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USCENTCOM, Royal Jordanian Air Force conduct combined humanitarian aid airdrops into Gaza

A U.S. Army Soldier secures straps on humanitarian aid pallets at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 1, 2024. The 66 pallets, destined for airdrop in Gaza aboard a C-130J Super Hercules, included 38,000 Meals Ready to Eat and water to alleviate suffering of civilians. U.S. Army Central quartermaster company Soldiers specialize in rigging [...]

USCENTCOM, Royal Jordanian Air Force conduct combined humanitarian aid airdrops into Gaza2024-03-02T13:09:22-07:00

From pilot to pageantry: Meet the 1st active-duty Miss America

WASHINGTON (AFNS) --  Second Lt. Madison Marsh made big plans for herself when she was young, although she never really factored becoming Miss America into that equation. However, after a tough competition in January, Marsh became the first active-duty service member to earn the crown. The 22-year-old U.S. Air Force Academy graduate is now learning [...]

From pilot to pageantry: Meet the 1st active-duty Miss America2024-03-02T13:09:24-07:00

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. To view all Week in Photos collections, click here.

AF Week in Photos2024-03-01T13:12:11-07:00

Academy cadet earns national undergraduate leadership award

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AFNS) --   U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet 1st Class Jabari Bowen was presented the Black Engineer of the Year award in undergraduate leadership during a gala held in Baltimore, Maryland Feb. 17.Cyber leader Majoring in electrical and computer engineering and cyber science, Bowen is scheduled to graduate in May of [...]

Academy cadet earns national undergraduate leadership award2024-03-01T13:12:14-07:00

Honoring past heroes by celebrating today’s warrior spirit

WASHINGTON (AFNS) --  This February, Department of the Defense employees toured a special display recognizing the excellence of past aviators, the Fighter Gunnery Trophy.Won by members of the 332nd Fighter Group in 1949, the trophy is on loan from the National Museum of the United States Air Force in recognition of African American/Black History Month.Bruce [...]

Honoring past heroes by celebrating today’s warrior spirit2024-03-01T13:12:17-07:00

DAF publishes revised dress, personal appearance instruction

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --  The Department of the Air Force republished its dress and personal appearance instruction to simplify, clarify and amplify many changes for Airmen and Guardians serving world-wide.The revised DAFI 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance of Department of the Air Force Personnel, incorporates policy changes from the 102nd Air Force Uniform Board, incorporates [...]

DAF publishes revised dress, personal appearance instruction2024-02-29T13:09:27-07:00

Allvin adds detail, texture to plans for reoptimizing the Air Force

WASHINGTON (AFNS) --  Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin offered a forceful – and deeper – explanation for plans to reshape and “reoptimize” the service and for why it’s necessary during an appearance Feb. 28 at the Brookings Institution. “The strategic environment compels us to do this. Otherwise, we find ourselves in a [...]

Allvin adds detail, texture to plans for reoptimizing the Air Force2024-02-29T13:09:29-07:00

Air Force holds multinational ACE conference

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --  Headquarters Air Force hosted an Agile Combat Employment Interoperability and Integration conference with seven allies and partners at the Pentagon, Feb. 27-28. ACE is an Air Force doctrine outlining operational schemes of maneuver to increase asset survivability while generating airpower in a high-threat environment. Combat employment experts from Australia, Canada, France, [...]

Air Force holds multinational ACE conference2024-02-29T13:09:32-07:00

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. To view all Week in Photos collections, click here.

AF Week in Photos2024-02-23T13:09:20-07:00

DAF members recognized during BEYA STEM awards

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --  Two Department of the Air Force members received awards during the 2024 Black Engineer of the Year Awards, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics conference held at the Baltimore Convention Center, Maryland, Feb. 15-17.  At the 19th Annual Stars and Stripes Dinner Feb. 16, an Air Force Airman and a Space Force Guardian [...]

DAF members recognized during BEYA STEM awards2024-02-21T13:16:37-07:00