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Tech Report: The KC-46A Pegasus

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 6:22am
For over 50 years the KC-135 Stratotanker has been the Air Force's premiere in-flight refueling tanker -- but that's all about to change.

Making every dollar count through Airmen Powered by Innovation

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:39am
The Air Force has initiated the Make Every Dollar Count program, aimed at creating a culture focused on minimizing costs, harnessing efficiencies and redefining Air Force business paradigms. Currently, the MEDC portfolio consists of 13 Headquarters Air Force-level programs and 26 major command-sponsored initiatives that cut across multiple Air Force lines of business including acquisition strategy, contract management, maintenance repair operations and energy management.

Parachute water survival moves to Fairchild

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 9:06am
Detachment 2, 66th Training Squadron, 336th Training Group at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, relocated to Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington.

US, Turkey finalizing details of anti-ISIL airstrikes

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 7:45am
The U.S. and Turkey are finalizing details of Turkey’s recently announced participation in the air campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Syria, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said here Aug. 14.

9th CMSAF laid to rest

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 12:02pm
“If you've met Chief Binnicker, you've met an icon -- a hero, a legend," said Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, James A. Cody. Cody said these words as he delivered the eulogy for former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James C. Binnicker at the Fort Meyer post chapel in Arlington, Virginia, Aug. 14.

AF Week in Photos

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 6:34am
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 selects 13,269 for staff sergeant, release date Aug. 20

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 12:30pm
The Air Force selected 13,269 for promotion to staff sergeant out of 39,260 considered during the 2015 E5 cycle, for a 33.8 percent selection rate.

F-16 crash in Bavaria: Public report expected within 90 days

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 7:15am
The investigation into the Aug. 11 F-16C Fighting Falcon crash near Engelmannreuth in the county of Bayreuth, Germany, is currently ongoing.

Yesterday’s Air Force: Eddie Rickenbacker

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:41am
Eddie Rickenbacker, a race car driver, World War I ace, aviation pioneer and Medal of Honor recipient was one of the Air Force’s early legends.

AMC welcomes new commander

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 3:10pm
Air Mobility Command changed leaders Aug. 11, as Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II assumed command from Gen. Darren W. McDew during a 10 a.m. ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

F-16 crashes in Bavaria

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 4:55am
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, crashed Aug. 11 at approximately 9:38 a.m. near Engelmannreuth in the county of Bayreuth, Germany.

AF vice chief of staff retires with nearly 44 years of service

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:50pm
Airmen said goodbye and good luck to the Air Force vice chief of staff during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Aug. 7.

AF welcomes new vice chief of staff

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:10am
The Air Force welcomed an Airman to the rank of four-star general and announced the appointment of the new Air Force vice chief of staff during a ceremony at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., Aug. 6.

SARCs hone skills at annual refresher course

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 5:00am
The Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office recently concluded a five-day annual refresher course for nearly 130 Air Force sexual assault response coordinators at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia, Aug. 3-7.