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Phase dock keeps F-16s in top shape for Operation Inherent Resolve

PHASE DOCK KEEPS F-16S IN TOP SHAPE FOR OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE

With each strike, coalition partners move a step closer to the defeat of ISIS' so-called physical caliphate. The 55th Expeditionary...

Cobra Gold 19: Pilot's best friend

COBRA GOLD 19: PILOT'S BEST FRIEND

On a flight line shrouded in a constant haze and tortured by Thailand's relentless sun, the sounds of jet engines and jungle birds...

 
 
 
CRW delivers agile mobility expertise during exercise Green Flag Little Rock

CRW DELIVERS AGILE MOBILITY EXPERTISE DURING EXERCISE GREEN FLAG LITTLE ROCK

The sound of gunfire echoed across the open field at the Geronimo Landing Zone as Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing based...

Financial Operations workshop features innovation

FINANCIAL OPERATIONS WORKSHOP FEATURES INNOVATION

Tech. Sgt. Samuel Spaethe used to spend hours upon hours completing work as a financial services technician, often working weeknights...

 
 
 
Davis-Monthan AFB exercise balances flexibility, survivability, lethality

DAVIS-MONTHAN AFB EXERCISE BALANCES FLEXIBILITY, SURVIVABILITY, LETHALITY

Landing in an austere location, a small number of Airmen move at a rapid pace to accomplish a very specific mission. With only the...

AIR FORCE TECH REPORT: A CHEM LIGHT REPLACEMENT

Chemical illumination has been a useful tool for military operations for years in the form of chem lights or glow sticks. However,...

 
 
 
Desert Depot: Equipping and supplying the fight

DESERT DEPOT: EQUIPPING AND SUPPLYING THE FIGHT

Within the 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron there is a shop that stores and issues mission essential items. From batteries...

Hill AFB Airmen, F-35 a lethal combo at Red Flag

HILL AFB AIRMEN, F-35 A LETHAL COMBO AT RED FLAG

The 388th Fighter Wing's 4th Fighter Squadron wrapped up flying operations with the F-35A Lightning II in an exponentially more challenging...

 
 
 
FARP: Land, refuel, leave

FARP: LAND, REFUEL, LEAVE

FARP, a specialty within the petroleum, oils and lubrication career field, trains Airmen to effectively refuel aircraft in remote locations...

Under Secretary Donovan visits base where his Air Force career began

UNDER SECRETARY DONOVAN VISITS BASE WHERE HIS AIR FORCE CAREER BEGAN

Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan visited Vance Air Force Base February 14-15.

 
 
 
AF Week in Photos

AF WEEK IN PHOTOS

This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America....

Conventional Rotary Launcher upgrade tested

CONVENTIONAL ROTARY LAUNCHER UPGRADE TESTED

An upgrade to the B-52 Stratofortress and the Conventional Rotary Launcher was tested, Feb. 11. The change is designed to increase...

 
 
 
Registration open for Air University's 4th LREC Symposium

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR AIR UNIVERSITY'S 4TH LREC SYMPOSIUM

Registration is now open for Air University's 4th annual Language, Regional Expertise and Culture Symposium. The Air Force Culture...

AFMC hiring effort draws new talent, faster

AFMC HIRING EFFORT DRAWS NEW TALENT, FASTER

With a command mission that relies heavily on a more than 65,000 person civilian workforce, recruiting, developing and retaining top...

 
 
 
Under secretary: Goodfellow AFB building lethal, ready force

UNDER SECRETARY: GOODFELLOW AFB BUILDING LETHAL, READY FORCE

Goodfellow Air Force Base hosted Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew P. Donovan, the second highest ranking civilian in the service,...

374th OG: A breath of fresh air

374TH OG: A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

With the help of the 374th Operations Group, Yokota Air Base C-130J Super Hercules aircrews are always ready for potential chemical...

 
 
 
Window opens for Air Force golf camp, Armed Forces championship

WINDOW OPENS FOR AIR FORCE GOLF CAMP, ARMED FORCES CHAMPIONSHIP

Active-duty, Guard and Reserve Airmen interested in participating in the 2019 Golf Trial Camp, and ultimately Armed Forces Golf Championship,...

Vandenberg AFB civilians save the Air Force $1 billion

VANDENBERG AFB CIVILIANS SAVE THE AIR FORCE $1 BILLION

Three 30th Contracting Squadron civilians saved $1 billion for the Air Force here January 2012 through January 2019.

 
 
 

AROUND THE AIR FORCE: KC-46A DEBUT / NEW LOCATOR BEACONS

On this look Around the Air Force, the Air Force the KC-46A Pegasus makes its debut at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and new locator...

8th MDOS polishes readiness with 3D tech

8TH MDOS POLISHES READINESS WITH 3D TECH

The 8th Medical Operations Squadron Dental Flight ensures all Kunsan service members have the brightest smile and best teeth with efficiency,...

 
 
 



New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous Las Vegas welcome sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Recently furloughed Staten Island park ranger wins $29.5M lottery

Recently furloughed Staten Island park ranger wins $29.5M lottery

A Staten Island federal park ranger who was furloughed during the recent government shutdown just became a multi-millionaire, scoring a $29.5 million lottery jackpot, it was... Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to Lakers: 'For sure it's personal'

James Harden and Chris Paul fouled out as Houston fell apart late in Los Angeles. Afterward, both Houston stars had harsh words for one of the game officials. Read more ...

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James scored 29 points, Brandon Ingram added 27 and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit midway through the third quarter to defeat the... Read more ...

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

SPOKANE, Wash. - Rui Hachimura scored 23 points and No. 2 Gonzaga beat Pepperdine 92-64 on Thursday night, keeping the door open to a possible No. 1 ranking next week. Read more ...

Connor McDavid's overtime goal sinks Islanders

Connor McDavid's overtime goal sinks Islanders

EDMONTON, Alberta - Connor McDavid scored in overtime and added an assist as the Oilers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Islanders on Thursday. “We... Read more ...