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Chief Master Sgt. David Wolfe, Pacific Air Forces Command chief, visited Team Yokota’s Airman Leadership School class 23-E, to share his perspective on leadership, followership, and personnel management during a site visit at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 5.
Volunteers, representing the U.S. military and Japan Air Self-Defense Force, cleaned up debris along the fence line of Yokota Air Base, May 27.
The Military and Family Readiness Center hosted the Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 3rd, 2023. This event was a mock deployment process aimed to give children and family members a glance and hands-on experience of the different phases
Team Yokota sprung into action and coordinated a delivery of over 36,000 pounds of frozen foods and refrigerated perishable items to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to aid in the ongoing Guam relief effort following Typhoon Mawar, June 3.
Pacific Air Forces Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Officer, Tony Cruz, visited Eielson Air Force Base and met with base leadership and Airmen May 30-31, 2023.
Members of the 319th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron and 374th Airlift Wing, deployed to Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Kanoya Air Base, have now dedicated dozens of hours volunteering to serve the local area since arriving in October 2022, in addition to their primary mission of supporting
Three years in the making, the 505th Training Squadron fulfilled a request by the government of Japan to assist with understanding how an air operations center plans and executes and how to build instructional standards to enable airpower at the operational level of war.
As of mid-2023, the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) has around 70 base improvement projects in the works at Osan Air Base.
U.S. Air Force Col. Joshua Wood, right, 51st Fighter Wing Commander, presents Mr. Jung, Jang Seon, left, Pyeongtaek City mayor, with a gift at Pyeongtaek City Hall, Republic of Korea, June 1, 2023. During a ceremony held at City Hall, Pyeongtaek City bestowed honorary citizenship upon Wood and his
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III was welcomed by Team Yokota leadership and a diverse selection of U.S. military members from the area during a diplomatic visit to Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada and other senior officials, as they continue talks aimed at strengthening and
Red Flag-Alaska 23-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise, is scheduled to begin on June 12 with primary flight operations over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex and is scheduled to run through June 23, 2023. Red Flag-Alaska is designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat
Team Misawa hosted the latest iteration of a PACIFIC WEASEL exercise over Draughon Range near Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 26, 2023.PAC WEASEL is a recurring air combat exercise that allows joint and bilateral partners to discover innovative solutions for any given mission. This exercise series
F-16 Fighting Falcons, A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, U-2 Dragon Ladys, and C-12 Hurons taxi stand parked on the runway at Osan Air Base during the Mammoth Walk training event on May 5, 2023. This joint effort included aircraft from both the 51st and 8th Fighter Wings, the 5th Reconnaissance Squadron and
Members of the 374th Airlift Wing hosted a Memorial Day ceremony to honor and pay tribute the memory all veterans that have made the ultimate sacrifice during military service at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 26, 2023.
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – In the wake of Category 4 Typhoon Mawar, a small team of Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center disaster recovery experts are on their way to Andersen AFB, Guam, to assist with storm damage recovery at the vital Pacific installation.The five-person
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force leaders invited U.S. Air Force counterparts from the 374th Airlift Wing to a Defense Cooperation Award ceremony in honor of the collaborative efforts both parties have made to strengthen the bilateral relationship between the United States and Japan at Camp Narashino,
Typhoon Mawar, a category 4 storm, ravaged Guam on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, and throughout the night causing destruction on the island.Since the passing of the typhoon, Andersen Air Force Base has been focused on recovery efforts, performing an initial damage assessment and restoring the base to
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 355th Fighter Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, over the Pacific Ocean, May 23, 2023. Refueling missions extend the breadth of
The annual Yokota Friendship Festival joint capabilities demonstration draws in festival-goers that are looking forward to viewing airborne demonstrations with the 36th Airlift Squadron using their C-103J Super Hercules to drop Japan Ground Self-Defense Force paratroopers, as a display of the strong
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C. is the nation’s monument to peace officers who have died in the line of duty—and two U.S. Air Force Airmen from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska were honored during the 35th Annual Candlelight Vigil, May 13.
Northern Edge 23-1, a U.S. Indo-Pacific Command sponsored, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) led, multilateral, joint field training exercise, kicked off at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on May 4, 2023. This exercise provided the opportunity to test the capabilities of the Air Transportable
Two U.S. Air Force veterans who concluded their active-duty careers at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson are competing in the upcoming Department of Defense-wide Warrior Games Challenge at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California, June 1 to 15.
Alaska plays an instrumental role in the United States military strategy; Gen. Billy Mitchell famously told Congress in 1935 he believed Alaska to be “the most important strategic place in the world.”
U.S. Pacific Air Forces began positioning RQ-4 Global Hawks at Yokota Air Base, Japan, from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, on May 15 to provide theater-wide enduring operations in support of maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific.
A B-52H Stratofortress attached to the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron validated the ability to deploy inert Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) QuickStrike Extended Range (QS-ER) mines from a standoff distance of more than 40 miles off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii at the Pacific Missile Range
U.S. and Republic of Korea service members improve readiness during Beverly Sentinel 23-1 at Kunsan AB, ROK, May 18. These events showcased Kunsan’s ‘Defend the Base’ mission and promoted increased interoperability between the Wolf Pack and it’s ROK Ministry of Defense partners.
U.S. Air Force special tactics Airmen with the 320th Special Tactics Squadron pull an MC-130J Commando II 150 meters across the parking apron during Monster Mash, an operational readiness and resilience training, at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 5, 2023. The Airmen were presented with multiple tasks
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kali Carter, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear element team member, shows U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps CBRN specialists equipment used by the 18th CES CBRN team at Camp Kinser, Japan, May 17, 2023. Prior to the training
If you’ve spent time in the Indo-Pacific region, you’ve heard the term “Fight Tonight,” probably more than once, and for good reason. Pacific Air Forces Airmen are on the forefront of operations in ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific and in doing so, it comes with a need to be ready, diverse,
The 8th Fighter Wing conducted training event Beverly Sentinel 23-1 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 15-18, 2023. This event tested their ability to execute two key parts of their mission: “Defend the Base” and “Accept Follow-On Forces.”
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Kadena Air Base partnered with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, the 336th Fighter Squadron from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., and 391st FS, Mountain Home, Idaho, to complete Exercise Southern Beach May 16-18, 2023
The A4S Security Forces Division of Pacific Air Forces Directorate of Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, hosted the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the Royal Canadian Air Force during Pacific Defender, a security forces subject matter expert exchange on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam,
Members of 374th Mission Support Group and the 730th Air Mobility Squadron provided vital support to a space cooperation initiative between the U.S. and Japan, culminating in the arrival of a spaceflight ready payload to Yokota Air Base on May 10.The satellite payload carries space-based sensors
Kadena Air Base, Japan recently earned the 2023 Secretary of Defense Environmental Sustainability, Non-Industrial Installation Award for outstanding achievements in the Department of Defense environmental programs. The Sustainability, Non-Industrial Installation Award recognizes efforts by a DoD
U.S. Forces Japan and U.S. Space Forces Indo-Pacific continue to make significant strides in Japan since activating the new service component in November 2022. This week, the USSF announced the delivery the second of two Space Domain Awareness sensors to Japan that will be hosted on Japanese
U.S. Space Force Col. Marc Brock, Space Delta 2 commander, and a group of DEL 2 Guardian operators visited the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s Space Operations center in Tokyo, Japan on April 12, 2023, to learn about their operations, collaborate, and build partnerships for the future of the Space
Emergency services on Eielson Air Force Base have recently updated the Emergency 911 call system.
Over the white skies and snowy mountains of Switzerland, a helicopter hovers over a man trapped on the mountainside. A pararescueman is lowered to the man’s aid. That same day was the pararescueman’s first day of training. Pararescue units train regularly in simulated environments which is
Members of the 374th Civil Engineering Squadron from Yokota Air Base, Japan, traveled to Kanoya Air Base, Japan, to demonstrate a spall repair for Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force civil engineers, May 15.
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE BASE AMBERLEY, Queensland — Royal Australian Air Force No. 36 Squadron and U.S. Air Force 15th Wing teamed up to train together for Exercise Global Dexterity 23-1 at RAAF Base Amberley in Queensland, Australia, April 23 through May 6, 2023.
