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  • Mosaic Tiger 22-1 tests MCA expeditionary skills

    The 23rd Wing hosted a week-long Lead Wing exercise called Mosaic Tiger 22-1, which enabled members to test their abilities and competencies as Multi-Capable Airmen. During the exercise, Airmen were grouped into Contingency Location teams and performed Agile Combat Employment concepts while honing expeditionary skills outside of their core Air Force specialties.
  • My First TDY: A work vacay

    “TDYs are supposed to be fun, it should be great, I may like it…,” sadly enough, thinking those words didn’t change the fact that I was not having fun -- yet. This was my first temporary duty (TDY) and I was the only person from public affairs going to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, during a high-priority multi-wing exercise. So, my responsibilities and expectations were much higher, and I was determined to make the best of this opportunity.
  • Mosaic Tiger 22-1 highlights ACE in austere locations

    Although the Mosaic Tiger 22-1 exercise operated mainly from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, its success would not have been possible without simulated contingency locations. Among many things, this Lead-Wing exercise tested the ability of purpose-built rescue and attack assets to conduct operations in austere locations. In the second iteration of Mosaic Tiger, Moody incorporated locations such as MacDill Air Force Base and Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida, to highlight its Agile Combat Employment capabilities.
  • 38th, 41st Rescue Squadrons practice water rescue

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob Konopka, 38th Rescue Squadron aviation resource manager, troubleshoots a boat global positioning system during a simulated isolated personnel pickup south of Alligator Point, Florida, Nov. 18, 2021. Pararescuemen are trained to rescue isolated personnel in any environment around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Moody Wraps up Mosaic Tiger 22-1

    The Mosaic Tiger 22-1 exercise has come to a close at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Nov. 19, 2021, bringing the 23rd Wing closer to its goal in becoming a Lead Wing for Air Combat Command. The multi-wing exercise explored several Lead-Wing and Agile Combat Employment concepts, which helped define the deployed command structure of tomorrow’s Air Force.
  • Mosaic Tiger 22-1: incorporating Command, Control for Lead Wing

    Mosaic Tiger 22-1, held Nov. 15-19, 2021, implemented innovative Command and Control concepts as a key component to the exercise.
  • Mosaic Tiger 22-1 Tests Moody A-Staff

    Exercise Mosaic Tiger 22-1 is in full swing and it’s being helmed for the first time by the 23d Wing’s A-Staff.
  • From crash to recovery: Pilot, maintainers show resilience

    A pilot climbs into the cockpit of an aircraft, which looked much different than it did on the day a catastrophic gun malfunction stopped the landing gear from deploying and ripped off the canopy mid-flight. On a basic surface attack in 2020 Capt. Bye, 75th Fighter Squadron chief of standardization and evaluation, safely landed A-10C Thunderbolt II tail-995 after that in-flight emergency.
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