F-35 program accelerating, at ‘pivot point,’ program chief tells Congress

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ridge ShanAn F-35A Lightning II taxies from the runway onto the flightline after successfully completing...

Air Force approves RPA initiatives

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. N.B.The Air Force recently approved two initiatives for the remotely piloted aircraft career field. Eight RPA...

Mq-1B Predator accident report released

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. — Inadvertant entry into clouds coinciding with momentary loss of satellite link caused the crash of an MQ-1B Predator Sept....

AF Hangar acceptance testing checklist paves way for new standards

U.S. Air Force photo by Susan LawsonA fire protection engineer trains fire alarm shop staff at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., on a...

Road to readiness: UDMs prepare Airmen for deployment

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Protecting the nation’s freedom is more than a job—it’s a way of life. For Airmen slated to travel...

Airman, family injured in Brussels bombings

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Airman from Joint Force Command Brunssum in the Netherlands and members of the Airman’s family were injured in an attack...

Paths of two Air Force women ‘firsts’ crossed over Great Falls

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. — An Army newspaper from Aug. 25, 1944, shows Pfc. Emma Jane Burrows Windham wearing a leather flying jacket,...

43rd Annual AFAF campaign kicks off

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — It is that time of year again; the kick-off of the 43rd Annual Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign...

Civilian developmental education application deadline Sunday, May 1

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Civilian Airmen have until May 1 to submit applications for civilian developmental education programs to the Air Force...

Air Force next-generation bomber naming contest begins

WASHINGTON — At the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Florida, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the newest bomber addition...