HomeArmed Forces Day Submission Guidance

BACKGROUND AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

ALL STILL IMAGES AND VIDEO MUST BE GATHERED ON APRIL 8, 2015

All participants must clear involvement with this project with their chain of command. Images must be cleared following specific service requirements. Distribution/collection requirements to follow, but will be no later than April 13, 2015.


VIDEO FILE NAMING CONVENTIONS:

All video submissions should be named as follows: Service_Location_TimeShot_Description.mp4

ex. USAF_RamsteinAB_0900-1400_FlightlineOps.mp4

ex. USN_NASPensacola_1600-1900_DisasterPreparation.mp4

**Please ensure you place your VIRIN in the file data**

DIMOC upload process should follow DoDI 5040.02, as should captioning, except for the file name.

If you don't have a VISION ID, you can get one at https://vipro.defenseimagery.mil/

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

STILL IMAGERY:

  • All photos and interviews will be acquired on April 8, 2015
  • All submissions must contain a VIRIN in the headline field
  • All still imagery must be produced in line with DoD Instruction 5040.2, Visual Information
  • An edit of 10-20 images from the day will be transmitted
  • Ensure camera clock is correct and accurate
  • All images must:
    - Be 300 DPI, JPEG
    - Contain full captions
    - Include a Vision ID
    - Include tag #AFD2015 in DIMOC description
    - Only full resolution cell phone photos will be accepted

MOTION IMAGERY:

  • All media and interviews must be acquired April 8, 2015
  • Motion imagery distributed will be b-roll (prime cuts) and interviews for transmission purposes. No video “packages” will be used
  • Ensure camera clock is correct and accurate
    *Timecodes are only required for coordinated multiple camera shoots. In this case footage must be sent raw otherwise the timecode will be stripped.
  • All motion imagery will be:
    - H264 codec, 1920x1080 progressive
    - Target bitrate at least 10
    - Include tag #AFD2015 in description
    - Cell phone videos will be accepted but we can't guarantee all codecs will work within the constraints of our encoder
    *Vertical fotage will be rejected

 

 


