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This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
The Honorable Kristyn Jones, assistant secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, performing the duties of under secretary of the Air Force, toured the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility May 1-9.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, POTUS nominates CSAF as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, pending Senate confirmation, Airmen and Guardians can get medals and promotions as part of new recruiting incentives and cadets at the USAFA are studying how people interact with robots.
After gaining asylum in the United States, Airman 1st Class Bertrand Bucuka found himself wearing another military uniform — this time for the U.S. Air Force.
Basing announcements for Space Delta 15, 74th and 75th ISR Squadrons.
The DAF selected Patrick SFB, Fla., as the preferred location to host the Space Training and Readiness Command HQ, along with Space Delta 10. Kirtland AFB, N.M., is the preferred location for Space Delta 11 and Schriever SFB, Colo., is the preferred location for Space Delta 12.
The Air Force Medical Service’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted their inaugural Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility conference May 24, with a thematic focus on informing attendees on the latest AFMS initiatives and inspiriting further action.
Tomorrow’s operating environment requires Airmen to have the most accurate and up-to-date intelligence to act quickly in real time, today. Headquarters Air Staff have developed six software programs for career fields using AI to conduct data analysis.
Disaster response teams from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Natural Disaster Recovery Division are assisting in the aftermath of Typhoon Mawar after it struck Guam, May 24.
The 101 Critical Days of Summer begins on Memorial Day weekend. Airmen should use sound risk management in all off-duty summer activities to stay safe.
U.S. Pacific Air Forces began positioning RQ-4 Global Hawks at Yokota Air Base, Japan, from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to provide theater-wide enduring operations in support of maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific.
The upgrade enhances the aircraft’s ability to provide real-time situational awareness to combatant commanders around the world.
In a groundbreaking achievement, the DAF-MIT AI Accelerator MagNav project performed real-time magnetic navigation aboard a C-17A Globemaster III in flight, becoming the first organization to successfully demonstrate the technology in real-time on a DoD aircraft.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, high power microwave transmissions take down a swarm of drones, the We Are All Recruiters program gets Airmen and Guardians to talk about career opportunities, and a new accommodations portal simplifies procedures for civilians and servicemembers.
The Air Force Enlisted Swap Assignment Program goes live June 1 for senior master sergeants and below with a current assignment. This new policy provides Airmen with more control and new flexibilities in their assignment process.
The DAF plans to convert the F-15C Eagle Formal Training Unit at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon, into a third F-35A Lightning II FTU.
Air Force officials selected 4,998 Air Force technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant out of 28,831 eligible for a selection rate of 17.3% in the 23E7 promotion cycle, which includes supplemental promotion opportunities.
The 7th Air Force recently conducted exercise Enduring PACE putting communication Airmen and equipment to the test.
The construction phase of Sentinel, the Air Force’s multi-billion-dollar missile modernization effort, was cleared for takeoff May 19 as Robert Moriarty, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, signed the project’s environmental record of decision.
Chief Bass presents six new additions to the CMSAF Leadership Library: The Transformation Myth, Dare to Lead, Generation Z Unfiltered: Facing Nine Hidden Challenges of the Most Anxious Population, Your Undivided Attention, and Leading the Next Generation with Tim Elmore.
Airmen from Tyndall AFB welcomed Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., to the Defense Department's first “Installation of the Future.”
Airmen with the 15th Wing and 154th Fighter Squadron on Hickam Air Force Base tested and trained new CBRN protection techniques on the F-22 Raptor.
Looking back on Sabu Dastagir, an Indian American actor turned American Airman who served in World War II.
MEDIC-X training will be offered across the Air Force July 1, but several bases like Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, have already started training their medical personnel to deliver care in the future fight.
The Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development has formally launched a new mentorship program that will link Airmen, Guardians, Guardsmen and Reservists with Air Force/Space Force Junior ROTC cadets in high schools at their units across the nation and some places abroad May
In this week’s look around the Air Force, SecAF talks about the future of innovation and collaboration with partners and allies, the Air Force supports Defender 23, and new supervisors have an additional resource for taking care of Airmen. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Milton Hamilton)
Airmen and Guardians can now receive decorations or promotions through recruiting referrals under the new Airman and Guardian Referral Program.
The Department of the Air Force released a classified solicitation to industry for an engineering and manufacturing development contract for the Next Generation Air Dominance Platform with the intent to award a contract in 2024.
Operation Neptune’s Storm, a large-scale joint maritime demonstration led by the 6th Security Forces Squadron Marine Patrol Unit, took place in Hillsborough Bay.
The 76th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Squadron will be hosted at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Members of the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron from Yokota Air Base, Japan, traveled to Kanoya Air Base, Japan, to demonstrate a spall repair for Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force civil engineers, May 15.
Airmen and Guardians looking to help inspire, engage and recruit the future force by participating first-hand in events that enhance the Department of the Air Force’s recruiting mission are encouraged to look into the We Are All Recruiters, or WEAR, program.
The cadet-driven research focuses on gathering data and developing solutions to integrate a Ghost Robotics Vision 60 robot into base defense.
U.S. Air Force fifth-generation fighters supporting NATO Allied Air Command’s Air Shielding mission along the Eastern Flank executed an ACE deployment to Ämari Air Base, Estonia, to deter aggression in the Baltic Sea region.
As part of National Police Week, the names of three Department of the Air Force defenders were read aloud during a candlelight vigil.
The exercise brought together military and civilian personnel from EUCOM forces and its components to contribute virtually across Europe in the weeklong command post exercise simulating coordinating a response to a fictional major crisis.
In an effort to advance learning opportunities for Airmen, and enable training and education from any device, AETC officials have expanded a project installing commercial wireless internet across the command and into all training dormitories.
Bass took the opportunity to address Sheppard’s unique audience – Airmen in training. She urged them to stay focused and maintain their readiness, and reiterated the need for continued investment in training and technology.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, SecAF Kendall releases a video message about putting a stop to sexual assault and harassment, a new retention effort gives first-term Airmen the chance to retrain to a new career field and medics are developing skills to make them multi-capable.
To streamline the accommodation appeals processes, the Department of the Air Force has created the DAF Accommodation Portal.
The 19th Airlift Wing successfully completed the Green Flag Little Rock 23-07 exercise.
Air Force Senior Leaders were among speakers at the Ash Carter Exchange on Innovation and National Security May 9.
The Vanguard Award recognizes the DoD Component that best exemplifies a commitment to small business industrial base competitiveness.
A Security Forces Squadron implemented a new 30-day training program focused on Agile Combat Employment for Multi-Capable Airmen.
The FY22 Department of the Air Force Safety Awards Program provides organizations, teams, and individuals the opportunity to be recognized for their hard work, enhanced performance, accomplishments, and feats in safety.
The feedback civilian employees gave in 2022 has earned the service the no.9 ranking for large agencies by the Partnership for Public Service’s “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” in 2022.
The exercise is designed to help develop the bilateral tactical airlift and airdrop capabilities of the U.S. Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force.
This year-long training event sharpens a variety of technical skills and consists of four training phases and two additional blocks for extra training. Prior to the SFQC, training was limited to a one-day event, which made it difficult to retain firearm proficiency.
The Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office’s Predictive Analytics and Decision Assistant leverages artificial intelligence software to transform logistics data into actionable predictive maintenance alerts.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, trainees seeking U.S. citizenship can complete the naturalization process in BMT with a streamlined process, a new milestone for electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles and security forces have a new replacement for the Humvee.
The exercise, led by the Virginia ANG, sought to test and validate minimum force elements using multi-capable Airmen executing functions across job specialties and multiple platforms.
Prepping the Line focuses on preparing front-line leaders the Air Force needs at every level in accordance with the Major Graded Areas: Executing the Mission, Leading People, Improving the Unit, and Managing Resources.
