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Hill AFB Airmen deploy F-35A to support coalition forces

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Airmen from the 388th and 419th fighter wings at Hill AFB deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base, United...

Certified to save lives

Twenty-one U.S. Air Force Airmen graduated from a paramedic training course at the Pima Community College Public Safety and Emergency Services Institute July 31. The...

Commissaries support environment year round

FORT LEE, Va.– Green purchasing, food bank donations and recycling highlight a long list of things the Defense Commissary Agency is doing to reach...

DOD studying implications of wearable devices giving too much info

DOD photograph by Jim GaramoneThe Defense Department urges service members and DOD civilians with wearable electronic devices to use the strictest privacy setting....

75 day leave carryover ends Sept. 30

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Effective Sept. 30, military members will no longer be able to carry more than 60 days of...

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

The Pentagon announced June 30 that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans...

NASA selects Army surgeon for astronaut training

FORT CARSON, Colo. ­— How many lifetimes does it take to become a soldier, pilot, doctor -- and an astronaut? For Army Maj. (Dr.)...

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – September 7, 2018

Desert Lightning News – Digital and print publication serving Davis Monthan AFB, Tucson AZ and surrounding communities - September 7, 2018 Desert Lightning...

Nobel Prize winner’s line began in Spain, Cuba

Luis Walter Alvarez was an American physicist, inventor and professor who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968. He was born in...

Combat Search and Rescue: A Legacy Continues

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin Iinuma)An HH-60 Pave Hawk hovers 200 feet above the ground with a 600-pound load during...

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