Pilots in love with new video made with old USAF footage set to killer music

If you grew up wanting to fly the best aircraft America could offer, you probably at some point came across some American fighters painted in colors more suited to Soviet made aircraft, complete with blocky numbers and American roundels. Of course, we’re talking about the ultimate OPFOR, the “bad boys” of the sky who test [...]

By | March 19th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments

Airman killed trying to stop an armed robbery at gas station

A Westbrook native serving in the Air Force was shot and killed Friday night in Arkansas while trying to stop an armed robbery at a convenience store, authorities said.

By | March 18th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments

USAF Lieutenant Colonel charged with rape of senior airman overseas

A C-17 Globemaster III out of Travis Air Force Base, Calif., takes off from Entebbe Airport in Uganda Jan. 22, 2014. The Ugandans have supported multiple U.S. missions in the past few months by providing an airfield, transportation, and maintenance packages so the African Union can successfully carry out peace keeping operations. In the [...]

By | March 13th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson resigns

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee for Defense June 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The subcommittee hearing was held to discuss the FY2018 budget request for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Air [...]

By | March 8th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Airman who was found dead in his home outside Shaw AFB has been identified

U.S. Airmen walk on the flightline at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Oct. 13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Maldonado) Staff Sgt. Justin Strickland, an Airman assigned to the 20th Operational Support Squadron (OSS) was found deceased in his off-base residence March 6, 2019 at approximately 10:00 a.m. near [...]

By | March 8th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Air Force leaders propose allowing families to withhold rent for substandard base housing

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee for Defense June 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The subcommittee hearing was held to discuss the FY2018 budget request for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) The [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

First female Viper demo team pilot relieved of command after two weeks

The first female commander of the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team was relieved of command on Monday, exactly two weeks after she was handed the responsibility.

By | February 12th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments