News & Events

KBFS Crestview launches International ISR Academy

On Monday, 9 October the first class of students arrived in Crestview, Florida to begin Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Aircrew Training at KBFS’ International ISR Training Academy.  Eight aircrew students, their interpreters and members of USAF NORTHCOM will undergo 5 weeks of intense tactical training comprised of academics, simulation, and flight training utilizing KBFS’ […]

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S3 Attends AUSA Annual Meeting

October 9-11, 2017–Washington, DC–S3 attended the 2017 Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) annual meeting in Washington, DC. The annual meeting is the largest landpower exposition and professional development forum in North America and had over 26,000 in attendance this year. This forum is a great opportunity for our corporate leadership to stay informed […]

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Kachemak Bay Flying Service Student Pilot Milestones Achieved

One of the most enjoyable tasks we have at Kachemak Bay Flying Service (KBFS) is to aid people in achieving their dream of learning how to fly.  Some of us experienced pilots have forgotten the thrill of that first solo flight.  Watching someone who has just experienced it can bring back those feelings. This past […]

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Kachemak Bay Flying Service Purchases Aircraft

Kachemak Bay Flying Service (KBFS) recently acquired two new aircraft (a Robinson R-44 Helicopter and a Cessna 172) to support its Temple, TX operations. KBFS will use the Robinson R44 Helicopter in support of its Part 135 Certificate, as well as other flight tasks and certificates. The R44 is a small, multi-role aircraft that can […]

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S3 CEO Leading Changes in Huntsville

With assistance from the Huntsville Community Foundation, CEO Jan Smith founded the CAP & GOWN Project Fund to provide college access opportunities to underrepresented high school students. The Foundation translated Ms. Smith’s passion for local youth education in the Huntsville/Madison County community into a funding vehicle that allows other donors to help as well.  With […]

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S3/Kachemak Bay Flying Service (KBFS) Completes USAF M-24 Adversary Course

S3/KBFS with VTS Aviation recently completed the team’s third Mi-24 Adversary course for the USAF Weapons School.  This particular class was a joint operation with students from the 34th Weapons Squadron (Nellis AFB) and a representative from the US Army’s Directorate of Training Development (DOTD).  Initiated in 2016, the Mi-24 Adversary Familiarization Course presents “graduate […]

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S³ Subsidiary Awarded Subcontract for Support to the 1109th Theater Aviation Maintenance Group

Lockwood Hills Federal, LLC (a subsidiary of Akima, LLC) was recently awarded a 5-year contract for the 1109th Theater Aviation Maintenance Sustainment Group (TASMG) Support with the Connecticut National Guard.  Global Logistics Support Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of S3, was part of the Lockwood Hills Team that received the award to provide aircraft and […]

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S³ Awardee Selected for AAAA Matching Scholarship

16 August 2017–Congratulations to Ms. Caroline Greene! She has been selected as this years’ recipient of S³s Corporate Matching AAAA Scholarship. This is a 2 year scholarship providing $1,000 each year . Ms. Greene is the daughter of Thomas Greene (Retired MAJ) who has been an S³ Simulations Training Analyst since 2010. Caroline is from […]

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S3 Sponsorship of the first annual National Cyber Summit

Huntsville, AL– 6 June 2017– Classified Forum was a resounding success with 120 attendees at planned capacity and 155 in actual attendance. An additional 35 people were turned away at the door due to the limited seating. Classified material and briefings from the National Security Agency (NSA), US Cyber Command, and Army Cyber were shared […]

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S3/KBFS Graduates Seventh USAF Pilot for MD-530F Squadron in Afghanistan

Temple, Texas – On 12 May 2017, S3/KBFS graduated its seventh USAF MD-530F pilot, who will be assigned to the Afghan Theater of Operations as a Combat Air Advisor to the Afghan Air Force in the MD-530F.  Instructor Pilot Bobby Kramer led the USAF Captain through more than 40 hours of academic training and 18 […]

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