ALL MEDIA WILL BE GATHERED VIA DIMOC

A coding team with the Air Force Business Enterprise Systems Directorate discusses a mobile app they are developing for the Air Force during a recent huddle in Atlanta. Business and Enterprise Systems Product Innovation - or BESPIN – based at the Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex, Alabama, is teaming with the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Office to develop applications that will help Airmen do their jobs better and stay connected to their military community.
BESPIN-AFIMSC alliance improves mission support capabilities
A U.S. Air Force C-130H Hercules assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron receives fuel Nov. 6, 2018, at an undisclosed location. U.S. and Coalition aircraft provide unmatched combat capability in support of U.S. Central Command military objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Clayton Cupit)
AMC C-130 rainbow fitting inspections complete
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Air Force advances innovation at “Spark Collider”
Construction of a new 3.55 MW solar array was completed June 2019 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The array feeds directly into the electric grid adding to the base's existing renewable energy prodcution capability and was one of several projects that contributed to the base's energy office earning the 2019 Federal Energy and Water Management Award from the U.S. Department of Energy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)
Hill AFB wins DOE award for energy efficiency
An F-35A Lightning II pilot prepares to taxi
AF Week in Photos
AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Assistant Chief Engineer, Dr. Larry Brott, displays infrared powder used to form pellets in the creation of infrared technologies for battlefield communication and training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Donna Lindner)
AFRL licenses second technology to local firm
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Air Force selects 14,235 in 19E5/staff sergeant promotion cycle
Pilots soar through the sky in T-38C Talon
AF Week in Photos
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Around the Air Force: Resiliency stand down / New GPS satellite
Nancy (left), surviving wife of Oliver "Ollie" Crawford, is presented the American flag by retired Lt. Gen. John Bradley Aug. 5, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. "Ollie" passed away at the age of 94, on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas.
Ollie Crawford: Air Force advocate laid to rest at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
An A-10 Thunderbolt II sits on the flight line
AF Week in Photos
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Around the Air Force: AF, Navy Arabian Gulf readiness / CSAF talks modern warfare
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Goldfein’s 10-day trip across northern Europe focuses on partners and ‘great power’ realities
The 21st Air Force Chief of Staff David Goldfein, signs the 821st Security Forces Squadron’s Defender wall during his visit to Thule Air Base, Greenland July 20, 2019. Thule AB was the last stop of a 10-day visit with allies and partners in Europe including Estonia, Finland, United Kingdom, Germany and Greenland. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandra M. Longfellow)
CSAF visits Greenland
Two F-15E Strike Eagles fly over the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) during during an Aircraft Operations in Maritime and Surface Warfare exercise, July 24, 2019. Gonzalez is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Maxwell Anderson/Released)
Strike Eagles participate in joint integration exercise with Navy
A researcher from the Permafrost Research Tunnel Facility in Fox, Alaska, demonstrates changing permafrost features to members of the U.S. Air Force Chief Scientist’s Group during a visit July 22, 2019. The Air Force scientists visited Alaska to tour facilities relevant to the Arctic, missile defense, and operational missions of the Joint Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Peter Shinn)
Air Force chief scientists see Alaska as "central"
2023 basic cadets complete the assault course
AF Week in Photos
Lt. Col. Ken Curell (center) of CAP’s Ohio Wing is flanked by two Pilot Prep Program students – Air Force 1st Lts. Sherry Meadows, assigned to Aviano Air Base, Italy, and Makenna Elliott, assigned to Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. (Civil Air Patrol photo by Ron Olienyk)
Pilot Prep Program: 'Right answer for the Air Force'
Acting Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan is shown United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV rocket on Space Launch Complex-37 on July 19, 2019, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Donovan visited the 45th Space Wing at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., to become more familiar with space launch operations and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jared Trimarchi)
Donovan visits the ‘World’s Premier Gateway to Space’
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Air Force announces the 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2019
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Oliver Ray Crawford: fierce, effective Air Force advocate dies at 94
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein speaks to members of the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahelm Air Base, Germany, July 19, 2019. Goldfein reminded Airmen of the importance of a healthy work-life balance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Cope)
CSAF visits Spangdahlem AB
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Donovan visits B-21, X-37B facilities, L3 Harris Technologies
Airmen prepare a KC-10 Extender before a mission
AF Week in Photos
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Around the Air Force: Three Decades of B-2 flight / Special Duty Tour Length Changes / GI Bill Benefits Update
Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walks near the lunar module during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity.
Aiming higher: Airmen contribute to human spaceflight from Apollo to tomorrow
Goldfein stresses promise of multi-domain operations, calls it ‘the single most critical’ tool for winning future high-end fights
Goldfein stresses promise of multi-domain operations, calls it ‘the single most critical’ tool for winning future high-end fights
U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein met with Jüri Luik, Estonian Minister of Defence, during his visit to Estonia to discuss Baltic Sea regional security, defence cooperation and international security situation. (Courtesy photos by Estonia Ministry of Defence)
Gen. Goldfein strengthens partnerships, gains valuable insights during visits to Estonia, Finland
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Air Force releases request for proposals for new ICBM system
Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, (center), poses for a photo with 48th Fighter Wing personnel and local civic leaders, partners and contractors during an F-35 Lightning II groundbreaking ceremony at RAF Lakenheath, U.K., July 15, 2019. The groundbreaking follows the ongoing construction projects that will facilitate two F-35A squadrons, making RAF Lakenheath the first permanent international site for U.S. fifth generation aircraft in Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shanice Williams-Jones)
RAF Lakenheath breaks ground on future F-35 infrastructure
"Thunderbirds" and F-22 Raptor fly over Lake Michigan
AF Week in Photos
Vice President Michael R. Pence hosts an all-call in the Combined Space Operations Center July 10, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Pence received briefings on the evolution of launch operations at the Western Range and CSpOC operations. He also thanked the service members as well as touched on the importance of Vandenberg’s role in protecting space as a warfighting domain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks)
Vice President Pence visits Vandenberg AFB
Air Combat Command, ACC, Air Force, USAF, Airmen, 24th/25th Air Force, merger
ACC commander holds NAF integration town hall
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Donovan stresses ‘Digital Air Force’s’ importance and necessity
A portion of Highway 178 near Ridgecrest is damaged following two earthquakes July 4 and 5, as seen from a Blackhawk helicopter. (Photo courtesy of USGS)
Edwards AFB sends earthquake response to nearby base
Fireworks behind a C-130J Super Hercules
AF Week in Photos
President Donald J. Trump addresses service members and their families during an event at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 30, 2019. U.S. Forces Korea supports a wide array of joint and combined operations giving service members regular training interactions with others services and multi-national forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sergio A. Gamboa)
President visits troops, North Korea
One person presenting a flag to another on a stage.
Slife takes command of AFSOC
An Air Force F-22 Raptor
AF Week in Photos
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Air Force announces Compute and Store agreement
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CSAF presents Kolligian Trophy to T-38 pilot
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Air Force Medical Service unveils new model for active duty care
F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron conduct aerial training.
AFIT students inform Pentagon energy initiative as part of new course
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Goldfein offers rationale for nuclear modernization and ‘failsafe’ deterrence
U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, chats with athletes and their families during the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games Opening Ceremony in Tampa Bay, Fla., June 22, 2019. Approximately 300 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans will participate in 13 athletic competitions over 10 days as U.S. Special Operations Command hosts the 2019 DoD Warrior Games. (DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann)
2019 Warrior Games begin
GOLDFEIN
We are the Americas: Goldfein strengthens bonds, partnerships with Western Hemisphere air chiefs at a time of growing regional challenges
Contracting director shares plan for acquisition culture change
Hanscom AFB contracting director shares plan for acquisition culture change
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Around the Air Force: Resident Bill of Rights / DoD Warrior Games / CCAF
An Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon
AF Week in Photos
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GI Bill Transfer
Training Environment Serves the Community
Training environment serves the community
The Department of Defense is asking current residents of military privatized housing to provide feedback on a draft version of a Resident Bill of Rights.
DoD seeks feedback from Airmen, families on Housing Resident Bill of Rights
A photo of US and Saudi Air Force F-15Cs flying together in formation
US builds intermilitary relationship with RSAF
F-35A Lightning II
AF Week in Photos
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Around the Air Force: Flight Equipment / F-35A Integration / GI Bill Transferability
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Air Force conducts successful hypersonic weapon flight test
Best with what they’ve got: A new life for old parts
Best with what they’ve got: A new life for old parts
An F-15E Strike Eagle shoots out flares
AF Week in Photos
Air Force partners with Indy 500
Air Force Recruiting sets the pace at Indy 500
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Around the Air Force: FAA Partnership / New Commander for AFMC / Exercise Delivers Humanitarian Aid
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Yesterday’s Air Force: WWII Heavy Bombardment
