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Space and Missile Systems Center captain wins USSF-level 2020 Col. Jabara...

Capt. Benjamin Vowell from Space and Missile Systems Center Special Programs has been awarded the U.S. Space Force 2020 Col. Jabara Award for Airmanship...

On This Date

April 23, 1956: The first flight of the Douglas C-133 Cargomaster took place. It was flown from Long Beach to Edwards by Douglas test...

3rd MAW delivers pristine, combat-ready F-35Bs to 1st MAW

The U.S. Marine Corps prides itself in its reputation as the “First to Fight” in any clime and place. While 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing is...

Second-gen airman helps 5th-gen fighter reach milestone

Airman 1st Class Benjamin Missel graduated as the 9,000th F-35 maintainer from the training program at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., March 13, 2020. Following...

Eielson welcomes F-35A Lightning II

It was a historic day for Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, as the base received its first two F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft April...

U.S. Air Force ends continuous bomber presence on Guam

The U.S. Air Force announced April 17 that it is ending its 16-year mission to keep strategic bombers in Guam. Air Force Global Strike Command...

AFLCMC led team conducts airflow test on C-17

Members of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s C-17 Program Office located at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., collaborated with a team from the...

Vertical wiper blades reduce aircraft drag, tests show

Aerodynamics testing on the KC-135 Stratotanker confirmed vertically mounted wiper blades reduce aircraft drag by approximately 1 percent during cruise conditions, potentially saving the...

Air Force selects single contractor for long-range standoff nuclear weapon

The Air Force announced on April 17, 2020, plans to continue the Long-Range Standoff Weapon’s development with Raytheon Company as a sole-source contractor. The LRSO...

Cautious Pentagon extends troop travel restrictions through June

The Pentagon on April 20 extended military travel restrictions through June, indicating a concern that the coronavirus remains a threat to troops even as...