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Air and Space Forces senior leaders and their spouses participated in a Families in the Fight panel engaging discussion on common challenges military families experience.
An Operational Test imagery analyst at the 410th Test and Evaluation Squadron built an entire range of radar targets used to test the accuracy of U-2 and RQ-4 Global Hawk sensors.
During his time at JB Langley-Eustis, Kendall visited several units where he discussed key issues, emphasized strategic intent, recognized Airmen and discussed the way ahead during an all-call.
Air Forces Northern teamed up with the 263rd Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation and Missile Center to conduct a Deployable Integrated Air Defense System Technology Demonstration.
Each year, AFIMSC helps the Department of the Air Force recover over $11.5 million in unused government travel tickets through the passenger movement SharePoint tool, developed by the center.
The operation focused on capacity building through health services outreach, engineering civic action program construction projects and subject matter expert exchanges.
The Resilient Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System program, or R-EGI for short, is one of the AFLCMC’s solutions to building resiliency into aircraft navigation systems.
The Air Force Security Forces Center is rolling out the NextGen 2.0 helmet later this year with several improvements.
Modified facilities were built at the SWTW to ensure appropriate levels of privacy for mixed-sex cohorts of trainees at the Special Warfare Candidate Course, the course of initial entry for those who want to become Air Force Special Warfare Airmen.
The DoD now has a framework in place to track the implementation and effectiveness of its efforts to stop sexual assault and harassment, which includes regular progress reviews through senior leadership forums.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Secretary Kendall focuses on personnel issues, Airmen bring aid to flood victims in Pakistan, and PACAF Airmen wrap their participation in Australia’s exercise Pitch Black.
In a memo titled "Taking Care of Our Service Members and Families," Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III outlined efforts to address the needs of married service members and their families, as well as single service members.
The Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile is an air-launched, scramjet-powered hypersonic weapon designed to hold high-value targets at risk in contested environments from standoff distances.
The gathering exemplified the Air Force’s ongoing efforts to strengthen relationships with allies and partners through meaningful conversation and information exchange.
The Air Force released the third book in its trilogy of foundational documents dedicated to developing Total Force Airmen.
Lt. Gen. Michael Loh, director of the Air National Guard stressed the need to be ready today and stronger tomorrow and that begins with operationalizing the National Defense Strategy.
Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command, presented his case for the state of air mobility to a packed audience of Airmen at the 2022 Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 21.
PACAF’s senior enlisted leader underscored why partnership capacity and enlisted leadership at the lowest levels are key tenets in terms of maximizing lethality, interoperability and readiness.
The Air and Space Forces Association hosted a “Communities in the Fight” panel discussion at the AFA’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference at National Harbor Sept. 20.
Bass presented her keynote address and took pride in introducing the “The Joint Team,” commonly known as the Purple Book, which aims to help Airmen become better joint-minded service members.
As the head of recruiting for the Air and Space Forces, Maj. Gen. Ed Thomas is in a job that requires him to be pragmatic and creative and occasionally willing to test boundaries in the quest to meet never slacking personnel demands of the two services.
The collection spans decades showcasing major Air Force events, achievements and accomplishments that Airmen reached on the battlefield while overcoming social and economic obstacles.
Below are current coronavirus disease 2019 statistics for Department of Air Force personnel.
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass recently prompted the inception of the Enlisted Assignment Working Group with the intent for an overdue holistic review of the Department of the Air Force’s enlisted assignment program.
As the nation increases its focus on strategic competition, Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones highlighted the imperative for the Department of the Air Force to stay ahead of the pacing challenges.
Wilsbach provided remarks as one of three panelists for a “Preparing for Global Competition” presentation, hosted a media roundtable on “Defending the Indo-Pacific Theater,” and hosted a think tank.
The Tactical Operations Center-Light experiment was designed to continue development of future command and control concepts intended to expedite kill chains and improve distributed battle management.
The inaugural Memorial to Memorial ride brought more than 90 cyclists from the Air Force and Space Force together over three days to celebrate the Air Force's 75th Anniversary.