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein passes the flag to Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. as Bunch assumes command of Air Force Materiel Command during a ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, May 31, 2019. Bunch takes command of Air Force Materiel Command after serving as the Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics at the Pentagon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)
Bunch takes command
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Air Force announces partnership with FAA
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Secretary, chief of staff initiate dialogue with commanders on a plan for new officer promotion categories
Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team stand at attention
AF Week in Photos
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SecAF Farewell / Wright-Patterson AFB Storm Damage / F-35 Deploy
A photo of two UAE aircraft and a US aircraft flying in formation.
US, UAE fly to build interoperability
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Future narrowband satellite capability to transfer to Air Force
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein smile
AF Week in Photos
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Need for speed: Air Force meets acquisition acceleration “Century Challenge” milestone
Jay Hone, spouse of Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, is presented an award by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the SECAF's farewell ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 21, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne Clark)
Wilson praises Airmen, expresses gratitude in farewell remarks reflecting on her tenure as Air Force secretary
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Air Force announces artificial intelligence research with MIT
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Around the Air Force: B-52’s in Qatar / F-35 Training / Grand Forks Redesignation
Col. Kristopher Struve, Misawa Air Base, Japan Wing commander, Command Chief Master Sgt. John C. Alsvig and Ms. Michelle Aldana accept a certificate of appreciation from Dr. Elizabeth P. Van Winkle, executive director, Office of Force Resiliency during the 2018 Defense Suicide Prevention Month recognition ceremony at the Pentagon, in Arlington, Va., May 15, 2019. Misawa AB was recognized by DoD two years in a row for suicide prevention outreach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.)
Misawa AB recognized by DoD for Suicide Prevention for the second year in a row
Alligator on MacDill Runway
AF Week in Photos
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Seymour Johnson AFB spouse wins Air Force level award
Participants in the Legends in Flight Joint Base Andrews  Air and Space Expo 2019 look at various set-ups in the Science Technology Engineering and Math hangar on JB Andrews, Md., May 10, 2019. More than 7,000 local students came out to participate in various activities in the STEM hangars. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andreaa Phillips)
Air Force leaders strengthen community ties, engage students at JB Andrews Air & Space Expo
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Air Force to pay up to $500 for spouse occupational license transfer during PCS
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Service secretaries tackle employment challenges for overseas spouses
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Air Force announces basing candidates for US Combatant Command for Space
Top recruiter gets Thunderbirds incentive flight
Air Force’s top recruiter climbs even higher
Colonel Benjamin Spencer, 319th Air Base Wing commander, answered questions alongside Heather Wilson, Secretary of the Air Force and John Hoeven, U.S. Senator of North Dakota about the future of the RQ-4 Global Hawk mission during the announcement of the upcoming re-designation to the 319th Reconnaissance Wing May 11, 2019 at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The official re-designation ceremony is scheduled for June 28, 2019, the effective date of re-designation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Michael Reeves Jr.)
Secretary of the Air Force announces Grand Forks AFB re-designation
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Around the Air Force: EOD Memorial Ceremony / Tyndall Industry Day / Groundbreaking
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, Muharren Alija, Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo Vlora Çitaku, retired Lt. Gen. Dan Leaf, former 31st Fighter Wing and 31st Expeditionary Wing commander, Aviano Air Base, Italy and Brig. Gen. Chris Short, Aircrew Crisis Task Force director, pose for a photo in front of a new display commemorating the 20th anniversary of Operation Allied Force during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., May 8, 2019. Operation Allied Force was initiated in 1999 by NATO in response to Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic’s campaign of ethnic cleansing of Kosovar Albanians. (U.S. Air Force photo by Adrian Cadiz)
Pentagon hosts display unveiling ceremony honoring Operation Allied Force 20th anniversary
20th Anniversary of Operation Allied Force
Echoes of 1999 rescue ring loud and clear for Goldfein, providing lessons and vision for today
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Next F-35 training squadron to be located at Eglin AFB
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Air Force to reactivate aggressor squadron for F-35 training
An F-15E Strike Eagle
AF Week in Photos
Awards rest on a table during the banquet celebrating the 50th reunion of the Jolly Green Association (JGA), May 4, 2019, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The JGA presented Airmen from the 41st Rescue Squadron (RQS) and the 48th RQS with the Rescue Mission of the Year award; the only non Air Force rescue award recognized by the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Janiqua P. Robinson)
