October 14, 2015
 

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

The Star Wars 501st and Rebel Legions dressed as storm troopers in the Armed Forces Appreciation Day Parade to show their gratitude to the U.S. military troops. The 501st and Rebel Legions took first place in the “other” category. The Star Wars 501st and Rebel Legion is “The World’s Definitive Imperial Costuming Organization” where fans can join in costuming and events.




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Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula

B-52 testers complete leaflet bomb drops

Air Force photograph A frame from a video shows the PDU-5/B leaflet bomb activating and dispersing the leaflets. An important part of U.S. military operations overseas is communicating with the local population. This can be don...
 
 

Tech Report: Fly by Feel

Nature has inspired scientific and engineering innovations for hundreds of years. For scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory, it is the hairs on bats and crickets that inspired the creation of artificial hair sensors, destined to change the course of agile flight.
 
 

Around the Air Force: July 26

On this look around the Air Force, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth Wright answers EPME 21 questions and senior leaders from the European theater came together for an F-35 leadership forum.