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Barksdale AFB personnel have successfully taken the first steps toward implementing the Air Force’s first air-launched hypersonic weapon. The Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW, is scheduled to be operational as early as fall 2023.
A new software factory using the Department of Defense reference design has pushed the aircraft’s evolution further forward.
The U.S. Air Force unveiled its newest bomber aircraft, the B-21 Raider, designed to operate in tomorrow's high-end threat environment.
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, a New Hampshire ANG crew sets a new AMC flight endurance record for the KC-46A, U.S. Airmen join with their Australian counterparts for exercise Global Dexterity, and updates to the Maternity Uniform Pilot Program.
Ninth Air Force (U.S. Air Forces Central) F-15E Strike Eagles, F-16 Fighting Falcons, and KC-10 Extenders participated in a bilateral exercise with Israeli air force F-35 Lightning IIs and F-16s over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea Nov. 29 and 30.
The sixth annual Spark Tank 2023 was recently held and the top 15 ideas were selected to advance to the semifinals.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presents three new additions to the CSAF Leadership Library.
Falcon Strike 22 was designed to test and improve the ability of NATO nations to conduct multinational offensive and defensive air operations that integrate fourth and fifth-generation airpower.
The commander of AETC announced the command’s rebalanced mission, vision and lines of effort that will continue to accelerate change, while building the force necessary for the high-end fight.
The wing searched for an innovative way to bring more firepower to the fight and with the HH-60G scheduled to be retired, it had to be cost effective and easily transferred to the new HH-60W Jolly Green II because of the similar design structures.
In March 2022, the first set of U.S. Air Force operational aircraft were equipped with the Quick Reaction Instrumentation Package, enabling the first Combat Air Forces contribution to Crowd-Sourced Flight Data.
The Air Force Research Laboratory hosted an official tour of its recently renovated Computed Tomography Laboratory Nov. 9.
AFWERX will release a series of new initiatives in support of its 3.0 evolution. Air and Space Force leaders will detail new opportunities for stakeholder engagement during a live broadcast Dec. 14.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, the X-37B space plane returns to Earth after more than 900 days in orbit, infrastructure experts see operations at Ramstein Air Base for insight on construction projects in Poland, and a basic training course evolves. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Kahdija Slaughter)
Over 30 active-duty U.S. Air Force and Hawaii Air National Guard service members worked with the Royal Australian Air Force during a bilateral training exercise Nov. 12-19.
A U.S. Air Force chaplain, who grew up in Soviet controlled Belarus and who has family in Ukraine, discusses his hopes and fears regarding the Russian-Ukraine conflict.
In a feat of air mobility endurance, a KC-46A Pegasus crew from the 157th Air Refueling Wing flew a non-stop mission half-way around the globe and back.
The DAF issued updates to the Maternity Uniform Pilot Program.
Air Mobility Command hosted Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., as well as senior leaders from eight major commands, at Fall Phoenix Rally at Scott Air Force Base.
A team of 41st Rescue Squadron and Rescue Generation Squadron Airmen overcame a shortfall with an innovative solution, ensuring the HH-60W Jolly Green II aircraft's first deployment.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. visited the 375th Air Mobility Wing and presented the Distinguished Flying Cross to an Airman for her actions in Operation Allies Refuge.
The audit increases effectiveness and efficiency, enhancing the ability to ensure Airmen and Guardians have the resources they need, when they need them, to accomplish their missions and return home safely.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Project Tuskegee gives young people from underrepresented groups an introduction to Air Force careers, a Pegasus crew tests a high-end combat scenario, and there’s an added incentive to get a COVID-19 booster.
Following a 16-year run, Basic Expeditionary Airman Skills Training, or BEAST, has come to an end and is being replaced with training exercise PACER FORGE, as part of Air Force basic military training.
Since the inception of the Bahrain International Airshow in 2010, U.S. military support and participation has continued to build and enhance enduring relationships in the region.