CSAF helps honor rescue community
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Public release announcement of the Air Force Data Services Reference Architecture
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Air Force simplifies promotion recommendation forms for officers
Col. Brent Hyden, Tyndall Program Management Office director at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, answers a question from one of the more than 500 attendees at an industry day May 2, 2019. at Florida State University-Panama City. Air Force leaders presented briefings and held a panel discussion to update industry representatives about the rebuilding to date and future plans for the base, which was devastated by Hurricane Michael Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Monica Roybal)
Leaders discuss Tyndall AFB rebuild at second Industry Day
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Air Force releases proposal request for the Phase 2 Launch Service Procurement Contract
F-35A Lightning II
AF Week in Photos
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Around the Air Force: F-35 First Combat Strike/Tyndall Update/Privatized Housing
F-22s with Blue Angels
F-22 Raptor makes historic flight with Blue Angels
The Air Force hosted its first Gold Star and Surviving Family Members Summit focused on enduring support for Gold Star and Surviving family members.
Air Force hosts Gold Star and Surviving Family Members summit
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Senior US military officials tour the Arctic as the region copes with changing climate and shifting security demands
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T-6 Texan II crashes at Sheppard AFB
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Air Force S&T team deepens partnership with Carnegie Mellon University Center of Excellence
A photo of an F-35A Lightning II refueling.
U.S. Air Force F-35As conduct first combat employment
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Air Force stops all new Tyndall rebuilding efforts starting May 1
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Limited professional gear allowed during PCS
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited with Wyvern Warriors at Aviano Air Base, Italy on April 24.
SecAF visits Aviano AB
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Around the Air Force: 35th Space Symposium / OCP Uniform Guidance
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson prepares her notes after an office call with the U.S. Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher during an office call in Warsaw, Poland, April 25, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank)
SECAF visits Poland to reinforce alliance
A firefighter gets in position to battle a simulated fire during a training exercise
AF Week in Photos
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Quinn Smith, a sheet metal technician with the 116th Air Control Wing aircraft structural maintenance section, Georgia Air National Guard, explains the capabilities of the newly-created cowling fixture table April 3, 2019, at Robins AFB, Ga.
JSTARS design fixture tool, saves Air Force estimated $500K yearly
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Johnson retires after 32 years
Air Force: OCP uniform guidance
Air Force senior leaders update OCP uniform guidance
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Air Force announces FY19 Aviation Bonus expansion for Air Battle Managers
Maj. Anna Fedotova interviews Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro for her podcast, Blue Grit. The Blue Grit podcast, which is available on the Air Force Portal, features individuals with an Air Force connection who have overcome significant adversity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Van Ha)
Blue Grit podcast features stories of resilience, strength
Retired Capt. Guy Gruters, a Vietnam prisoner of war who was confined with Capt. Lance P. Sijan during his final days, speaks on how Sijan changed his life during an event at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., April 17, 2019. Sijan was the first Air Force Academy graduate to receive the Medal of Honor for his bravery and courage while evading capture and during his subsequent captivity as a prisoner of war after being shot down over Vietnam Nov. 9, 1967. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria H. Taylor)
Pentagon hosts Sijan award presentation, first-ever resiliency event
A patient looks through a phoropter
AF Week in Photos
Attendees bow their heads during the invocation at a memorial service for retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, April 18, 2019.
Final Doolittle Raider’s tradition of honor, legacy of valor celebrated at memorial
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New Air Force Science & Technology Strategy puts focus on speed
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein (center) stands with air chiefs and senior staff from Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and the United Kingdom, April 11, 2019, during the first joint meeting of the chiefs to discuss operations in space in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Gen Goldfein hosts inaugural space conference for US, partner nations
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Air Force announces Electronic Warfare, Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Enterprise Capability Collaboration Team results
An image of two F-35A Lightning II's flying in the sky
Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II arrives for first Middle East deployment
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2018 Nuclear Deterrence Operations and Nuclear & Missile Operations awards winners announced
Joint Personnel Recovery Training in Afghanistan
Airmen, Soldiers build partnership for life-saving mission in Afghanistan
