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Air Force proposes to base F-35s at Tyndall, supplemental funds needed to build advanced fighter base

Following the damage to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, caused by Hurricane Michael, the Air Force is recommending that Congress use supplemental funding for rebuilding the base to prepare to receive the F-35 Lightning II fighter at the north Florida installation.

Air Force proposes to base F-35s at Tyndall, supplemental funds needed to build advanced fighter base 2018-12-08T13:09:49+00:00

AF Week in Photos

This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

AF Week in Photos 2018-12-07T13:09:08+00:00

Tributes flow in as nation mourns passing of George H.W. Bush

President Donald J. Trump declared Dec. 5 as a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away Friday night at age 94. Trump joined countless others in paying tribute to Bush and his lifetime of service as a Navy pilot in World War II, congressman, ambassador to the United Nations, [...]

Tributes flow in as nation mourns passing of George H.W. Bush 2018-12-05T13:10:13+00:00

89th Airlift Wing to fly tribute honoring former president

The 89th Airlift Wing, based at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, will conduct a tribute flight in honor of former President George H. W. Bush with an Air Force VC-25A, over the interment site at College Station, Texas, at 3:55 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Dec. 5.

89th Airlift Wing to fly tribute honoring former president 2018-12-05T13:10:14+00:00

Air Force selects Wright-Patterson AFB to host F-35 support organization

The Air Force selected Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, as the preferred location for the F-35 Hybrid Product Support Integrator organization which supports the entire F-35 enterprise to include joint and international partners.

Air Force selects Wright-Patterson AFB to host F-35 support organization 2018-12-05T13:10:17+00:00

Chief Wright to Airmen: Know your retirement options

The opt-in deadline for the Blended Retirement System is December 31, 2018. Make your decision knowing only you can determine which system is best for you, and understand that if you opt into BRS, it is irrevocable. You only have one chance to make this choice, so it’s imperative you and those involved in making [...]

Chief Wright to Airmen: Know your retirement options 2018-12-05T13:10:15+00:00

Luke AFB stands up new F-35A lightning II fighter squadron

The 308th Fighter Squadron was reactivated in a ceremony at Luke Air Force Base, Nov. 30. The squadron will house the Royal Netherlands Air Force’s and the Royal Danish Air Force’s F-35A Lightning IIs, in a training partnership.

Luke AFB stands up new F-35A lightning II fighter squadron 2018-12-03T13:08:27+00:00

Air Force rolls out Flight Commander’s Edge program

Air University’s newest effort to revitalize squadron-level learning and support leaders on the cutting edge of operations rolls out across the Air Force today with the Flight Commander’s Edge program.

Air Force rolls out Flight Commander’s Edge program 2018-12-03T13:08:29+00:00

AF Week in Photos

This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

AF Week in Photos 2018-11-30T13:08:41+00:00

Air Force fields next generation CBRN protective masks

In November 2018, the Air Force will complete fielding of an improved chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear protective mask for aircrew on rotary wing aircraft, allowing operational units to achieve full operational capability.

Air Force fields next generation CBRN protective masks 2018-11-29T13:09:47+00:00