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AF proposes 1,600 personnel increase to command support staffs

The U.S. Air Force plans to increase commander support staff manning across the force by 1,600 by fiscal year 2022 increasing total authorizations to...

Air Force selects 1,303 officers for field grade promotions 

The U.S. Air Force has selected 1,303 active-duty officers for promotion to colonel, lieutenant colonel and major during the 2017A Colonel Medical Service Corps,...

Air Force selects 5,166 for promotion to master sergeant

The U.S. Air Force has selected 5,166 technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant of the 20,169 eligible. The overall selection rate was 25.61 percent,...

AF presents fiscal year 2018 budget

The Air Force presented its fiscal year 2018 president's budget request May 23, 2017, following the Defense Department and sister services’ budget briefings. Maj. Gen....

Around the Air Force: May 24

https://youtu.be/Ca_7dCXp8ZQ On this look around the Air Force, Air Force senior leaders testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee Strategic Forces Subcommittee on space capabilities,...

Yesterday’s Air Force: Pilot training

https://youtu.be/1eiqgKx4TVE This episode of Yesterday’s Air Force takes a look back at the history of the Air Force's Pilot Training Program, from its humble beginnings...

Around the Air Force: May 19

https://youtu.be/odw9rZnsYBg On this look around the Air Force, the F-35 Lightning II pilot minimum weight restriction has been lifted and May is Mental Health Awareness...

First term airmen courses receive curriculum overhaul

Air Force photograph by Melissa PetersonStaff Sgt. Mitchell Gorham, the First Term Airmen Course team lead at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, participates...

Bombers bring the Hammer

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Donald C. KnechtelA B-1 bomber takes off as a part of the Combat Hammer exercise at...

Around the Air Force: May 16

https://youtu.be/qk1bnlFg1RY On this look around the Air Force, Dr. Heather Wilson is sworn in as the 24th Secretary of the Air Force, Airmen are being...