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright briefs instructors at the Vosler Noncommissioned Officer Academy on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., April 11, 2019. During his visit, Wright told stories of his time as an NCOA instructor and stressed the importance of professional military education in developing Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Emily Kenney)
CMSAF Wright visits Peterson AFB
More than 2,000 students and teachers from South Carolina participate in science, technology, engineering and mathematics events during McEntire STEM Day, hosted by the South Carolina National Guard
AF Week in Photos
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156th AW, Puerto Rico ANG, transitions to new contingency response and combat communications missions
Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Steven W. Wilson talks with Mission Area Working Group chairs (from left) Capt. Stephen Bernero, Maj. Zachary Haney and Maj. Justin Bateman at the conclusion of the AFIMSC Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference April 10 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.
I-WEPTAC delivers third straight year of innovation
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Air Force announces selection process for officer instructor and recruiting special duty assignments
New mobile app enables, engages, empowers Airmen
New mobile app enables, engages, empowers Airmen
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson emphasized the importance of the U.S. maintaining its dominance in space during a speech April 9, 2019, at the 35th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo. “America is the best in the world at space, and our adversaries know it,” she said. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael Mathews)
Shanahan, Wilson, Goldfein offer views for ensuring U.S. superiority in space
Retired Lt. Col. Richard E. Cole, copilot to Jimmy Doolittle during the Doolittle Raid, smiles as he honors the U.S. flag during the singing of the National Anthem at an airshow in Burnet, Texas. Cole was honored by the community and guests as the only remaining military service member alive from the April 18, 1942, Doolittle Raid. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)
Lt Col Dick Cole, last surviving Doolittle Raider, passes away at age 103
Exercise African Lion
AF Week in Photos
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Air Force, Army, Navy Secretaries host first national discussion on sexual assault, harassment
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Around the Air Force: Disaster Funding/Space Command Nomination
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Wilson, Goldfein outline to Senate committee Air Force progress, need for larger force
FY 2018 AQ Report (U.S. Air Force graphic)
Air Force releases 2018 Acquisition Report
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson testifies during a House Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington D.C., April 2, 2019. The committee convened to discuss fiscal year 2020 budget requests with the Air Force and Army senior leaders. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Wayne Clark)
Wilson, Goldfein outline Air Force progress, need for larger force
Emergency room nurse Capt. Katie Barnack and trauma surgeon Lt. Col. (Dr.) Valerie Sams, currently deployed to the 455th Expeditionary Medical Group at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, demonstrate the T6 Health System, which is in trial phase at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital.
Medical Airmen work to improve patient care efficiency in Afghanistan
The Thunderbirds perform
AF Week in Photos
B-1B Lancer
AFGSC orders B-1B safety stand-down
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visit Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, March 27, 2019, to survey damage caused by recent flooding and to meet with Team Offutt Airmen. A record-setting snowfall over the winter, in addition to a large drop in air pressure, caused widespread flooding of nearby rivers and waterways. (U.S. Air Force photo by Delanie Stafford)
Goldfein, Wright praise Team Offutt, community
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Air Force announces Ellsworth AFB as first B-21 base
A Skyborg conceptual design for a low cost attritable Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV). (Artwork courtesy of AFRL)
Skyborg program seeks industry input for artificial intelligence initiative
Official portrait of Air Force Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond, for his position as commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., taken Oct. 14, 2016.  U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash
United States Space Command commander nominated
New Air Force JROTC pilots attend female aviator conference
Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy encourages youth to seek careers in aviation
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson talks to members of the 55th Wing March 22, 2019, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. A week earlier the base began taking on flood waters that eventually covered one-third of the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Rachelle Blake)
Secretary of the Air Force: We will rebuild Offutt AFB
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Air Force unveils new infrastructure strategy to get more value for money, improve facilities
eam Air Force for the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Tampa, Fla. are ready for the upcoming competition.
AFW2 announces 2019 Warrior Games team
A CV-22 Osprey
AF Week in Photos
Lt. Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost, Headquarters Air Force director of staff, gives Mae Krier, an original Rosie the Riveter a tour of the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., March 20, 2019. Krier was accompanied by Dawn Goldfein, the spouse of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein. (U.S. Air Force photo by Adrian Cadiz)