The Air Force confirmed today it plans to reveal the B-21 Raider in the first week of December during an unveiling ceremony hosted and sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Corporation at its production facilities in Palmdale, California.
The KC-46A recently completed an employment concept exercise in the U.S. Central Command area of operations, during which it was evaluated while filling real-world taskings in support of combat operations, supplementing other tanker aircraft in theater.
The U.S. Space Force, the newest military branch established in 2019, has officially adopted its own song titled, "Semper Supra" that was unveiled during the 2022 Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Sept. 20.
Building relationships within the force and with allies and partners, Lt. Gen. Alexus G. Grynkewich, Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central) commander, travelled across the USCENTCOM AOR to meet with U.S. embassy, coalition, regional, and U.S. military leaders.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. urged the Total Force Sept. 19 to focus intently, to move fast and “accelerate change” in reshaping the service to meet modern-day threats.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall addresses issues from personnel to recruiting and China during his keynote address at the annual Air, Space and Cyber Conference.
The Department of the Air Force is establishing a new integrating program executive officer for Command, Control, Communications and Battle Management, which will have the authorities required to ensure integration of all C3BM related programs throughout the DAF.
The 705th Training Squadron executed Air Combat Command’s first Lead Wing Command and Control Course at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 23-26
For 24 years, the F-15 Eagle has roared over the city of Klamath Falls, Ore., flying countless training missions and supplying air superiority pilots to the U.S. Air Force.
The military Tattoo is an historic tradition held worldwide, showcasing the excellence and readiness of service members
In this week’s look Around the Air Force, changes are coming to the Active Guard and Reserve program starting Oct. 1, an officer exchange with Australia helps the U.S. Air Force get ready for new aircraft, and AFGSC takes part in a BTF mission over the Middle East.
The exercise focused on training techniques, tactics and procedures, and strengthening interoperability between the U.S. and Colombian air forces as allies under NATO standards.
Two B-1B Lancers and approximately 50 Airmen assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, engaged in an Agile Combat Employment exercise, Baked Alaskan, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Sept. 9-10.
This summer, volunteers taught English to Italian children in local middle and high schools, as well as two summer camps.
Lt. Gen. B. Chance Saltzman is considered by the Senate Armed Services Committee to be the next Chief of Space Operations Sept. 13.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presents five new additions to the CSAF Leadership Library.
The 911th Air Refueling Squadron is the Air Force's very first active-duty squadron that is located within a reserve wing.
Approximately 110 U.S. Airmen from PACAF participated in Exercise Pitch Black 2022, the Royal Australian Air Force Chief of Air Force’s biennial capstone international engagement activity with forces drawn from a wide range of regional, coalition and allied nations.
The Department of the Air Force Digital Transformation Office has launched a new initiative to recognize individuals across the enterprise who are driving change in the digital domain.
Airmen with the 22nd Airlift Squadron and 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron delivered 90,000 pounds of aid to Honduras during a combined Major Command Service Tail Trainer Denton cargo mission.
Air Force Special Warfare created a formalized special warfare cadet program to help Air Force ROTC and U.S. Air Force Academy cadets prepare to be special tactics, combat rescue, or tactical air control party officers.
During this mission, B-1 aircrews integrated with partner nations in the USSOUTHCOM AOR, air refueled with the support of MacDill AFB tankers, and countered illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing operations.
In this week’s ATAF, new diversity and inclusion outreach plans are coming for officer recruiting efforts, allies and partners are creating a new Inter-Pacific Air Forces Academy for enlisted members in the Indo-Pacific region, and the first DAF regional energy resilience exercise takes place.
The 2021 Air Force First Sergeant of the Year award has been presented to a master sergeant in the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
Agile Combat Employment is a proactive and reactive operational scheme of maneuver executed within threat timelines to increase survivability while generating combat power.
The supplies and equipment bought with Overseas Humanitarian Disaster and Civic Aid funds are a large part of the impact the Health Engagements Assistance Response Team 2022 is making at the participating hospitals and on the patients in Guatemala and Honduras.
