On April 18, 1942, 80 men inspired a nation by flying 16 B-25 bombers off the deck of the USS Hornet and dropping ordnance on Tokyo. Now, 73 years later, Congress honored these men with the Congressional Gold Medal, presented to the Raiders in Washington D.C., April 15.
The Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force have directed the realignment of the Air Force’s B-1 bomber fleets and Long Range Strike-Bomber program from Air Combat Command to Air Force Global Strike Command, effective Oct. 1.
This edition features how an intercontinental ballistic missile has the power to change the course of human history – or possibly end it. That is why protecting America’s nuclear arsenal is our nation’s number one defense priority. This episode of BLUE goes behind-the-scenes for a rare look at the Airmen who perform this vital mission.
Brig. Gen. Robert D. LaBrutta is Commander, 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, which includes JBSA-Randolph, JBSA-Lackland, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston and JBSA-Camp Bullis.
Brig. Gen. Charles L. Moore, Jr. is the , Deputy Director, Global Operations, the Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen.Randolph J. “Staud” Staudenaraus is the Director, Plans and Programs, Air National Guard Readiness Center, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James spoke to an audience of military and commercial space professionals, and space enthusiasts at the 31st Annual Space Symposium here, adding to an already familiar message.
In honor of the of the Air Force Reserve’s 67th birthday, celebrated on April 14, and in observance of Black Heritage Day, the 22nd Air Force commander represented the Air Force Reserve during pregame events at a Washington Nationals game at Nationals Park here, April 16.
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.
Selected for reassignment as Vice Commander, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, OhioMaj. Gen. Warren D. Berry is the Director of Logistics, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. He develops policy and provides critical guidance to organize, train, and equip aircraft maintenance, aerial port,
Selected for reassignment as Vice Commander, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, GermanyMaj. Gen. Timothy Zadalis is the Commander, 618th Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The 618th AOC (TACC) is responsible for planning, scheduling, and directing a fleet of approximately 1,300
Selected for promotion to major general and reassignment as Director, Strategic Plans, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.Brig. Gen. Timothy G. Fay is the Director, Operational Planning, Policy and Strategy, Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Plans and
Selected for reassignment as Director, Plans and Policy, J-5, Headquarters U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, MarylandBrig. Gen. Christopher P. Weggeman is Deputy Director, Future Operations (J3F), U.S. Cyber Command at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. As such, General Weggeman organizes and leads operational level planning, both deliberate
Brig. Gen. Edward A. Fienga is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Maj. Gen. Michael E. Fortney is the Vice Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.
Selected for reassignment as Special Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.Brig. Gen. Mary F. O'Brien is the Vice Commander of the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency, Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, Texas, with
Selected for reassignment as Commander, 618th Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, IllinoisBrig. Gen. Brian S. Robinson is the Vice Commander, 618th Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The 618th AOC (TACC) is responsible for planning,
Brig. Gen. John Wood is the Deputy Director for Politico-Military Affairs (Europe, NATO, Russia), Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Selected for reassignment as Inspector General, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VirginiaBrig. Gen. Russell L. Mack is the Vice Commander, 7th Air Force, Air Forces Korea, and Chief of Staff, Air Component Command, Osan Air Base, South Korea. The 7th Air Force mission is to organize, train, and equip warfighting forces