World War II laborer champions ‘Rosie the Riveter’ legacy at Pentagon, Capitol Hill
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Air Force Tech Report: Seeing the future in 20/20
Team Offutt battling flood waters
Offutt AFB battling flood waters
Family of the late Mr. W. Parker Greene and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, right, listen to remarks during a Celebration of Life ceremony honoring Mr. Greene, March 14, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Greene, a steadfast Air Force advocate and one of the most influential military civic leaders passed away Dec. 18, 2018. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Andrea Jenkins)
CSAF celebrates life of Parker Greene
B-52 Stratofortress
U.S. Air Force B-52s deploy to Europe
A U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey aircraft from the 20th Special Operations Squadron, Cannon Air Force base, New Mexico, is aerial refueled by a KC-10 Extender from the 6th Air Refueling Squadron, Travis AFB California, during an aerial refueling training mission in the air over New Mexico, March 11, 2019. Travis Airmen fly training missions regularly to stay current and be prepared for future mobility operations. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Joseph Swafford)
AMC extends Osprey capabilities
A formation of A-10 Thunderbolt IIs
AF Week in Photos
Col. Tyler N. Hague, a NASA astronaut, waits to be lowered into the pool containing a mock-up of the International Space Station at the Johnson Space Flight Center's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory for Extravehicular Activity training in Houston, Texas, April 27, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.)
US Air Force Astronaut Col. Nick Hague makes second launch to ISS
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson testifies during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the fiscal year 2020 funding request and budget justification for the Department of the Air Force in Washington, D.C., March 13, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Adrian Cadiz)
Air Force Secretary Wilson, Gen. Goldfein outline service’s priorities, aspirations to Senate subcommittee
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Air Force’s fiscal 2020 budget focuses on modernization, readiness, confronting global threats
Lt. Gen. Tom Bussiere, 11th Air Force commander, discusses the strategic importance of Alaskan Command and the arctic during the Alaskan Command Arctic Senior Leader Summit Jan. 18, 2019 on Fort McNair, Washington, D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett)
Heightened focus on the Arctic brings attention, challenges to the Air Force
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MQ-1B, MQ-9 flight hours hit 4 million
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., Dec 6, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne A. Clark)
SECAF announces resignation
Actor Samuel L. Jackson poses with Gen. Jeannie Leavitt after receiving a challenge coin from her during a media event for "Captain Marvel" at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 20, 2019. Leavitt, the first Air Force female fighter pilot, was a consultant on the movie, and Jackson reprised his Nick Fury role. (DoD photo by Shannon Collins)
Higher, further, faster: ‘Captain Marvel’ embodies the warrior ethos
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson tours the STEM demonstration prior to a screening of the movie “Captain Marvel” in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2019. The demonstration was held to inspire children to serve in the Air Force or STEM-related careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank)
Air Force STEM event inspires next generation of innovators, explorers prior to ‘Captain Marvel’ screening
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson provides testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2019. The committee examined privatized military housing for service members and their families. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Wayne Clark)
Military leaders pledge ‘Tenant Bill of Rights,’ other reforms to address substandard military housing
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Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson speaks to a crowd of small businesses, venture capitalists and Airmen during the inaugural Air Force Pitch Day inNew York, March 7, 2019. Air Force Pitch Day is designed as a fast-track program to put companies on one-page contracts and same-day awards with the swipe of a government credit card. The Air Force is partnering with small businesses to help further national security in air, space and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.)
Inaugural Air Force Pitch Day: New contracts, new partners
Capt. Bryan Allebone (right), an instructor navigator and fulltime Air National Guard member assigned to the 238th Combat Training Squadron, does mission planning with other Offutt aircrew members Dec. 12, 2016 at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. The crew members are using electronic flight bags on Apple iPads that have replaced much of the legacy paper processes. Allebone coordinated efforts to get an EFB program approved and stood up at Offutt. (U.S. Air Force photo by Delanie Stafford)
Second experiment for IT services begins at eight bases
The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a long-range, high subsonic unmanned air vehicle completed its inaugural flight March 5, 2019 at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona.
XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator completes inaugural flight
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US military plans release of Tenant Bill of Rights
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Ellsworth AFB EOD team responds to accident with truck carrying Navy projectiles
