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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Endeavour rocketed into space Wednesday on the year's first shuttle flight, and the five astronauts promptly released a communications satellite. 50 years ago: A Lubbock youth from 47th Street has been graduated from a U.S. Air Force technical school at Sheppard AFB ...
Aircrew members from the 53rd weather Reconnaissance Squadron "Hurricane Hunters" taxi a WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft to its parking spot on the runway at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., after a winter storm flight Jan. 12, 2018. In addition to their hurricane taskings, Hurricane Hunters fly winter ...
Dayton, Ohio (AP) - The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force says the number of visitors to the southwest Ohio facility dropped for the third straight year. The Dayton Daily News reports about 829,000 visitors came to the museum in 2017 compared to 850,000 the previous year. The museum reported ...
Senior Airman Daniel Palma, 80th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment, cleans an aviator helmet mask as part of his daily duties to ensure equipment issued to pilots of the 80th Flying Training Wing is in serviceable condition. AFE is one of many career fields that played a role in 2017 that ...
An Airman assigned to the 14th Weapons Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., stands outside a CV-22 Osprey before a night mission during the U.S. Air Force Weapons school advanced integration course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 10, 2017. The CV-22 is a tiltrotor aircraft that possesses vertical ...
Two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs depart to continue a mission after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 447th Air Expeditionary Group over Syria, Dec. 1, 2017. A-10s have been involved in fighting from Mosul to Raqqa and are currently used in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and ...
... aircraft at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 27, 2017. Headquarters AFJROTC has started a new Flight Academy scholarship program that could one day turn some cadets into pilots on military or commercial aircraft to help address the nation's aircrew crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick).
Airman Shawn Bragg, 100th Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems apprentice, prepares to enter the confined space trainer on RAF Mildenhall, England, Dec. 15, 2017. The training unit was built in-house, using scrap metal. The alternative to the confined space trainer was purchasing an additional ...
Place started her journey with the TAPS program back in 2001. At the time, she was stationed in Washington D.C. as a member of the United States Air Force Honor Guard. After spending months performing funeral ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, she realized that she didn't really get to interact ...
During France's intervention in the Chad-Libya war in 1987, the French restricted air traffic over Chad. No aerial traffic was allowed in an area that extended from the 16th parallel to the outskirts of the capital N'Djamena. Civilian pilots didn't always respect these air-traffic measures, especially as civil flights ...
This could be the year that reshapes the U.S. space launch industry as the U.S. Air Force, for the first time in two decades, invests in next-generation rocket prototypes that could replace United Launch Alliance's Atlas V and Delta IV-series launch vehicles. In the name of developing an all-American launch ...
The US Air Force and BAE Systems are accelerating efforts to sustain, test and help modernize weapons carrying, sustainment and delivery across its fleet of bomber platforms. The system, called the Bomber Armament Tester, is intended for the B-1B, B-2 and B-52H bombers; the intent of BAT is to assess ...
BEATRICE - Gage County honored another of the county's veterans of the armed services, on Wednesday. Roland "Red" Timmerman served in the U.S. Air Force as an Airman First Class, serving from April, 1951 to January 20th, 1955. Gage County Board Chairman Myron Dorn said Timmerman won four ...
JOINT BASE San Antonio-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials have nominated four finalists for the 2017 government Employees insurance Company Military Service Awards, which recognizes enlisted total force members from all branches of service for contributions to military or civilian ...
Tech. Sgt. Joseph Tenebruso, 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group, Detachment 1 expeditionary maintenance flight chief, marshals in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, July 2, 2017. The expeditionary maintenance liaisons marshal incoming aircraft at Qayyarah West to ...