During SOCEUR exercise ATREUS 22-4, two MC-130J Commando IIs assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing flew the Rapid Dragon package to a Royal Norwegian Air Force training range and deployed it over the Atlantic Ocean.
The U.S. Space Force’s unmanned, reusable spaceplane, X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle-6, successfully deorbited and landed after completing a 908-day mission.
The 90th, 91st and 341st Missile Wings have begun the process of converting their missile alert and launch facilities to ICU II, a system that allows for a remote code change – and will save the Air Force millions of dollars in resources and labor hours.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, the Space Force has a new leader, more information is available to help aircrew members make an informed decision about flying while pregnant, and the Air Force Research Lab helps Airmen avoid injuries. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Jazmin Granger)
In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation that changed the federal holiday’s name from Armistice Day to Veterans Day. The name change aimed to pay tribute to all Americans who served their country honorably during war or peacetime.
Airmen and Guardians who receive the COVID-19 Bivalent Booster released in September are authorized a one-day special pass from their commander as long as the booster is administered by Dec. 1
DAF installations are implementing innovative solutions and pilot programs to meet the goals outlined in the Climate Action Plan, bolstering mission readiness through installation energy resilience.
The 40th Flight Test Squadron at Eglin AFB took possession of the first of two government-owned Kratos XQ‑58A Valkyrie, a low-cost, high-performance uncrewed air vehicle.
Maj. Gen. David Harris, Deputy Commander, Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central), and Deputy, Combined Forces Air Component Commander, U.S. Central Command, was a guest speaker at the 4th Manama Air Power Symposium, Bahrain, Nov. 8, 2022.
The APF serves as an opportunity to open dialogue between air force leaders across the continent, identify opportunities for the U.S. to assist African partners and implement collective solutions.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Joint Base San Antonio to meet with leaders across Air Education and Training Command, Air Force Personnel Center, Air Force Installation Management Support Command and Sixteenth Air Force.
The Department of the Air Force announced the winners of the 2022 Air Force Photo Contest Nov. 7.
The 4th Fighter Wing and Air Force Global Strike Command hosted Strive 4th: A Project Tuskegee and aviation inspiration mentorship initiative.
Gen. Mike Minihan, Air Mobility Command commander and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, and their spouses, visited the 305th Air Mobility Wing.
Military units from across the world participated in Noble Skywave, a multi-national high-frequency radio contest hosted by the Canadian Armed Forces.
The exercise integrated the full spectrum of air, land, surface, space, and cyber warfighters in a virtual battlespace in joint and coalition environments.
Project Arc, one of the latest groups aiming to empower Airmen, is working to make technical Airmen more operationally relevant across the Air Force.
The Department of the Air Force recently introduced new procedures that empower female aircrew to make the most informed decisions about whether to fly while pregnant.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, applications for the new Basic Needs Allowance will soon be available for service members, the Air Force and Navy work together to practice mining operations in the Indo-Pacific, and Operation Deep Freeze brings Airmen to the South Pole.
Air Force Special Operations command received its final AC-130J Ghostrider, which completes the command's transition from its legacy AC-130 variants.
The Department of the Air Force-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Artificial Intelligence Accelerator will commence the CogPilot Data Challenge 2.0, inviting participants to explore AI-based solutions.
The 54th Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium brought together nearly 1,600 Air Force senior leaders, industry partners, partner nation representatives and mobility Airmen into a single forum.
Gen. B. Chance Saltzman assumed the role of Chief of Space Operations, the service’s highest-ranking military post in the Space Force, from retiring CSO, Gen. John “Jay” Raymond.
The 22nd Air Refueling Wing flew a KC-46A Pegasus without a copilot to validate procedures for operating with a limited aircrew for certain potential high-end combat scenarios.
The chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command spoke about the Reserve’s role in the airlift and tanker world at the Airlift/Tanker Association’s annual convention.
