(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 terrorist attacks and during the recession, pilot jobs were scarce. American Airlines went 13 years without hiring a single one, a stretch that David Tatum, the airline’s director of pilot [...]
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 journeyman with the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 28th Bomb Wing, according to a base spokesman. “Team Ellsworth lost a member of the Raider family, and we are deeply saddened by [...]
Airmen line up at the ‘Taste of Latin America’ food tasting event, held at the Base Exchange food court, on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 16, 2019. The food tasting included authentic dishes from Colombia, Mexico, Cuba and Puerto Rico. The event was hosted and catered by members of the Ellsworth Latin American [...]
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 Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, making a larger number of weapons dropped in one month than any point since October 2010. A massive amount of sorties have been moved this year, with [...]
The Combined Air And Space Operations Center at al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar sits empty after operations were briefly shifted to Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina. (Senior Airman Sean Campbell/U.S. Air Force) The US Air Force is moving its Middle East Command Center out of the Middle East, setting their sights [...]
A 17-year-old in North Little Rock is accused of killing an Airman who was attempting to stop an armed robbery- and he will now be held without bail until his capital murder trial.
If you’re flying for the US Air Force and happen to be pregnant, you may not need a waiver to perform your duties.