Defense

August 29, 2018
 

Around the Air Force: Aug. 29

On this look around the Air Force, Medal of Honor recipient Tech. Sgt. John Chapman’s name is unveiled at the Air Force Memorial, Gen. Timothy Ray takes command of Air Force Global Strike Command and Air Forces Cyber joins Air Combat Command.




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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla

B-2s conduct hot-pit refueling at Wake Island

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla Crew chiefs and a fuel distribution operator deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., conduct hot-pit refueling on a B-2 Spirit at Wake Island Airfield Sept. 14, 2018. Hot-p...
 
 

The Air Force We Need: 386 operational squadrons

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced the results of an in-depth analysis aimed at outlining what the Air Force needs to implement the National Defense Strategy while speaking at the Air Force Association’s annual Air, Space and Cyber conference Sept. 17. “The analysis says what every Airmen already knows,” Wilson said. “The Air Force is...
 
 
Air National Guard photograph by Master Sgt. Joshua C. Allmaras

Digital engineering strategy streamlines how defense systems are designed

Air National Guard photograph by Master Sgt. Joshua C. Allmaras Army Brig. Gen. Michael J. Garshak, the adjutant general of Idaho and commander of the Idaho National Guard, shadows Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeremy Johnson, a 124th A...