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Retired Air Force vice chair warns force is too small

A former vice chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force struck what is by now a familiar refrain in a recent column, saying the [...]

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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 [...]

Quick Hit: Bean Counters Finally Start Turning Against Military Band Waste

With generals crying in Congress about personnel and equipment shortages, it should be a shock to the taxpaying public that wasteful spending has not yet [...]

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US Airman who died in Guam identified as KC-135R Stratotanker pilot

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Paul Mann) An Airman deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, from the 168th [...]

Air Force employee arrested for impersonating police officer to avoid losing security clearance

Christopher Osby (MDC) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police say a man who works for the military in Washington, D.C., forged an Albuquerque police report [...]

Retired Air Force vice chair warns force is too small

A former vice chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force struck what is by now a familiar refrain in a recent column, saying the [...]

USAF says most missions at Tyndall will return to the base within a few months

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

Air Force fires three Laughlin AFB commanders over drinking ritual involving a female pilot

The Air Education and Training Command announced Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2018, that the 47th Flying Training Wing Commander Col. Charles Velino, right, was relieved [...]

Air Force general made comments about women, failed to report suicide attempts

The former deputy commander of the US Air Force Global Command -and grandson of the pilot who dropped the first atomic bomb in combat- reportedly [...]

USAF delivers largest shipment of munitions to Europe in almost 20 years

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeric Hernandez, 86th Munitions Squadron quality assurance inspector, inspects a fresh shipment of large ordnance on Ramstein Air Base, [...]

Airman earns all of the top honors at Marine Corps Staff NCO Academy Advanced Course

Master Sgt. Aretha Boston, command staff superintendent of the 11th Medical Group here, poses for a portrait Oct. 24, 2018 on Joint Base Andrews. [...]

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 [...]

Air Force details recovery efforts at Tyndall in wake of hurricane

On this look Around the Air Force the Air Force Airmen from around the country help Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., recover from Hurricane Michael [...]

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 [...]

Air Force veteran bomber found not guilty because of insanity

Benjamin Roden An Air Force veteran accused of attacking an Oklahoma military recruiting station in July of last year was found “not guilty” [...]

Air Force claims increased funding is improving readiness

The sun rises over a KC-135 Stratotanker at MacDill Air Force Base, October 4, 2018. It may seem quiet, but Team MacDill Airmen are [...]

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 [...]

1,600 airmen could be separated this year for being non-deployable

Little Rock Air Force Base leaders greet U.S. Air Force Airmen as they return from a deployment on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, [...]

Public Affairs says “Texas Teddy Terror Incident” is “hilarious,” refuses to state what happened

A bizarre incident at a US Air Force Base in Texas involving an individual breaching base security in a teddy bear costume has resulted in [...]

Fired wing commander accepts plea deal for rubbing his genitals on airman

Col. John O. Howard. Air Force photo The US Air Force has reached a plea deal with a former mobility wing commander charged [...]

Air Force secretary calls for 24 percent increase in squadrons

Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers and two Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-15 fighters execute a routine bilateral training mission in [...]

Shaw AFB evacuates aircraft, non-mission-essential airmen in preparation for hurricane

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – Shaw AFB evacuated its F-16 CM Fighting Falcon aircraft today in preparation for Hurricane Florence. The evacuation follows Gov. [...]

Former F-16 fighter pilot named Pacific Air Forces commander

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander, talks with Airmen assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Security [...]