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Palmdale moves to evaluation phase for U.S. Space Command headquarters

The U.S. Air Force is formally evaluating the City of Palmdale to host the future permanent headquarters for the United States Space Command. When...

First female general officer promotes, transfers to Space Force

In a significant milestone for the nation’s newest armed service, Lt. Gen. Nina Armagno became the first female officer to promote to three-star general...

Red Flag-Alaska 20-3 comes to a close

Red Flag-Alaska 20-3, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise, concluded Aug. 14, 2020. Flying participants completed roughly 560 sorties and racked up approximately 1,500 flying hours which...

Operation Warp Speed on track for end-of-year vaccine delivery

Operation Warp Speed is a public-private partnership whose goal is to deliver 300 hundred million doses of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines by the...

Next-Gen Jammer Mid-Band pod takes first flight on Growler

The Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) successfully completed its first mission systems flight with an EA-18G Growler at Naval Air Station Patuxent River,...

Jolly Green II begins aerial refueling tests

Approximately 3,000 feet above the Eglin range in the Florida Panhandle, the HH-60W Jolly Green II connected with a HC-130J tanker for the first...

Space Force releases 1st doctrine, defines “spacepower” as distinct form of...

Fewer than eight months after its creation, America’s newest military service published its first doctrine, the U.S. Space Force’s Space Capstone Publication, entitled Spacepower. The SCP,...

F-35A joins Red Flag-Alaska, soars to new heights

Throughout the years, numerous types of aircraft have flown in the Alaskan skies during Red Flag-Alaska. This year, a new fifth-generation fighter joins the...

Defense secretary visits B-21 facilities in Florida

Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark Esper visited the B-21 Raider design and development headquarters at Northrop Grumman, to witness the progress being made on...

Brown formally installed as 22nd Air Force Chief of Staff

Proclaiming himself “proud, yet humbled,” Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. was officially installed Aug. 6, 2020, as the Air Force’s 22nd Chief of Staff, becoming the...