Less than two years after 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft were inducted into the Nigerian Air Force, a $38 million project to construct new facilities for the aircraft was successfully completed at Kainji Air Base.
Project Tuskegee is an initiative to increase opportunities for AFROTC cadets and other underrepresented students within local communities to be exposed to rated and non-rated career opportunities.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall shares his message on sexual assault and sexual harassment.
The summit underscored an ongoing effort to continue to build and refine a Department of the Air Force culture that is ready and equipped for strategic competition and capable of projecting air warfighting capabilities at a moment’s notice.
For Senior Airman Austin Sondergard, a crew chief with the 605th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, recovering from a life-threatening condition meant waging a war of attrition against his own mind and body.
The rollout of MEDIC-X is the Air Force Medical Service’s response to the demand for multi-capable Airmen which requires equipping Airmen with skills that go beyond their duty title.
The Air Force surgeon general has made improving support for military children one of his priorities.
Security Forces Airmen from the 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron conducted the first operational mission with the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle supporting launch facility maintenance near Harrisburg, Nebraska, April 24.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presents five new additions to the CSAF Leadership Library.
The Air Force is changing the process of how First Term Airmen can retrain to provide additional opportunities for Airmen to stay in uniform instead of separating.
The concept of operations includes policy, training, data collection requirements and more, ensuring that AFMC helping agencies provide the right support and care to individuals who seek help during times of need.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, an evolution in recruiting cybersecurity officers, the RPP gives active-duty Airmen a chance to become rated officers and an historic gathering of student Airmen and aircraft might be the largest “elephant walk” in modern Air Force history.
The operation consisted of an elephant walk with 18 KC-135 Stratotankers mobilizing through the efforts of more than 700 personnel from across the installation, all in under six hours.
Fourteen Airmen from the 326th Training Squadron became the first U.S. citizens under the new streamlined naturalization process at BMT.
The large-scale, joint and international combat exercise featured agile combat employment, counterinsurgency, close air support, non-combatant evacuations, and maritime special operations.
The exercise showcased the wing’s ability to employ and sustain F-35 operations across multiple locations using the Agile Combat Employment concept.
Air Mobility Command hosted Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin and other senior leaders from seven major commands at Phoenix Warfighter on MacDill Air Force Base.
More than 170,000 spectators helped celebrate 75 years of airpower and horsepower at NASCAR’s Talladega Superspeedway.
Air Mobility leaders and spouses met to discuss and improve the command's mental health culture April 17-21.
With the Food 2.0 Owners Summit held in an innovative kitchen environment, attendees had the opportunity to see demonstrations of state-of-the-art culinary equipment and to taste food prepared by seasoned chefs.
The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team competed alongside the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard drill teams to continue the tradition of friendly competition between services.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, the Global Futures Report looks at possible scenarios for the year 2040, Secretary Kendall visits recruiters to emphasize the importance of their mission and the AFIMSC is looking for good ideas during their Innovation Rodeo.
The RPP is an opportunity for active-duty Air Force officers and enlisted members interested in becoming rated officers to develop basic aviation skills, enhance their aviation knowledge through developmental modules and acquire flying experience at no cost.
The 805th CTS, also known as the Shadow Operations Center - Nellis, hosted Field Experiment 1 to increase efficiency in airspace management and joint fires integrations between Army and Air Force Tactical Command and Control units through automation of information flow between multiple disparate
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall offered a blunt assessment of the challenges today in space but also optimism that the United States would maintain its dominance in that domain.
The U.S. Air Force is revolutionizing how it recruits and commissions the next generation of cyber professionals. The Air Force is utilizing the Cyber Direct Commissioning Program to address current manning requirements in the cyber workforce.
In celebration of Earth Day and in alignment with this year’s theme, “Invest in our Planet, Protect our Future,” the Department of the Air Force highlights how it works to preserve natural habitats and ensure resilient infrastructure, operations, and communities.