Current coronavirus disease 2019 statistics for Department of Air Force personnel.
The Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, the Defense Department's oldest public liaison program, held its 93rd iteration recently at both Creech and Nellis Air Force Bases.
The commander of USAFE spoke at the 2022 Africa Air Force Forum, which was the first iteration of the event.
This month, the Department of the Air Force-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Artificial Intelligence Accelerator commenced their Lead AI pilot.
Arkansas ANG members helped provide medical care in Guatemala during the Continuing Promise 2022 mission.
The 37th Expeditionary Bomb Wing integrated with U.S. Naval forces over the Indo-Pacific region to conduct a naval mine exercise (MineX), Oct. 24.
Maj. Gen. David Smith, director of Air Force Reserve Plans, Programs and Requirements, participated in the Ironman World Championship race in Kona, Hawaii, earlier this month.
Guardian and Airmen athletes wanting to represent the Department of the Air Force in the next Winter Olympics have until Nov. 7 to apply for the DAF World Class Athlete Program.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Oct. 27 to meet with Air Force Global Strike Command leaders and visit with 2nd Bomb Wing Airmen.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, a new Defense Department memo provides reproductive health care help for service members and their families, U.S. Transportation Command delivers aid for Ukraine, and the Air Force has a three-year plan for energy.
The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing stood up Task Force 99.M, the first satellite innovation cell under U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s Task Force 99 at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.
Air Force Special Operations Command’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise participated in an Emerald Flag exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 17-20.
The New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing, using the LC-130 "Skibird" Hercules, has begun launching support operations in Antarctica in support of National Science Foundation research.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord successfully completed Exercise Rainier War 22B Oct. 6-21. Rainier War is a semi-annual exercise designed to demonstrate the 62nd Airlift Wing, 627th Air Base Group and 446th Airlift Wing’s ability to generate, employ and sustain operations.
The Department of the Air Force sent its first female Airman to participate in the Royal Thai Air Force Air Command and Staff College.
AMC announced commanders will present awards and citations including the Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal and Gallant Unit Citation to mobility Airmen who supported Operation Allies Refuge.
U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers returned to Andersen Air Force Base as part of a Bomber Task Force mission to demonstrate the Lancers' ability to deploy anytime, anywhere.
The 920th Rescue Wing’s Aeromedical Staging Squadron developed an agile, embedded medical team that will bring a new level of patient care directly to the battlefield.
As the Air Force leans into Agile Combat Employment, lessons can be learned from Claire Chennault's Flying Tigers and how they operated in China during WWII.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, new reporting options for sexual harassment victims, the annual Department of Defense housing survey is out, and the HH-60W Jolly Green II helicopter reaches initial operational capability.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced that the DoD would ensure service members and their families can access reproductive health care within its authority and consistent with applicable federal law, in addition to clear guidance for health care providers to operate effectively.
Reserve Airmen stepped outside their Air Force specialties to provide integral language support during the International Air Chiefs Conference in Washington, Sept. 15-17.
The Air Force confirmed Oct. 20 it plans to reveal the B-21 Raider Dec. 2 during an unveiling ceremony hosted and sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Corporation at its production facilities in Palmdale, California.
Five and Thrive is a grassroots effort created to support and communicate viable, quality-of-life programs and resources while highlighting various challenges military families face in five focus areas.
Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost, U.S. Transportation Command commander, provided the keynote address Oct. 17 at the National Defense Transportation Association-Transcom fall meeting.
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass presents three new additions to the CMSAF Leadership Library: "Sandworm," "The Sun Does Shine," "Extreme Ownership," "Dignity," "Wolfpack," "Athena Rising," "TED Talks Daily" and "Coaching for Leaders."
New Air Force combat dive badges and the associated wear criteria for Airmen who have been wearing the Navy scuba badge, have been established.
Air Force personnel took honors in four separate categories Oct. 3 in the annual Excellence in Advocacy competition sponsored by the non-partisan organization Women in Government Relations.
