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Crew safe, investigation continues following B-52 accident in Guam

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 6:11am
A B-52H Stratofortress was involved in an accident at approximately 8:30 a.m. local time, May 18, on the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base. All seven aircrew members safely egressed the aircraft. No injuries were reported.

Flight plan outlines next 20 years for RPA

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 2:36pm
Air Force leaders outlined what the next 20 years will look like for remotely piloted aircraft in the Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Plan published April 30.

Total force effort trains future KC-46 pilots

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 6:00am
A group of total force Airmen has been selected to participate in the initial operational test and evaluation of the KC-46 Pegasus as the Air Force prepares for the tanker’s arrival to McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.

Welsh releases 2016 reading list

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 9:54am
The Air Force chief of staff published his 2016 professional reading list May 13.

AF Week in Photos

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 8:46am
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.

Carter shares commitments that guide him with Academy cadets

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 7:13am
Defense Secretary Ash Carter shared four commitments that guide him and asked cadets of the U.S. Air Force Academy on May 12 to adapt them to their circumstances.

AF Ranger instructors prep Airmen for rigorous course

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 12:58pm
About 50 to 60 Airmen a year volunteer to attend the bi-annual Air Force Security Forces Center Pre-Ranger Course at Fort Bliss, Texas. Passing the course, which mirrors the first two weeks of Ranger School, is a requirement to attend the school.

B-21 naming contest moves to next phase

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 6:22am
Submission entries for the B-21 bomber naming contest concluded May 5. Active, Guard, Reserve and civilian Airmen, along with their dependents, submitted more than 4,600 entries in response to the contest announced by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James during the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium in February.

Let the healing begin: Invictus Games kick off

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:43am
The thudding noise of helicopter blades cut through the air, bright-colored lights sliced through smoke and fans cheered to honor the more than 500 military competitors from 15 nations who gathered at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, on May 8 to compete in Invictus Games 2016.

WWII vets tour memorial, remember fallen brothers-in-arms

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 8:23am
Clouds lingered overhead, as young and old walked around the water fountain at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Couples took photos of one another while mothers and fathers tried to keep track of children attempting to run free. A leather-skinned gentleman, standing upright with his shoulders back, strolled arm-in-arm with another man who walked with a slight limp. The two, both with slight smiles on their age-worn faces, reminisced about the war they survived together while touring their memorial.

AF Week in Photos

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 5:20am
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.

BLUE: Out of Vietnam

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 4:51am
Air Force TV has released the latest episode of the Air Force's flagship television program, BLUE.