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

Airman, wife involved in crash that kills German teen near Ramstein AFB

COURTESY WEILERBACH FIRE DEPARTMENT A rookie Airman who only recently found himself assigned to Ramstein Air Base in Germany is now responsible for the death of a German teenager. The Kaiserslautern Police say that the 17-year-old was operating a 3-wheeled Piaggio when he collided with the 20-year-old Airman’s Chevrolet after the latter passed [...]

By | February 8th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Air Force father & son’s first and last deployment

Photo By Senior Airman Mya Crosby | Oftentimes in the Air Force, the phrase, “It’s a small Air Force,” is said due to the chances people have of running into one another again throughout their careers. This duo’s chances were smaller than usual, but it happened anyway. From father and son, to Senior [...]

By | February 8th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

Officials find another USAF base with contaminated water

Holloman Air Force Base near Alomogordo, New Mexico. Photo: USAF. Officials in New Mexico claim that Holloman Air Force Base has violated its state permit after toxic chemicals were found in groundwater. The New Mexico Environment Department reported that they issued a "notice of violation" to Holloman Air Force Base near Alamogordo, New [...]

By | February 7th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power|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