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First female Viper demo team pilot relieved of command after two weeks

The first female commander of the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team was relieved of command on Monday, exactly two weeks after she was handed the responsibility.

By | February 12th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Airman, wife involved in crash that kills German teen near Ramstein AFB

COURTESY WEILERBACH FIRE DEPARTMENT A rookie Airman who only recently found himself assigned to Ramstein Air Base in Germany is now responsible for the death of a German teenager. The Kaiserslautern Police say that the 17-year-old was operating a 3-wheeled Piaggio when he collided with the 20-year-old Airman’s Chevrolet after the latter passed [...]

By | February 8th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Officials find another USAF base with contaminated water

Holloman Air Force Base near Alomogordo, New Mexico. Photo: USAF. Officials in New Mexico claim that Holloman Air Force Base has violated its state permit after toxic chemicals were found in groundwater. The New Mexico Environment Department reported that they issued a "notice of violation" to Holloman Air Force Base near Alamogordo, New [...]

By | February 7th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Reward offered for info about who shot at security forces after sneaking on base

A reward of $1,000 dollars is being offered for anyone who provides in the arrest of an individual who illegally entered Alabama’s Maxwell Air Force Base, which resulted in a lockdown at the installation. Crimestoppers is offering the reward after the incident, which involved the 42nd Security Forces Squadron having to respond to the on-base [...]

By | January 28th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

USAF vet transfers millions raised through the “Wall” GoFundMe to a new initiative

Brian Kolfage Triple-amputee and retired Senior Airman Brian Kolfage has shifted the goalposts for his well-known GoFundMe campaign to help the US Government build the wall between the US and Mexico, now focusing on a non-profit organization arrangement to get the barrier built. Kolfage, who served as a Security Forces Airman and lost [...]

By | January 22nd, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|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

Airman convicted of murdering his roommate at Andersen Air Force Base

Bradley Hale (Photo: Courtesy of Rodney Hale) A Louisiana-based Airman has been convicted in the killing his roommate. Airman 1st Class Isaiah Edwards was recently found guilty of stabbing Airman First Class Bradley Hale to death in March of 2018, at an Andersen Air Force Base living quarters in Guam. The two men [...]

By | January 18th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments