Air Force loses important funding as it is re-appropriated for border wall

A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Soldier inspects existing Normandy-style vehicle barrier, where it connects to the existing border fence, near El Centro, CA, May 7. is supporting the Department of Homeland Security's request to build pedestrian fencing, construct and improve roads, and install lighting within the Yuma and Tucson, Arizona, U.S. Border Patrol [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|4 Comments

Air Force says airmen need to study more than ever to be ready against China, Russia and others

Cyber warfare operators serving with the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group of the Maryland Air National Guard at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md., monitor cyber attacks on the operations floor of the 275th Cyber Operations Squadron, known as the Hunter's Den, Dec. 2, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.) [...]

Former airman working for the NSA charged with giving classified information to a reporter

(U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.) A former intelligence analyst was charged by the Department of Justice with obtaining classified defense information and leaking it to a reporter. Daniel Everette Hale was arrested earlier this morning in Nashville, Tennessee, and is expected to make a court appearance in the city’s federal [...]

By | May 9th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|1 Comment

Air Force testing program to commission SNCOs in under two weeks of training

Tech. Sgts. Bryan Wilson and Lucas Lemoine, 45th Space Wing, pose for a social media photo for being selected to Officer Training School on April 4, 2019 at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Satran) Senior Air Force noncommissioned officers will soon be able to commission [...]

By | May 2nd, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|7 Comments

Air Force establishes 24/7 helpline to address housing concerns

Duplex housing at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., and privatized on-base housing across the Air Force now have a 24/7 toll-free helpline to assist with housing concerns. The homes are part of the Air Force Housing Privatization program portfolio, which is managed by the Air Force Civil Engineer Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by [...]

By | May 1st, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Company in Texas is building its own private Air Force of former French fighter jets

French Air Force Dassault Rafale and Mirage F1 in 2012. (Wikimedia Commons) Deep in the heart of Texas, there is an air force that rivals many flying armadas around the world- and it doesn’t belong to the US government. Located near Fort Worth, the Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) has a fleet of [...]

By | April 29th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments

Second Okinawa-based airman arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in four days

Senior Airman Timaan Garnes (Facebook) US personnel stationed on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to test the patience of the local population after two Airmen crashed vehicles -allegedly while under the influence- within a four-day timespan. Senior Airman Timaan Garnes was arrested early Saturday morning after he rear-ended a vehicle near Gate [...]

By | April 22nd, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured|0 Comments