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Around the Air Force: Around the Air Force: Next Chief of Space Operations, New COVID-19 Vaccine, GearFit

AROUND THE AIR FORCE: AROUND THE AIR FORCE: NEXT CHIEF OF SPACE OPERATIONS, NEW COVID-19 VACCINE, GEARFIT

In this week's look around the Air Force, Lt. Gen. B. Chance Saltzman is nominated to be the new chief of space operations, a new COVID-19...

SecAF visits Nellis AFB, touts Warfare Center's role in future fight

SECAF VISITS NELLIS AFB, TOUTS WARFARE CENTER'S ROLE IN FUTURE FIGHT

Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Nellis Air Force Base to see the culmination of Red Flag-Nellis 22-3.

 
 
 
SecAF receives F-35 engine update at Tinker AFB

SECAF RECEIVES F-35 ENGINE UPDATE AT TINKER AFB

Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Tinker Air Force Base July 28 for an update on the base's support to the F-35 Lightning...

DAF'S FIRST DATA AND AI FORUM OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

This summit will feature subject matter experts who will share their vast knowledge of data, AI and analytics as a part of an effort...

 
 
 
AFOTEC Detachment 6 participates in first F-15EX live-fire missile shots

AFOTEC DETACHMENT 6 PARTICIPATES IN FIRST F-15EX LIVE-FIRE MISSILE SHOTS

Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 6 team members recently participated in two of the first developmental...

6th Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force laid to rest

6TH CHIEF MASTER SGT. OF THE AIR FORCE LAID TO REST

McCoy, who served as the first senior enlisted advisor of Strategic Air Command and was selected as one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen...

 
 
 
Kentucky Air Guard Special Tactics rescue 19 after floods

KENTUCKY AIR GUARD SPECIAL TACTICS RESCUE 19 AFTER FLOODS

The Airmen rapidly deployed to the region July 28 to conduct rescue operations via boat and helicopter for four days after flooding...

SecAF visits Creech AFB

SECAF VISITS CREECH AFB

Kendall's conversation with Creech AFB leaders focused on the continuous effort to establish Next Generation Air Dominance through...

 
 
 
AFA legends weave together past, present, future

AFA LEGENDS WEAVE TOGETHER PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE

Former Air Force leaders visited Nellis Air Force Base to connect Airmen and Guardians with their living heritage as well as to provide...

Air Force Cycling Team rides in RAGBRAI

AIR FORCE CYCLING TEAM RIDES IN RAGBRAI

The Air Force Cycling team is riding in the 2022 Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.

 
 
 
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....

CSAF visits Shaw AFB

CSAF VISITS SHAW AFB

During the visit, Brown discussed modernization, innovation, and Airmen initiatives related to efforts in the strategic plan Accelerate...

 
 
 
Keeping civilians in fighting shape

KEEPING CIVILIANS IN FIGHTING SHAPE

The Civilian Health Promotion Services was established in the Air Force Materiel Command to keep its civilian Airmen as fit as their...

Dover AFB supports Army in Operation Viking

DOVER AFB SUPPORTS ARMY IN OPERATION VIKING

Operation Viking was a high-intensity joint service exercise that consisted of range training, mission-essential civil affairs training...

 
 
 
Stronger together: 435 CRSS, Romanian AF partner for training

STRONGER TOGETHER: 435 CRSS, ROMANIAN AF PARTNER FOR TRAINING

The air advisors' training goal was to share best practices with Romanian personnel, better preparing them to conduct regular maintenance...

Senior leader announcement: Week of July 25

SENIOR LEADER ANNOUNCEMENT: WEEK OF JULY 25

Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall announced the following retirements, senior leader and general officer assignments.

 
 
 
Hawaii ANG supports Arctic air defense exercise Amalgam Dart

HAWAII ANG SUPPORTS ARCTIC AIR DEFENSE EXERCISE AMALGAM DART

This iteration incorporated C-17 Globemaster III support from the 204th Airlift Squadron, which performed a series of maneuvers alongside...

GEARFIT SHORTENS FEEDBACK LOOP

A new application called GearFit is giving Airmen a direct line to share feedback on fitment and utility of the gear they wear to perform...

 
 
 
Air Force's 75th Anniversary celebrated by allies, partners at international air show

AIR FORCE'S 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED BY ALLIES, PARTNERS AT INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW

One of the largest air shows in the world has returned and featured a special tribute this year to the U.S. Air Force as it approaches...

Around the Air Force: Inflation Impacts, Vaught Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom, Red Hawk Beddown

AROUND THE AIR FORCE: INFLATION IMPACTS, VAUGHT AWARDED PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM, RED HAWK BEDDOWN

In this week's look around the Air Force, new information for Airmen regarding inflation, retired Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught is awarded...

 
 
 



Gustavo Petro: Ex-rebel fighter sworn in as Colombia's president

Gustavo Petro takes office promising to achieve peace with armed groups and fight inequality and climate change. Read more ...

'Devil Wears Prada' celebrates opening night in Chicago

CHICAGO - Sunday was the official opening night for the new musical “The Devil Wears Prada.” The show is making it's pre-Broadway debut in Chicago. It is based on the hit novel... Read more ...

Customs and Border Protection seizes shipment of fentanyl hidden in pill bottles

Customs and Border Protection seizes shipment of fentanyl hidden in pill bottles

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman said that a total of 100.4 grams of fentanyl was seized. CBP described the amount as "enough to kill 50,200 people." Read more ...

Armed robbery at popular cookie shop

Armed robbery at popular cookie shop

Rude Boy Cookies nearly held at gunpoint Read more ...

Former Husker Isaiah Roby returns to Lincoln

Former Husker Isaiah Roby returns to Lincoln

The San Antonio Spurs forward held his second annual basketball camp Read more ...

Iowa families impacted by childhood cancer receive free school supplies

Iowa families impacted by childhood cancer receive free school supplies

From finding the perfect backpack to picking out their favorite notebook color and pencil case, more than 200 kids impacted by childhood cancer spent Sunday getting ready for... Read more ...

Kent Bazemore agrees to one-year deal with Sacramento Kings

Bazemore played with the Kings for part of the 2019-20 season. Read more ...

Newburg neighbor begging city leaders to do something after car plunges...

Newburg neighbor begging city leaders to do something after car plunges through his home

Two crashes on the same intersection, in less than a week, but for the neighborhood, this is not a coincidence. Read more ...

Black Heritage Trail dedicates marker to honor legendary magician Richard Potter

Black Heritage Trail dedicates marker to honor legendary magician Richard Potter

Richard Potter is considered America's first Black magician and possibly first Black celebrity. Read more ...

Tip line started to help locate missing 16-year-old in Truckee

Tip line started to help locate missing 16-year-old in Truckee

The Placer County Sheriff's Office shared a video message from Rodni's mother, Lindsey Rodni-Nieman, who asked for her daughter's safe return home. Read more ...