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  • Senate confirms Gina Ortiz Jones to be Air Force Under Secretary

    In explaining the basis for choosing Jones, the White House highlighted that she was commissioned through the Air Force ROTC program while a student at Boston University and “has spent her career working to protect U.S. economic and national security.”
  • Update: Air Force puts future basing plans for Davis-Monthan AFB, Nellis AFB on hold pending NDAA outcome

    The Department of the Air Force announced today it is pausing plans related to aircraft basing decisions at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona and Nellis AFB, Nevada that are dependent upon the requirement to retire 42 A-10 Thunderbolt IIs.
  • Department of the Air Force approves special leave accrual for fiscal year 2021

    Air Force and Space Force members performing active service, and Reserve and Guard Airmen on Title 10 or Title 32 orders, can now accrue up to 120 days of annual leave for fiscal year 2021 instead of the typical 60 days of leave.
  • Flying Jennies train in Alaska

    Working with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Airborne, 25th Infantry Division, the 815th AS provided airlift for more than 1,300 paratroopers for three days, as well as airdrops for heavy equipment on the fourth day, during a training exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
  • NORAD, USNORTHCOM lead 3rd Global Information Dominance Experiment

    North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, in collaboration with all 11 U.S. combatant commands, have executed the third in a series of Global Information Dominance Experiments, in partnership with the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, the undersecretary of Defense for intelligence and security's Project Maven and with significant funding and manpower support from the Department of the Air Force's Chief Architect Office.
  • Hanscom AFB members recognized for excellence in acquisition and leadership

    The assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, along with Air Force Materiel Command, recognized multiple Hanscom Air Force Base team members for excellence in acquisition management.
  • Pilots leaving active duty have safe landing place in Reserve, Guard

    As COVID-19 travel restrictions ease around the world, commercial airlines are looking to hire more pilots. Air Force officials want to remind active-duty pilots leaving the Air Force for the civilian aviation industry that such a move doesn’t have to end their service to their country.
  • Nevada Guardsman, movie subject, leads Nevada Storm to women's football championship game

    Airman 1st Class Jasmine Plummer is reserved and shy among her peers in the Nevada Air Guard. She’s been that way her entire life. But there is nothing reserved or shy about her play on the football field.
  • REPI Challenge yields more than $24M for AF installations

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center helped secure more than $24 million to protect mission readiness and the environment at three installations: White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico; Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina; and Tyndall AFB, Florida.
  • AF Career Development Academy transforms CDC content, delivery to Airmen

    Using an approach to modernization centered on rapid curriculum development and agile curriculum updates, with an emphasis on tasks that are mission-focused, the effort ties to the people-first approach of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr.'s Action Order-A (Airmen) and directly contributes to developing Airmen to ensure they are ready for the future fight.
  • Brown emphasizes imperative to modernize with allies in first Europe trip as CSAF

    Brown took the opportunity to discuss the value of airpower not just for U.S. national security interests, but as a strategic and critical partner in the European theater.
  • AFCEC strategy leverages Air Force buying power to support CE enterprise

    An Air Force Civil Engineer Center program to streamline contract acquisition is putting the federal government’s bulk buying power in the hands of civil engineers to keep their installations mission ready.
  • CSAF delivers powerful message in new Air Force commercial

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. delivers a powerful message about air power and diversity in a new Air Force commercial titled “Helmet.”
  • AFRL invites new science, technology ideas through Air Force, Space Force Tech Connect

    On behalf of the Department, as one laboratory supporting two services, the Air Force Research Laboratory has developed the Air and Space Forces Science & Technology (S&T) Front Door, to connect potential partners with S&T experts and opportunities.
  • Highest risk, biggest reward: Planning for Denali

    The U.S. Air Force 50 Summits Challenge is a project focused on helping Airmen fly the Air Force flag from the highest point in all 50 states.
  • AF Week in Photos

    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.
  • CSAF visits Ramstein Air Base

    During their visit, the Browns toured agencies across Ramstein AB proper to meet face-to-face with the Airmen and families who support the Global Gateway’s diverse mission set.
  • San Antonio Innovation Summit open for registration

    The event – a partnership between the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Air Force Security Forces Center, Air Force Services Center, Air Force Personnel Center, Air Education and Training Command, and AFWERX – will bring innovation collaboration opportunities to an expanded installation and mission support audience.
  • MQ-9 Agile Combat Employment: A big step closer to reality

    The 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron proved the MQ-9 Reaper’s Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) is ready as of July 8, enabling crews to divert to airfields without traditional launch and recovery infrastructure or personnel.
  • Female body armor secures Hanscom AFB defenders

    The recently-developed armor is a lighter weight than previous editions and features a curved chest plate and shorter torso size. An adjustable corset tightens to fit the wearer, distinguishing it from a one-size-fits-all piece of equipment.
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A United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-22 Raptor over northern Iraq, Nov. 6, 2019. U.S. Central Command operations deter adversaries and demonstrate support for allies and partners in the region. (Video by Staff Sgt. Daniel Snider)
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Although the Silver Star is the third-highest military medal, it's not given often. Today, TSgt Cody Smith was the 49th Special Tactics Airman to receive this medal since Sept. 11th, 2001. Read more of TSgt Smith's amazing story: https://www.airforcespecialtactics.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2024815/special-tactics-airman-battled-through-injuries-awarded-silver-star/fbclid/IwAR2LZWwx1VHdTnQe39rIEBOuJS_0JvMQBBGt7I-E6zsxxn-Lx9387yu43Bc/ Cannon Air Force Base Air Force Special Operations Command United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
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Tune in as our Air Force musicians along with other military musicians are awarded the National Medal of Arts.
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