Vietnam War

The U.S. Air Force was heavily deployed during the Vietnam War. The first bombing raids against North Vietnam occurred in 1964, following the Gulf of...

Know your heritage, live the mission: 100 years of 48th Squadron...

“History makes you smarter, heritage makes you prouder.” - Gen. Robin Rand, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. — Along with...

Post-Vietnam

The Air Force modernized its tactical air forces in the late 1970s with the introduction of the F-15, A-10, and F-16 fighters, and the...

Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm

Following Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait in late 1990, President George H.W. Bush assembled a coalition to force the Iraqis out of Kuwait. The U.S. Air...

Global War on Terror

On Sept. 11, 2001, the world changed. Following the attacks, in 2001, the U.S. Air Force was deployed against the Taliban forces in Afghanistan. Operating from...

Modern Day Air Force

Today, the U.S. Air Force is the largest, most capable and most technologically advanced air force in the world, with about 5,778 manned aircraft...

Around the Air Force: Aug. 22

https://youtu.be/IGbm2YkO8s0 On this look Around the Air Force the new Space Operations Directorate has achieved operating capability, the Pathfinder Initiative protects cyberspace assets, and starting...

Around the Air Force: Aug. 15

https://youtu.be/-zm__00ugC0 On this look around the Air Force, the Secretary of the Air Force swears in a new undersecretary, B-1B crews deployed to Guam fly...

Airmen inspire next generation at home, abroad

RIONEGRO, COLOMBIA — A gentle but persistent breeze flows through the lush South American valley, offering respite from the often-oppressive heat its American visitors...

Air Force senior leaders unveil new priorities

In a recent letter to the Total Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein...

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