The Department of the Air Force is seeking mediators for conflict resolution as an alternative solution to litigation for workplace conflicts.
Insider threat awareness keeps everyone affiliated with DoD to do their part in keeping installations, information, resources and personnel safe.
Master Sgt. Bridget Carroll reduced cargo taken on an MQ-1 Predator alert package with the creation of a “bird-in-a-box” later known as the Digital Aircraft Link Emulator, or DALE.
The desire to build upon foundational multilateral capabilities is paramount to international cooperation in maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific. Leaders often set the example for the development of international relationships.
Air Force Reserve Command is instituting changes to the Active Guard and Reserve program effective Oct. 1.
The AESA upgrade provides F-16s enhancement in combat capabilities, improving pilot effectiveness, air defenses and overall aircraft survivability when faced by enemy forces.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall announced the following senior leader retirement and assignment.
United States ground and naval units, as well as coalition and regional partner air forces executed a Bomber Task Force mission across the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Sept. 4.
Exercise Iron Hand 22-09 was developed as a proof of concept for Airmen to train in a contingency location in an unfamiliar geographic situation.
In partnership with the Army and Air Force, ASTARTE is a DARPA-sponsored program designed to enable efficient and effective airspace operations and deconfliction in a highly congested battlespace.
During his tour, Kendall reinforced the National Defense Strategy tenet of deterring aggression, while being prepared to prevail in conflict when necessary, prioritizing the importance of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command theater.
In this week’s ATAF, experimentation with Tactical Operations Center-Light helps develop future battle management concepts, the Grey Wolf flies for the first time with an all-Air Force crew, and the CCAF provides student transcripts faster with a new service. (Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Britt Crolley)
Flying Tiger Flight 923 may not be a well-known story; however, it is a story military history should never let die. As the Air Force celebrates its 75th anniversary, now is the best time to look back and reflect on aviation moments like this.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Robins AFB to receive new mission updates and see some of the innovative advances being made with education and industry.
The distance learning programs have been closed for enrollments and graduations in support of the Air University-wide transition to the new Learner Environment Design-Student Information System.
“Basic,” an eight-part, re-released docuseries shot in high-definition 4K resolution, presents the trainees' perspective as they recount their experiences about why each of them left home to join a fighting force of more than 329,000 Airmen currently serving.
The achievement is the first instance of third-party software running on a fifth-generation fighter and the first in-flight use of open-source container orchestration software on any fighter aircraft.
The efforts of the U.S. Air Force during the withdrawal from Afghanistan creates a portrait that is remarkable in its scope, reach and complexity.
The Department of the Air Force Women, Peace and Security Program recently reached major milestones by participating in the Department of Defense Gender Advisor training in May.
The T-38 Talon will undergo Talon Repair Inspection and Maintenance, or TRIM, modification to perform localized depot-level maintenance to replace or repair key parts to keep these valuable training platforms mission ready.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall has directed Air and Space Force officer commissioning sources to develop diversity and inclusion outreach plans by Sept. 30 to achieve updated applicant pool demographic goals.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. spoke with National Guard leaders and discussed how the service is transforming.
ERREs are helping the DAF address challenges brought about by asymmetric threats to enabling systems like energy and water, changes to the global climate, and increasing complexity and interdependency of missions and infrastructure.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. recently traveled to locations across the Department of Defense’s priority theater, reinforcing U.S. and U.S. Air Force commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific..
The Warrior Games is a Paralympic-style adaptive sports event showcasing the power of adaptive sports as part of recovery and the overall long-term resiliency of wounded, ill and injured service members from around the DoD.
Efforts to expand support of working mothers across Air Force Sustainment Center bases continue, including access to lactation rooms and pods, reclassification of wireless breast pumps to allow entrance into secure areas and easy access to maternity uniforms.
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.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, B-52 Stratofortresses are in Europe as part of the Bomber Task Force mission, exercise Pacific Angel comes to Malaysia to improve interoperability, and exercise Distant Horizon tests the 920th Rescue Wing. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Kahdija Slaughter)
August marks the one-year anniversary of Operation Allies Refuge, the largest non-combatant evacuation operation in U.S. history to date. A photo retrospective of the event and the service members who moved heaven and Earth to finish the mission.