The Department of the Air Force released its Fiscal Year 2021 Acquisition Report, which offers transparency between the Department and taxpayers by showing how the Department balances program cost, schedule, and performance to meet warfighter needs and optimize taxpayers’ dollars.
The 1st Fighter Wing developed a team to transform its Airmen’s innovative ideas into reality. The team became known as the innovation cell and is responsible for improving the 1st FW, one Airman at a time.
The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Center for Rapid Innovation held an event Oct. 6 with the 445th Airlift Wing for a ROAM Robotics team to demonstrate the latest Forge System.
A Pennsylvania Air National Guardsman with the 171st Air Refueling Wing led the construction of seven homes for tribal members of Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, who are currently experiencing homelessness.
U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. traveled to Ecuador Oct. 12-13, to affirm the U.S.-Ecuador defense partnership and discuss future enhanced cooperation.
U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. traveled to Peru Oct. 11-12 to deepen close and enduring cooperation between the U.S. and Peruvian Air Forces.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Airmen from the Florida ANG join the cleanup after Hurricane Ian, the DAF updates the Climate Action Plan, and supervisors have a new way to write award nominations.
Representatives from the U.S. Department of the Air Force and Republic of Korea Air Force signed a first-of-its-kind Terms of Reference document May 23, 2022, establishing a forum for the two nations to collaborate in the areas of land, air, and space weather.
The Department of the Air Force requests tenants of privatized housing and government-owned family housing to provide their feedback of the program via the annual DoD Tenant Satisfaction Survey beginning Oct. 17.
Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, declared the HH-60W Jolly Green II has reached initial operational capability on Oct 4.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and his wife, Sharene Brown, visited Sheppard Air Force Base Oct. 6, to meet with Airmen and see how the base’s two wings are accelerating change in technical and flying training.
The Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program recognized three Department of the Air Force teams and multiple individuals with 2022 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards.
Uniformed Airmen and Guardians who experience sexual harassment now have the option to file a restricted or unrestricted report with the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) office to access advocacy services and supportive referrals.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. traveled to Colombia Oct. 10-11 to further strengthen the longstanding and vital U.S.-Colombia defense relationship.
Dozens of current and former members of Team Offutt recently gathered at Offutt Air Force Base to celebrate the reopening of the runway during a special event there.
Two KC-135 Stratotankers simultaneously conducted 72-hour single-aircraft endurance missions, demonstrating multi-day tanker mission generation capabilities, Oct. 4-7.
Appreciation for scientific advancement was built into the Air Force from the very beginning and it remains a proud, remarkable lineage distinguishing the Air Force even now as the service continues celebrating its 75th anniversary year.
The new “Civilians We Need” career model and accompanying career roadmaps will help DAF civilians plan their job experiences, education, training, and leadership opportunities to meet their professional goals.
Members of the 62nd AW recently deployed in support of U.S. Central Command, U.S. European Command, and U.S. Africa Command operations and implemented the new Mobility Air Force Force Generation model.
Japan Air Self-Defense Force (Koku-Jieitai) Airmen spent three days training alongside 15th Wing Airmen, strengthening partnerships and familiarizing both forces with the Kawasaki C-2 and C-17 Globemaster III.
If you possess a stellar attitude paired with a desire to serve and protect, then you should consider becoming a fire protection specialist with the 908th Civil Engineer Squadron.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, the KC-46A Pegasus aircraft is approved for worldwide deployments, a policy update allows pregnant applicants for Officer Training School, and the Purple Book is released, helping Airmen understand their role in the Joint Force.
The Air Force Enterprise Information Services SharePoint Team has completed the final major migration milestone to the Microsoft Office 365 collaboration platform.
Performance statements and award nominations are transitioning effective Oct. 1, 2022.
The 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2022 were recognized and honored during the Air Force’s 75th Anniversary week and the Air and Space Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Sept. 15-21.
