Air Force civilian employee sentenced for stealing $1.5M with a pay scheme

Screenshot from video below A civilian employee of the US Air Force has been sentenced to prison after scamming the government out of around $1.5 million over a period of 17 years. Michelle M. Holt, who worked for the Air Combat Command's communications support squadron in Virginia, was sentenced to 4 years in [...]

By | March 14th, 2019|General|0 Comments

US Air Force officer shot and killed, murderer on the run

Lakeline Villas A US Airman was murdered in a Texas apartment complex, and police are on the hunt for his killer. 22-year-old Austin Robert Burroughs, an active duty member of the US Air Force, was shot and killed Sunday night in the Lakeline Villas parking lot. He would die at the scene. The [...]

By | January 21st, 2019|General|0 Comments

Man arrested after breaching security at Tinker Air Force Base

Timothy Garner An Oklahoma felon is in custody after he jumped the fence at Tinker Air Force Base and attempted to gain entry into the base’s water treatment facility. A convicted felon on parole for previous offenses, 36-year-old Timothy Garner has been out of prison less than a year and might be on [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|Featured, General|0 Comments

Trespassers who rammed USAF entry point and were shot at identified as minors

Lucas Zynel (left) and Symmian Phillips (right).  (Photo: Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office) Two teenagers are allegedly behind the gate breach that took place at Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport earlier this month, forcing their way into the compound of the 128th Air Refueling Wing and nearly running down several individuals. 16-year-old Lucas Zynel and [...]

By | October 24th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, General|0 Comments

Tyndall AFB will open briefly for Airmen to get their things, will not pay for travel

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright speaks with Airmen at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 14, 2018. Air Force senior leaders toured Tyndall Air Force Base to assess the damage from Hurricane Michael, one of the most intense tropical cyclones to ever hit the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, General, Military Families|0 Comments

81st Training Wing Airman found dead at Keesler Air Force Base

Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 27, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue) An airman was found dead Sunday morning at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi but officials have released few details. They say the airman’s name will be released 24 hours after his family is notified. A release said [...]

By | October 8th, 2018|General|0 Comments

USAF asking retired officers under age of 50 to return to service to alleviate shortages

Air battle manager students assigned to the 337th Air Control Squadron accomplish a task April 18, 2018, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Smallwood) Retired Air Force rated officers with Air Force Specialty Codes 11X-pilot, 12X-combat systems officer or 13B-air battle manager are encouraged [...]

By | May 24th, 2018|General|0 Comments