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Women’s History Month: Women in Aerospace!

March is Women’s History Month and is a time when we recognize the contributions of women in American history. Through years of activism and an...

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site

The Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, at Moton Field in Tuskegee, Ala., commemorates the contributions of African American airmen in World War II. Before 1940,...

Thunderbirds, Blue Angels fly together

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds arrived at Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif., Feb. 24. The two teams will continue their ‘information exchange, through March...

30 years later, Desert Storm remains a powerful influence on Air,...

Even before it began, before the first tactical decision and the first sortie flown, the 1991 conflict that would become known as Desert Storm...
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Official describes DOD hypersonics development, strategy, opportunities

During Engineers Week, the Defense Department is highlighting its efforts to develop a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce and to increase understanding of...

Austin Visits Northern Command, Los Angeles to get ground-level truth on...

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III got a ground-level truth on the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic Feb. 24 as he visited U.S....

Medal of Honor recipient Army Maj. Charles L. Thomas

During World War II, more than a million Black men served in the U.S. military; however, not one of them received the Medal of...

On This Date

Feb. 27, 1956: At Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., NACA chief test pilot Joe Walker made the first local flight of its assigned F-104. This...

Hill AFB pilots take on Red Flag’s ‘impossible to replicate’ scenarios...

Airmen from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, recently returned from Red Flag 21-1, a large-scale, highly-complex Air Combat Command exercise in the Nevada desert. Approximately 200...
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Minuteman III test launch demonstrates safe, reliable deterrent

A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle at 11:47 p.m., PST, Feb....