Six innovation projects from across Pacific Air Forces were selected to be reviewed by PACAF leadership for an opportunity to receive funding.
The success of tomorrow’s complex, multi-domain environment depends on preparing Airmen today to operate in all climates and adapt readiness to continuously evolving threats.
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Dating back to the late 1970s, Asian American and Pacific Islander recognition began as a week-long observance to honor the history of the community. In 1992, Congress passed Public Law 102-450, formally expanding the week-long observance to
The 374th Airlift Wing hosted a team of professionals from the Military Interstate Child Compact Commission (MIC3) on May 10, 2023, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, to amplify the educational resources available to service members and their families.
To maintain a strong relationship and increase interoperability in the Indo-Pacific, 18th Wing Airmen with the 18th Civil Engineer Group engaged in a four-day Subject Matter Expert Exchange event with the Philippines air force’s 355th Aviation Engineer Wing from Apr. 10 to Apr. 14, 2023. The group
U.S. Air Force Airmen and Philippine Air Force personnel conducted bilateral fighter training operations at Clark Air Base, Philippines and subject matter expert exchanges at Basa Air Base, Philippines in support of exercise Cope Thunder 23-1, May 1-12, 2023.
Units from the 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, participated in the Beverly Midnight 23-1 training event alongside the 51st Fighter Wing at Osan AB, ROK, May 4-12.
Cope Thunder - Philippines 23-1, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise, with primary flight operations over Clark Air Force Base, Philippines, and is designed to provide bilateral fighter training with the Philippine Air Force and improve combined interoperability.
Undertaking the largest modernization of Air Operations Center initial qualification training in the history of the unit, the 505th Training Squadron has reopened its doors for students to attend training.
Pacific Air Forces hosted a diversity and inclusion training for senior non-commissioned officers and commissioned officers at Yokota Air Base, May 4, to improve their ability to recognize the strengths of the Air Force’s diverse population.The training, called LIVE, stands for leading inclusive
A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk with the 33rd Rescue Squadron lands on the deck of a U.S. Coast Guard vessel during nighttime training off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, May 5, 2023. The training allows naval and flying units to coordinate and conduct operations with limited visibility. (U.S. Air
Over 60 members from the U.S. Armed Forces and Japan Self-Defense Forces gathered for the 2023 Senior Enlisted Leader Symposium on May 9, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, embracing this year's theme of “Innovative Joint Leaders.”
The 374th Maintenance Group hosted the 2023 Wrenchbender Rodeo to bring maintainers together for a series of games specific to their career field at Yokota Air Base Japan, May 5, 2023.
Airmen from the 8th Maintenance Squadron applied a series of decals celebrating the 70th anniversary of the U.S.- Republic of Korea Alliance at Osan Air Base, ROK, May 1, 2023.
The 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron held a training alongside U.S. Army counterparts, stationed at Camp Zama, Japan, as part of a skill-refresh in areas such as pallet building and equipment loading procedures at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 1. The 374th LRS provides increment monitor training
Col. Michele Lo Bianco, 15th Wing commander, converses with Kristyn Jones, assistant secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, performing the duties of under secretary of the Air Force, during her visit to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 2, 2023. Lo Bianco and
Elliott from the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles tests an F-22 Raptor pilot helmet during a tour of the 19th and 199th Fighter Squadrons at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 5, 2023. Elliot learned the capabilities of the F-22 and the pilot’s equipment during his visit. (U.S.
While joining the Air Force can be a goal for some, for others the military can provide a sense of a direction when the future seems undecided. Master Sgt. Matthew Rush, the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit first sergeant, fell under the latter group.
It was April 2018 when a failed takeoff at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada, left one of the 3rd Wing’s F-22 Raptors in critical condition. After a team went to Fallon for the disassembly and transport of the jet back to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, tail number AF-07-146 spent nearly five years
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Seth Anderson, Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1 power line plane captain, oversees an F-35B Lightning II conduct hot-pit refueling at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 2, 2023. Joint training gives service members the opportunity to build trust and solve complex tactical problems
U.S. military forces and aircraft trained with the Republic of Korea Air Force in Fiscal Year 2023 Korea Flying Training at Gwangju Air Base, ROK, April 17-28, 2023.
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jovanni Banuchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, prepares for a high-altitude airdrop during a training flight during Global Dexterity 23-1, at Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley, Queensland, April 27, 2023. This is the sixth iteration of Exercise Global
U.S. Air Force Maj. Dane Wold, No. 36 Squadron pilot, prepares to receive fuel from a Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) in the skies over Australia during a training flight for Global Dexterity 23-1, April 25, 2023. This is the sixth iteration of Exercise Global
Audrey Davis, Defense Finance and Accounting Service director, met with members of the 51st Comptroller Squadron (CPTS) during her visit to the 51st Fighter Wing at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 1, 2023. Davis received a tour of the 51st CPTS facility and learned about their mission.
Crew chiefs today are working in more austere environments than ever before and are leaving a smaller footprint with fewer (but more agile) resources. This type of flexibility garners a need for some extra helping hands, so the 374th Maintenance Group developed the Multi-Capable Airmen Training
U.S. Air Force Maj. Raymond Hill, Pacific Air Forces Innovation Lead, pitches his idea to 15th Wing leadership during the inaugural 15th Wing Spark Tank competition on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, April 28, 2023. The Spark Tank competition gives the warfighter an opportunity to present
The 3rd Maintenance Group recently launched its inaugural Mission Generation competition at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 28, 2023. The new competition combined the traditional dedicated crew chief, ammunition build, and weapons load competitions into one streamlined format.
U.S. Air Force and Republic of Korea Air Force senior enlisted leaders (SEL) pose for a group photo after a bomb-building demonstration for an Exchange at Osan Air Base, ROK, May 1, 2023. The SEL exchange normally occurs on a yearly basis, but due to COVID-19 it did not take place for the last three
A ceremony was held April 26, 2023, at the 15th Wing Headquarter building on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, to rededicate two street signs and continue honoring the legacy of the aviators they are named after.
Airmen from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, have been operating out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, as part of a Bomber Task Force Mission for the past month.
96th Bomb Squadron aircraft maintainers have been supporting the Bomber Task Force mission out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to ensure a combat ready force is prepared to respond to any threat in the Indo-Pacific.
The 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) has been operating out of Guam since their arrival in March, and now they are returning home to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, marking the end of another Bomber Task Force (BTF) deployment.While deployed, the squadron has been able to support various
On July 21, 2008 the B-52 Stratofortress, named "Louisiana Fire" and with the mission call sign of "RAIDR 21", crashed into the Pacific Ocean northwest of Apra Harbor, Guam, after taking off from Andersen Air Force Base. The purpose of the flight was to participate in a flyover for the Liberation
In service for over 40 years, the KC-135 Stratotanker provides long-range aerial refueling support for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and allied aircraft, and has the capacity to offload 6,500 pounds of fuel per minute. The 909th Aircraft Maintenance Unit provides combat ready air refueling
Thousands of U.S. service members, five ships and more than 150 aircraft are scheduled to participate in Northern Edge 2023 (NE23-1), a joint field training exercise at various locations in and around Alaska, beginning May 4, 2023.
The 425th Fighter Squadron celebrated 30 years of partnership between the U.S. Air Force and Republic of Singapore Air Force with a parade ceremony, April 25, 2023, at Luke AFB, Arizona.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cole Masloskie, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems technician, uses a tamper to compact dirt and rock during an expedient and expeditionary airfield damage repair demonstration hosted by Headquarters Pacific Air Forces Civil Engineer Division at the
B-1B Lancers assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron successfully participated in exercise COPE INDIA 2023, April 10-21, 2023. Participation in the exercise enhanced partnership between the U.S. Air Force and Indian Air Force (IAF).
Members of the 8th Fighter Wing participated in Fiscal Year 23 Korea Flying Training alongside units from the 51st Fighter Wing, Osan Air Base, ROK Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps, April 17-28, 2023
Team Yokota deployed 69 Airmen and two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to exercise Cope India 2023, a Pacific Air Forces training exercise conducted with the Indian Air Force at Air Force Station Arjan Singh, India, April 10-21.
