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  • DoD awards Hanscom AFB professionals

    The Honorable Ellen Lord, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, announced the winners of the 2020 Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards, which included members of the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks, or C3I&N, and the Digital Directorate, both headquartered at Hanscom Air Force Base.
  • Commander addresses Reserve Mobility capabilities at A/TA 2020

    Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, highlighted Total Force integration, the Reserve’s rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Reserve’s unique weather reconnaissance, aerial spray and aerial firefighting missions during the Airlift/Tanker Association’s 52nd annual convention, symposium and technology expo Oct. 27-29. This year’s event was held virtually due to ongoing COVID-19 health concerns.
  • MAFFS tackle largest wildfires in California history

    The rumble becomes a deafening roar as the California National Guard C-130 Hercules, only 150 feet above the ground, appears just above the treetops and drops 3,000 gallons of retardant in less than five seconds; thick red liquid coating the pine needles and forest floor below, creating a much-needed line of containment for firefighters on the ground.
  • Patriot Express travel at BWI, SEATAC to require on-site, rapid COVID-19 testing

    To mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and to meet long-standing commitments to U.S. allies and partners, the Department of Defense began rapid, on-site COVID-19 testing for passengers departing Baltimore Washington International Airport and Seattle Tacoma Airport aboard Patriot Express flights for official duty at overseas locations.
  • Risks for Air Force Riders

    Whether in an automobile or on a motorcycle, the Air Force goal is always zero. Awareness of recurring factors that have contributed to past fatalities is one step we can all take in the prevention of losing our most important asset, our people.
  • AETC’s rated diversity improvement strategy team aims to strengthen representation in Air Force rated career fields

    From increasing awareness about rated officer careers to removing barriers for qualification, Air Education and Training Command’s Rated Diversity Improvement Strategy Team is making significant strides to remove barriers that impede the service’s ability to cultivate a diverse rated force.
  • 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.
  • Mother-daughter share MMIII test launch experience, decades apart

    Operational test launches of unarmed MMIII ICBMs assure Air Force Global Strike Command and our nation that the MMIII weapon system is reliable and capable and provide valuable data to ensure a continued lethal, safe and sure nuclear capability.
  • Around the Air Force: Moving Toward the Future, and Focus Groups on Interpersonal Violence

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights an interview with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., discussing his vision for the future of the force, an “Ask Me Anything” webcast with Dr. Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, talking about opportunities through start-up companies and focus groups dedicated to preventing interpersonal violence. (Produced by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)
  • AFNWC team supports ICBM test launch

    An unarmed LGM-30G Minuteman III missile equipped with a single test reentry vehicle launched at 12:27 a.m. Pacific time on Oct. 29 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The Minuteman III missile’s reentry vehicle contained test instruments and traveled approximately 4,200 miles to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.
  • Gen. Brown makes first visit to Vandenberg AFB as CSAF

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., visited Vandenberg Air Force Base Oct. 26-28.
  • Air Force photo contest winners highlight family theme

    The Air Force recently announced its 2020 photo contest winners.
  • Vice Chief of Space Operations tests positive for COVID-19

    Space Force Gen. David D. Thompson, Vice Chief of Space Operations, tested positive Oct. 28 for COVID-19. He took the test after learning that a close family member, with whom he had contact, tested positive for the virus. 
  • AFLCMC engineer wins Women of Color STEM honor

    Monique Brission, Air Force civilian and electrical engineer for Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Fighters and Advanced Aircraft, was honored with the Professional Achievement in Government award during the 2020 Women of Color STEM Virtual Conference held Oct. 8-10, 2020.
  • AMC commander announces her command priorities

    The command’s revised priorities focus and accelerate AMC’s efforts to rise to challenges in the global strategic environment and to leverage short-term opportunities to ensure the United States retains a competitive edge in Rapid Global Mobility against competitors like China and Russia.
  • Air Force awards contract for new cyberspace test facility, munitions complex at Eglin AFB

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is leading the construction of $107 million in state-of-the-art facilities at Eglin Air Force Base.
  • CSAF, Tuskegee Airmen, cadets connect via virtual roundtable

    The event was part of the American Veterans Center’s 23rd Annual Veterans Conference, which will premiere on Oct. 28.
  • 731st Air Mobility Squadron reveals new air freight terminal

    The $34 million state-of-the-art air freight terminal broke ground in November 2017 as part of a two-phase project to optimize readiness for the Pacific theater serving as the main logistical hub for the Korean peninsula.
  • Dyess AFB Airmen arrive in Indo-Pacific for Bomber Task Force, integrate with Koku-Jieitai, U.S. Navy

    Bomber Task Force missions enable Airmen to continuously conduct operations throughout the world at a moment’s notice to help maintain global stability and security while enabling units to become familiar with operations in different regions.
  • AFWERX announces record response, $38 million for “Flying Car” topic

    AFWERX is recommending more than 250 proposals as part of its X20D Small Business Technology Transfer, or STTR, Open Topic solicitation, a record in the program’s nearly three-decade history.
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The newest Air Force Podcast recently dropped. Listen to a small snippet of CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright talk with Staff Sgt. New about resiliency. Listen to the entire podcast on Youtube: https://go.usa.gov/xpnAD or Subscribe to The Air Force Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-air-force-podcast/id1264107694?mt=2
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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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