The Defense Department continues to actively address the incident involving the unauthorized disclosure of classified documents, said Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh at a news conference April 19.
The test launch is part of routine and periodic activities intended to demonstrate that the United States’ nuclear deterrent is safe, secure, reliable and effective to deter 21st century threats and reassure our allies.
The Department of the Air Force selected the next bases to receive two of its newest fighters.
The 436th Airlift Wing and the 96th Test Wing practiced some heavy cargo training loading large vehicles into a C-5M Super Galaxy.
For 75 years, Reserve Airmen have answered the nation’s call with a record of combat-proven readiness while also transforming for the future.
Since 1962, installations across the Department of Defense have been recognized by these awards for their accomplishments in innovative and cost-effective environmental management that support mission readiness.
At an all-call, Brown spoke about the importance of prioritizing the needs of Airmen and emphasized the vital role they play as the Air Force adapts to address pacing, acute and unforeseen challenges of the future.
Airmen from U.S. Pacific Air Forces and Japan Air Self-Defense Force recently participated in a civil engineer-focused discussion featuring key leaders at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
Four thousand Airmen and 90 aircraft participate in a one-of-a-kind elephant walk at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, April 7.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, prior-service enlisted Airmen can get a $10,000 signing bonus if they join the Reserves, the Community College of the Air Force is close to completing their system upgrade, and the new Sentinel ICBM is poised to replace the Minuteman III.
Kristyn Jones, who is performing the duties of under secretary of the Air Force, and Congress members toured Nellis Air Force Base.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., visited with Vermont Air National Guard Airmen April 1.
The report incorporates findings using Foresight Methodology to identify key forces and factors that will drive or constrain how the service will fight in 2040.
Tech. Sgt. Cam Kelsch battled against an overwhelming enemy ambush and saved the life of a wounded teammate … even after being shot himself.
The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is delivering on 120 military construction projects after awarding more than $7.6 billion of construction contracts since February 2021.
CSAF and his spouse, Sharene Brown, hosted an all-call with the Airmen of the 105th Airlift Wing focusing on the importance of change, as well as a medial decoration and aircraft dedication.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. recognized 17 Airmen from the 105th Airlift Wing for their bravery during the August 2021 withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The visit was an opportunity for senior leadership to meet with Airmen and discuss the historic mission conversion of the unit into the ANG's first cyberspace wing.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., spoke about the prestigious award, highlighting the accomplishments of the Airmen who embody Sijan’s leadership and character in performance and standards of personal conduct.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Air Force Recruiting Service to discuss the Air Force's ability to attract and recruit Airmen.
Airmen with the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron integrated with the Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills program to conduct trauma and critical care training at the Cincinnati Municipal Airport April 6.
The Israeli Air Force returned to Nellis Air Force Base to participate in Red Flag 23-2, this time with its F-35I Adir.
46th Test Squadron engineers facilitate second round of developmental testing since AF announced helmet last year.
An upgraded F-16 Fighting Falcon returned to 8th Fighter Wing operations after AFLCMC’s Post Block Integration Team provided the aircraft with the first wave of 22 modifications designed to improve lethality to meet the needs of current and future operations.
Second Air Force hosted Technical Training 101, bringing together leadership from across the Numbered Air Force for the three-day event at Keesler, March 28-30.
Dr. Ravi Chaudhary swore in as the assistant secretary of the Air Force for Energy, Installations and Environment during a ceremony at the Pentagon April 7.
Senator Jon Tester, SecAF Frank Kendall and other DAF senior leaders visited Malmstrom AFB to engage with Airmen and receive updates on the ongoing missile community cancer study from DAF leadership.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, senior leaders tell lawmakers about the negative consequences of a delayed budget process, DoD has a new bereavement leave policy, and there’s a new promotion studies website.
The 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan, provided airlift support for Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability exercise, March 21-April 2.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Goodfellow Air Force Base to observe base operations and meet with joint service members assigned to the 17th Training Wing, April 4, 2023.
One of several incentives available to those who join the Air Force Reserve, this particular program opens a wider aperture for recruiters to capture qualified Airmen separating from the active-duty Air Force.
Multiple Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central) wings participated in the weeks-long exercise to demonstrate their ability to operate at forward operating locations while concurrently supporting Operation Inherent Resolve missions.
These awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Airmen contributing to nuclear deterrence operations and the missile operations career field respectively.
On March 23, the only personnel who manned the Alpha 01-Missile Alert Facility were women from the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base.
One milestone at Whiteman AFB was the first all-female Minuteman missileer crew.
A former Olympian now serves as an Airman to give back to the country that helped her fulfill her dreams.
Maj. Gen. Sharon Bannister accompanied Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall to The Wall at the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial to pay respects and conduct a commemorative paper rubbing of the engraving of her father’s name, as well as other names.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, the 102nd Uniform Board results have been approved, DoD announces new enhancements for family well-being, and for the first time, fifth-generation fighters land and operate from the Philippines. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Milton Hamilton)
Department of the Air Force senior leaders visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., to pay their respects on National Vietnam War Veteran’s Day.
SecAF Kendall engaged with Singaporean and Estonian senior defense officials during travel to Singapore March 22-23.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall traveled to India March 21 to discuss future and ongoing defense partnerships with the nation.
The Air Force’s leadership development center has made it much easier for the service’s civilians to apply for its associate degree program.
The Defense Department announced new non-chargeable, paid bereavement leave benefit for service members.
While deployed to the Keystone of the Pacific, the F-35s will work in conjunction with other fighter units at Kadena AB to ensure continued steady-state fighter capabilities in the region.
Airmen from the United States, Thailand and Singapore visited a local school as part of a combined civic action engagement during Exercise Cope Tiger 23, March 23.
DAF senior leaders told Congress that progress is being made modernizing the Air and Space Forces but to fully succeed, Congress must pass the budget on time so critical “transformation” is not delayed.
Stories of Service aims to tell compelling and inspirational stories that focus not only on heroism and professional aspects of service members’ careers but also on how their serving has influenced their lives.
Members of the Studies and Analysis Squadron have worked hard during recent months to create one comprehensive website where Airmen can access all their enlisted promotion study materials in one place.
The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center recently released its updated strategy, adding a new focus area and synchronizing efforts across the center.
Rocket sled testing is critical to bridging the gap between the laboratory and full-scale flight tests for weapon systems under development.
In this week’s ATAF, the 2024 budget is focused on transformation and modernization, CMSAF discusses developing Airmen and recruiting, and the final paint design for Air Force One is set. (Hosted by Senior Airman Saomy Sabournin)
The senior leader testified to the Senate Armed Services Committee about recruiting challenges currently facing the Department of the Air Force.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III unveiled a comprehensive plan March 22, aimed at improving the lives of the dedicated U.S. military force and their families.
Twenty members from Yokota Air Base attended the Defense and Security Equipment International Japan exhibition March 16, in Tokyo, to seek out new, cutting-edge technology in a trip organized by YokoWERX.
The DAF approved several uniform initiatives for implementation effective April 1.
The Department of the Air Force’s top civilian and military leaders spoke with defense experts and industry partners during the 14th annual McAleese Defense Programs Conference March 15.
CMSAF Bass and other Air Force senior leaders visited the Airmen of the 90th Missile Wing.
Air Force senior leaders from the active-duty, Reserve, Guard, and department civilians spoke at a Department of the Air Force Total Force Integration, or TFI, symposium.
The Department of the Air Force selected Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to host the Joint Integrated Test and Training Center, which is the first center capable of joint and multinational force training.
The Female Fitment Program continues to influence daily life and duty for female Airmen, moving history forward for generations of women.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. hosted Qatar Emiri Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Jassim Al-Mannai for an official counterpart visit March 16 to further deepen the strong U.S.-Qatar defense and security partnership.