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II and U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet fly alongside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during Korea Flight Training Apr. 21, 2023. KFT is a regularly scheduled training event designed to enhance the combat readiness of U.S.
A 33rd Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk lands at Kadena Air Base, Japan, April 27, 2023. The 33rd RQS maintains readiness for the mobilization, deployment and employment of helicopters, as well as the rescue of civilian personnel, U.S. and allied military members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st
673d Medical Group Airmen hone emergency response skills during the Arctic Warrior Challenge. The Arctic Warrior Challenge was a scenario-based field training exercise designed to hone the 673d Medical Group Airmen’s tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) skills, improve operational readiness, and
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan – Kadena Air Base opened its doors to the Okinawan community for the first America Fest in nearly a decade, April 22-23, 2023.
Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, and his wife, Cindy, arrived at Yokota Air Base April 18 to meet with base leadership and counterparts at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo.
The 673d Air Base Wing’s Arctic Spark cell recently partnered with industry professionals to host a technology exposition at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 19 and 20.
Cope Thunder - Philippines 23-1, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise, is scheduled to begin May 1 with primary flight operations over Clark Air Force Base, Philippines, and is scheduled to run through May 12. Cope Thunder Philippines is designed to provide bilateral fighter training with the
Although aircraft assigned to the 80th and 35th Fighter have left Kunsan for the duration of the runway’s renovation, the 8th Operations Support Squadron weather flight remains dedicated to their mission at the 8th Fighter Wing.
Eleven instructors with the 421st Combat Training Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, flew out to the Pacific Regional Training Center-Andersen, Guam, to conduct an air advisor course, March 27 to April 17, 2023.
Working with a local business, Team Kadena preserved an irreplaceable piece of Air Force history and saved approximately half a million dollars in the process as it accomplished a six-month restoration of Kadena Air Base’s air park.
The 354th Fighter Wing conducted Arctic Gold 23-2, an exercise designed to practice the wing’s ability to sustain F-35 Lightning II operations from multiple, simulated, deployed locations April 17-23, 2023.
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing, Eielson Air Force Base, prepares to land during Arctic Gold 23-2 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 18, 2023. AG 23-2, a continuation of AG 23-1, helped to refine and train the wing’s Agile Combat Employment
There are more than 1.6 million military children that will have their resiliency tested through unique challenges this year, deployment being one of many.
Airmen from the 8th Civil Engineer squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight, conducted chemical munition decontamination training at Kunsan AB, Republic of Korea, April 20, 2023.
U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, middle, speaks with leaders from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force about joint operations at Kadena Air Base, Japan, April 16, 2023. Cooperation among Allies and partners is critical in deterring aggression and enhancing interoperability
Active duty, National Guard, Air Force Reserve and tenant Air Combat Command first sergeants stationed throughout the Indo-Pacific attended the annual Pacific Diamond Conference Apr. 11-14.
A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pavehawk rescue helicopter from to the 33rd Rescue Squadron returns to Kadena Air Base, Japan following the safe completion of a training mission April 12, 2023. Through vigorous training, Kadena Airmen ensure they are always ready to project decisive airpower to ensure
A specialized engineering team from the headquarters of the Air Force Flight Standards Agency arrived at Kadena Air Base to help optimize the on-base Airport Surveillance Radar and train Airmen from the 18th Operations Support Squadron, March 21 - April 16, 2023.
In recognition of the U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle’s legacy, the 18th Wing hosted the Kadena Eagle Sunset Celebration, April 14-15. The event gathered F-15 pilots, intelligence professionals, maintainers, families, and others who directly contributed to the success of the F-15C/D the last 44 years.
A night flight from Colorado to Hawaii nearly became tragic when a woman vomited and passed out near the lavatories in the back of an airplane. Fortunately, Lt. Col. Ross Graham, Deputy Chief, Medical Readiness Division, PACAF Surgeon General, was also a passenger on that aircraft. He answered the
In the dead of the night, on a flight en route to Hawaii from Australia, passengers slept, relaxed or watched movies under dimmed lighting after a meal. Suddenly, a passenger fell to the center aisle on his walk back from the lavatory, foaming from the mouth and convulsing during a seizure.
Multiple flights across the Pacific recently featured unforeseen medical emergencies occurring midflight. Fortunately, two U.S. Airmen sprang into action, averting rising crises.Lt. Col. Ross Graham, Deputy Chief, Medical Readiness Division, PACAF Surgeon General, and Maj. Michael Yim, PACAF SG
WASHINGTON -- Defense leaders will chart the progress made in ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific region and what more needs to be done during testimony before the House Armed Services Committee today.Jedidiah P. Royal, the principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for Indo-Pacific affairs,
Yokota Air Base recently concluded a semester of the Japanese Physician Fellowship Program (JPFP), a one-year, rotating education program designed to train Japanese physicians and familiarize them with U.S. medical practices.This unique program, which began in 2015, is conducted entirely in English
A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress supports a mission in the Indo-Pacific regionApril 16, 2023. Bomber missions contribute to joint force lethality and deter aggression in the Indo-Pacific by demonstrating the U.S. Air Force’s ability to operate anywhere in the world at any time in support of the
The Republic of Korea (ROK) Air Force and the United States Air Force conducted a combined aerial training event with U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortresses over the Korean Peninsula today.The ROK-U.S. combined aerial training event consisted of ROK Air Force F-35’s and U.S. Air Force F-16’s
On Apr. 14, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command deployed two bombers and accompanying aircraft in a bilateral air exercise with Japan Self-Defense Forces fighters to demonstrate the consistent and capable deterrence options readily available to the U.S.-Japan Alliance.Two U.S. B-52 bombers, two KC-135
The 374th Security Forces Squadron hosted an annual Close-Quarters Combat (CQC) bilateral training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 31.
U.S. Forces and the Japan Self-Defense Forces conducted a bilateral aviation integration exercise on April 13, 2023, demonstrating the enduring deterrence options readily available to the U.S.-Japan Alliance.Four U.S. F-16 fighter aircraft integrated with four Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-2
Airmen from the U.S. are participating in the exercise Cope India 2023--or CI23-- with the Indian Air Force, April 10-21, 2023. The exercise will take place across Indian Air Force stations in Panagarh and Kalaikunda in West Bengal as well as Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Airmen from U.S. Pacific Air Forces and Japan Air Self-Defense Force recently participated in a civil engineer-focused discussion featuring key leaders at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.
Three members assigned to 554th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted a training course at Daegu Air Base, Republic of Korea March 13-16, 2023.
“Look around the room and see how many people look like you.”For the past seven years, Senior Master Sgt. Jeannette Warr has been in Equal Opportunity, now serving as the 36th Wing Equal Opportunity director, however, that’s not where she started her Air Force journey.Warr came in as open general in
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Dwayne Pangelinan, 36th Security Forces Squadron supervisory police officer, received a Medal of Valor for his courageous actions during two separate incidents.
An upgraded F-16 Fighting Falcon returned to 8th Fighter Wing operations after AFLCMC’s Post Block Integration Team provided the aircraft with the first wave of 22 modifications designed to improve lethality to meet the needs of current and future operations.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The 525th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, also known as the Bulldogs, returned home from Kadena Air Base, Japan, April 8 after a five-month deployment to support Pacific Air Forces’ efforts to bring more advanced fighter aircraft forward to the western
F-15E Strike Eagles from the 336th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, arrived at Kadena Air Base, Japan, April 8, 2023, to ensure continuous fighter presence through the phased return of Kadena’s fleet of F-15C/D Eagles to the United States.
As he engages throughout the Indo-Pacific area of operations, the commander of United States Space Forces Indo-Pacific highlights the strategic value of space operations and interoperability alongside Allies and partners in the region.
Air Chief Marshal Alongkorn Vannarot, Commander in Chief, Royal Thai Air Force, renders a salute alongside the Deputy Commander of Pacific Air Forces, Lt. Gen. James A. Jacobson during a bilateral key leader engagement visit at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 23, 2023. Welcoming and
In every endeavor, great strides are often made by those who are willing to push the boundaries, challenge conventional wisdom, and forge a new path—the mavericks. The roots of Pacific Air Forces’ focus on innovation and agile war-fighting capabilities reach back decades.
