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  • Hurricane Andrew’s 30th anniversary

    Built in 1942, Homestead Army Airfield was destroyed three years later, on Sept. 15, 1945, by a hurricane with winds of 145 miles per hour.HAAF was officially abandoned three months later. In the three years it was open, the airfield trained hundreds of Air Force pilots who then went on to fly the

  • HARB supports DoD Warrior Games with flyover

    The 482nd Fighter Wing is scheduled to perform a flyover with two of its F-16 Fighting Falcons during the opening ceremony of the Department of Defense Warrior Games in Orlando, Florida, August 19.The Warrior Games is an annual event, first held in 2010, that celebrates the resiliency and dedication

  • 482nd FW commemorates its history

    While the Air Force is celebrating its 75th year in September and the Air Force Reserve is celebrating its 74th anniversary on April 14, the 482nd Fighter Wing is also celebrating its own 70th year in May and its 41st anniversary for being activated in the Air Force Reserve April 1.While originally

  • Shoot. Move. Communicate.

    In the blazing sun of a South Florida afternoon, the sound of gun shots ring out as members of the 482nd Security Forces Squadron conduct a “shoot, move, and communicate” training event. Tech Sgt. Justin Rickles, assistant flight chief, Security Forces Squadron, the training facilitator said, “The