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.
Edwards Air Force Base moves to HPCON Bravo
Edwards Air Force Base will move from Health Protection Condition Alpha to Bravo beginning June 21.
Ramstein among 9 bases where Air Force Aid Society’s new process is being tested
The change should make it more convenient for airmen and their families to request emergency financial assistance as well as speed up the payment process.
Patriot missiles down drone target from Palau with assist from Lightning II
A drill marked the first time a Patriot missile defense system had combined with a stealth fighter for a live-fire drill outside of testing in the U.S., an Army spokesman said.
Ohio new concealed carry law does not apply to Wright-Patterson, base says
A new state law allowing Ohioans to carry a concealed weapon without a permit took effect Monday, but it does not apply to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the base said in a recent statement.
Lockdown lifted at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland
A lockdown has been lifted at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Tuesday, after security forces and local law enforcement responded to reports of gunshots off-base.
Selfridge Air National Guard Base welcomes public back for Open House and Air Show
The 2022 Selfridge Open House and Air Show is set for July 9-10.
Congress mandates role for Wright-Patterson intelligence center in investigating UFOs
The Consolidated Appropriations Act mandates a role for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in the gathering of information about UFOs.
New general takes over key Air Force command at Wright-Patterson
Newly promoted Gen. Duke Z. Richardson succeeded Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. as commander of Air Force Materiel Command at a ceremony at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
Wright-Patterson’s AFMC wants your game-changing ideas
Air Force Materiel Command is opening the doors to its “Spark Tank” competition for the third year, inviting airmen and Space Force guardians — uniformed and civilian — to submit ideas on how the force can operate better and more efficiently.
Facing headwinds, military recruiters seek to make cultural connections
The Air Force and all military branches are using whatever recruiting tools they can. They find themselves competing with low unemployment, the after-effects of COVID and civilian employers who are increasingly willing to offer relatively higher pay and new benefits tailored to new employees.
Cannabis-smuggling attempt on Okinawa means Japanese prison for US airman
A Japanese court sentenced a U.S. airman to three years in prison at hard labor and a $5,965 fine for attempting to smuggle cannabis into the country by mail.
New Air Force commander on Guam urges readiness for a conflict with China
Brig. Gen. Paul Birch took command of Andersen’s 36th Wing from Brig. Gen. Jeremy Sloane on Friday.
A key Air Force command welcomes new commander Monday
Lt. Gen. Duke Z. Richardson will succeed Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. as commander of Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) at a ceremony at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.