The 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan, provided airlift support for Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability (JPMRC) exercise from March 21 to April 2, and successfully conducted multiple joint exercises with the U.S. Army and Royal Canadian Air Force out of Joint Base
The Wolf Pack welcomed Pacific Air Forces Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Mr. Anthony Cruz Unoz at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 5-6, 2023. During his visit, Unoz met with Airmen and wing leaders, including the leaders of Kunsan’s own Diversity, Equality, Inclusion & Accessibility
U.S. Army and Republic of Korea Soldiers conducted High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) jump training in support of Freedom Shield 23 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Mar. 15, 2023. Freedom Shield is a bilateral training event designed to test ROK-U.S. alliance capabilities over an 11-day period.
U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, fly alongside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, over the Pacific Ocean, April 5, 2023. The U.S. is committed to denying
The innovation team from the 347th Airlift Wing at Yokota Air Base won the Department of the Air Force's capstone innovation campaign "Spark Tank" at the Air and Space Forces Association Warfare Symposium in Aurora, Colorado on March 8, 2023.
The Space Force released the Guardian Spirit handbook that provides guidance to Guardians on how to live the four Guardian values - Character, Connection, Commitment, Courage - in daily life.This document operationalizes how Space Force members can espouse the service’s second line of effort,
Representatives from the U.S. Air Force Next Generation Aircrew Protection project visited 374th Airlift Wing leadership and 36th Airlift Squadron members to provide research data and demonstrate the results of the project for the first time on a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, March 30.
Royal Australian Air Force Air Vice-Marshal Carl Newman, Pacific Air Forces deputy commander, visited Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
The 8th Fighter Wing chaplain corps conducted Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, or ASIST, a suicide prevention training at Gwangju Air Base, Republic of Korea, Mar. 30-31, 2023. The training brought together 19 Airmen from the 607th Materiel Maintenance Squadron, Detachment 1, to learn
A Bomber Task Force deployment of U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress, Airmen and support equipment from the 2D Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, arrived at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, March 30th, 2023 to support Pacific Air Forces’ training efforts with allies, partners, and joint
From base landscaping to office computers, nearly everything found on Kadena flows through the 18th Contracting Squadron. In 2022 alone, the 18th CONS executed 392 contracting actions valued at over 170 million dollars, earning the unit Best Contracting Squadron in Pacific Air Forces. The 18th CONS
Fifty years ago, a U.S. Air Force C-141 Starlifter operating under the call sign MAC177, touched down at Travis Air Force Base, California, carrying passengers eager to come home.
In early March, the 3rd Operations Support Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson sent personnel to participate in Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 under the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing to test their capabilities in an environment unlike home-station. And for the first time ever in Alaska, on March
For U.S. Air Force Col. Jammie Jamieson, the pursuit of her dreams in the skies started long before she was accepted into the Air Force. From a young age, she found herself mesmerized by Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut and her involvement in the space program. Little did she know,
A U.S. Air Force 673d Security Forces Squadron combat arms Airman was cross-country skiing when he saw a U.S. Army AH-64D Apache helicopter crash-land in Talkeetna, Alaska, Feb. 5, 2023.
A ceremony was held at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, on Mar. 28, 2023, recognizing the 50th anniversary of Operation Homecoming.
The Expedient Small Asset Protection (ESAP) shelter system ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 24, 2023, to bookmark the Air Force’s newest aircraft shelter system becoming fully operationally capable. Pacific Air Forces continues to strengthen rapid deployment
Airmen from the United States, Thailand and Singapore visited a local school as part of a combined civic action engagement during Exercise Cope Tiger 2023.
F-35A Lightning IIs from the 355th Fighter Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, arrived at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 28, 2023, to ensure continuous fighter presence through the phased return of Kadena’s fleet of F-15C/D Eagles to the United States.
Women in the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson work hard with their teams to fulfill their missions and understand that they are Airmen both on and off duty.
As Kessel Run continues to prioritize delivering robust applications for warfighters worldwide, the Pacific Air Forces’ command chief made a timely visit to the unit here, March 20, to meet Airmen and educate them on the current state of the Pacific Region.
Approximately one year ago, early 2022, the newly created Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility (DEIA) chief position was created at Pacific Air Forces headquarters with Tony Cruz hired to assist teams across PACAF improve organizational culture and trust.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, arrives at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea in a C-37 on March 19, 2023. Kendall met with leadership from United States Forces Korea, 7th Air Force and ROK Air Force for an immersion tour.
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. David Nahom, Eleventh Air Force Commander, relieved Brig. Gen. Paul R. Birch of command of the 36th Wing, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, today due to shortfalls in his personal conduct prior to taking command.
Airmen assigned to 15th Wing and 647th Air Base Group store, organize and distribute deployment equipment for wing and tenant unit assets at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, during the Joint Base Readiness Exercise, Feb. 28, 2023. Annual exercises like the JBRE strengthen relationships and
RAYONG PROVINCE, Thailand – The 42nd iteration of Exercise Cobra Gold ran from Feb. 28 to March 10, 2023, in the Kingdom of Thailand, with multiple nations coming together to train and promote regional peace and security in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific.
A Japan Air Self Defense Force member, left, uses a hand operated compactor while U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Sternberg, right, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of base maintenance, helps keep the compactor straight during rapid airfield damage repair training at
The Republic of Korea (ROK) and U.S. conducted a combined aerial exercise in conjunction with the deployment of U.S. B-1B Strategic Bombers to the Korean peninsula on March 19, which was the 7th day of the Freedom Shield 23 exercise which began on March 13.In the latest U.S.-ROK combined air
U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and the Japan Self-Defense Forces conducted a bilateral bomber integration exercise on March 19, 2023, demonstrating the enduring and lethal deterrence options readily available to the U.S.-Japan Alliance.Two B-1 Lancer bombers and four F-16 fighter aircraft integrated with
The Navy joins the Royal Canadian Air Force, India Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and South Korean Navy to begin multinational exercise Sea Dragon 23 in Guam.
A U.S. Air Force 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer approaches a 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker during a flight over the Pacific Ocean, March 19, 2023. The United States’ steadfast commitment to security and stability of the Indo-Pacific region remains unchanged. (U.S.
SEA OF JAPAN -- To reinforce our combined capabilities to deter and counter regional threats, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command F-16 fighter aircraft based out of Misawa Air Base, Japan conducted a bilateral exercise with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15 fighter aircraft March 17, 2023, over the Sea of
Thousands of 18th Wing Airmen strengthened their warfighting capabilities during a routine week-long readiness exercise March 13 – 17.
U.S. and Republic of Korea Air Force combat controllers conduct emergency landing strip operations while a ROK CH-47 Chinook performs a low approach near Daegu, Republic of Korea, March 7, 2023. The ELS operation consisted of mobilizing several transport aircraft, combat transport aircraft and
An F-22A Raptor assigned to the 525th Fighter Squadron approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker to receive aerial refueling over the South China Sea, March 14, 2023, in support of a bilateral training mission with the Philippine Air Force. Bilateral training and cooperation with our Philippine Air Force
In a location like Alaska, where snow can fall as early as October and as late as May, weather doesn’t stop Eielson Air Force Base’s mission from continuing. The vital task of clearing the base's 2.2 million square foot airfield falls on the shoulders of the Airmen assigned to the 354th Civil
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- At 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 8, watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam Joint Rescue Sub-Center received a mayday call reporting a vessel taking on water between Rota and Guam. The master stated they had three people aboard, and the vessel was
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan – U.S. Air Force F-22A Raptors from the 525th Fighter Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf–Richardson, Alaska, with support from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, traveled to Clark Air Base, Philippines, to integrate and train
Units from the United States, the Kingdom of Thailand, and the Republic of Singapore Air Forces will participate in the 27th iteration of Exercise Cope Tiger March 16-31, 2023 at Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand.
The U.S. Transportation Command kicked off Exercise Ultimate Caduceus 2023’s field training portion with key players from 673d Medical Group and Golf Company, Detachment 2, 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion, Alaska National Guard at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska on March 13.
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1, an Agile Combat Employment exercise that took place on Guam and Tinian, came to a close with a constructive and positive conclusion mid-March, 2023.
