Two USAF commanders relieved of command over hazing incident

Col. Benjamin Bishop (USAF) The commanders of two USAF squadrons have been relieved, following an extensive probe into hazing allegations. The two commanders were based in different parts of the United States, with one in Alaska and the other in Washington. According to  a statement from the Alaska-based 354th Fighter Wing public affairs [...]

Air Force wing commander fired for alleged conduct unbecoming an officer

Col. Ryan Marshall A US Air Force Wing Commander out of New Jersey was sacked on Wednesday, following allegations of conduct unbecoming of an officer. Colonel Ryan Marshall has been removed from command of the 621st Contingency Response Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. According to the Air Force Times, Air Force Expeditionary Center [...]

By | February 21st, 2019|Featured, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Air Force leaders propose allowing families to withhold rent for substandard base housing

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee for Defense June 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The subcommittee hearing was held to discuss the FY2018 budget request for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) The [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

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

Air Force ends promotion testing for E-7 and above

Janice Roberts hugs her son, Master Sgt. Stephen Roberts, after his promotion ceremony at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., May 4, 2018. Roberts is a 339th Flight Test Squadron NCO in charge of aircrew flight equipment quality assurance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jamal D. Sutter) ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The Air Force [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Air Force colonel facing court-martial for rape and sexual assault

Col. Jason Costello A US Air Force Colonel assigned to the North American Aerospace Defense Command- Northern Command HQ in Colorado is looking at a court-martial in a few months after being charged with sexual assault and assault. Colonel Jason Costello has been accused of three counts of sexual assault and two counts [...]

USAF accepts flawed aircraft a week after acting Sec. Def., former Boeing executive is sworn in

The Air Force has decided to accept Boeing's KC-46A Pegasus tanker a week after the acting Secretory of Defense was sworn in despite the long-troubled program. Photos by Master Sgt. Michael Jackson And Tech Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr. The US Air Force has accepted to accept the first flawed batch of Boeing KC-46A [...]