Pacific Angel is a multilateral exercise bringing together more than 370 participants from six countries to foster cooperation and interoperability during humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations.
Air Force officials have selected 9,706 senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant, out of 45,991 eligible, for a selection rate of 21.1% in the 22E5 promotion cycle, which includes supplemental promotion opportunities.
One 100th Maintenance Squadron Airman has invented a new boom cover tool that has the potential to save the U.S. Air Force 40,000 man-hours and approximately $1 million per year.
The MH-139A Grey Wolf flies its first sortie since the Air Force took over ownership of the aircraft Aug. 12. It marked the first all-Air Force personnel flight in the Air Force’s newest helicopter.
Her journey to become an Air Force pilot took years, and she flew all around the world to reach her goal, but Capt. Kristin Bodie took the things she has learned and developed an online course to help others find their path more easily.
The Department of the Air Force has been increasingly focused on the important role of water in the DAF’s ability to achieve the mission to fly, fight, and win in air, space, and cyberspace.
The Department of Defense is increasing its supply of the approved monkeypox vaccine, JYNNEOS, which allows for more Airmen and Guardians at higher risk for transmission to access preventive measures to keep themselves safe.
Two weeks remain to submit photos for this year's Department of the Air Force Photo Contest.
Community College of the Air Force students can now order their transcripts electronically and have them processed within a week instead of what usually took up to 45 days.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, international senior enlisted leaders from around the world come together to focus on the high-end fight, the MQ-9 Reaper debuts in Rim of the Pacific exercise, and F-22s from Alaska are in Poland to conduct Air Shielding missions.
The theme of the 2023 event is, “Imagine – Create – Innovate,” with a focus on development of the community of knowledgeable and committed learning professionals.
The TOC-L event was designed to continue U.S. Air Force development of future battle management concepts intended to expedite kill chains and improve distributed control.
Distant Horizon is an annual exercise that prepares the 920th Rescue Wing’s Personnel Recovery Task Forces for global, war, contingency, humanitarian, and in extremis operations.
The remotely piloted aircraft, assigned to the 163rd Attack Wing, responded to the scene of a ship fire during a training exercise in the world's largest international maritime exercise.
The Defense Department released a policy that spells out how DoD military and civilian personnel should use official social media accounts to best advance the mission of the U.S. military and further instill trust in the credibility of the DoD.
During the visit, Brown hosted an all-call, where, among other topics, he touched on the Air Force’s role in the National Defense Strategy and the importance of innovation and recognized individual Airmen from across the Wolf Pack for their achievements.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall reflects on his first year on the job.
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.
Hosted by Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, SELIS focused on people, readiness and culture through connections between allies and partners.
Operation Allies Refuge brings together a Dover Air Force Base Airman and an Afghan evacuee.
The MQ-9 Reaper enterprise left an indelible mark on the world’s largest maritime exercise demonstrating the remotely-piloted aircraft’s capabilities at RIMPAC.
Representatives from eight Indo-Pacific Ally and partner nations attended the largest international Department of the Air Force engagement, Senior Enlisted Leader International Summit (SELIS), in Arlington, Virginia, Aug. 1 – 5.
The forum enabled DAF leadership to update the groups on top priorities and challenges and discuss how to partner effectively in support of Airmen, Guardians and family members.
At an all-call with Kadena AB personnel, Brown stressed the importance of empowering Airmen at all levels to deliver innovative solutions to keep pace with the complex operational and strategic challenges that shape U.S. military operations in this region.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, the Integrated Response Co-Location Pilot program provides improved support for survivors of assault , AMC commander signs directive for pregnant Airmen, and psychologists attend a new aviation training program.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall announced the following senior leader assignments.
Throughout the meetings, Brown reaffirmed the great value the U.S. Air Force places on the bilateral alliance.