Six F-22s assigned to the 90th EFS were on their way home to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson from Lask Air Force Base, Poland, where they had supported the NATO Air Shielding mission, when suddenly, one of the Raptors had an engine malfunction, causing it to make an emergency landing at Erik Nielsen
Osan Air Base’s A-10C Thunderbolt IIs took to the skies this week joined by Republic of Korea F-15K Slam Eagles continuing the more than 20-year tradition of training together in the Buddy Squadron Program.
More than 100 middle school and high school students attended the annual ‘Fly Girls’ aviation event hosted by the 36th Airlift Squadron, as part of International Women’s Day, March 8. During the event, members of the 36th AS, 459th AS, and U.S. Air Force flying units from Kadena Air Base, Japan,
Aircrew assigned to the 6th and 9th Air Refueling Squadrons, 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base, California, provided cargo, passenger and in-air refueling support to and from the 2023 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defense Exposition at Avalon International Airport,
A sea of spectators begins to stand, creating a wave effect; they’re there to watch a show—and that’s exactly what they’ll get. One by one they turn their phones to camera mode to capture one of the U.S. Air Force’s most lethal aircraft in its element.The F-22 Raptor was one of the many aerial
Gen. Thomas A. Bussiere, Air Force Global Strike Commander, spoke to hundreds in attendance and thousands more via live stream at the 2023 Air and Space Forces Warfare Symposium in Aurora, Colorado, on Tuesday.“Integrated deterrence is enabled by credible forces that are backstopped by a safe,
The U.S. Air Force 36th Airlift Squadron, Japan Air Self-Defense Force 2nd Tactical Group, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 1st Airborne Brigade conducted bilateral airborne operations at remote islands in Kagoshima Prefecture, March 3.
As aircraft components are used, they gradually degrade and can suffer from fractures and breaks that cannot be seen with the naked eye. If left unchecked, these issues can become more severe. The 8th Maintenance Squadron (MXS) nondestructive inspection flight (NDI) is responsible for examining
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – In December 2021, the Air Force Chief of Staff signed Agile Combat Employment doctrine, laying the groundwork for service members to put into action. The intent was to proactively codify how Airmen must increase survivability while generating combat power in an
TINIAN, Northern Mariana Islands – Resources are key to executing combat airpower, anytime, anywhere, and without fuel, planes don’t fly.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. delivers his keynote speech “Airmen in the Fight” during the Air and Space Forces Association 2023 Warfare Symposium.
CSAF signed the Air Force Future Operating Concept, ensuring long-range planning is intentionally linked to the Joint Warfighting Concept.
The Japan-America Air Force Goodwill Association (JAAGA) recognized Maj. Lance Mazzella, 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron director of operations, during the 2022 JAAGA Award ceremony held at the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Air Defense Command at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 3.JAAGA promotes
Pacific Air Forces continues to find new ways to embrace the “accelerate change or lose” charge given by U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, when he penned his August 2020 letter to Airmen.
To provide more support to the Wolf Pack, Brig. Gen. (sel) Patrick Miller, Pacific Air Forces logistics, engineering and force protection (A4) director, conducted battlefield circulation to Kunsan Air Base, ROK, Feb. 28, 2023. The purpose of the visit was to learn what each squadron needs to thrive
As the sun dipped beneath the horizon on Nov. 18, residents of Utgiagvik, Alaska, embraced 24-hours of darkness that consumed the village for a bone-chilling 65 straight days.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles on the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing, how it is constructed, and how Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 is conducted.Members of the 673d Air Base Wing and 3rd Wing joined together to plan and conduct Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 as the 3rd Air
The 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, kicked off Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 in Guam and Tinian March 1.
Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, highlighted the strength of the U.S.-Australia alliance at the opening ceremony for AVALON – the 2023 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition – Feb. 28.
Ten U.S. Air Force airfield experts from Yokota and Andersen Air Base flew to the Japanese island of Iwo To to exchange skills with Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force partners as part of the Cope North 23 field exercise, Feb. 21-22.Cope North 23 is a multilateral U.S.
Adm. John C. Aquilino, Commander U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, traveled to Thailand Feb. 27-28, 2023 to demonstrate the strength of the U.S.-Thailand alliance and U.S. commitment to the Indo-Pacific region. During his visit, Aquilino attended the opening ceremony for Cobra Gold 2023, the largest
As part of Cope North 2023 and in honor of Black History Month, the 36th Airlift Squadron’s premiere flight from Yokota Air Base in Japan to Andersen Air Base in Guam, was generated and piloted by an all-Black aircrew on Feb. 6, 2023.The crew participated in the annual exercise Cope North, which
The U.S. is honored to participate in the 2023 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition at Avalon International Airport, Victoria, Australia, Feb. 28 - March 5, 2023. Approximately 300 U.S. military personnel and four aircraft are attending, and the DoD plans to feature
The Secretary of the Air Force met with representatives from local advocacy groups to discuss the Air Force's commitment to addressing a recent fuel leak at the Maui Space Surveillance Complex.
Airmen from the 505th Combat Training Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida, executed exercise BLUE FLAG, which tested Pacific Air Forces' ability to prevail in conflict against a strategic competitor as well as the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command air component's ability to ensure command, control,
The 50th Air Refueling Squadron and the 909th ARS refueled four B-1B Lancers during this Bomber Task Force mission, including those that participated in the Aero India 2023 aerospace exhibition, over the Pacific Ocean, Feb. 17, 2023. The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command routinely and visibly demonstrates
U.S. Air Force Capt. Gerrod Smith, 36th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, poses for a photo at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 16, 2022. Smith joined the Air Force as a judge advocate, believing it was the highest path he could become as a Black Airman. After trying out a flight
With many moving parts in the sky, the 8th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) air traffic control (ATC) radar approach control (RAPCON) flight ensures all traffic are in communication and safely protected with their ability to be the “eyes in the sky”. “The RAPCON gives expeditious clearances to
The 354th Fighter Wing took a significant step towards implementing the Agile Combat Employment concept. As part of this initiative, the base introduced its first Wing-led iteration of the Multi-capable Airmen Rodeo, an exercise designed to evaluate combat effectiveness. MCA refers to a new type of
U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers from the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron supported Aero India 23 with flyovers at Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 13 -17.
The U.S. military is showcasing combat airpower in the skies over Aero India 23 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, India, Feb. 13-17.
The 392d Combat Training Squadron under Delta 1, Space Training and Readiness Command (STARCOM), developed and delivered POLARIS HAMMER 23, which provided command and control training to both U.S. and Australian forces, Feb. 6-9, 2023, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - - Born and raised in Gaston, South Carolina, one airman never imagined he would grow up to be a pilot in the Air Force.
The Department of Defense is participating in the biennial Aero India 2023 trade show at Yelahanka Air Force Station, India, Feb. 13-17, 2023. The United States is honored to participate in this year’s exhibition and is committed to strengthening its partnership with India while furthering
This particular BTF mission was historic in that it was the first time AFCENT flew multiple weapons types and practiced employment against multiple simulated targets during single bomber task force mission.
An F-35A Lightning II recently took flight with a complement of software applications developed by government and industry providers previously tested on the F-22 Raptor – demonstrating for the first time the ability to use the same tactical software applications on both stealth fighters.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall presents his reading list providing suggested works intended to enhance knowledge of China’s history, culture, society, strategy, and military modernization program – and their implications for the Air Force and Space Force.
The Air Force Culture and Language Center partnered with the Air Force Special Operations School and Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center on an agile combat employment course.
Airmen from the 58th Airlift Squadron at Altus Air Force Base teamed up with Soldiers from the Texas Army National Guard for a Joint Airborne Air Transportability Training, or JA/ATT, at Fort Cavazos, Texas, June 2.
The Air Force Security Forces Center recently tested a new assessment tool designed to streamline the way the Department of the Air Force tracks and prioritizes repair, renovation and replacement projects at military working dog kennels.
Anticipated to launch in late 2023, Navigation Technology Satellite-3 (NTS-3) will be the Department of Defense’s first experimental, integrated navigation satellite system in nearly 50 years.
The Legacy AvB Program builds upon the previous years' offers to decisively shape and retain experienced rated officers to meet Air Force retention, training and mission-readiness requirements to maintain lethality of the force.
