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  • Scorpion Camp evolves a four decade process with new innovative application

    On February 7, 2022, the 552nd Air Control Networks Squadron’s Development, Security and Operations Flight, also known as Scorpion Camp, began in-flight beta-testing of a newly developed ‘Purple Dot’ iOS iPad application.The application, which was designed to be installed on a flyers’ issued

  • 726 ACS practices to perfection at Agile Thunder Exercise 22-1

    Last week the 726th Air Control Squadron participated in Agile Thunder 22-1, an expeditionary skills exercise held at Mountain Home Air Force Base.Agile Thunder tests the capabilities of deployed personnel to perform in time-sensitive scenarios, where preparedness is imperative. This exercise was

  • Black history: AWACS participates in Heritage Fly-in to Charleston AFB

    Members of the 552nd Air Control Wing participated in a Black History Fly-In honoring the heritage of Black aviators on Feb. 18 to Joint Base Charleston Air Force Base.Crews with the KC-135, F-16, T-6, T-38, C-17, F-15E, and KC-46 aircraft congregated at Joint Base Charleston along with a diverse

  • Whales & Tales

    It’s not every day you get the opportunity to shadow the crew of an E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System Aircraft. During Red Flag 22-1 my colleague, Meagan Hannon, and I had the chance to experience a day in the life of a 964th Airborne Air Control Squadron member. The advanced aerial exercise

  • Safe runways focus of BASH team

    The Bird Air Strike Hazard team at Tinker Air Force Base has been keeping the runways safe for pilots during the heaviest times for migratory birds to travel.The need for BASH teams came about following the E-3 crash of Yukla-27 at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska on Sept. 22, 1995. The aircraft hit a flock of

  • Red Flag-Nellis 22-1 kicks off with allied forces

    Nearly 100 aircraft and 3,000 personnel have arrived at Nellis Air Force Base to participate in the first Red Flag exercise of 2022. Aimed at providing realistic training and increasing combat effectiveness, the exercise will run from Jan. 24 to Feb. 11.

  • 552 ACW puts readiness on display for 15 AF command team

    Airmen and leaders from across the 552nd Air Control Wing met with the Fifteenth Air Force commander and command chief during their visit to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Jan. 10.Fifteenth AF Commander Maj. Gen. Michael G. Koscheski and Chief Master Sgt. Sonia Lee toured the 552nd Operations Group