Biden surging more military medical troops into U.S. hospitals amid record number of coronavirus cases
President Joe Biden announced Thursday that he has ordered a new deployment of some 120 active-duty military medical troops into hospitals overwhelmed with coronavirus patients in six states as the United States faces its highest-ever spike in cases and hospitalizations.
AF veteran, wife plead guilty to fraudulently applying for COVID-19 loans worth $5.1M
The couple falsely claimed they were owners of at least five small businesses, when Malik Mitchum was actually a junior enlisted member of the Air Force and Jenna Mitchum was unemployed.
Air Force Viper tactical flight demonstration to headline Westmoreland County Airshow in Pa.
A tactical flight demonstration by a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon jet, more commonly called a Viper, will highlight the 2022 Shop 'n Save Westmoreland County Airshow June 11 and 12.
Maine gov. to send 169 more National Guard members to help hospitals
Up to 169 additional Guard members will be deployed to non-clinical support roles at health care facilities across Maine.
Air Force has released 87 airmen for refusing vaccine
Of the Air Force total force — active-duty, National Guard and Reserve members — 95.6% were fully vaccinated as of Tuesday, the service said. Just 0.3% are partially vaccinated.
Dobbins Air Reserve Base generals talk of defending the nation while navigating a pandemic
Despite facing the pandemic and keeping the peace at protests around the country in the summer of 2020, the Georgia National Guard still had several deployments to the Middle East, Georgia, Morocco, South Korea, Brazil and Argentina.
Worsening COVID pushes Wright-Patterson to HPCON Delta
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base moved its health protection condition status to “Delta” from “Charlie” Friday, signifying growing concern with COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations.
Air Force rejects accusation that it lowered standards to ease path for female special operations trainee
The Air Force is pushing back on claims that the service gave preferential treatment to a woman who was vying to become the first female elite special tactics airman after a member of Congress raised concerns.
Bases in Europe expand booster shots amid rise in cases that disrupts classroom instruction
A European rise in new COVID-19 infections that led to temporary closures at Defense Department schools in two countries this week is coinciding with additional military-sponsored vaccination drives, a few of which geared toward eligible students.
Air Force judge orders release of texts, emails to Cooley defense team
The general court-martial trial of Air Force Maj. Gen. William Cooley, scheduled to begin at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Monday, has been continued by the military judge until April 18, Air Force Materiel Command said.