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Milley dedicates Gold Star Families’ exhibit at Pentagon

The Gold Star Families Pentagon display was dedicated at its permanent home at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes in a ceremony Oct. 29, 2020. "The...

Shortfalls of defensive hypersonic weapons must be addressed, NORAD general says

Hypersonic weapons are changing the nature of warfare and the insular security that North America has enjoyed for centuries, the leader tasked with defending the...

Barrett, Raymond highlight Space Force’s achievements, path forward

Department of the Air Force Secretary, Barbara M. Barrett, offered an upbeat assessment Oct. 28, 2020, of the Space Force’s development while also describing...

U.S. Transportation Command considers next steps for potential space logistics

Transporting cargo in the cosmos may seem unimaginable now, but the innovative capability could become a reality in the not too distant future. U.S....

On This Date

Oct. 30, 1953: The U.S. Defense Department announced elimination of all racially segregated regiments, six years after President Truman signed an executive order ending...
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Space Force leader discusses newest military service

The leader of the Space Force discussed his service's partnerships and relations with Congress and the Air Force on Oct. 27. Space Force Gen. John...

Partnerships matter

Maj. Alessio Battistella, 29th Attack Squadron, MQ-9 Reaper instructor pilot, and Senior Master Sgt. Andrea Orsi, 29th ATKS MQ-9 instructor sensor operator, both members...

First USAF pilot hits 1,000 flying hours in F-35A

On Oct. 22, 2020, 388th Fighter Wing pilots flew a four-on-six tactical intercept mission over the Utah Test and Training Range in the F-35A...

AFWERX announces record response, $38 million for ‘Flying Car’ topic

AFWERX is recommending more than 250 proposals as part of its X20D Small Business Technology Transfer, or STTR, Open Topic solicitation, a record in the...

Second Marine Corps F-35B squadron officially established

On Oct. 16, 2020, Marine Aircraft Group 12 re-designated Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 242 as part of...