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  • COVID-19 Mission Readiness

    The 501st Combat Support Wing displays mission readiness during COVID-19.
  • Pathfinder History: RAF Alconbury’s Medal of Honor recipient

    A U.S. Army Air Forces pilot stationed at RAF Alconbury, England, received the Medal of Honor in 1943 for his bravery during a flight over Germany during World War II.
  • Joint readiness through unity

    The 423rd Air Base Group and U.S. Africa Command Directorate for Intelligence at RAF Molesworth worked together to facilitate Joint Immersion Day, Feb. 20, 2020, and build a bridge between service members at RAF Alconbury and RAF Molesworth.
  • Air Force medics bring Army Special Forces background to 501st

    A setup of two separate medical clinics under one wing – the 501st Combat Support Wing – is a unique aspect to an already unique mission. But even more unique are the two commanders who lead them and the similar backgrounds they share. Lt. Col. Elizabeth Hoettels, commander of the 423rd Medical Squadron, and Lt. Col. Robert Heil, commander of the 422nd Medical Squadron, are both prior Army soldiers, both came from a Special Forces background, and both are now serving squadron command tours at the 501 CSW. The chances seem quite unlikely.
  • RAF Wing Commander Basil Turner (ret.) remembrance

    The 501st Combat Support Wing salutes RAF Wing Commander Basil Turner (ret.) for his service and dedication to his country as well as being a friend to the USAF.
  • The pipes are calling

    As the melody is carried through the breeze, the distinctive sound of the bagpipe pulls on many heartstrings as listeners’ eyes begin to glisten.Bagpipers have performed at countless ceremonies for the 501st Combat Support Wing, but one has his roots embedded in the history of RAF Alconbury for over 40 years.John Maxwell Gary Leith Kernaghan, a
  • An Air Force coder’s tale

    There is an Airman working long hours behind the shadows to protect computer networks from cyberattacks.
  • 501st Combat Support Wing orchestrates UK’s largest munitions supply movement of the decade

    From May 15th to the 19th, logistics and munitions Airmen and personnel from the 501st Combat Support Wing completed the United Kingdom’s largest munitions supply movement in a decade. “The overall mission was to resupply our munitions areas, primarily the 420th Munitions Squadron,” said Maj. Jose Quintanilla, 501st CSW logistics readiness officer.
  • Legacy Project: character matters

    The nearly transparent fishing line disappeared into the peaceful, flowing water of the Ohio River, as mayflies skimmed the surface with their song of melodic dissonance.A young boy sat along the muddy bank, holding the rod – waiting patiently, but expectantly. A shock of dark, brown hair bordered a pair of glasses almost too big for his face. “I
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