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Golfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright speak during the Air Force Association's Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla., March 1, 2019. During their remarks Goldfein and Wright highlighted the importance of inspirational and courageous leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne Clark)
Goldfein, Wright outline keys to strong leadership, its role in Air Force excellence
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Air Force sharpens competitive edge with roadmap to reform
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2019 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials begin
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Air Force merging intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance staffs with cyber operations staffs to forge more nimble, effective team
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Air Force invites 59 small businesses, start-ups to Air Force Pitch Day
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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson gives remarks during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 28, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne Clark)
Wilson’s glide path for a more lethal, ready Air Force of the future
The 2019 Air Force Spark Tank competition judges Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright, Mark Cuban and George Steinbrener IV pose for a group photo with the Spark Tank winner during the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 28, 2019. Spark Tank is a chance to celebrate Air Force risk-takers, idea makers and entrepreneurs who refuse to accept the status quo and have determined their own fate by developing solutions that make it easier for the Air Force to bring the very best to the fight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne Clark)
Spangdahlem AB master sergeant wins Spark Tank competition
Dr. Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, discusses “Fielding Tomorrow’s Air Force Faster and Smarter,” during the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 27, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. DeAndre Curtiss)
Faster, smarter: Speed is key in acquisition reform
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Around the Air Force: Non-deployable Airmen / Venezuela aid / Red Flag
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Commanders, senior raters to select IDE attendees
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Air Force chief of staff addresses Airmen, cadets at Air Force Academy
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Around the Air Force: AGR Program Changes/ Cobra Gold 19
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AFWERX, Techstars announce 10 companies to participate in tech accelerator
Nearly 300 Air Force financial service technicians and operators received training during the Air Force Financial Operations Workshop in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 11-15. The workshop focused specifically on training in 17 finance customer service topics.
Financial Operations workshop features innovation
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Citing health, safety concerns, Wilson and Goldfein order commanders to conduct ‘100% review’ of all base housing
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Air Force formalizes policy on retention of non-deployable Airmen
USecAF visits Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas
Donovan: Readiness, force lethality begins with training
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Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew P. Donovan speaks to International Intelligence Applications Officers during his tour of Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 13, 2019. The Air Force trains with our allies to build key relationships and share knowledge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)
Under secretary: Goodfellow AFB building lethal, ready force
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Pegasus Wings its way to 97th AMW
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright prepares to testify before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C., March 8, 2017. The CMSAF was joined by his service counterparts for the hearing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Scott M. Ash)
CMSAF Wright testifies before Congress on Air Force quality of life
Friends and family of retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Marcelite Harris attend her full honors military funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., Feb. 7, 2019. Harris’s accomplishments include being the first woman aircraft maintenance officer, one of the first two women air officers commanding at the U.S. Air Force Academy and the first woman deputy commander for maintenance. She also served as a White House social aide during the Carter administration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank)
Female AF pioneer laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
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Services improve interoperability through common data standards
Air Force ends promotion testing for E-7 and above
Air Force ends promotion testing for E-7 and above
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AFLCMC aids Kessel Run in recruiting new rebels
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315th CRF tests mettle in joint-service training mission Patriot Palm
Airlift unit tests mettle in joint Patriot Palm exercise
Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Stafford, retired NASA astronaut, speaks to an audience of Airmen, coalition partners and industry leaders at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., Jan. 29, 2019. Stafford was the commander of Apollo 10, the second manned mission to orbit the Moon and the first to fly a Lunar Module in lunar orbit, descending to the altitude of nine miles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne Clark)
Air Force space legend visits the Pentagon