Lightning I pilot meets Lightning II, shares stories

https://youtu.be/-ua5LZFpjIQ Retired Maj. Earl Conrad Jr., a World War II fighter pilot who flew the original P-38 Lightning, visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct....

Remains of fighter pilot hero return home after 10 years

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Aaron J. JenneAn Air Force carry team carries the remains of Maj. Troy Gilbert Oct. 3, 2016,...

Luke holds POW/MIA ceremony

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Staci Miller The 56th Fighter Wing command team, Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard and Chief Master Sgt. Randy Kwiatkowski, stand...

AAFES Exchange named ‘Best for Vets’ employer

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been named a ‘Best for Vets’ employer for the third straight year by Military...

GI Bill transfer rules unchanged, housing allowance cut approved

An eleventh-hour change to Department of Veterans Affairs legislation scrapped a plan by lawmakers to increase the service obligation required for troops who wish...

Legend in skies, classroom leads F-35 training

Skip Hopler was one of the first to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Now, he’s guiding the launch of F-35 Lightning II operations by...

‘Gunfighter’ vet shares AF past

  Three enemy MiGs swooped low beneath him, screaming out to intercept the U.S. Navy A-4 fighter-bombers who were unloading their payload of explosives on...

Father remembers son gone too soon

  Editor’s note: The following is a story of Airman 1st Class Wheeler Nichols, 56th Dental Squadron, written by his father. Our son loved the U.S....

T-bolts assist disabled vets

  Thunderbolts from Luke Air Force Base assisted with the 2015 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic for five days in September in San Diego. Forty-two Airmen...

MOST POPULAR

HOT NEWS