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WWII pilot remains returned to 92-year-old brother who vowed to find him before dying

A young World War II bomber pilot shot down and killed in Germany is back home, ending a heartbreaking mission his now 92-year-old brother vowed to complete for the fallen hero.

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Air Force is trying to determine what to do about Elon Musk’s pot smoking

The US Air Force is trying to figure out how to deal with civilian contractors who have their “heads in the clouds,” thanks to SpaceX [...]

Quick Hit: Air Force Continues Trying to Solve Pilot Shortage With Small Ideas

In its latest attempt to stem a gushing arterial bleed with a Hello Kitty bandaid, the Air Force is now offering more flight pay to [...]

Quick Hit: Dumb Article Stereotypes Entire Generation of Warriors

I'm only sharing this article to remark on how woefully misguided it is, and to critique the entire premise of bundling a generation of people [...]

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Pentagon’s director of operational testing: F-35 is breaking down way too often

F-35A Lightning II aircraft receive fuel from a KC-10 Extender from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., July 13, 2015, during a flight from England [...]

USAF NOC punished for identifying as a “white nationalist”

Then-Master Sgt. Cory Reeves, as shown in a 2016 issue of Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam's newspaper. is now a technical sergeant. The Air [...]

Search for Airman who fell out of C-130 has been mostly called off

Staff Sgt. Cole Condiff The search for the US Airman who fell from a C-130 and plunged into the cold Gulf of Mexico [...]

Retired USAF general charged after child porn found in his home

A retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. is facing charges in connection with child pornography that was found on a computer in his residence last [...]

Spec. Ops. Ariman missing at sea after falling out of a C-130

U.S. Army Special Forces Underwater Operations School instructors jump from an Air Force C-130 in February after departing from Naval Air Station Key West. [...]

First female airman starts training to be a special operations combat controller

(Air Force) The US Air Force Combat Controller community may soon no longer be an all-male affair, provided the latest female Airman makes [...]

Netherlands receives first F-35, accidentally sprays foam on it during ceremony

A Dutch Air Force fire crew -hoping to celebrate the arrival of the Netherlands’ first F-35A Lightning II with a water cannon salute- bungled a [...]

Airman says Gov. agents were ‘in control of his body’ when he killed his wife

A former Airman claims government agents got inside of his head and controlled his body, forcing him to shoot his wife.

Tyndall AFB recovery is major focus of recent congressional hearing

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida -- The courtyard of a student housing complex sits flooded with water and debris following Hurricane Michael on October [...]

USAF Academy ethics instructor pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of a child; faces up to 3 months in jail

Capt. Paul Sikkema. (Arapahoe Sherriff’s Office) An ethics instructor at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation [...]

Danish company given $60 million to build 3D sound system for A-10 aircraft

A Danish company has been awarded a contract to provide an improved audio system that warns A-10 pilots about incoming threats. The North American branch [...]

Air Force makes largest change to promotion system since the USAF was created

Col. Lucas B. Rice, 122nd Tactical Support Detachment Commander, Georgia Army National Guard, is promoted to his current rank during a ceremony Oct. 20, [...]

Seven companies splitting adversary training contract worth up to $6.4B

Photo courtesy of Blue Air Training.​ The US Air Force is pushing up to $6.4 billion in funding to “Red Air” services, in [...]

The Air Force is about to double its lodging rates in Europe

U.S. Airmen unload from a bus at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 23, 2019. As simulated deployers for Operation Varsity 19-3, the Airmen processed [...]

Airlines say they’ll need to hire thousands of pilots, military does not have enough to recruit

(U.S. Air Force Photo by Machiko Arita) U.S. airlines have a retirement problem. When the airline industry struggled after the Sept. 11, 2001 [...]

Airman found dead at Ellsworth AFB has been identified

Ellsworth Air Force Base officials have identified the airman whose body was found at his off-base residence Monday Senior Airman William Horton was a B-1 [...]

Airman found dead near Ellsworth Air Force Base

Airmen line up at the ‘Taste of Latin America’ food tasting event, held at the Base Exchange food court, on Ellsworth Air Force Base, [...]

USAF drops the most munitions in Afghanistan since 2010

September was the month of nonstop steel rain in Afghanistan, according to the US Air Force. 948 air munitions were reportedly released as part of [...]

USAF pilot in hospital after ejecting from F-16 in Germany

A US military fighter jet crashed on Tuesday near the south-western German city of Trier, leaving its pilot with minor injuries. The F-16 Fighting Falcon [...]

Senator asks FAA to look into exemption allowing B-17 aircraft to carry passengers

Following last week's crash of a B-17 bomber at Bradley International Airport that killed seven people and injured seven others, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is asking the head of the Federal Aviation Administration to look into "what specific inspection protocols" went into allowing passengers to fly aboard the 75-year-old aircraft.