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BLUE: World class

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:50am
Air Force TV has released the latest episode of the Air Force's flagship television program, BLUE. This episode features Airmen with multiple goals – to serve their country and to compete in the Olympic Games. Thanks to the Air Force World Class Athlete Program, elite athletes can do both – they can serve as active-duty Airmen without giving up their dreams of representing the United States at the Olympics.

AF to reduce additional duties

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:04am
In a memorandum to Airmen released Aug. 19, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein announced the service has established a task force titled “Airmen’s Time,” charged with streamlining, and in some cases eliminating, additional duties.

AF Week in Photos

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 5:11am
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.

Air Force aims to hasten foreign military sales process

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 6:29am
In remarks at the State Department’s Foreign Press Center in New York Aug. 17, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James outlined the Air Force’s multifaceted approach to expedite the service’s portion of the foreign military sales process.

Bomber trio participates in first integrated bomber operation in Pacific

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 8:10pm
History was made Aug. 17 when all three of Air Force Global Strike Command's strategic power projection bombers, the B-52 Stratofortress, B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit, simultaneously took to the sky during their first integrated bomber operation in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

AF to grow, enhance Nellis group with close air support focus

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 11:02am
Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.

Goldfein talks air coalition ops during CENTCOM region visit

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 5:40am
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein recently visited the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to get a sense of not only how the campaign is going as a member of the joint chiefs but also to get an understanding of how he can better support Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and coalition partners regarding the impact on the service today.

An AF first for aircraft research, development

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:44pm
For the first time the Air Force has a means to conduct airworthiness assessments on non-Defense Department military type aircraft. This process enables the Air Force to gain a much deeper understanding of the state of civil aviation, while providing industry with an expert, independent evaluation of the safety and reliability of their products.