A civilian security guard assigned to the protection of Guam’s Andersen Air Force Base is recovering after he was stabbed by a now-deceased man. The Defense Department security guard -who was not formally identified- is reported to be “healthy and well,” according to a message written to the Stars and Stripes by 36th Wing spokesman [...]
An Airman at South Carolina’s Shaw Air Force Base has been confirmed dead, according to the commander of the 20th Fighter Wing. “Here we are again, I can’t believe it,” 20th FW commander Colonel Derek O’Malley said in a Facebook video, announcing the death of one of his Airmen. “I wake up everyday, my command [...]
Col. Michael Miller, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, addresses Airmen at the 2nd Bomb Wing Quaterly Award ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base La., April 26, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman) A bomb wing commander issued an apology for calling suicide a "chickenshit" action. 2nd BW commander Colonel Michael [...]
Terminal of Tokyo-Narita Airport in 2014. (Wikipedia Commons) An American firefighter employed by the US Air Force was arrested in Japan after a loaded handgun and magazine were found in his luggage. 43-year-old Michael Applegate was arrested at Narita International Airport in Chiba prefecture on Tuesday, having just arrived from the US. Applegate [...]
An Afghan pilot conducts training in an A-29 Super Tucano over Kabul, Afghanistan as part of the Train Advise and Assist Command's (TAAC-Air) mission on Dec. 20, 2018. The mission of TAAC-Air is to train, advise and assist Afghan partners to develop a professional, capable and sustainable Afghan Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior [...]
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.
Major Andre Sean McDonald and his wife Nicole. A Major in the US Air Force Reserve was scheduled for a hearing this morning in relation to charges concerning the tampering of evidence and disappearance of his wife. Major Andre Sean McDonald, a cyber warfare officer based out of San Antonio, Texas, is currently [...]