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Test flight completed after F-35B modifications

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AFNS) -- The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed an F-35B Lightning II functional check flight here June 18, after...

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis September 18, 2015

It was still dark at 4:30 in the morning on Aug. 27 as the P-38F was taking off from the Palmdale Army Airfield (Plant...

Ceremony recognizes POWs, MIAs

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California (AFNS) -- On the Air Force's 68th anniversary, more than 100 Airmen attended a National POW/MIA Recognition Day event...

AF Vietnam veterans honored on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Current and former service members, members of Congress, Vietnam veterans and Air Force senior leaders gathered in the Emancipation Hall of...

POW visits Pentagon tribute section, reminisces about hard times

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Retired Col. Leon Ellis was a prisoner of war for 1,955 days during the Vietnam War. During a July 16 visit...

First African American from the U.S. Air Force Academy

Charles Vernon Bush was the first African American to graduate, in 1963, from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Bush entered the...

Harris emphasizes impact of flight test engineers at 46th Society of...

LANCASTER, Calif.  -- Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, served as a keynote speaker Sept. 16 for the 46th Annual Society of Flight...

NASA Signs Agreement with Space Florida to Operate Historic Landing Facility

A new agreement marks another step in the transformation of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to a multi-user spaceport. NASA’s historic Shuttle Landing...

JetHawks baseball team honors Jerry Ross

Former NASA astronaut Jerry Ross is a seven-time space shuttle mission veteran and nine times walked into the void of space. The U.S. Air Force...

111th MI Bde. NCO, Soldier, Platoon Sgt. of Quarter winners selected

Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The winners of the second quarter Soldier, Platoon Sergeant and Non-commissioned Officer of the Quarter for the 111th Military Intelligence...