The US is flying intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance flights over a section of Afghanistan that was hit by an earthquake on Monday. The magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck northeastern Afghanistan, along with parts of Pakistan, India, and Tajikistan and killed dozens, reported CNN. Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said Monday there had? not been reports of damage to infrastructure used by the US or allies in Operation Resolute Support. The Afghanistan government has not yet made any requests for humanitarian aid. However, the US is flying ISR flights over the region to “help inform” the Afghanistan government on its humanitarian response.
Changes are coming this year for Airmen taking professional military education (PME) distance learning courses. Closer interactions with facilitators, a revised capstone course, and more feedback on test performance are meant to improve the overall experience for distance learning students, who often include members of the Air National Guard.