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  • 482d FW Base Commander Takes his Fini Flight

    Col Joshua G Padgett’s Fini Flight was a momentous occasion that honored his distinguished military career and marked his last flight for the 482d Fighter Wing.. With a history deeply rooted in Air force traditions, the Fini Flight is a time-honored tradition that signifies a pilot’s final

  • Air Force, FEMA, DLA collaborate in Exercise Eagle Rising 3.0

    As hurricane season approaches, Reservists and Air Force Emergency Management personnel partnered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to enhance natural disaster preparedness efforts in Exercise Eagle Rising 3.0 at Homestead Air Reserve Base,

  • Makos return from critical NORAD mission

    In a much-anticipated homecoming, the Airmen of the 482d Fighter Wing returned to Homestead Air Reserve Base after a successful deployment in support of Operation Noble Eagle April 3, 2024. This mission, a key element of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), is vital for aerospace

  • 482d Fighter Wing welcomes first resilience integrator

    The 482d Fighter Wing has taken a critical step forward in supporting the well-being and resilience of its personnel with the appointment of Master Sgt. Misael Hidalgo as its first Resilience Integrator as of February 28, 2024. Hidalgo's role involves updating units on available resources, serving

  • 482d Fighter Wing shines at RCG Awards with triple honors

    In a stunning display of excellence, the 482d Fighter Wing claimed significant honors at the prestigious 367th Recruiting Group (RCG) Awards. These awards recognize the exceptional efforts and achievements in various categories in Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC).The wing's team demonstrated

  • A miraculous recovery: Airman defies the odds

    A year after a terrible car accident impacting four Airmen from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Airman 1st Class Matthew Sharp's journey of recovery is a story of hope and determination.The car accident, which occurred on Oct. 24, 2022, tragically claimed the life of Airman 1st Class Tyler