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U.S. Air Force News

  • Wanted: Innovative ideas for Spark Tank 2022

    Spark Tank 2022, a Department of the Air Force annual competition in which Airmen and Guardians pitch innovative solutions to operational problems, will accept submissions in early August 2021.

  • Sword Athena 2021 drives positive change for servicewomen, families

    A coalition of volunteers from across Air Combat Command came together to identify, tackle, and propose solutions to female- and family-centric barriers to readiness during the second annual Sword Athena 2021. The group focused on two key efforts to normalize support for nursing mothers: allowing

  • USAF delivers helicopters, bolsters Australian alliance

    As part of the U.S. Defense Department’s Foreign Military Sales program, 9th Airlift Squadron aircrew from Dover Air Force Base transported two CH-47F Chinook helicopters aboard a C-5M Super Galaxy from Dover AFB to Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia, in early July, further

  • Fueling ACE operations from afar

    Airmen from across two U.S. Air Force major commands are working together over the next few weeks in order to practice dynamic force employment operations.

  • Wounded warriors share message of resilience in Florida

    On the day a bullet tore through his legs inside an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. August O’Niell, 414th Combat Training Squadron Detachment 1 flight chief in charge of ground operations at Davis-Monthan, Air Force Base, Arizona, said his world changed.

  • 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.

  • Around the Air Force: New Leadership for the Air Force, Thracian Star 21

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights the 26th Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, the new Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones and exercise Thracian Star 21 bringing Airmen from Aviano Air Base, Italy to Bulgaria so they can work with the Bulgarian, Romanian and Hellenic

  • US, Israel conclude Juniper Falcon 21-2

    In support of long-standing, bilateral agreements, military members from the U.S. European Command and the Israel Defense Forces held exercise Juniper Falcon 21-2 at various locations in Israel, July 23-28.

  • DoD directs employees to start wearing face masks again

    Following guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Defense Department has directed employees working in areas at high risk for transmission to begin using face masks again as a measure to prevent the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, especially the fast-moving,

  • DAF completes Architecture Demonstration and Evaluation 5

    The Chief Architect Office’s fifth ADE combined three primary pillars toward an agile DoD decision superiority mission architecture: (1) emerging technology and concepts of operation from the Air Force and Space Force, (2) the third Global Information Dominance Experiment and (3) Pacific Iron 2021

  • CSAF signs charter for China Aerospace Studies Institute

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. recently signed the charter for the Air Force’s China Aerospace Studies Institute, signaling the service’s intent to focus education, awareness and understanding more heavily on China’s growing military threat.

  • Childhood adversity drives Airman’s passion for diversity & inclusion

    It was the heckling from other kids that truly cut Flavia the deepest. As a young Romanian girl in a new country where she barely spoke the local language, Flavia Carver learned early on that some negative preconceptions are picked up at a very young age, and she experienced how painful it is to be

  • EOD units test new imaging technology

    Local explosive ordnance disposal units received and were trained on a new and upgraded portable imaging X-ray system at Eglin Air Force Base July 22.