Chief of the Air Force Reserve Lt. Gen. John P. Healy and other senior DoD leaders from the Guard and Reserve testify before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense in regards to the fiscal year 2024 budget.
Staff Sgt. Tristan Biese, a video production specialist at Hill Air Force Base, was one of 12 gamers representing the DAF in the professional tournament.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III recognizes the LGBTQ+ service members' contributions to national security during Pride Month.
The exercise, the first of its kind for AFCEC, successfully demonstrated the concept, said Master Sgt. Broc French, contingency training program manager at the center.
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.
The Honorable Kristyn Jones, assistant secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, performing the duties of under secretary of the Air Force, toured the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility May 1-9.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, POTUS nominates CSAF as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, pending Senate confirmation, Airmen and Guardians can get medals and promotions as part of new recruiting incentives and cadets at the USAFA are studying how people interact with robots.
After gaining asylum in the United States, Airman 1st Class Bertrand Bucuka found himself wearing another military uniform — this time for the U.S. Air Force.
Basing announcements for Space Delta 15, 74th and 75th ISR Squadrons.
The DAF selected Patrick SFB, Fla., as the preferred location to host the Space Training and Readiness Command HQ, along with Space Delta 10. Kirtland AFB, N.M., is the preferred location for Space Delta 11 and Schriever SFB, Colo., is the preferred location for Space Delta 12.
The Air Force Medical Service’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted their inaugural Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility conference May 24, with a thematic focus on informing attendees on the latest AFMS initiatives and inspiriting further action.
Tomorrow’s operating environment requires Airmen to have the most accurate and up-to-date intelligence to act quickly in real time, today. Headquarters Air Staff have developed six software programs for career fields using AI to conduct data analysis.
Disaster response teams from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Natural Disaster Recovery Division are assisting in the aftermath of Typhoon Mawar after it struck Guam, May 24.
The 101 Critical Days of Summer begins on Memorial Day weekend. Airmen should use sound risk management in all off-duty summer activities to stay safe.
U.S. Pacific Air Forces began positioning RQ-4 Global Hawks at Yokota Air Base, Japan, from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to provide theater-wide enduring operations in support of maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific.
The upgrade enhances the aircraft’s ability to provide real-time situational awareness to combatant commanders around the world.
In a groundbreaking achievement, the DAF-MIT AI Accelerator MagNav project performed real-time magnetic navigation aboard a C-17A Globemaster III in flight, becoming the first organization to successfully demonstrate the technology in real-time on a DoD aircraft.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, high power microwave transmissions take down a swarm of drones, the We Are All Recruiters program gets Airmen and Guardians to talk about career opportunities, and a new accommodations portal simplifies procedures for civilians and servicemembers.
The Air Force Enlisted Swap Assignment Program goes live June 1 for senior master sergeants and below with a current assignment. This new policy provides Airmen with more control and new flexibilities in their assignment process.
The DAF plans to convert the F-15C Eagle Formal Training Unit at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon, into a third F-35A Lightning II FTU.
Air Force officials selected 4,998 Air Force technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant out of 28,831 eligible for a selection rate of 17.3% in the 23E7 promotion cycle, which includes supplemental promotion opportunities.
The 7th Air Force recently conducted exercise Enduring PACE putting communication Airmen and equipment to the test.
The construction phase of Sentinel, the Air Force’s multi-billion-dollar missile modernization effort, was cleared for takeoff May 19 as Robert Moriarty, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, signed the project’s environmental record of decision.
Chief Bass presents six new additions to the CMSAF Leadership Library: The Transformation Myth, Dare to Lead, Generation Z Unfiltered: Facing Nine Hidden Challenges of the Most Anxious Population, Your Undivided Attention, and Leading the Next Generation with Tim Elmore.
Airmen from Tyndall AFB welcomed Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., to the Defense Department's first “Installation of the Future.”
Airmen with the 15th Wing and 154th Fighter Squadron on Hickam Air Force Base tested and trained new CBRN protection techniques on the F-22 Raptor.
Looking back on Sabu Dastagir, an Indian American actor turned American Airman who served in World War II.
MEDIC-X training will be offered across the Air Force July 1, but several bases like Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, have already started training their medical personnel to deliver care in the future fight.
The Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development has formally launched a new mentorship program that will link Airmen, Guardians, Guardsmen and Reservists with Air Force/Space Force Junior ROTC cadets in high schools at their units across the nation and some places abroad May
In this week’s look around the Air Force, SecAF talks about the future of innovation and collaboration with partners and allies, the Air Force supports Defender 23, and new supervisors have an additional resource for taking care of Airmen. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Milton Hamilton)
Airmen and Guardians can now receive decorations or promotions through recruiting referrals under the new Airman and Guardian Referral Program.
The Department of the Air Force released a classified solicitation to industry for an engineering and manufacturing development contract for the Next Generation Air Dominance Platform with the intent to award a contract in 2024.
Operation Neptune’s Storm, a large-scale joint maritime demonstration led by the 6th Security Forces Squadron Marine Patrol Unit, took place in Hillsborough Bay.
The 76th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Squadron will be hosted at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Members of the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron from Yokota Air Base, Japan, traveled to Kanoya Air Base, Japan, to demonstrate a spall repair for Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force civil engineers, May 15.
Airmen and Guardians looking to help inspire, engage and recruit the future force by participating first-hand in events that enhance the Department of the Air Force’s recruiting mission are encouraged to look into the We Are All Recruiters, or WEAR, program.
The cadet-driven research focuses on gathering data and developing solutions to integrate a Ghost Robotics Vision 60 robot into base defense.
U.S. Air Force fifth-generation fighters supporting NATO Allied Air Command’s Air Shielding mission along the Eastern Flank executed an ACE deployment to Ämari Air Base, Estonia, to deter aggression in the Baltic Sea region.
As part of National Police Week, the names of three Department of the Air Force defenders were read aloud during a candlelight vigil.
The exercise brought together military and civilian personnel from EUCOM forces and its components to contribute virtually across Europe in the weeklong command post exercise simulating coordinating a response to a fictional major crisis.
In an effort to advance learning opportunities for Airmen, and enable training and education from any device, AETC officials have expanded a project installing commercial wireless internet across the command and into all training dormitories.
Bass took the opportunity to address Sheppard’s unique audience – Airmen in training. She urged them to stay focused and maintain their readiness, and reiterated the need for continued investment in training and technology.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, SecAF Kendall releases a video message about putting a stop to sexual assault and harassment, a new retention effort gives first-term Airmen the chance to retrain to a new career field and medics are developing skills to make them multi-capable.
To streamline the accommodation appeals processes, the Department of the Air Force has created the DAF Accommodation Portal.
The 19th Airlift Wing successfully completed the Green Flag Little Rock 23-07 exercise.
Air Force Senior Leaders were among speakers at the Ash Carter Exchange on Innovation and National Security May 9.
The Vanguard Award recognizes the DoD Component that best exemplifies a commitment to small business industrial base competitiveness.
A Security Forces Squadron implemented a new 30-day training program focused on Agile Combat Employment for Multi-Capable Airmen.
The FY22 Department of the Air Force Safety Awards Program provides organizations, teams, and individuals the opportunity to be recognized for their hard work, enhanced performance, accomplishments, and feats in safety.
The feedback civilian employees gave in 2022 has earned the service the no.9 ranking for large agencies by the Partnership for Public Service’s “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” in 2022.
The exercise is designed to help develop the bilateral tactical airlift and airdrop capabilities of the U.S. Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force.
This year-long training event sharpens a variety of technical skills and consists of four training phases and two additional blocks for extra training. Prior to the SFQC, training was limited to a one-day event, which made it difficult to retain firearm proficiency.
The Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office’s Predictive Analytics and Decision Assistant leverages artificial intelligence software to transform logistics data into actionable predictive maintenance alerts.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, trainees seeking U.S. citizenship can complete the naturalization process in BMT with a streamlined process, a new milestone for electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles and security forces have a new replacement for the Humvee.
The exercise, led by the Virginia ANG, sought to test and validate minimum force elements using multi-capable Airmen executing functions across job specialties and multiple platforms.