In celebration of the Air Force’s 75th anniversary, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command partnered with the Southeast Region Little League during its annual youth baseball tournament at Warner Robins, Aug. 3-9.
On July 1, the “Communication and Information” career field changed its name to “Cyberspace and Information Technology.”
The three-day event served to educate and align the Dayton region and interested local and national parties to support the department’s digital transformation efforts.
The Department of Defense celebrated the ribbon cutting for the Desert Junior Senior High School on Edwards Air Force Base, Aug. 9.
Summary: Below are current coronavirus disease 2019 statistics for Department of Air Force personnel.
U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. traveled to Singapore Aug. 7-10 to reaffirm the U.S. Air Force's commitment to the bilateral defense relationship and discuss efforts to enhance cooperation.
Brown discussed the value of strengthening relationships with allies and partners, and 15th Wing Airmen highlighted how they work with regional partners to integrate joint operations, promoting advancements to their mission capabilities.
The five-day summit focused on “Winning the High-End Fight,” providing senior enlisted leaders an opportunity to build and maintain relationships, secure common interests, promote shared values, and deter current and potential threats by demonstrating the strength of global military partnerships.
As part of NATO’s plan to bolster its collective defense posture, the 90th FS will take over the mission from the Vermont Air National Guard’s 158th Fighter Wing, which has been executing the coalition’s Air Policing mission since their arrival in theater, May 2.
Bass held an all-call for members of MacDill AFB and the base’s tenant units and toured the base to witness the 6th ARW Airmen executing the mission.
The Rapid Airman Development Program built for Airmen across ranks, career fields and background to bolster skills through a combination of physical challenges, academic programs and culturally immersive partnerships.
As of July 2022, Self-Aid Buddy Care was replaced by Tactical Combat Casualty Care, a training which implements the best medical practices in battlefield trauma care.
The winners of three competitive regional events designed to test and enhance the readiness capabilities of explosive ordnance disposal teams across the Air Force settled the score with Hill AFB earning the inaugural Air Force EOD National Team of the Year title this week in Indiana.
Enhanced understanding of pilot training and the human performance demands on aircrew will facilitate improved ability for Air Force Aviation Psychologists to accomplish their mission.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Nellis Air Force Base to see the culmination of Red Flag-Nellis 22-3.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Lt. Gen. B. Chance Saltzman is nominated to be the new chief of space operations, a new COVID-19 vaccine becomes available for service members, and Airmen can provide feedback on armor and other gear through the GearFit application.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Tinker Air Force Base July 28 for an update on the base’s support to the F-35 Lightning engine program.
Lt. Gen. John Healy received command of the Air Force Reserve Command from Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., during a change of command ceremony at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, Aug. 3.
This pilot program will run for six months and centralize five key support services to simplify access and the advocacy processes for Airmen and Guardians.
The change follows new efforts by the Department of the Air Force Women’s Initiative Team to mask pregnancies at the unit level to remove current and potential barriers affecting Airmen during pregnancy.
McCoy, who served as the first senior enlisted advisor of Strategic Air Command and was selected as one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year in 1974, passed away July 13, at the age of 91.
Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 6 team members recently participated in two of the first developmental and operational test missile shots for the F-15EX Eagle II.
This summit will feature subject matter experts who will share their vast knowledge of data, AI and analytics as a part of an effort to support initiatives like the DoD’s JADC2 and the Air Force’s ABMS to respond to a critical need, connecting sensors with shooters across all services in all
The Airmen rapidly deployed to the region July 28 to conduct rescue operations via boat and helicopter for four days after flooding in Kentucky.
Following the July 2022 Unit Training Assembly, the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base announced its new mission, vision and priorities.
Kendall’s conversation with Creech AFB leaders focused on the continuous effort to establish Next Generation Air Dominance through investing in technology, mechanics and the people who provide mission support.
Former Air Force leaders visited Nellis Air Force Base to connect Airmen and Guardians with their living heritage as well as to provide mentorship, advice and encouragement to those currently serving in uniform during the the Air and Space Forces Association’s Air Force 75th Anniversary Legends
In an Air Force where there has been an increase in suicides in recent years, helping people find and appreciate their unique selves is a calling for Chaplain (Capt.) Portmann Werner and the service’s chaplain corps.
