Airman who called in airstrikes while under fire receives Silver Star

An airman who stepped into the line of fire in Afghanistan to call in airstrikes after his unit was ambushed by the Taliban 12 years ago has been awarded the Silver Star, America’s third-highest medal for valor.

By | November 20th, 2019|Featured, General|2 Comments

Search for Airman who fell out of C-130 has been mostly called off

Staff Sgt. Cole Condiff The search for the US Airman who fell from a C-130 and plunged into the cold Gulf of Mexico has been largely called off, according to the Air Force and Coast Guard. Last week, Staff Sgt. Cole Condiff fell from a cargo plane into the waters south of the [...]

By | November 12th, 2019|Featured, General|0 Comments

Spec. Ops. Ariman missing at sea after falling out of a C-130

U.S. Army Special Forces Underwater Operations School instructors jump from an Air Force C-130 in February after departing from Naval Air Station Key West. NAS Key West is a state-of-the-art facility for air-to-air combat fighter aircraft of all military services and provides world-class pierside support to U.S. and foreign naval vessels. (U.S. Navy Photo [...]

By | November 6th, 2019|Featured, General|0 Comments

Netherlands receives first F-35, accidentally sprays foam on it during ceremony

A Dutch Air Force fire crew -hoping to celebrate the arrival of the Netherlands’ first F-35A Lightning II with a water cannon salute- bungled a recent ceremony, spraying firefighting foam on the expensive warplane. The nation’s air force was looking forward to celebrating the replacement of the aging F-16 fleet, with one of the older [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Featured, General|1 Comment

Airman killed in murder suicide that claims three lives

A 24-year-old Adams County native serving in the U.S. Air Force was one of three people found dead in a suspected murder-suicide in Wyoming Tuesday.

By | October 3rd, 2019|General|3 Comments

Air Force changes policy, says pregnant women can fly all aircraft

If you’re flying for the US Air Force and happen to be pregnant, you may not need a waiver to perform your duties.

By | September 25th, 2019|General|3 Comments

DoD guard kills man who stabs him after trying to break into Air Force Base

A civilian security guard assigned to the protection of Guam’s Andersen Air Force Base is recovering after he was stabbed by a now-deceased man. The Defense Department security guard -who was not formally identified- is reported to be “healthy and well,” according to a message written to the Stars and Stripes by 36th Wing spokesman [...]

By | August 20th, 2019|Featured, General|1 Comment