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  • Department of the Air Force to consider military family support measures in future basing decisions

    The addition of these criteria aims to ensure locations under consideration have sufficient support for the unique needs of military families who relocate frequently.
  • Breaking tradition: airborne sensor operator makes history

    Staff Sgt. Propst is the Air Force’s first E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning And Control System, or AWACS, enlisted airborne sensor operator and is enhancing the 961st AACS’s capabilities at exercise Cope North 2020, an annual trilateral field exercise conducted in Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia.
  • SecAF visits RAF Mildenhall

    The 25th Secretary of the Air Force visited the air traffic control tower, fire station and various units within the 352 Special Operations Wing.
  • Association of African Air Forces Liaison Working Group meets in Zambia

    Liaison officers from 25 partner nations attended the working group to discuss the goals of the organization, to include creating an attainable 10-year strategic plan, exercise plan and drafting formalized procedures.
  • Commanders of ACC, AFRC visit Hill AFB to celebrate F-35 success

    A ceremony marked the 388th FW and 419th FW reaching “full warfighting capability,” which denotes success in three key areas: fully trained pilots and maintainers, a full complement of 78 aircraft and the support equipment needed to fly them.
  • 18th AGRS replicates threats during Cope North 2020

    Operating in the mindset of the enemy, the 18th Aggressor Squadron from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, employs adversarial tactics to prepare U.S. and partner-nation aircrews for tomorrow's victories through challenging, realistic threat replication and training.
  • Historic island tackles new battle

    Since those historic days, the Wake Atoll has been named a national historic landmark and serves as a trans-Pacific refueling stop for military aircraft. Now under the Eleventh Air Force’s Pacific Air Force Support Center, the island is fighting a new battle — preventing bird aircraft strike hazards, commonly known as BASH.
  • Barrett outlines Air Force budget priorities, strategies for working with other services

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett united Feb. 21 with secretaries from the other military services, pledging to work closely to fulfill the mandates of the National Defense Strategy as well as advancing new, capabilities for warfighting, joint operations and ensuring superiority in space.
  • Voting for Spark Tank 2020 opens

    Spark Tank is an annual event in which Airmen pitch innovative ideas that build upon senior leader priorities to restore readiness, cost-effectively modernize and drive innovation.
  • 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.
  • Tyndall AFB PMO makes every dollar count through community partnerships

    The Air Force Community Partnership program is one way the base accomplishes this, through which Air Force and community leaders develop win-win partnerships focused on reducing costs by finding shared value.
  • USAFE, Bosnia and Herzegovina build partnerships through force development

    The force development program provides an opportunity for the U.S. Air Force to enhance relations, share ideas and build partnership capability in the region.
  • Air Force changes path of entry for enlisted special warfare operators

    The Special Warfare Operator Enlistment Vectoring program will officially commence in early April with a new Air Force Specialty Code for accessions and the first shipment of special warfare candidates to the service’s basic military training.
  • Around the Air Force: 2021 Air Force Budget Proposal, Space Force names, Child Care App

    Today’s look Around the Air Force features info on the 2021 Air Force Budget proposal, Space Force search for naming conventions and a new child care mobile app. (Hosted by Senior Airman Angelo Rosario)
  • US, Japanese, Australian forces train together during Pacific Defender 20-1

    Pacific Defender 20-1, which was hosted by the 736th Security Forces Squadron Commando Warrior flight, is the first in a region-wide series of security forces-centric exercises and subject matter expert exchanges scheduled for this year. The U.S. Pacific Air Forces-sponsored events bring together security forces personnel and key leaders from various Indo-Pacific nations to exchange knowledge through a week of demonstrations and hands-on practice, culminating in a two-day field application where participants put their new skills to the test.
  • Air Force engineer wins national recognition

    Air Force Civil Engineer Tim Sullivan was named the 2020 Federal Engineer of the Year during a ceremony, Feb. 14, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
  • 100th MXS Airman innovates leak detection technology

    Staff Sgt. Patrick Leach, 100th Maintenance Squadron Airman aircraft fuels systems craftsman, created the Pressurized Leak Detection Cup with the help of the aircraft structural maintenance flight.
  • SecAF visits Incirlik AB

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett visited various U.S. facilities and met with Airmen assigned to the 39th Air Base Wing, Feb. 15.
  • Air Force commander awarded Military Service Award at BEYA 2020

    Founded in 2006, the Stars and Stripes dinner is a key event during the three-day Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Global, Competitiveness conference. As one of the nation’s largest gatherings of top military and civilian federal government leaders, corporate sponsors, students, family and STEM advocates, the event focuses on building interest in STEM fields and recognizing the contributions of military men and women.
  • DoD to restructure 50 hospitals, clinics to improve readiness

    The Department of Defense announced, Feb. 19, plans to restructure 50 military hospitals and clinics to better support wartime readiness of military personnel and to improve clinical training for medical forces who deploy in support of combat operations around the world.
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