The Air Force Cycling team is riding in the 2022 Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, a new system for generating medical profiles prepares to launch, former Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James M. McCoy passes away, and the Lift Hexa reaches a new milestone. (Hosted by Senior Airman Kahdija Slaughter)
With more than 4,000 monkeypox cases in the U.S., Airmen and Guardians should know the risks and how to stay safe.
During the visit, Brown discussed modernization, innovation, and Airmen initiatives related to efforts in the strategic plan Accelerate Change or Lose and the associated Action Orders.
If confirmed by the Senate, Saltzman will become the service’s highest-ranking officer and the second chief of space operations in the young service’s history.
Operation Viking was a high-intensity joint service exercise that consisted of range training, mission-essential civil affairs training and ambitious airborne operations.
The Civilian Health Promotion Services was established in the Air Force Materiel Command to keep its civilian Airmen as fit as their active-duty counterparts. Its success has led to its recent expansion CONUS-wide.
The 414th CTS and the FAA collaborated to expand the available training area during Red Flag-Nellis 22-3 by almost three times the size as prior iterations.
The air advisors’ training goal was to share best practices with Romanian personnel, better preparing them to conduct regular maintenance and care for the systems at Fetesti Air Base.
This iteration incorporated C-17 Globemaster III support from the 204th Airlift Squadron, which performed a series of maneuvers alongside participating fighter, refueling and command and control aircraft.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall announced the following retirements, senior leader and general officer assignments.
A new application called GearFit is giving Airmen a direct line to share feedback on fitment and utility of the gear they wear to perform their missions.
One of the largest air shows in the world has returned and featured a special tribute this year to the U.S. Air Force as it approaches its 75th anniversary. The Royal International Air Tattoo was held at RAF Fairford, July 15-17.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, new information for Airmen regarding inflation, retired Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph moves forward with construction to prepare for the new fifth-generation training jet.
The 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base said goodbye to its aging C-130H Hercules aircraft as it begins the transition to providing MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopter training; bringing together AETC, AFGSC and AFRC for the first time.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presents five new additions to the CSAF Leadership Library: National Geographic's "Winning the Next War: Innovation and the Modern Military" "Switch: How to Change When Change is Hard" "Royal United Services Institute's Building the Oceans Podcast - What's
The Air Force will soon have the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine available after the U.S Food and Drug Administration authorized it for emergency use and the CDC endorsed it as another primary series option for adults ages 18 years and older.
The senior-most civilian and military leaders of the Air and Space Forces crisscrossed Europe the week of July 10 carrying separate itineraries but a singular message - the importance of tight relationships with allies and partners, and the need to forge seamless "day-zero interoperability" that is
Air Force officials have selected 5,430 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant, out of 33,935 eligible, for a selection rate of 16% in the 22E6 promotion cycle, which includes supplemental promotion opportunities.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and his wife, Sharene, visited Thule Air Base, Greenland, July 16-17, to engage with Airmen and Guardians who play a vital role in mutual defense and space superiority.
Gen. CQ Brown, Jr.'s keynote speech at the Global Air and Space Chiefs' Conference in London.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline hotline is launching a new quick-dial option nationwide starting July 16.
The Air Force has granted religious accommodations for Air Force ROTC’s first Sikh cadet.
The event allowed the Air Force and U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa to integrate and engage with hundreds of Airmen from 31 nations, and approximately 200,000 visitors during the three-day military air show.
The BRAVO Hackathon and BRAVO 1 Canary Release began today; the event focuses on innovation and software development commonly employed by technology companies. Teams self-form and urgently develop working prototypes that are later presented to senior leaders.
Department of the Air Force fitness and sports programs, like the Athlete of the Year Program, emphasize the importance of mission success through sustained dedication and hard work, and the importance of maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle.
The use of drones for future near-peer conflicts is starting to filter down into the operational forces as a potential solution in the near term.
