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DoD seeks feedback from Airmen, families on Housing Resident Bill of Rights

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) --The Department of Defense is asking current residents of military privatized housing to provide feedback on a draft version of a Resident Bill of Rights. The Air Force is part of a tri-service initiative to create a Resident Bill of Rights that identifies the basic housing rights of service [...]

DoD seeks feedback from Airmen, families on Housing Resident Bill of Rights2019-06-17T14:10:53-06:00

US builds intermilitary relationship with RSAF

SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) --Royal Saudi Air Force F-15C Eagles fly in formation with U.S. Air Force F-15Cs in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, June 2, 2019. The flight was conducted as part of a larger effort to continue building military-to-military relationships and interoperability.

US builds intermilitary relationship with RSAF2019-06-17T14:10:54-06:00

AF Week in Photos

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) --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 Photos2019-06-17T14:10:57-06:00

Around the Air Force: Flight Equipment / F-35A Integration / GI Bill Transferability

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) --On today's look around the Air Force, Air Force flight equipment is being redesigned for female aviators, and for the first time, U.S. Air Force F-35As integrated operationally with Italian Air Force F-35As, making use of one of its main technological design features of interoperability. Also, service members who [...]

Around the Air Force: Flight Equipment / F-35A Integration / GI Bill Transferability2019-06-17T14:10:54-06:00

Air Force conducts successful hypersonic weapon flight test

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --The U.S. Air Force successfully conducted the first flight test of its AGM-183A Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW, on a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft on June 12 at Edwards Air Force Base, California.A sensor-only version of the ARRW prototype was carried externally by a B-52 during the test to gather environmental [...]

Air Force conducts successful hypersonic weapon flight test2019-06-13T14:09:58-06:00

Best with what they’ve got: A new life for old parts

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. --Just like every other aircraft, parts on a B-52H Stratofortress age, get damaged and become unserviceable.One detachment at Barksdale Air Force Base has developed a way to take those unusable parts and create hands-on training opportunities for maintainers.“Normally, we have to coordinate with the maintenance squadron to find an aircraft [...]

Best with what they’ve got: A new life for old parts2019-06-11T14:09:39-06:00

AF Week in Photos

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) --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 Photos2019-06-07T14:09:39-06:00

Air Force Recruiting sets the pace at Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AFNS) --The Air Force brand was on full display at the Indianapolis 500 auto race May 26, as Air Force Recruiting sponsored the No. 25 car driven by Conor Daly and was an associate sponsor for the Andretti Autosport team and its four drivers, including Alexander Rossi, who placed second in the race.More than [...]

Air Force Recruiting sets the pace at Indy 5002019-06-07T14:09:40-06:00

Around the Air Force: FAA Partnership / New Commander for AFMC / Exercise Delivers Humanitarian Aid

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) --In today's Around the Air Force, the Air Force and the Federal Aviation Administration collaborate to plus up the number of pilots in the industry, Gen. Arnold W. Bunch assumes command of Air Force Materiel Command, and Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, plays a huge part in a training [...]

Around the Air Force: FAA Partnership / New Commander for AFMC / Exercise Delivers Humanitarian Aid2019-06-07T14:09:40-06:00

Yesterday’s Air Force: WWII Heavy Bombardment

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) --One of the costliest campaigns of World War II was the aerial bombing of the Axis powers in Europe. The American B-17 and B-24 bombers were the backbone of the Allied bombing campaign over Nazi occupied Europe.

Yesterday’s Air Force: WWII Heavy Bombardment2019-06-05T14:10:54-06:00