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Pentagon hosts Sijan award presentation, first-ever resiliency event

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein presented eight Airmen with the 2017 and 2018 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award April 17, 2019, at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes in Arlington.The award was named in honor of the first Air Force Academy graduate to receive the Medal of Honor for [...]

Pentagon hosts Sijan award presentation, first-ever resiliency event2019-04-19T14:12:00-06:00

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 Photos2019-04-19T14:12:02-06:00

Final Doolittle Raider’s tradition of honor, legacy of valor celebrated at memorial

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) --The tradition of honor and legacy of valor that defined the life of retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole were celebrated during a memorial service at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, April 18.On the day marking the 77th anniversary of the storied World War II Doolittle Tokyo raid and [...]

Final Doolittle Raider’s tradition of honor, legacy of valor celebrated at memorial2019-04-19T14:12:04-06:00

New Air Force Science & Technology Strategy puts focus on speed

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson unveiled a new and ambitious Science and Technology Strategy designed to better identify, develop and deploy breakthrough technologies, April 17.The 32-page report is a blueprint for the next decade and beyond. The strategy includes an array of changes allowing the Air Force to maximize – [...]

New Air Force Science & Technology Strategy puts focus on speed2019-04-17T14:10:16-06:00

Gen Goldfein hosts inaugural space conference for US, partner nations

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFNS) --Surrounded by air chiefs from 11 other nations, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein plunged deep into discussion April 11 about the changing nature of space. The daylong meeting at a secure facility in Colorado Springs was the first time air chiefs from other countries had come together [...]

Gen Goldfein hosts inaugural space conference for US, partner nations2019-04-17T14:10:19-06:00

Air Force announces Electronic Warfare, Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Enterprise Capability Collaboration Team results

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --In January 2018, the Air Force assembled a cross-functional group known as an Enterprise Capability Collaboration Team to explore how the service will ensure electromagnetic spectrum superiority. The team was led by Brig. Gen. David Gaedecke, director, Cyberspace Operations and Warfighter Communications, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, [...]

Air Force announces Electronic Warfare, Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Enterprise Capability Collaboration Team results2019-04-17T14:10:20-06:00

Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II arrives for first Middle East deployment

AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates (AFNS) --The Air Force’s fifth generation multi-role aircraft arrived for its first deployment to the Middle East on April 15. The F-35A Lightning IIs are from active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.As the first deployment to the U.S. Air Forces [...]

Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II arrives for first Middle East deployment2019-04-16T14:11:06-06:00

2018 Nuclear Deterrence Operations and Nuclear & Missile Operations awards winners announced

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --Air Force officials recently named the winners of the 2018 Nuclear Deterrence Operations Award and the Nuclear & Missile Operations Award. These awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Airmen contributing to nuclear deterrence operations and the missile operations career field respectively. “Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Nuclear Deterrence Operations Awards [...]

2018 Nuclear Deterrence Operations and Nuclear & Missile Operations awards winners announced2019-04-16T14:11:07-06:00

Airmen, Soldiers build partnership for life-saving mission in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (AFNS) --Rescue Airmen from the 64th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron and Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crews from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 171st General Support Aviation have developed a strong partnership over the last several months to enable an essential military mission: personnel recovery. The Airmen and Soldiers work and train together regularly at [...]

Airmen, Soldiers build partnership for life-saving mission in Afghanistan2019-04-15T14:09:19-06:00

CMSAF Wright visits Peterson AFB

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) --Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited with the Airmen of the 21st Space Wing and partner units during a visit to Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, April 10-11. During his two-day visit, Wright learned more about the 21st SW and its mission partners. Day [...]

CMSAF Wright visits Peterson AFB2019-04-15T14:09:20-06:00