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Gen. Thompson makes case for US Space Force, encourages campaign to educate public

GEN. THOMPSON MAKES CASE FOR US SPACE FORCE, ENCOURAGES CAMPAIGN TO EDUCATE PUBLIC

Invoking history and a vivid recent example, Lt. Gen. David D. Thompson, the vice commander of the newly created U.S. Space Force,...

Barrett highlights space, modernization, alliances, people as pressing priorities

BARRETT HIGHLIGHTS SPACE, MODERNIZATION, ALLIANCES, PEOPLE AS PRESSING PRIORITIES

Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett said Feb. 27 that successfully launching the Space Force while also modernizing the Air...

 
 
 

MILITARY HOUSING PRIVATIZATION INITIATIVE TENANT BILL OF RIGHTS SIGNED BY SECRETARY ESPER

Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy, Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly and Secretary...

HH-60W ‘Jolly Green II' follows footprints of rescue giants

HH-60W ‘JOLLY GREEN II' FOLLOWS FOOTPRINTS OF RESCUE GIANTS

Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett revealed the name at the 2020 Air Force Association's Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando,...

 
 
 
PACAF invites Australian air force to lead multinational HADR exercise during Cope North 2020

PACAF INVITES AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE TO LEAD MULTINATIONAL HADR EXERCISE DURING COPE NORTH 2020

For the first time in Cope North history, Pacific Air Forces invited the Royal Australian air force to lead the Humanitarian and Disaster...

Air National Guard unit to launch AFWERX Spark Cell

AIR NATIONAL GUARD UNIT TO LAUNCH AFWERX SPARK CELL

Earlier this month, the 152nd Airlift Wing, Nevada ANG, also known as the "High Rollers," became the newest unit with the creation...

 
 
 
Air Force announces Vanguard PEOs

AIR FORCE ANNOUNCES VANGUARD PEOS

Vanguard programs will rapidly advance emerging weapon systems and warfighting concepts through prototyping and experimentation.

Skillbridge helps service members transition to civilian workforce

SKILLBRIDGE HELPS SERVICE MEMBERS TRANSITION TO CIVILIAN WORKFORCE

The Skillbridge program is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training,...

 
 
 
ACC Bridge connects Airmen worldwide

ACC BRIDGE CONNECTS AIRMEN WORLDWIDE

Air Combat Command's Directorate of Manpower, Personnel and Services partnered with a public affairs team to develop a new website...

AFMC RECOGNIZES 2019 SMALL BUSINESS ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS

Air Force Materiel Command has announced the 2019 AFMC Small Business annual award winners. All of the winners and nominees evidenced...

 
 
 
Little Rock AFB squadrons cross the Pacific, train with Yokota AB Airmen

LITTLE ROCK AFB SQUADRONS CROSS THE PACIFIC, TRAIN WITH YOKOTA AB AIRMEN

Airmen of the 19th Airlift Wing flew thousands of miles to integrate with Pacific Air Forces C-130J's from Yokota Air Base, Japan,...

AETC partners with multiple MAJCOMs to create virtual aircraft maintenance hangars

AETC PARTNERS WITH MULTIPLE MAJCOMS TO CREATE VIRTUAL AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE HANGARS

As part of its Integrated Technology Platform initiative, virtual training hangars are being built for the classroom and flightline...

 
 
 

AIR FORCE SELECTS 1,184 IN SENIOR MASTER SERGEANT PROMOTION CYCLE; LIST POSTS MARCH 3

While this selection rate is lower than in previous years, the 20E8 promotion allocations meet global requirements for Air Force senior...

Breaking tradition: airborne sensor operator makes history

BREAKING TRADITION: AIRBORNE SENSOR OPERATOR MAKES HISTORY

Staff Sgt. Propst is the Air Force's first E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning And Control System, or AWACS, enlisted airborne sensor operator...

 
 
 

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE TO CONSIDER MILITARY FAMILY SUPPORT MEASURES IN FUTURE BASING DECISIONS

The addition of these criteria aims to ensure locations under consideration have sufficient support for the unique needs of military...

Association of African Air Forces Liaison Working Group meets in Zambia

ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN AIR FORCES LIAISON WORKING GROUP MEETS IN ZAMBIA

Liaison officers from 25 partner nations attended the working group to discuss the goals of the organization, to include creating an...

 
 
 
SecAF visits RAF Mildenhall

SECAF VISITS RAF MILDENHALL

The 25th Secretary of the Air Force visited the air traffic control tower, fire station and various units within the 352 Special Operations...

Barrett outlines Air Force budget priorities, strategies for working with other services

BARRETT OUTLINES AIR FORCE BUDGET PRIORITIES, STRATEGIES FOR WORKING WITH OTHER SERVICES

Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett united Feb. 21 with secretaries from the other military services, pledging to work closely...

 
 
 
USAFE, Bosnia and Herzegovina build partnerships through force development

USAFE, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA BUILD PARTNERSHIPS THROUGH FORCE DEVELOPMENT

The force development program provides an opportunity for the U.S. Air Force to enhance relations, share ideas and build partnership...

Tyndall AFB PMO makes every dollar count through community partnerships

TYNDALL AFB PMO MAKES EVERY DOLLAR COUNT THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

The Air Force Community Partnership program is one way the base accomplishes this, through which Air Force and community leaders develop...

 
 
 



Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to...

Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to president's desk

The bill comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated. Read more ...

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

The SEC accused the actor of failing to disclose he was promised $250,000 in cash and $750,000 worth of cryptocurrency. Read more ...

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

The ad was made by The Committee to Defend the President, a super PAC that works to help President Donald Trump and hurt his Democratic rivals. Read more ...

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

The veteran politician will serve time in federal prison for using fraudulent book sales to funnel illegal donations to her campaign and evade taxes. Read more ...

Panera Bread launches monthly coffee subscription program that offers...

Panera Bread launches monthly coffee subscription program that offers bottomless cups

The unlimited coffee subscription costs just $8.99 a month. Read more ...

Video: Police chief identifies Miller brewery shooting victims

Video: Police chief identifies Miller brewery shooting victims

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales identified the five victims killed Wednesday at Molson Coors. Read more ...

WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE sure knows how to spoil a good thing. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt was one of the hottest characters in wrestling, a seemingly unstoppable, otherworldly force. So instead of... Read more ...

US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear

US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services brass sent more than a dozen workers to meet the first Americans evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan... Read more ...

NBA fines Timberwolves for violating player resting policy

NBA fines Timberwolves for violating player resting policy

NEW YORK - The NBA fined the Minnesota Timberwolves $25,000 on Thursday for violating the player resting policy with point guard D'Angelo Russell. Read more ...

'No longer in position to hold them': Turkey says can't contain Europe-bound...

'No longer in position to hold them': Turkey says can't contain Europe-bound Syrian refugees amid Idlib flare-up

Turkey is no longer able to contain millions of displaced Syrians and has reached “full capacity,” Ankara's ruling AK party said in a fresh threat to open the floodgates into... Read more ...