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High Desert Hangar Stories – Jesse L. Brown & Thomas J....

We are all aware of the struggles and triumphs of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II. Many hoped that after the war, their...

Shawna Kimbrell: First African American female fighter pilot

Lt. Col. Shawna Rochelle Kimbrell is the first female African American fighter pilot in the history of U.S. Air Force. She flew the F-16 Fighting...

Daniel James Jr.: First Air Force African American four-star general

Daniel “Chappie” James Jr. was an American fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force, who in 1975 became the first African American to reach...

Senate confirms Barrett to be Secretary of the Air Force

The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Barbara Barrett to be the 25th Secretary of the Air Force, Oct. 16, 2019, clearing the way for the experienced...

MQ-9 Reaper joins Legends in Flight at Joint Base Andrews

Representing the past, present and future of United States Air Force air power, the MQ-9 Reaper was featured at the Joint Base Andrews, Md.,...

Air Force to reactivate aggressor squadron for F-35 training

The Air Force is reactivating the 65th Aggressor Squadron and moving 11 F-35A Lightning IIs to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., as part of...

Readiness and resolve …

As an individual, and more importantly as a team, be prepared (ready) to do your job and have the determination and guts (resolve) to...

Airmen chart new path for female-specific flight equipment

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie Participants of the Female Flight Equipment Workshop demonstrate the issues women face with the...

AFOTEC maintains mission readiness through operational testing

The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, Detachment 4, tests and evaluates new space, cyberspace, missile and missile defense capabilities. Their mission is to...