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News Briefs – August 15, 2016

Housing companies fined for illegally evicting military Two housing companies have been fined for illegally evicting military service members and their families from rental homes...

USS Bush traps first aircraft in 13 months

Air Force photograph by PO3 Christopher GainesAn F/A-18C Hornet attached to the "Bulls" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 37 performs a touch-and-go on...

KC-46A approved for production

The KC-46A Pegasus program received Milestone C approval from Frank Kendall, the under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, signaling the aircraft...

Vanguard Award nomination window open through January

The Air Force Personnel Center is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Vanguard Award through Jan. 25. The Non Commissioned Officers Association annually sponsors the...

F-15’s deploy to Estonia in support of TSP

Air Force photograph by SrA. Erin Trower AMARI AIR BASE, Estonia--Sixteen United States Air Force F-15C Eagles -- a total of 12 from the 493rd...

Navy accepts delivery of future USS Detroit

Lockheed Martin photograph by Michael RoteThe future USS Detroit (LCS 7) conducts acceptance trials. Acceptance trials are the last significant milestone before delivery...

Around the Air Force: Aug. 12

https://youtu.be/lgTVGtZFJGA On this look around the Air Force, the secretary of the Air Force and chief of staff of the Air Force discuss the budget...

Three-year effort will repair all 147 aging CH-53E helicopters

Marine Corps photographThe next five CH-53Es have begun the reset process with three pictured here in various stages at Marine Corps Air Station...

CSAF letter to Airmen

https://youtu.be/OC7WpaYRskM Fellow Airmen, I am now completing my first month as the 21st Chief of Staff. What an honor to serve with you! Attached is...

Aggressor’s paint scheme gets makeover

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin TanenbaumThe 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., debut the new paint scheme...