Prepping the Line focuses on preparing front-line leaders the Air Force needs at every level in accordance with the Major Graded Areas: Executing the Mission, Leading People, Improving the Unit, and Managing Resources.
Less than two years after 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft were inducted into the Nigerian Air Force, a $38 million project to construct new facilities for the aircraft was successfully completed at Kainji Air Base.
Project Tuskegee is an initiative to increase opportunities for AFROTC cadets and other underrepresented students within local communities to be exposed to rated and non-rated career opportunities.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall shares his message on sexual assault and sexual harassment.
The summit underscored an ongoing effort to continue to build and refine a Department of the Air Force culture that is ready and equipped for strategic competition and capable of projecting air warfighting capabilities at a moment’s notice.
For Senior Airman Austin Sondergard, a crew chief with the 605th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, recovering from a life-threatening condition meant waging a war of attrition against his own mind and body.
The rollout of MEDIC-X is the Air Force Medical Service’s response to the demand for multi-capable Airmen which requires equipping Airmen with skills that go beyond their duty title.
The Air Force surgeon general has made improving support for military children one of his priorities.
Security Forces Airmen from the 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron conducted the first operational mission with the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle supporting launch facility maintenance near Harrisburg, Nebraska, April 24.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presents five new additions to the CSAF Leadership Library.
The Air Force is changing the process of how First Term Airmen can retrain to provide additional opportunities for Airmen to stay in uniform instead of separating.
The concept of operations includes policy, training, data collection requirements and more, ensuring that AFMC helping agencies provide the right support and care to individuals who seek help during times of need.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, an evolution in recruiting cybersecurity officers, the RPP gives active-duty Airmen a chance to become rated officers and an historic gathering of student Airmen and aircraft might be the largest “elephant walk” in modern Air Force history.
The operation consisted of an elephant walk with 18 KC-135 Stratotankers mobilizing through the efforts of more than 700 personnel from across the installation, all in under six hours.
Fourteen Airmen from the 326th Training Squadron became the first U.S. citizens under the new streamlined naturalization process at BMT.
The large-scale, joint and international combat exercise featured agile combat employment, counterinsurgency, close air support, non-combatant evacuations, and maritime special operations.
The exercise showcased the wing’s ability to employ and sustain F-35 operations across multiple locations using the Agile Combat Employment concept.
Air Mobility Command hosted Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin and other senior leaders from seven major commands at Phoenix Warfighter on MacDill Air Force Base.
More than 170,000 spectators helped celebrate 75 years of airpower and horsepower at NASCAR’s Talladega Superspeedway.
Air Mobility leaders and spouses met to discuss and improve the command's mental health culture April 17-21.
With the Food 2.0 Owners Summit held in an innovative kitchen environment, attendees had the opportunity to see demonstrations of state-of-the-art culinary equipment and to taste food prepared by seasoned chefs.
The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team competed alongside the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard drill teams to continue the tradition of friendly competition between services.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, the Global Futures Report looks at possible scenarios for the year 2040, Secretary Kendall visits recruiters to emphasize the importance of their mission and the AFIMSC is looking for good ideas during their Innovation Rodeo.
The RPP is an opportunity for active-duty Air Force officers and enlisted members interested in becoming rated officers to develop basic aviation skills, enhance their aviation knowledge through developmental modules and acquire flying experience at no cost.
The 805th CTS, also known as the Shadow Operations Center - Nellis, hosted Field Experiment 1 to increase efficiency in airspace management and joint fires integrations between Army and Air Force Tactical Command and Control units through automation of information flow between multiple disparate
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall offered a blunt assessment of the challenges today in space but also optimism that the United States would maintain its dominance in that domain.
The U.S. Air Force is revolutionizing how it recruits and commissions the next generation of cyber professionals. The Air Force is utilizing the Cyber Direct Commissioning Program to address current manning requirements in the cyber workforce.
In celebration of Earth Day and in alignment with this year’s theme, “Invest in our Planet, Protect our Future,” the Department of the Air Force highlights how it works to preserve natural habitats and ensure resilient infrastructure, operations, and communities.
The Defense Department continues to actively address the incident involving the unauthorized disclosure of classified documents, said Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh at a news conference April 19.
The test launch is part of routine and periodic activities intended to demonstrate that the United States’ nuclear deterrent is safe, secure, reliable and effective to deter 21st century threats and reassure our allies.
The Department of the Air Force selected the next bases to receive two of its newest fighters.
The 436th Airlift Wing and the 96th Test Wing practiced some heavy cargo training loading large vehicles into a C-5M Super Galaxy.
For 75 years, Reserve Airmen have answered the nation’s call with a record of combat-proven readiness while also transforming for the future.
Since 1962, installations across the Department of Defense have been recognized by these awards for their accomplishments in innovative and cost-effective environmental management that support mission readiness.
At an all-call, Brown spoke about the importance of prioritizing the needs of Airmen and emphasized the vital role they play as the Air Force adapts to address pacing, acute and unforeseen challenges of the future.
Airmen from U.S. Pacific Air Forces and Japan Air Self-Defense Force recently participated in a civil engineer-focused discussion featuring key leaders at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
Four thousand Airmen and 90 aircraft participate in a one-of-a-kind elephant walk at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, April 7.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, prior-service enlisted Airmen can get a $10,000 signing bonus if they join the Reserves, the Community College of the Air Force is close to completing their system upgrade, and the new Sentinel ICBM is poised to replace the Minuteman III.
Kristyn Jones, who is performing the duties of under secretary of the Air Force, and Congress members toured Nellis Air Force Base.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., visited with Vermont Air National Guard Airmen April 1.
The report incorporates findings using Foresight Methodology to identify key forces and factors that will drive or constrain how the service will fight in 2040.
Tech. Sgt. Cam Kelsch battled against an overwhelming enemy ambush and saved the life of a wounded teammate … even after being shot himself.
The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is delivering on 120 military construction projects after awarding more than $7.6 billion of construction contracts since February 2021.
CSAF and his spouse, Sharene Brown, hosted an all-call with the Airmen of the 105th Airlift Wing focusing on the importance of change, as well as a medial decoration and aircraft dedication.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. recognized 17 Airmen from the 105th Airlift Wing for their bravery during the August 2021 withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The visit was an opportunity for senior leadership to meet with Airmen and discuss the historic mission conversion of the unit into the ANG's first cyberspace wing.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., spoke about the prestigious award, highlighting the accomplishments of the Airmen who embody Sijan’s leadership and character in performance and standards of personal conduct.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Air Force Recruiting Service to discuss the Air Force's ability to attract and recruit Airmen.
Airmen with the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron integrated with the Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills program to conduct trauma and critical care training at the Cincinnati Municipal Airport April 6.
The Israeli Air Force returned to Nellis Air Force Base to participate in Red Flag 23-2, this time with its F-35I Adir.
46th Test Squadron engineers facilitate second round of developmental testing since AF announced helmet last year.
Second Air Force hosted Technical Training 101, bringing together leadership from across the Numbered Air Force for the three-day event at Keesler, March 28-30.
Dr. Ravi Chaudhary swore in as the assistant secretary of the Air Force for Energy, Installations and Environment during a ceremony at the Pentagon April 7.
Senator Jon Tester, SecAF Frank Kendall and other DAF senior leaders visited Malmstrom AFB to engage with Airmen and receive updates on the ongoing missile community cancer study from DAF leadership.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, senior leaders tell lawmakers about the negative consequences of a delayed budget process, DoD has a new bereavement leave policy, and there’s a new promotion studies website.
The 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan, provided airlift support for Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability exercise, March 21-April 2.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited Goodfellow Air Force Base to observe base operations and meet with joint service members assigned to the 17th Training Wing, April 4, 2023.
One of several incentives available to those who join the Air Force Reserve, this particular program opens a wider aperture for recruiters to capture qualified Airmen separating from the active-duty Air Force.
Multiple Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central) wings participated in the weeks-long exercise to demonstrate their ability to operate at forward operating locations while concurrently supporting Operation Inherent Resolve missions.
These awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Airmen contributing to nuclear deterrence operations and the missile operations career field respectively.
On March 23, the only personnel who manned the Alpha 01-Missile Alert Facility were women from the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base.