Medical profile systems are communication tools that act as a conduit between medical providers, ill or injured service members and their supervisors or commanders.
More than 20 units and approximately 2,300 participants arrived at Nellis Air Force Base to take part in the final Red Flag of 2022. Greeting them were the pilots of the newly re-activated 65th Aggressor Squadron, and the 57th Operations Group’s dedicated multi-domain aggressor force.
Cope North tests how well medics from the three nations operate during challenging scenarios while strengthening partnerships and integrating Agile Combat Employment concepts.
This week’s look around the Air Force, the Air Force discusses rebalancing enlisted ranks, Air Force Materiel Command has a new leader, and there’s new criteria for separating sexual offenders. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Mikayla Daly)
Air Force officials have selected the service’s top enlisted members, naming the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2022. The board selected the Airmen based on superior leadership, job performance and personal achievements.
The test was an important first step toward the incorporating the LIFT Hexa, an electric, vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, into operations at a controlled military airfield.
The Air Force’s high-altitude, all-weather reconnaissance aircraft, the U-2 Dragon Lady, recently flew Beale Air Force Base’s last Optical Bar Camera mission. This move allows processors to consolidate film closer to mission-required reconnaissance collection.
The 6th Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, James M. McCoy, passed away July 13, 2022, at the age of 91.
The Air Force conducted another successful hypersonic test off the Southern California coast. The AGM-183A weapons system reached hypersonic speeds and primary and secondary objectives were met.
The Department of the Air Force has completed the draft environmental assessment of the preferred alternative and other five reasonable alternatives for U.S. Space Command headquarters as required by the National Environmental Policy Act.
For some Air Force career fields, new opportunities for Airmen to receive bonuses upon entering active duty have begun in fiscal year 2022.
U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and partner nation combat controllers coordinated with F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing and conducted Close Air Support 9-Lines with target correlation.
Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. traveled to Germany to deepen the U.S. Air Force partnership with the German Air Force.
The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center will move forward with major construction work to support the beddown of a new aircraft and training mission at JBSA-Randolph. The fifth-generation jet trainer will replace AETC's aging fleet of T-38 Talon fleet with advanced technology.
Senior leader announcements for the week of July 11.
Aiming to ease the burden of price hikes, the Department of the Air Force is assessing and enacting support across compensation, entitlements for permanent change of station/household goods moves, personal finance readiness and food insecurity aid.
Retired Lt. Gen. James D. Hughes, the commander-in-chief of Pacific Air Forces from June 1978 to June 1981, celebrated his centennial birthday July 7, 2022 and reflected on his 35 years of Air Force service.
The five-person team, consisting of an exercise physiologist, clinical psychologist, clinical social worker, physical therapist and strength conditioning coach, embeds with high-risk units for up to six months to accomplish desired results.
The Air Force continued its yearlong 75th anniversary celebration during the Kwik Trip 250 NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.
Retired Brig. Gen. Wilma L. Vaught received the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House July 7.
The change is designed to align the broad spectrum of CAA responsibilities with deliberate development of the enlisted force, as recently outlined in the Enlisted Force Development Action Plan.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, USAFE-AFAFRICA and NATO Allied Air Command welcomes a new commander, the Air Force began a new research partnership focused on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the prototype for a new aircrew helmet has been selected.
AFRC Wing at Travis delivers humanitarian aid to Haiti
Walk of Hope
Team Travis pays tribute at POW/MIA event in Vacaville
Combat-tested Travis paramedic earns prestigious AF award
Team Travis Celebrates 75 Years
Civil Engineers wear new morale patch ‘No One Fights Alone’
Department of the Air Force leaders share experiences, resources with military families at AFA
Operational Test Airman builds radar range, sets standard for Air Force innovation
Kendall visits JB Langley-Eustis
Air Force, Army air defenders demonstrate enhanced air, missile defense system
AFIMSC revamps tool to save manhours, deliver timely tracking of travel dollars
US, Timor-Leste partnership strengthened through Pacific Angel 22-4
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