Defense officials used unreliable information in reports to Congress about military housing, GAO says

Data collected to determine the satisfaction of residents living in privatized military housing and the health of the homes available to them was deemed unreliable and potentially misleading by a Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday. The Defense Department used the data in reports to Congress and to determine whether the 14 private companies managing [...]

Air Force instructor, student identified as victims in fatal T-38 crash at Vance Air Force Base

An Air Force instructor pilot who had previously served in the Navy and his young flight student were killed Thursday when their jet crashed while landing at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma, base officials announced Friday.

By | November 25th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments

Two Airmen killed during an aircraft “mishap” at Vance AFB

Two airmen were killed during a "mishap" at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma on Thursday.

By | November 21st, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments

USAF leader who wrote essay about respecting subordinates fired for disrespecting subordinates

The top enlisted man of a South Carolina fighter wing was quietly removed from his position after he was allegedly found to be disrespectful and unprofessional.

By | November 20th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured, Leadership and Managing|1 Comment

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.

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

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 to the U.S. The fighters were returning to Luke AFB, Ariz., after participating in the world's largest air show, the Royal International Air Tattoo. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Madelyn [...]

By | November 15th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|2 Comments

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 Force launched an investigation into Reeves after an anti-fascist group in Colorado publicly accused the airman of being a member and an organizer of the white nationalist group Identity Evropa. [...]

By | November 14th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|3 Comments