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

“We lost another one,” Shaw Air Force base confirms death of Airman

An Airman at South Carolina’s Shaw Air Force Base has been confirmed dead, according to the commander of the 20th Fighter Wing. “Here we are again, I can’t believe it,” 20th FW commander Colonel Derek O’Malley said in a Facebook video, announcing the death of one of his Airmen. “I wake up everyday, my command [...]

By | August 14th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured, General|9 Comments

USAF commander apologizes for saying military suicides are for “chickenshits”

Col. Michael Miller, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, addresses Airmen at the 2nd Bomb Wing Quaterly Award ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base La., April 26, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman) A bomb wing commander issued an apology for calling suicide a "chickenshit" action. 2nd BW commander Colonel Michael [...]

By | August 6th, 2019|Featured, General|3 Comments

US Air Force fireman arrested at Japanese airport with a loaded handgun

Terminal of Tokyo-Narita Airport in 2014. (Wikipedia Commons) An American firefighter employed by the US Air Force was arrested in Japan after a loaded handgun and magazine were found in his luggage. 43-year-old Michael Applegate was arrested at Narita International Airport in Chiba prefecture on Tuesday, having just arrived from the US. Applegate [...]

By | July 24th, 2019|General|3 Comments

CEO of “security think tank” says these are the worst USAF “money-pits”

An Afghan pilot conducts training in an A-29 Super Tucano over Kabul, Afghanistan as part of the Train Advise and Assist Command's (TAAC-Air) mission on Dec. 20, 2018. The mission of TAAC-Air is to train, advise and assist Afghan partners to develop a professional, capable and sustainable Afghan Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior [...]

By | July 8th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured, General|3 Comments