Air Combat Command recently announced the 2023 ACC demonstration team pilots.
U.S. Air Force aircraft from Joint Base Elmendorf–Richardson, Alaska and Kadena Air Base, Japan traveled to Clark Air Base, Philippines to integrate and train with Philippine air force 5th Fighter Wing counterparts.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Secretary Kendall talks about modernization and the pacing challenge the U.S. faces with China, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. announces the Future Operating Concept and a recruitment incentive program for enlisted ranks is revived.
The summit will cover current and future modeling and simulation activities and how they support the fusion of air and space, as well as their impact on multi-domain operations to cultivate a distinct M&S community culture.
Allied and partner Air Chiefs came together on Ramstein Air Base for the bi-annual NATO Air Chiefs’ Symposium on March 16.
With a core headquarters team of 13 augmented by a network of more than 250 change agents across the command, CDX achieves its mission by leveraging the ideas and innovations driven by Airmen and civilians across the enterprise.
Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1, an Agile Combat Employment exercise that took place on Guam and Tinian, recently concluded.
White Stag is a wing level exercise implemented as a self-evaluation, validating the wing’s Full Spectrum Readiness and ability to deploy, operate and sustain rapid global mobility in any contested environment.
Congratulations to the 1,629 master sergeants selected for senior master sergeant in the 23E8 promotion cycle.
While researching unconscious gender bias, one AMC commander came up with the idea to remove a legacy marker once intended to secure appropriate lodging and readiness items for female crew members.
The $259.3 billion proposal that Congress will now consider for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 includes $185.1 billion for the Air Force and $30 billion for the Space Force.
Registration is now open for this four-day gathering of the nation’s top artificial intelligence and data experts.
Agile Flag is the latest U.S. Air Force investment in capabilities that enables Lead Wings to operate at the speed, scope, complexity, and scale needed in a modern-day threat environment.
Maintainers and engineers from the C-5 System Program Office began to incorporate 3D-printed parts in C-5M Super Galaxy maintenance last month.
The 156th Wing operated as an expeditionary air base during U.S. Southern Command’s large-scale multinational exercise Operation Forward Tiger 2023.
President of the United States Joe Biden has selected the livery design for the "Next Air Force One," VC-25B, a design that will closely resemble the livery of the current Air Force One, VC-25A, while also modernizing for the 21st century.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, a new prototype Airborne Battle Management aircraft is ordered, the Air Force announces new privacy protections for pregnant Airmen and policies for non-covered reproductive health care, and U.S. Air Forces Africa sponsors a meeting of African Air Chiefs.
The Air Force is reinstating the Enlisted College Loan Repayment Program to align enlistment incentives with sister services and further enhancing its current recruitment strategy.
The Department of Defense collaborated with the Military Women’s Memorial to host a Women, Peace and Security panel, March 6, in Arlington.
The Defense Department participated in the 2023 Australian International Aerospace & Defence Exposition and Airshow to highlight the importance of our strategic partnerships in the Indo-Pacific.
Six Spark Tank finalist teams presented their ideas at the Air and Space Forces Association 2023 Warfare Symposium.
The panel, titled the “Enlisted Imperative,” highlighted the changing operational environment, ways Airmen and Guardians are critical to maintaining air and space dominance, and efforts to recruit and retain the best members.
The panel, titled “Logistics on the Attack,” was a conversation about the buildup and sustainment of materiel necessary to “set the theater” for the successful delivery of logistics effects.
The Department of the Air Force launched a toolkit March 8, providing a supplemental resource for commanders to tailor training specifically oriented to the United States’ pacing challenge.
Gen. Thomas A. Bussiere, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, spoke about the AFGSC mission at the 2023 Air and Space Forces Warfare Symposium.
In celebration of Women's History Month, top women military leaders discussed the importance of recruiting and retaining the best and most competent personnel in the military.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. delivers his keynote speech “Airmen in the Fight” during the Air and Space Forces Association 2023 Warfare Symposium.
