Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. Henry Johnson

He was 26 years old, 5-foot-4, weighed 130 pounds and came from Albany, N.Y. And, on the night of May 15, 1918, then Army Pvt....

Army veteran foot soldier in struggle for justice

Civil rights activist Medgar Wiley Evers was well-known for his high energy, sobriety and tenacity. He would not spare a minute in pursuing equality...

Medal of Honor winner Marine Corps Pfc. Robert Jenkins Jr.

Many of the service members who gave their lives in service to our country barely had a chance to begin their own. Marine Corps Private...

Sports Heroes Who Served: Baseball great Jackie Robinson was WWII soldier

Jack Roosevelt Robinson — better known as Jackie Robinson — was born in Cairo, Ga., on Jan. 31, 1919, the same month former President...

African American Pioneer Dale White and the 1939 Goodwill Flight

Dale L. White Sr., was a prominent African American pilot, best known for his 1939 “Goodwill Flight” with Chauncey Spencer from Chicago to Washington,...

Academy names airfield in honor of first Black Air Force general

In November 2019, the U.S. Air Force Academy named its airfield in honor of Air Force Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Jr., the service’s first...

Social Media: Tactics for tact

Social media allows us to connect to our friends, family and even strangers, all across the world. We post photos of our loved ones, our...

Air Force announces Airmen leadership qualities

The Air Force announced 10 Airman leadership qualities which are now being integrated into a new feedback tool, for officers in the grades of...

Black History Month: Tuskegee Airmen at Nellis

In 1949, teams of the Tuskegee Airmen from the 332nd Fighter Group participated in a U.S. Air Force gunnery meet at the Nevada Test...

Commentary: Celebrating the life, legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Jan. 18, we will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He has inspired generations of people to change from a...