The eight UH-1 helicopters and 83 pilots, maintainers, and support personnel dispatched from Air Force Space Command units to Columbus AFB, Miss., over a two-day period flew 41 search-and-rescue sorties and delivered almost 23,000 pounds of supplies along the Gulf Coast. It was “the single largest deployment of AFSPC helicopters anywhere, ever,” said Maj. Gen. Frank G. Klotz, 20th Air Force commander. The Huey’s usual job is to provide security for the nation’s ICBM force.
Sept. 30, 2023
Chief of Space Operations Gen. B. Chance Saltzman delivered a keynote address on “The State of the Space Force,” detailing the young service’s progress and upcoming initiatives at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference on Sept. 11, 2023. Watch the video or read the transcript.