Chief of Space Operations Gen. B. Chance Saltzman delivered his keynote address during the Air and Space Forces Association 2023 Warfare Symposium.
Department of the Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall offered a report card March 7 during a major address at the 2023 Air and Space Forces Association Warfare Symposium.
CSAF signed the Air Force Future Operating Concept, ensuring long-range planning is intentionally linked to the Joint Warfighting Concept.
Senior leaders from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force spoke during a panel titled “Warfighting on the Homefront” at the 2023 Air and Space Forces Association Warfare Symposium.
Prospective Airmen and others with questions about joining the Air Force now have a biweekly, online resource for getting news and information.
The Air Force Services Center will begin rolling out the first leg of a new free BMX stunt tour to five installations in the month of March with an expected expansion to additional installations as the schedule progresses.
The Tactical Trauma Reaction and Evacuation Crossover Course, or TTREX, is designed to test and validate Individual Critical Task Lists and the Comprehensive Medical Readiness Program for military medical personnel.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, a special event inspires current and future Airmen, Cyber Focus Teams help bake-in protection for weapons systems, and poppy seed products can cause a false positive on drug testing.
This year’s African Air Chiefs Symposium was enhanced for the first time by panelists from Malawi, Benin, Senegal, Tunisia and Ghana and spoke on initiatives impacting recruitment, challenges they face and areas of improvement for each respective country.
Throughout the upcoming months, a Barriers to Service Cross-Functional Team is examining existing policies and procedures to ensure they reflect the service members needed for the future.
The Senegalese Air Force, along with the Association of African Air Forces sponsored by U.S. Air Forces Africa, officially kicked off the 12th annual African Air Chiefs Symposium with an opening ceremony, Feb. 28, in Dakar.
The 109th AW, Stratton Air National Guard base in Scotia, New York, deployed two LC-130 Hercules aircraft and 60 Airmen to Resolute Bay in Canada’s northern Arctic territories to act as tactical airlift support for the Canadian exercise.
The Department of the Air Force awarded The Boeing Company a contract to begin work on the E-7A weapon system, which is slated to replace the E-3 AWACS.
U.S. Naval Forces Europe, in coordination with U.S. Transportation Command, U.S. Northern Command, and U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command facilitated the delivery of the Defense Department provided field hospital.
The DAF has issued guidance implementing DoD policies outlining privacy of command notification of pregnancy, administrative absence for non-covered reproductive health care and unit-funded travel for those seeking non-covered reproductive health care.
The Secretary of the Air Force Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host the third annual Department of the Air Force Virtual Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium March 8-10.
The U.S. Air and Space Forces have partnered on the course that will instruct Guardians on test and evaluation processes for robust and methodical system testing of space-flight equipment.
The Forward Arming and Refueling Point mission enables aircraft supporting combat operations to refuel much closer to their area of operation, saving a significant amount of time.
Silver Falcon, a bilateral exercise with Cypriot partners, is intended to prepare U.S. forces to exercise emergency response procedures to include support to noncombatant evacuation operations.
The Department of the Air Force has issued guidance on removal of adverse actions and handling of Religious Accommodation Requests related to refusal of COVID-19 vaccinations effective Feb. 24.
Three Travis Airmen assist in recovery of car that drove off CA cliff
Travis Comprehensive Airman Fitness week promotes Warrior Heart culture
13th Annual Gold Star Families Ruck March
National Police Week Warrior Challenge
Travis hosts local high schools for "Spark Challenge"
Team Travis hosts large scale readiness exercise
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USecAF tours Indo-Pacific to ensure resourcing decisions align with strategy, mission
Around the Air Force: Brown Nominated for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Recruiting Medals/Promotions, Cadets Research Robotics
Stories of Service: From Cameroonian Soldier to American Airman
521st AMOW AMTs maneuver forces during DE23
Colorado Springs to host DEL 15, 2 intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance squadrons
Mission: Rapidly Project American Power Anytime ... Anywhere!
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