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F-35 fires first airborne shots successfully

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay F-35A tail number AF-2 became the first F-35 Lightning II aircraft to fire the four-barrel GAU-22/A 25mm Gun system...

AF selects 8,167 for promotion to technical sergeant

Air Force officials selected 8,167 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant out of 25,552 eligible for a selection rate of 31.9 percent. The technical...

AF leaders: Total force essential to readiness

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Kat JustenLt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, the chief of Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve...

Around the Air Force: May 24

https://youtu.be/Ca_7dCXp8ZQ On this look around the Air Force, Air Force senior leaders testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee Strategic Forces Subcommittee on space capabilities,...

F-35 receives first fuel from RAAF tanker

Lockheed Martin photograph by Jonathan CaseThe Royal Australian Air Force has completed the first fuel transfer with the air refuelling boom from a...

Career Intermission Program provides hiatus from AF active duty

A year ago, Capt. Katie Evans, a personnel officer, had two choices: leave active duty to pursue full-time parenthood and hope to return some...

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July...

U.S. Air Force celebrates 70th anniversary

Courtesy photographPresident Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Act of 1947 on Sept. 18, 1947, creating the U.S. Air Force as a...

AF selects 16,506 for promotion to staff sergeant

Out of the 39,064 eligible senior airmen, 16,506 were selected for promotion to staff sergeant, Air Force officials announced Aug. 25. The overall selection...

Tech Report: Flight simulators

https://youtu.be/FRBnLbBpO0w Flight simulators help keep future pilots safe by giving them a realistic flying experience before getting into the cockpit of a real aircraft.