One milestone at Whiteman AFB was the first all-female Minuteman missileer crew.
A former Olympian now serves as an Airman to give back to the country that helped her fulfill her dreams.
Maj. Gen. Sharon Bannister accompanied Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall to The Wall at the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial to pay respects and conduct a commemorative paper rubbing of the engraving of her father’s name, as well as other names.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, the 102nd Uniform Board results have been approved, DoD announces new enhancements for family well-being, and for the first time, fifth-generation fighters land and operate from the Philippines. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Milton Hamilton)
Department of the Air Force senior leaders visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., to pay their respects on National Vietnam War Veteran’s Day.
SecAF Kendall engaged with Singaporean and Estonian senior defense officials during travel to Singapore March 22-23.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall traveled to India March 21 to discuss future and ongoing defense partnerships with the nation.
The Air Force’s leadership development center has made it much easier for the service’s civilians to apply for its associate degree program.
The Defense Department announced new non-chargeable, paid bereavement leave benefit for service members.
While deployed to the Keystone of the Pacific, the F-35s will work in conjunction with other fighter units at Kadena AB to ensure continued steady-state fighter capabilities in the region.
Airmen from the United States, Thailand and Singapore visited a local school as part of a combined civic action engagement during Exercise Cope Tiger 23, March 23.
DAF senior leaders told Congress that progress is being made modernizing the Air and Space Forces but to fully succeed, Congress must pass the budget on time so critical “transformation” is not delayed.
Stories of Service aims to tell compelling and inspirational stories that focus not only on heroism and professional aspects of service members’ careers but also on how their serving has influenced their lives.
Members of the Studies and Analysis Squadron have worked hard during recent months to create one comprehensive website where Airmen can access all their enlisted promotion study materials in one place.
The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center recently released its updated strategy, adding a new focus area and synchronizing efforts across the center.
Rocket sled testing is critical to bridging the gap between the laboratory and full-scale flight tests for weapon systems under development.
In this week’s ATAF, the 2024 budget is focused on transformation and modernization, CMSAF discusses developing Airmen and recruiting, and the final paint design for Air Force One is set. (Hosted by Senior Airman Saomy Sabournin)
The senior leader testified to the Senate Armed Services Committee about recruiting challenges currently facing the Department of the Air Force.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III unveiled a comprehensive plan March 22, aimed at improving the lives of the dedicated U.S. military force and their families.
Twenty members from Yokota Air Base attended the Defense and Security Equipment International Japan exhibition March 16, in Tokyo, to seek out new, cutting-edge technology in a trip organized by YokoWERX.
The DAF approved several uniform initiatives for implementation effective April 1.
The Department of the Air Force’s top civilian and military leaders spoke with defense experts and industry partners during the 14th annual McAleese Defense Programs Conference March 15.
CMSAF Bass and other Air Force senior leaders visited the Airmen of the 90th Missile Wing.
Air Force senior leaders from the active-duty, Reserve, Guard, and department civilians spoke at a Department of the Air Force Total Force Integration, or TFI, symposium.
The Department of the Air Force selected Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to host the Joint Integrated Test and Training Center, which is the first center capable of joint and multinational force training.
The Female Fitment Program continues to influence daily life and duty for female Airmen, moving history forward for generations of women.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. hosted Qatar Emiri Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Jassim Al-Mannai for an official counterpart visit March 16 to further deepen the strong U.S.-Qatar defense and security partnership.
Air Combat Command recently announced the 2023 ACC demonstration team pilots.
U.S. Air Force aircraft from Joint Base Elmendorf–Richardson, Alaska and Kadena Air Base, Japan traveled to Clark Air Base, Philippines to integrate and train with Philippine air force 5th Fighter Wing counterparts.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Secretary Kendall talks about modernization and the pacing challenge the U.S. faces with China, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. announces the Future Operating Concept and a recruitment incentive program for enlisted ranks is revived.
The summit will cover current and future modeling and simulation activities and how they support the fusion of air and space, as well as their impact on multi-domain operations to cultivate a distinct M&S community culture.
Allied and partner Air Chiefs came together on Ramstein Air Base for the bi-annual NATO Air Chiefs’ Symposium on March 16.
With a core headquarters team of 13 augmented by a network of more than 250 change agents across the command, CDX achieves its mission by leveraging the ideas and innovations driven by Airmen and civilians across the enterprise.
Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1, an Agile Combat Employment exercise that took place on Guam and Tinian, recently concluded.
White Stag is a wing level exercise implemented as a self-evaluation, validating the wing’s Full Spectrum Readiness and ability to deploy, operate and sustain rapid global mobility in any contested environment.
Congratulations to the 1,629 master sergeants selected for senior master sergeant in the 23E8 promotion cycle.
While researching unconscious gender bias, one AMC commander came up with the idea to remove a legacy marker once intended to secure appropriate lodging and readiness items for female crew members.
The $259.3 billion proposal that Congress will now consider for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 includes $185.1 billion for the Air Force and $30 billion for the Space Force.
Registration is now open for this four-day gathering of the nation’s top artificial intelligence and data experts.
Agile Flag is the latest U.S. Air Force investment in capabilities that enables Lead Wings to operate at the speed, scope, complexity, and scale needed in a modern-day threat environment.
Maintainers and engineers from the C-5 System Program Office began to incorporate 3D-printed parts in C-5M Super Galaxy maintenance last month.
The 156th Wing operated as an expeditionary air base during U.S. Southern Command’s large-scale multinational exercise Operation Forward Tiger 2023.
President of the United States Joe Biden has selected the livery design for the "Next Air Force One," VC-25B, a design that will closely resemble the livery of the current Air Force One, VC-25A, while also modernizing for the 21st century.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, a new prototype Airborne Battle Management aircraft is ordered, the Air Force announces new privacy protections for pregnant Airmen and policies for non-covered reproductive health care, and U.S. Air Forces Africa sponsors a meeting of African Air Chiefs.
The Air Force is reinstating the Enlisted College Loan Repayment Program to align enlistment incentives with sister services and further enhancing its current recruitment strategy.
The Department of Defense collaborated with the Military Women’s Memorial to host a Women, Peace and Security panel, March 6, in Arlington.
The Defense Department participated in the 2023 Australian International Aerospace & Defence Exposition and Airshow to highlight the importance of our strategic partnerships in the Indo-Pacific.
Six Spark Tank finalist teams presented their ideas at the Air and Space Forces Association 2023 Warfare Symposium.
The panel, titled the “Enlisted Imperative,” highlighted the changing operational environment, ways Airmen and Guardians are critical to maintaining air and space dominance, and efforts to recruit and retain the best members.
The panel, titled “Logistics on the Attack,” was a conversation about the buildup and sustainment of materiel necessary to “set the theater” for the successful delivery of logistics effects.
The Department of the Air Force launched a toolkit March 8, providing a supplemental resource for commanders to tailor training specifically oriented to the United States’ pacing challenge.
Gen. Thomas A. Bussiere, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, spoke about the AFGSC mission at the 2023 Air and Space Forces Warfare Symposium.
In celebration of Women's History Month, top women military leaders discussed the importance of recruiting and retaining the best and most competent personnel in the military.
Chief of Space Operations Gen. B. Chance Saltzman delivered his keynote address during the Air and Space Forces Association 2023 Warfare Symposium.
Department of the Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall offered a report card March 7 during a major address at the 2023 Air and Space Forces Association Warfare Symposium.
Senior leaders from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force spoke during a panel titled “Warfighting on the Homefront” at the 2023 Air and Space Forces Association Warfare Symposium.
Prospective Airmen and others with questions about joining the Air Force now have a biweekly, online resource for getting news and information.
The Air Force Services Center will begin rolling out the first leg of a new free BMX stunt tour to five installations in the month of March with an expected expansion to additional installations as the schedule progresses.
The Tactical Trauma Reaction and Evacuation Crossover Course, or TTREX, is designed to test and validate Individual Critical Task Lists and the Comprehensive Medical Readiness Program for military medical personnel.
In this week’s look around the Air Force, a special event inspires current and future Airmen, Cyber Focus Teams help bake-in protection for weapons systems, and poppy seed products can cause a false positive on drug testing.