Senior Airman Jose Llanes Senior Airman Jose Llanes, who was reported missing May 18, 2019, was found dead May 21, 2019 at approximately 11:00 a.m. The 28-year-old Airman served as a 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron aircraft parts store journeyman and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force Nov. 6, 2012. He has been stationed [...]
Major Travis Burns, a pilot with the 58th Special Operations Wing, gives an overview of the controls of a CV-22 in 2016. (Air Force) A special operations pilot at the United States Air Force Academy has been accused of raping a pre-teen on multiple occasions, according to information from the academy as well [...]
Col. Jason Lamb (second from left), Air Education and Training Command Director of Intelligence, Analysis, and Innovation, speaks to attendees at the grand opening of the command's "Fire Pit" workshop March 5, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. Mirrored to the wing level Spark Cell variant, the AETC Fire Pit is the major [...]
For some new members of the Air Force, maintaining a "hip" appearance is more important than the Air Force's need for uniformity that -in theory- reinforces cohesion and discipline to achieve collective goals.
By Joseph Serna Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — An F-16 returning to March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley crashed after its pilot ejected, base officials said Thursday. The jet crashed into a building off the base, on Van Buren Boulevard, about 3:45 p.m. PDT, said March Air Reserve Base Deputy Fire Chief Timothy [...]
A B-52 Stratofortress, nicknamed "Wise Guy," makes its final approach to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 14, 2019. The bomber was flown out of the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, also known as the "Boneyard", where it had been since 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ted Daigle) A [...]
Under Secretary of the Air Force, Matthew P. Donovan, looks at a C-130 turbo-prop engine through a set of HoloLens goggles during a visit to the 361st Training Squadron’s aircraft propulsion apprentice course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 14, 2019. Sheppard is leveraging the technology as another tool to enhance training and [...]