Defense

July 25, 2018
 

Around the Air Force: July 20

On this look around the Air Force the Colombian Air Force joins U.S. Airmen in exercise Red Flag 18-3, and there are changes to the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits transfer policy.




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Five missing, two found after F/A-18, tanker crash off Japan

TOKYO — A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan’s southwestern coast after colliding early Dec. 5, and rescuers found two of the seven crew members, one of them in stable cond...
 
 

USS Ronald Reagan holds chief pinning ceremony

Navy photograph by PO1 Richard L. J. Gourley PHILIPPINE SEA — Chief Boatswain’s Mate Juan Vigil, from Las Vegas, passes through the sideboys during a chief pinning ceremony in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Rona...
 
 

Military aviation leaders discuss readiness, urge budget certainty

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles A Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet departs after receiving fuel from an Air Force 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker during a mission over Iraq in support ...