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Air Force Week in Photos

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 8:10am
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.

'Workhorse' becomes first F-35 to achieve 1,000 flight hours

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 12:03pm
AF-2, the second production F-35 Lightning II for the Air Force, became the first F-35 to reach 1,000 flight hours June 11.

SecAF outlines changes for nuclear force

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:35pm
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James outlined new incentives and measures designed to change the culture of the service's nuclear force June 17. Following a cheating scandal involving intercontinental ballistic missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and the subsequent relief of nine officers, a commander's retirement and 91 other airmen receiving discipline, James touched on ways the Air Force has begun to address "systemic issues."

CMSAF attends international symposium

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:14pm
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody attended an international senior enlisted leader symposium June 9-13 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Turkish air force hosted the event which brought together the top senior enlisted Airmen from air forces around the world to exchange ideas and enhance interoperability.

Afghan air force learns self-sustaining casualty evacuation care

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 10:49am
The flightline is filled with aircrew and C-130 Hercules engines are starting up for another Afghan air force casualty evacuation mission. Within two years, the Afghan air force has made significant improvements to their casualty evacuation capabilities...

BMT quarters temporarily housing immigrant minors

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 10:32am
A former BMT facility was turned into a temporary shelter May 18 by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families. The shelter is for unaccompanied Central American minors who have been caught illegally crossing into the U.S.

Malmstrom completes final Minuteman III configuration

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 9:14am
Air Force Global Strike Command met a major milestone June 16, when maintainers at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, removed the last multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle in the Air Force intercontinental ballistic missile inventory from a Minuteman III.

Some AFSCs removed from eligibility for retention boards

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 10:09am
Fewer Airmen than originally expected will meet involuntary retention boards this summer and fall, Air Force officials said June 13.

Air Force Week in Photos

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 7:52am
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.

CMSAF Roll Call: Why We Serve?

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:49am
The Air Force senior enlisted Airman released the latest installment of Roll Call, encouraging Airmen to think about, “why they serve.”

Today’s Air Force: Vice President addresses Academy graduates, Airmen workout to honor fallen service member

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:25am
Air Force Television News released a new edition of Today's Air Force on June 6.