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Army opens 20,563 engineering positions to women

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, June 19, 2015) -- Military Occupational Specialty, or MOS 12B, Combat Engineer is now open to all female enlisted Soldiers...

NASA’s Hubble Finds Pluto’s Moons Tumbling in Absolute Chaos

If you lived on one of Pluto’s moons, you might have a hard time determining when, or from which direction, the sun will rise...

POW visits Pentagon tribute section, reminisces about hard times

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Retired Col. Leon Ellis was a prisoner of war for 1,955 days during the Vietnam War. During a July 16 visit...

Pave Hawk maintainers keep rescue birds flying

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (AFNS) -- Airmen assigned to the 41st Expeditionary Helicopter Maintenance Unit here constantly work maintaining HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters so that...

Civil Air Patrol joins total force ‘Airmen’

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- When conducting missions for the Air Force as the official Air Force auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrol is now included in...

Vietnam vets commemorate 50th anniversary of ‘helicopter war’

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. -- Hundreds of Vietnam combat helicopter pilots, their guests and Gold Star families planted a tree in Arlington National Cemetery,...

Honorary commander spotlight – Gary Chapman

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  -- For many years Edwards Air Force Base has valued the support of the local community. One of the ways...

5,000 days of war: Any time, anywhere, all the time

Hurlburt Field, Fla -- It’s been 5,000 days of struggle, rugged landscapes, blood and sweat. It’s been 5,000 days of exhaustion, injuries, and long separations from...

Teachers learn about NASA’s telescopes, Hubble, SOFIA

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's education office held a teachers' workshop in recognition of the 25th Hubble Space Telescope anniversary on April 23, which...

Test flight completed after F-35B modifications

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AFNS) -- The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed an F-35B Lightning II functional check flight here June 18, after...