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U.S. Air, Space Forces are accelerating innovation to deter and defend...

This week, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force leadership will gather for the Air Force Association 2020 Virtual Air, Space and Cyber Conference, an annual...
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Air Force recruits future space professionals

Air Force recruiters nationwide will launch future enlisted space professionals to Basic Military Training to fill Fiscal 2021 job opportunities. The Department of Defense’s newest...

AMC commander makes first visit to Boeing for KC-46 update

TUKWILA, Wash.--Air Mobility Command commander Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost made her first visit to Boeing Field, Tukwila, Washington, Sept. 4, 2020, to meet with...

Four Rainbow Division Soldiers recall 9/11 response

Nineteen years after the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil, four New York Army National Guard Soldiers recalled their experiences responding in New York...

Soldier honors his sister’s memory on 9/11

After 32 years of service, New York National Guard Lt. Col. Michael Rodriguez says he still puts on his military uniform to honor his...

Army leaders share stories of the 9/11 attack at the Pentagon

It’s been 19 years since Sept. 11, 2001, when four hijacked passenger jets were turned into makeshift missiles above American soil. But the tragic day...

On This Date

Sept. 12, 1946: The North American prototype XFJ-1 Fury made its first flight, piloted by Maj. “Wally” Lien. Ordered in late 1944 as the...

Space Force, NOAA begin joint operation of infrared weather satellite

The U.S. Space Force has declared Initial Operational Capability of the Electro-optical Infrared Weather System Geostationary spacecraft. EWS-G1, formerly known as GOES-13, was transferred to...

Army Ranger to receive Medal of Honor for hostage rescue mission

An Army Ranger who risked his life to save dozens of hostages facing imminent execution by ISIS fighters will be awarded the Medal of...

On This Date

Sept. 4, 1957: The Lockheed C-140 Jet Star made its first flight. According to the Edwards History Office, it was designed and flown in...