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  • Makos welcome new commander

    During a brief change of command ceremony held inside the Sam Johnson Fitness Center, Col. David Castaneda assumed command of the 482nd Fighter Wing from Brig. Gen. David Piffarerio on Aug. 2, 2020.The ceremony was officiated by Maj. Gen. Brian Borgan, Tenth Air Force commander.Castaneda comes to the 482nd FW from U.S. Air Force Headquarters,
  • HARB still in HPCON Charlie

    Homestead Air Reserve Base has declared All Clear of inclement weather due to Tropical Storm Isaias. HARB continues to be in Health Protection Condition Charlie. Only mission essential personnel are authorized on base. 
  • HARB is in HURCON 2

    Homestead Air Reserve Base has implemented HURCON 2 due to potential affects from Hurricane Isaias. HARB is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning.  
  • Base has 3 new Master Sergeant selects

    The Regular Active Duty Air Force promotion system promotes the best-qualified noncommissioned officers and senior noncommissioned officers based on the quality of their records while recognizing each individual Airman’s potential for advancement to the next rank.Out of the 20 eligible Technical Sergeants assigned to the 367th FS at HARB,
  • Register now for "Pathway to Wings" accessions and rated boards brief Aug. 5

    The Pathway to Wings brief, hosted by AFRS Detachment 1, will give participants an overview of Air Force aviation careers, as well information about the different types of service, missions, aircraft and military lifestyle. Current Air Force aviators will be on the call to answer questions.
  • Diversity and Inclusion update

    The Department of the Air Force, on behalf of both the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force, stood up a special task force June 9, to address the issue of racial, ethnic and other demographic disparities and their impact on the forces.
  • Homestead ARB holds COVID-19 testing

    With the number of positive COVID-19 cases growing across the United States, the 482nd Fighter Wing here, in conjunction with state and Air Force agencies, held a mass testing July 2 at the Sam Johnson Fitness Center.“Similar to our surrounding community, Homestead ARB has experienced COVID-19 cases,” said Col. Adam Meyers, 482nd FW vice commander.
  • VCSAF’s challenge invites Reserve Citizen Airmen to submit ideas

    What’s your idea to save Airmen time?Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson initiated a challenge to Airmen, including Reservists, to come up with and submit their ideas on how Airmen can improve processes, save time and complete the Air Force mission more effectively.Wilson’s challenge is part of the Air Force’s Airmen Powered by
  • Air Force surgeon general talks about COVID-19, innovation, leadership

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force surgeon general, accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, Air Force Surgeon General chief of medical operations, toured and learned about the Transport Isolation System aboard a C-17 Globemaster III, June 26.
  • Homestead ARB to salute COVID-19 frontline personnel

    Four F-16s from the 482nd Fighter Wing at Homestead Air Reserve Base will honor frontline COVID-19 responders and essential workers with a formation flight over many South Florida hospitals May 23.The flyover is part of America Strong, an initiative to conduct a series of flyovers in major cities to demonstrate the Department of the Air Force’s
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