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U.S. Air Force News

  • 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.

  • CMSAF Bass visits West Africa

    The U.S. has two cooperative security locations in Niger; Air Base 101, Niamey and Air Base 201, Agaedez. During her three-day visit, Bass met with U.S. Airmen and joint force mission partners to gain first-hand knowledge of how Airmen deter and defeat violent extremism in Sahel to enable a more

  • CSAF signs Agile Combat Employment doctrine note

    Working with experts across the service, the Curtis E. LeMay Center developed Air Force Doctrine Note 1-21, Agile Combat Employment, to serve as the foundation of ACE operational doctrine. It provides guidance for Airmen to rapidly innovate and generate discussion across the force to develop new

  • DAF processes religious accommodations requests

    Each request is individually reviewed by Religious Resolution Teams at the wing, garrison, major command and field command levels, which are made up of chaplains, medical providers, judge advocates, and other subject matter experts.

  • CMSAF Bass returns to Ramstein AB

    On her way to becoming the 19th chief appointed to the highest noncommissioned officer position in the service, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass had two five-year assignments at Ramstein AB, including her time as the 86th Operations Group superintendent.

  • CMSAF visits Little Rock AFB, inspires Total Force Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Joanne S. Bass visited Little Rock Air Force Base, Nov. 8-10, witnessing firsthand how Team Little Rock is fostering an environment of connectivity and continuously sharpening its integration across the Total Force.

  • CMSAF visits 301st FW, inspires Reserve Airmen

    Bass spoke on a variety of subjects including the reason why people who serve in the U.S. Air Force make it a great organization, ways to make an impact at the unit level and how foundationally important treating each other well is to healthy culture creation.

  • CMSAF visits Holloman AFB, Operation Allies Welcome support

    Bass received a firsthand look at Task Force-Holloman operations, which included touring the life support area housing service members temporarily deployed in support of Operation Allies Welcome, the in-processing center, quality of life support, and Aman Omid Village where Afghan evacuees reside.

  • CMSAF visits with 445th AW, 655th ISRW

    During her visit to the 445th Airlift Wing and 655th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass coined one 655th ISR Wing Airman and three 445th AW Airmen who were chosen as outstanding performers for the wing.

  • Air Force senior leaders visit Liberty Village on Joint Base MDL

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass arrived to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to visit Liberty Village and the members supporting Task Force Liberty Sept. 25.

  • 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year recognized at AFA

    The 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2021 were recognized over the course of five days during the annual Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber conference held at National Harbor, Sept. 18-22.

  • CMSAF Leadership Library: September 2021

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass presents three new additions to the CMSAF Leadership Library: "Think Again: the power of knowing what you don’t know", "The Hundred Year Marathon", and "Like War: the weaponization of social media".

  • CMSAF visits Forward Edge of Indo-Pacific

    Since the Accelerate Change or Lose action orders was released, the 36th Wing has created and implemented new standard operating procedures to meet the call by spearheading a training guide for Agile Combat Employment concepts and multi-capable Airmen skill sets.