U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Michael Quiboloy
Air Force

Airman benefits from National Guard Bureau assignment

Posted September 18, 2015 by by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

Ever wonder what it would be like to serve at the National Guard Bureau (NGB)? Staff Sgt. Ricky Evans of the then 163rd Reconnaissance Wing, March Air Reserve Base, recently returned home from a tour at the Air National Guard Readiness Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, where he served in the NGB Human Resources Directorate. “I had the opportunity…

Full Story »

9
Air Force

Happy 67th birthday, U.S. Air Force Reserve!

Posted April 10, 2015 by

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — For many Airmen, April 14 will be just another Tuesday. But to members of the Air Force Reserve, it will be a day to reflect on how each and every one contributes to the Air Force mission. On April 14, 1948, the Army Air Corps Reserve transferred to the…

Full Story »

reenlistment photo
Air Force

It’s a Family Affair

Posted April 29, 2016 by

photo courtesy/Master Sgt. Margarita Jimenez Master Sgt. Margarita Jimenez, 452nd Force Support Squadron Unit Training Manager, is reenlisted by her daughter 2nd Lt. Krystal Jimenez, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs Officer at McConnell AFB, KS  during the March Field AirFest, April 16.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo/Megan Crusher
Air Force

Air Force JROTC cadets graduate Summer Leadership School

Posted July 2, 2015 by by Megan Crusher

Fifty Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Rancho Verde High School and Arlington High School graduated from a two week summer leadership school, in the Cultural Resource Center, at March Air Reserve Base, June 26. (Ret.) Capt. Jeffrey Stein, JROTC instructor, from Rancho Verde High School, gave a special thanks to (Ret.)…

Full Story »

Air Force

New Exchange EXTRA app puts savings and more at shoppers’ fingertips

Posted February 6, 2015 by AAFES News Release 15-004

DALLAS – With the swipe of a finger, military shoppers can launch a brand-new way to connect with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service through its free Exchange EXTRA app. The app gives shoppers quick access to information on the latest Exchange promotions, contests, coupons, BE FIT information and more. The free app is…

Full Story »

AIR SHOW DATE CHANGE1
Air Force

AirFest 2016: Thunder over the Empire!

Posted October 13, 2015 by

Save the dates, April 16-17, 2016 for March Field’s first air show since 2012! Admission is free and the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be the headliners! Please help us spread the word that these dates were recently changed to accommodate the Thunderbirds’ schedule, but that these new dates are firm. We will soon be…

Full Story »

3
Air Force

Sacrifices of the military child recognized during April

Posted April 17, 2015 by by Amaani Lyle

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — To highlight the year-round contributions, courage and patriotism of the military community’s youngest members, the Defense Department observes April as the Month of the Military Child, said a Pentagon official. Established by then-Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger in 1986, the month recognizes some 1.9 million U.S. military children ranging in age from infants…

Full Story »

Air Force

AF officials announce FY 2017 budget force structure changes

Posted February 19, 2016 by By Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Air Force officials released force structure changes resulting from the president’s fiscal year 2017 budget Feb. 12. This year’s budget request continues the momentum gained from the recovery provided by the 2015 Bipartisan Budget Act, but still reflects the tough choices the Air Force was forced to make as the demand for…

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force graphic
Air Force

Happy 68th birthday U.S. Air Force!

Posted September 18, 2015 by from MilitaryTimes.com

The official date of the founding of the U.S. Air Force is Sept. 18, 1947. It was a momentous event that more than six decades later has demonstrated the achievement of an Air Force second-to-none, yet the Air Force’s history and heritage goes back a lot further. From the time that the U.S. military purchased…

Full Story »

8
Air Force

Fly through the air…

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Courtesy photo/Josh Merk Staff Sgt. Emmanuel Parras, 752nd Medical Squadron, readies his trapeze dismount during a Single Airmen trip to the Santa Monica Pier, March 28. The Trapeze School New York gave Airmen a glimpse of what it’s like to fly without a plane. Parras said it looked easy but requires strength. “I’m still a…

Full Story »

 
 


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.