Museum Foundation, Aviation Hall of Fame to honor WASPs at Air Force Museum
According to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, WASP pilots flew 60 million miles in a variety of military aircraft, including fighters and B-17 and B-29 bombers.
First woman to lead Minnesota Air National Guard assumes duties
Command Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Erikson is the most senior enlisted member of the Minnesota Air Guard. She's in charge of about 2,000 airmen located at two separate wings and the command headquarters.
Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost is second woman to lead a top US command
Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost on Friday became only the second woman to lead one of the Pentagon's 11 so-called combatant commands, the multi-service organizations that spearhead U.S. military operations around the world.
Proposal imagines Air Force Academy facility with food that’s out of this world
The cadet club USAFA Green designed an agricultural testing facility for entry into the Air Force’s annual Spark Tank innovation challenge. While it would be based in Colorado Springs, Colo., it would allow research for “any environment,” they say.
Another US base lowers its health protection status to permit widespread travel in Japan
Misawa Air Base lowered its health protection condition as the number of new cases nearby continues to fall, the pressure on local health-care facilities has eased and vaccination rates on and off the base have risen, a base spokesman said.
Kansas legislators question whether National Guard COVID vaccine mandate violates state law
Rep. Pat Proctor, R-Leavenworth, sent a legislative inquiry to the Adjutant General of the National Guard on Tuesday. His letter seeks answers on whether the order runs afoul of a law passed last session that bars state funds from being used to enforce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Changes in Air Force promotion scoring give credit for experience
The Promotion Recommendation Score will still place more emphasis on the most recent evaluation, but it will also grant bonus points for airmen who have consistently performed well in previous years.
Air Force drops new 5,000-pound bunker-buster bomb for first time 
The Air Force is testing a mammoth, 5,000-pound bomb designed using advanced modeling to increase its impact in reaching and destroying hardened underground facilities the likes of North Korea’s ballistic-missile and nuclear-weapons facilities.
Bombers refuel with mobile kit created by airmen during historic pit stop at Spangdahlem Air Base
Monday marked the first time the Texas-based Lancers had ever visited this rural U.S. base in western Germany, and the first time they used the Versatile Integrating Partner Equipment Refueling kit.
Hundreds of thousands of US troops have not yet complied with vaccine mandate as deadlines near
Military officials explain the variance in vaccination rates, in part, by pointing to the staggered deadlines each of the services set for personnel to comply while expressing optimism that, as those dates approach, numbers will quickly rise and a vast majority of troops will carry out their orders.