AFB, Nevada, where they used the Block 40/45 computer system upgrade for the first time in a simulated combat environment. (Air Force photo/Released) Tinker aircrews take part in Red Flag exercise
To be the best at anything, you have to practice, practice and practice.Members of Tinker Air Force Base's 552nd Air Control Wing proved their mettle during an intense simulated combat training exercise that took place the first week in August.The 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron "Vikings," 552nd Air Control Network Squadron and 552nd
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2015
Default Air Force Logo 552nd AMXS Assumption of Command set for Monday
Maj. Christian Backhaus will assume command of the 552nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in a formal ceremony scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday in Bldg. 230, Dock 2.Major Backhaus replaces Lt. Col. Ronald Llantada, who recently took over as deputy commander for the 461st Maintenance Group at Robins Air Force Base, Ga.Major Backhaus previously served as
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2015
Default Air Force Logo 552nd ACW awarded third Meritorious Unit Award
The 552nd Air Control Wing's outstanding service in Southwest Asia has earned "America's Wing" its third Air Force Meritorious Unit Award."Over that past year, our Airmen have excelled at exceptionally difficult tasks in direct support of combat operations," said Col. David M. Gaedecke, 552nd ACW commander. "They should be very proud of their
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Lt. Col. Paul R. Jones pays tribute to the U.S. flag prior to assuming command of the 552nd Training Squadron in a ceremony Aug. 6 in Bldg. 230, Dock 2. Colonel Jones, who comes to the squadron having served previously as the 552nd Air Control Wing director of staff, replaces Lt. Col. Sean Williams. Colonel Williams has accepted a position as a deputy group commander with the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Col. Alain Poisson, 552nd Operations Group commander, presided over the ceremony attended by approximately 100 family members, friends and co-workers. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel/Released) PHOTO: 552nd TRS salutes new commander

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An E-3 Sentry AWACS from Tinker Air Force Base prepares to land May 16. AWACS have the capability to detect enemy as well as friendly aircraft at great distances using an interrogation system. A program office from Hanscom AFB, Mass., is modernizing the aircraft by updating the current interrogation system. The first installation was completed in April. (Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier/Released) New interrogation system installed on AWACS, more in pipeline
Out with the old, in with the new, at least that's the case for the existing interrogation system found on E-3 Sentry AWACS.The AWACS Next Generation Identification Friend or Foe (NGIFF) program office from Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., recently completed the first installation of the new AN/UPX-40 system, which also brings new enhancements onto
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Maj. Phil Schredl, an air weapons officer assigned to the 513th Operations Support Squadron, shows upgraded software on board an E-3G Sentry Block 40/45 to 2nd Lt. Ryan Kramer and Capt. Jeff Rodriguez, both E-3 program managers, July 18 during a training mission. The 513th Air Control Group invited eight program managers on board to see the product of their work and to discuss future improvements to the Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Caleb Wanzer) AWACS reservists team up with E-3 program managers
For the first time in the history of the E-3 Sentry, reservists from the 513th Air Control Group invited E-3 program managers from Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., on board to showcase the Block 40/45 upgrade during a training mission on July 19.The program managers, who are responsible for upgrades and development of the Airborne Warning and Control
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2015
Lt. Col. Don Saunders, left, Brig. Gen. Alain Pelletier, center, and Lt. Col. Pete Dozois sign change of command orders July 10 at a Tinker Club ceremony in which Saunders became the new leader of the 552nd Air Control Wing Canadian Detachment. (Air Force photo by John Parker/Released) Canadian Detachment welcomes new commander
The 552nd Air Control Wing Canadian Detachment gained a new commander last week.Lt. Col. Don "Boc" Saunders took the reins from Lt. Col. Pete "Dozer" Dozois at a Tinker Club ceremony July 10.Canadian Armed Forces Brig. Gen. Alain Pelletier, deputy commander of the Continental United States NORAD (North American Air Defense) region, said Colonel
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Col. David Gaedecke speaks to members of the Tinker community after assuming command of the 552nd Air Control Wing July 1.  As commander, Col. Gaedecke is responsible for the fleet of E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft and Control and Reporting Centers and leads more than 4,000 men and women at three bases. (Air Force photo by Kelly White/Released) Colonel Gaedecke takes reins of ‘America’s Wing’
More than 1,000 Airman, civilian leaders and community partners gathered in a patriotically decked-out Hangar 230 July 1 to watch Col. David M. Gaedecke take command of "America's Wing" at Tinker Air Force Base and say goodbye to former Commander Col. Jay R. Bickley.Presiding officer Lt. Gen. Mark Nowland, commander of 12th Air Force and Air Forces
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