US bases in Europe await imminent arrival of COVID-19 shots for kids under 5
Doses of the vaccine for children under 5 will be shipped to Air Force, Army and Navy installations in Europe starting Friday, according to the Defense Logistics Agency.
Former Air Force sergeant pleads guilty in deputy killing
Steven Carrillo, who prosecutors said had ties to the "boogaloo" movement, pleaded guilty to killing a sheriff's sergeant.
New leaders installed at US military commands in Europe that Russian invasion has returned to forefront
U.S. soldiers and special operations troops in Europe got new commanders as leadership changed hands for two headquarters at the center of the military’s response to Russia’s war on Ukraine.
Air Guard troops doing space missions face identity crisis
About 1,000 Air National Guard troops' units are torn between the Air Force, where they've historically been assigned, and the military's shiny new Space Force, where they now work.
New commander gets fourth star, takes charge of airmen in Europe and Africa
Gen. James Hecker became commander Monday of more than 30,000 airmen and an air operations network spread across three continents, taking the reins in a ceremony that saw five four-star leaders on one stage.
Raptors, Lightning IIs ‘critically important’ deterrence factors, says INDOPACOM chief
China’s ongoing military buildup and commitment to a ‘no-limits’ partnership with Russia presents a serious threat to the Indo-Pacific region, Adm. John Aquilino said.
Air Force cadet dies, 2 others hurt in Idaho training incident
An Air Force ROTC cadet from Alaska died in an accident involving a Humvee during a training exercise in Idaho.
Skulls and scythes: Protesters meet for ‘dance of the dead’ near Ramstein Air Base
Around 250 peace activists demonstrated outside Ramstein Air Base to protest Western support of the war in Ukraine, German rearmament and the NATO summit in Madrid.
US air base in Tokyo sends civilian children off base for health care
Beginning Aug. 1, routine services and management of chronic medical conditions in Yokota’s pediatric clinic will be limited to Tricare Prime enrollees, the 374th Airlift Wing said.
Openly gay Air Force command chief at Ramstein lends voice of personal experience for Pride Month
Only 15 years ago, Chief Master Sgt. Jeremiah Grisham never imagined he’d be where he is today: the top enlisted leader for the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing at Ramstein. As far as he knows, he’s the only openly gay command chief in the Air Force.
Pilot ‘raised in tactical airlift’ takes command of US airlift hub in Tokyo
A C-130J Super Hercules pilot who led a tactical airlift squadron in Afghanistan is the new commander of the Air Force’s home in western Tokyo.
Air Force to launch free maternity uniform pilot program at 10 locations
Pregnant airmen and guardians at 10 bases across the country and in Japan will soon be able to receive free maternity uniform items through the Maternity Uniform Pilot Program, or “Rent the Camo.”
Joint Base Lewis-McChord conducts mortar and demolitions training
Joint Base Lewis-McChord units are conducting day and nighttime mortar and demolitions training.
3rd Air Force welcomes new fighter pilot boss with experience in Europe, downrange
Maj. Gen. Derek France took the reins of the only numbered air force in USAFE-AFAFRICA.
Airman arrested in connection with explosives attack on US base in Syria
An unidentified airman has been arrested in connection with an attack using explosives in April on a small U.S. military base in Syria that wounded four American service members, Air Force officials said Tuesday.
Michigan extends comment period on Camp Grayling expansion
The National Guard is pursuing a Camp Grayling expansion of roughly 162,000 acres, which would nearly double its footprint and allow troops to train for emerging cyber and space warfare threats.
Panel rejects plan to close Georgia pilot training center
The decision by the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee is a big step toward keeping open the Combat Readiness Training Center in Savannah.
‘Diamond dorms’: Langley’s first sergeants’ rooms now used as safe spaces, emergency shelters
The base’s First Sergeants Council decided to convert its four first sergeant rooms into places for airmen in emergency situations — for instance, a safe place to escape domestic abuse.
Renovated airlift terminal in Tokyo ready for military travelers to Asia
Passengers at Yokota Air Base have a new panoramic view of warplanes on the flight line thanks to a $27.5 million terminal renovation.