Lester Burkhart served in U.S. Air Force. Tuesday ... The family moved to Oklahoma a few years later and it's there he attended school, graduated and decided to enlist in the U.S. Air Force. ... He added there are times when he wakes up at night thinking about those United States Air Force days gone by.
While on a flight from San Francisco to Seattle, she responded to a victim who went into cardiac arrest by providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation and stabilizing the victim. Once the aircraft landed, emergency responders from the ground transported the patient to the emergency room. (U.S. Air Force photo ...
We maintained a loose formation while climbing up to the correct altitude for the exercise. Initially, we expected to only reach about 14,000ft, but due to the less than ideal weather conditions, Vodka Flight was ordered to climb up to 22,000ft. That was the altitude we entered the range at after the roughly 10 ...
A business consultant allegedly plagiarized an article on leadership written by a former U.S. Air Force officer who is now a high-ranking official in the Department of Homeland Security. Thomas Mattus, president and founder of a business training firm, submitted a paper to the Project Management Institute ...
Albuquerque, N.M. (AP) -- The U.S. Air Force has named its top nurse for 2017 and the award goes to a nurse practitioner stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico. Maj. Cindy Callisto is assigned to the 377th Medical Group. She says the honor comes as a shock. Callisto says she enjoys her ...
US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet missile Air Force load crew members from Misawa Air Base, Japan, carry a bomb to an F-16 Fighting Falcon while an evaluator observes during the 2017 annual weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, May 13, 2017.(US Air Force ...
A British military air base in England used by the U.S. Air Force was locked down Monday after a disturbance, but the emergency measure ended when a man was arrested on suspicion of "criminal trespass," police and Air Force officials said. American service members fired shots during the incident at the ...
On December 27, 1935, the U.S. Air Force attacked a most fiery enemy ever: a Hawaiian volcano. Technically, it wasn't the air force in 1935, but the U.S. Army Air Corps. Nor had Congress declared war on the volcano, or passed an Authorization of military force Against Volcanoes. Nevertheless, when ...
A new video released by the United States Air Force on Friday shows two Russian jets being intercepted in past two months. The video shows two intercepts on November 23 and December 13 of two Russian Navy SU-30 Flankers flying in tight formation in international space near the Baltics, Stars and ...
The Defense Department's failure to report "significant numbers" of disqualifying records to the FBI's national background check system allowed former U.S. Air Force member Devin P. Kelley to buy a rifle and shoot 26 people to death Nov. 5 in a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church, the lawsuit said.
Master Sgt. Shalenna Mitchell, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing finance budget analyst and Tech. Sgt. Randle Mitchell, 386th Expeditionary civil engineering Squadron assistant chief of fire prevention, video chat with their children Dec. 21, 2017, as they do daily while on deployment at an undisclosed ...
Capt. Millie Hale, 22nd Air Refueling Wing executive officer, and Capt. Ralph Hale, 22nd Operations Group executive officer, pose for a photo on a T-38 Talon Aug. 13, 2017, at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. While she was in pilot training, a German air force pilot instructor provided the inspiration for ...
Submitted graphic The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force holds an annual Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition, providing students the opportunity to develop positive academic and character qualities and to showcase their writing talents while vying for scholarship funds.
A Nevada man who sold smoke grenades and military-issued ammunition stolen from the U.S. Air Force has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and two years' probation. U.S. Attorney Steven Myhre says 38-year-old Temogen Tran Noguni of Henderson was sentenced Friday in Las Vegas after pleading guilty in August ...
Lockheed Martin contractor field service representatives attached to the Joint Special Operations Forces Support Detachment-K, install a front suspension Dec. 8, 2017, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Louis Vega Jr.) Camp Sparta is a secure and isolated ...
A British military air base in England used by the U.S. Air Force was locked down Monday after a disturbance, but the emergency measure ended when a man was arrested on suspicion of "criminal trespass," police and Air Force officials said. American service members fired shots during the incident at the ...
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- With a continued focus on solving the pilot retention problem and maintaining air dominance, Air Force senior leaders look to celebrate the culture and flying expertise of their pilots. "Airpower is a team sport - the ultimate competition - and I think it is imperative that we recognize ...
Staff Sgt. Jordan Peterson (left) smiles at his twin brother, Senior Airman Jarrod Peterson during a photo shoot at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Both Airmen are stationed at the Air Force Technical Applications Center as web developers for AFTAC's Cyber Capabilities Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by ...
Eric Walter, 386th Expeditionary Medical Group physical therapy element chief, uses thoracic manipulation to treat Senior Airman Calvin Lourens, 386th Expeditionary logistics Readiness Squadron passenger service specialist, Dec. 7, 2017, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force ...
As is the case with the X-32, the YF-23 never faced the most dramatic problems to afflict the F-22 Raptor. It never experienced cost overruns, technology failures, software snafus, or pilot-killing respiratory issues. Those problems, which regularly afflict new defense projects (in fairness, the pilot suffocation is ...
Courtesy photo | U.S. Air Force U.S. Air Master Sgt. Brandy Venson, an in-service reserves recruiter assigned to the 97th Air Mobility Wing, sits behind her desk, November 20, 2017, AltUS Air Force base, Okla. Venson started by recruiting civilians but eventually made the move to work in-service, bringing ...
After more than a decade of reviewing how the U.S. will modernize its most important military satellite systems--such as those that detect nuclear missile launches--there are signs the Pentagon is finally moving toward decisions. Lockheed Martin's Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS), first launched in ...
Marine Corps AV-8B Harriers with the Marine Attack Squadron 231 assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., are parked on the flightline during basic fighter maneuver training at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Dec. 1, 2017. Marine pilots received an opportunity to "battle" Air Force aircraft to ...
U.S. Air Force Unveils Criminal Reporting Reforms in Wake of Texas Shooting ... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force is toughening its rules for reporting criminal records to the government's gun owner background check database, after a man convicted of assault while in the service was able to ...
US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers headed to RAAF Base Amberley ... you might see one of two United States Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancers.
Maj. Gen. Dondi Costin, Air Force Chief of Chaplains, gives a Thanksgiving message at the interfaith Thanksgiving service, at an undisclosed ...
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Air Force leaders recently announced the Air Force's continuation pay rates which are part of the new Blended ...
The U.S. Air Force has urged its pilots to keep their cockpit windows clean after a series of near misses with civilian aircraft. USAF f-15 jets ...
Chief Master Sgt. Raymond Arnold, 737 Expeditionary Airlift Squadron flight engineer (left), and Capt. Jonathan Lemley, EAS pilot, initiate ...
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFNS) -- The members involved in the T-38 Talon crash from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on Nov.
Capt. Travis Trueblood, 11th Wing assistant staff judge advocate, poses for a photo at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 16, 2017. Trueblood holds ...
Spokane man told to Take Down American and U.S. Air Force Flag ... man was told to take his down, along with a United States Air Force flag.
The SMART Scholarship Program provides opportunities for students who want to pursue a undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the 19 ...


 

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