Members of the Florida Air National Guard’s 202nd RED HORSE Squadron assist southern Floridians affected by Hurricane Ian, clearing damage caused by the hurricane from public roadways.
The Department of the Air Force released its Climate Action Plan, which defines how it will preserve operational capability, increase resiliency, and do its part to help mitigate future climate impacts.
Members of the Alaska National Guard, Alaska State Defense Force and Alaska Naval Militia, were recently activated after remnants of Typhoon Merbok caused dramatic flooding across more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan coastline.
Meeting the challenges of the 2022 National Defense Strategy requires a range of new and innovative approaches to training U.S. Air Force senior leaders. One such way is through the 705th Training Squadron’s restructuring of their training portfolio to include the Air Component Senior Leader Course.
Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost reflects on her Air Force experiences.
The 36th Electronic Warfare Squadron used their skills and ingenuity to conceptualize the Reclamation of Electronic Attack Pods program for ALQ-184 and ALQ-131 Electronic Attack Pods.
Ready Airman Training will prepare Airmen to develop and demonstrate the mindset required to support the Air Force Force Generation, or AFFORGEN, deployment model.
Learn to protect the human weapon system off-duty through proper risk management.
This year, the DAF launched a new three-year theme, “Powering Possibility,” which highlights the Department’s forward-looking approach to energy innovation and powering the future force.
The office will focus on creating a digital governance structure and facilitate on-going and new digital acquisition transformation activities across the enterprise.
A 349th Air Mobility Wing aircrew from Travis Air Force Base opened the tail of their C-17 Globemaster III Sept. 24 in Port Au Prince, Haiti, and delivered three yellow school buses.
Effective Oct. 1, DAF Child Development Program direct-care employees will receive a 100% childcare fee waiver for their first child enrolled in installation Child Development Programs.
With his confirmation in hand and his promotion to general, Saltzman is poised to step into the position held by Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond. The latter has served as the Space Force’s highest-ranking military officer since the service was created on Dec. 20, 2019.
The Community College of the Air Force will have limited services available to current and former students for the next several months as Air University migrates the college’s student academic records to a new enterprise-wide student information system.
The unit flew weather reconnaissance missions around the clock for more than a week into Hurricane Ian to gather vital weather data for National Hurricane Center forecasts.
The DAF has updated a policy to allow women, both enlisted and civilian, to apply and compete for an Officer Training School commission while pregnant.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, CSAF talks about the state of the service, the CMSAF updates Airmen on current initiatives, and a set of posters is released paying tribute to 75 years of Air Force history. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Milton Hamilton)
The Joint Vision Statement builds on the U.S. and Australian strategic partnership and conveys the two countries’ intent to work together to direct and support the development and operations of their air forces.
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 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.
Kendall was on hand to celebrate the Air Force’s 75th anniversary, meet future faces of the Air and Space Forces and join the 332nd Recruiting Squadron in celebrating them meeting their annual recruiting goals.
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.
The 505th Training Squadron commander and French exchange officer visited CASPOA, also known as the NATO Air Operations Center of Excellence, or AO COE.
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.
Take Charge and Move Out
BOTGW Mobility band perform at Sacramento Kings' Salute to Service Night
Travis AFB hosts TEDxTravisAFB event
Life of a Diné in the military
Military Retiree Appreciation Day and Info Fair
Air University command chief visits Travis AFB
AFGSC takes next steps in making Air Force’s first hypersonic weapon
New 'Spirit Realm’ B-2 Spirit software factory keeps fleet operational — enabling combat relevancy for years to come
B-21 Raider makes public debut; will become backbone of Air Force’s bomber fleet
AF Week in Photos
Around the Air Force: Pegasus Endurance, Global Dexterity, Free Maternity Uniform Update
US, Israeli air forces execute fighter escort, refueling exercise
Mission: Rapidly Project American Power Anytime ... Anywhere!
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