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Thankfully, days of Vietnam sentiment are over

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published June 3, 2014. THULE AIR BASE, Greenland — Capt. Thomas Hammill was a Green Beret who served in...

Memorial – Veterans Day: What’s the difference?

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published May 23, 2014. FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — There are lots of reminders out there that...

A Tale of the Red Tails

Dedication. Courage. Perseverance. These qualities are what make up the Airmen of the 944th Fighter Wing. Qualities that were demonstrated from generations past. During their...

Memorial Day Facts

• Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day. • The birthplace of Memorial Day is a debated topic. Cities such as Warrington, Virginia; Gettysburg,...

“BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD”

The muffled drum’s sad roll has beat The soldier’s last tattoo; No more on life’s parade shall meet That brave and fallen few. On Fame’s eternal camping-ground Their silent...

Air Force removes initial height requirement for officer aviators

As part of the Air Force’s on-going effort to encourage a more diverse pool of applicants to pursue careers in aviation, the minimum height...

Raytheon to move N.M. operations to other U.S. sites

A national aerospace and defense contractor has confirmed plans to pack up operations in New Mexico and move to Arizona and elsewhere. Raytheon Technologies Corp....

Fitness testing suspended until Oct. 1

In an effort to reduce exposure to Airmen and to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19, Air Force officials announced May 22 all...

The wheels keep spinning

Behind the rapid mission of the 355th Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., mainly revolving around lethal attack and rescue aircraft, a three-man...

Taking a virtual approach to ALS

Professional development is an integral part of becoming effective supervisors and leaders for all Airmen, officer or enlisted. The Chief Master Sgt. Carl E. Beck...

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