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Senior NCO shares life-altering story, motivates others to speak up

Then-Staff Sgt. Scott Schmidt tried to explain his sudden struggle with crippling depression, anxiety and paranoia as he sat opposite his behavioral health counselor...

Air Force names its newest fighter, F-15EX Eagle II

April 7 marked the unveiling of the name and the official role of the Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-15EX Eagle ll. Lt. Gen. Duke...

Biden submits fiscal 2022 DOD budget request

On April 9, President Biden submitted his administration’s fiscal year 2022 DOD budget request. The president is asking for $715 billion – a slight...

Space Systems Command geared to deliver swift, responsive space capabilities

The U.S. Space Force released the organizational structure for its new Space Systems Command April 8, 2021. The command is set to officially stand up...

On This Date

April 10, 1959: Norair’s T-38 Talon made its first test flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., flown by company test pilot Lew Nelson....

Military spouses worldwide to join online for DOD’s Annual Virtual Symposium

This year's Virtual Military Spouse Symposium — scheduled for April 27-29 — is geared for male and female spouses to learn about career development...

AFRL successfully completes XQ-58A Valkyrie flight and payload release test

The Air Force Research Laboratory successfully completed the XQ-58A Valkyrie’s sixth flight test and first release from its internal weapons bay, March 26, 2021,...

U.S. Navy nurse overcomes life’s challenges, helps community

An elderly lady took tentative steps forward, her weary eyes moving from the needle laying on the table to the U.S. Navy nurse standing...
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Thunderbirds ready for 2021 season

After four months of hard work and training at their home station Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are ready...

Celebrate military children in April, year round

Each year, communities worldwide look to April as an important month for children who have one or both parents or guardians serving in uniform.  Considered...