The Planet Hunters: Our telescopes are discovering new worlds. Will...

High above the surf and tanned beaches of Hawaii lies one of the Pacific’s highest mountains: Mauna Kea. Capped at 13,796 feet (4,205 meters),...

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

The Pentagon announced June 30 that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans...

Airmen and Marines fuel the fight

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The 162nd Wing's F-16 schoolhouse at the Tucson International Airport often serves as a model for security cooperation with America's global allies. It's...

AF Research Lab seeks to turn waste into energy

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) -- It may seem like a scene from “Back to the Future,” but the Air Force Research Laboratory...

EOD flight practices for open house demonstration

A firewall detonation simulates a bomb run during the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight’s open house explosive demonstration practice at Davis-Monthan...

Spray-on stealth: Electronic ink from Raytheon lab makes headlines

Scientists at a Raytheon-sponsored lab have developed a special electric ink that could one day replace radars and antennas – and technology publications love...

Officials describe plans to integrate women into combat roles

WASHINGTON — Senior Army, Navy and Marine Corps officials outlined plans to integrate women into combat roles before the Senate Armed Forces Committee today,...

IRS Form 1095 available on myPay

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- All active-duty, Guard, Reserve, retiree and civilian Airmen will need proof of health care coverage when filing their federal tax returns...

U.S. Service Member killed, 2 others injured in Marjah

WASHINGTON — A U.S. service member was killed and two others were injured today after they came under fire in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Pentagon...

Airman Handbook desktop icon available Dec. 18

JOINT BASE SAN ANOTNIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Airmen will be able to access the Airman Handbook via a desktop icon slated to begin Dec....

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