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  • Miracle at the Marathon: CPR, training save life

    When retired Air Force Lt. Gen. John Hudson woke on the warm overcast morning of the Air Force Marathon, Sept. 15, he knew the weather would be a challenge. But he was fit, trained and ready to take on the 10 kilometer race, just as he had for the past 10 years.

  • Around the Air Force: Aug. 10

    On this look Around the Air Force, exemptions are announced for the new deployment policy, Airmen at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base celebrate the full operational capability of the only human-rated centrifuge in the DoD, and a KC-46 pilot selection board meets later this year. Hosted by Staff Sgt.

  • Around the Air Force: May 24

    On this look Around the Air Force the famed Memphis Belle is unveiled at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Anastasia Tompkins.

  • Air Force Marathon celebrates 70th birthday, community

    Partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures welcomed approximately 13,500 runners and walkers from all 50 states and 16 foreign countries to take part in the 21st annual U.S. Air Force Marathon at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Sept. 16, 2017.Gen. Ellen

  • AF National Museum building earns environmental, energy award

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force announced its fourth building has achieved the rare distinction of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification as determined by the U.S. Green Building Council during a ceremony Aug. 3, 2017.

  • Thunderbird aircraft mishap at air show

    The United States Air Force Thunderbirds were conducting a single-ship familiarization flight on Friday June 23, 2017. Upon landing there was a mishap at the Dayton International Airport with an F-16D Fighting Falcon at approximately 12:20 p.m. Emergency services are on the scene. We will provide

  • Around the Air Force: June 17

    On this look around the Air Force, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force opens a fourth building and now offers a virtual tour; and a Delta IV rocket launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

  • Around the Air Force: May 10

    On this look around the Air Force we go to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, where the Air Force Research Laboratory is testing transcranial direct-current stimulation, and also at Wright-Patterson AFB, the HH-60W combat rescue helicopter is in development.

  • Welsh, Cody visit Wright-Patterson

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody spoke about the importance of the work being accomplished by the people in the room and across Air Force Materiel Command in an all call at the Air Force Institute of Technology here June 8.

  • AFRL 3-D audio research helps to make cockpit safer

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, Human Effectiveness directorate, Battlespace Acoustics Branch, has developed 3-D sound technology that creates a sound environment that mimics the way the human body receives aural cues -- much like 3-D movies create the perception that the viewer is part of the

  • Reservist celebrates 6 years of cancer remission

    When her husband threatened to take her to the emergency room, she made an appointment with a cardiologist and later had her blood drawn. An urgent call from the doctor later sent her to the emergency room, where she was as stunned as everyone else with the diagnosis -- Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

  • 2014 Air Force marathon registration begins

    Registration for the 2014 Air Force Marathon will open at midnight EST on Jan. 1 with special New Year's Resolution discounts. Participants who register on Jan. 1 will save $10 off the full or half marathon and $5 off the 10K or 5K.

  • Doolittle Raiders join memorial wreath-laying

    The remaining Doolittle Raiders gathered at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force today to partake in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Doolittle Raider memorial in Memorial Park, followed by a flyover of B-25 aircraft.