Wright-Patterson to get new intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance mission

Wright-Patterson is expected to host a new unit, the 76th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Squadron that will have a space-focused mission.

Documents leak suspect had been warned about handling of classified information, prosecutors say

Prosecutors say that superiors of the Massachusetts Air National guardsman charged with leaking highly classified military documents had raised concerns internally on multiple occasions about his handling or viewing of classified information.

Sen. Katie Britt to Pentagon boss: ‘Cut through the politics,’ move Space Command to Alabama

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt, R-Ala., told U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin Wednesday why his department and the U.S. Air Force should stand by the decision to put the U.S. Space Command headquarters on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville.

F-15D Eagle fell into irrigation canal after landing mishap at Oregon base

An F-15D Eagle that left the runway while landing Monday at a West Coast air base ended up in an irrigation channel, according to the 173rd Fighter Wing.

Biden may halt Space Command move to Alabama

Unnamed sources in an NBC news report say they believe the White House's potential plan to delay moving Space Command to Huntsville stems from "abortion politics" in Alabama.

What’s the right penalty for intel officer who kept 300 classified docs?

What’s the proper penalty for the retired Air Force intelligence officer who kept more than 300 classified defense documents among his personal belongings?

F-15 Eagle experiences ‘emergency’ while landing at National Guard field in Oregon

An F-15D Eagle experienced an in-flight emergency around 3 p.m. Monday and exited a runway while landing at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., according to the Air Force.

US fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft near Alaska

F-16 and F-22 fighter jets on Thursday intercepted Russian aircraft that included TU-95 bombers, IL-78 tankers and SU-35 fighter jets, according to NORAD. The Russian planes remained in international airspace and did not enter U.S. or Canadian territory.

F-35 jet star of Westfield International Air Show in Massachusetts

While the show — the first of its kind since 2017 — did not feature some of the high-profile acts of the past, it had plenty to make crowds happy, including the 104th’s own F-15 demonstration team and the F-35 Demonstration Team from the 388th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base.

Colorado units 'orphaned' amid Space National Guard debate

When the Space Force was established in late 2019, more than 1,000 Air National Guard members focused on space missions were left behind. A debate about their future is still raging, leaving the airmen in limbo some three years later.

Air Force reveals upgrade to troubled myEval performance reporting system

The Air Force in March quietly launched myEval 2.0, an updated version of its personnel evaluation platform, following complaints about its usability when it debuted more than a year ago.

Alleged Air Force leaker Teixeira fixated on guns and envisioned 'race war'

Jack Teixeira, dressed in camouflage fatigues, his finger wrapped around the trigger of a semiautomatic rifle, faced the camera and spoke as though reciting an oath. "Jews scam, n-----s rape, and I mag dump."

New York Jets sponsor friendly flag football contest between US and UK service members

The NFL’s New York Jets sponsored a friendly flag football clash between U.S. service members and U.K. armed forces at RAF Lakenheath’s turf football field Friday.

Airman returns to his alma mater at air base in Tokyo with token of thanks

A graduate of the Defense Department high school at this airlift hub in western Tokyo returned to share a combat memento with his former teachers.

Air Force tries to tempt airmen to stay in Turkey with largest assignment bonus yet

About 35 airmen have signed up for an additional year in Turkey since the Air Force approved a tax-free bonus of $1,000 per month.

Air Force 2-star general under investigation, fired for alleged misconduct

A two-star general who commanded the 19th Air Force has been fired, the service announced Wednesday, citing undisclosed misconduct allegations.

After guardsman’s leak of military secrets, Kansas senator wants change to classified docs

One bill would allow documents to be classified only if their risks to national security outweigh the public interest. Documents could be classified for a maximum of 25 years and only heads of the agencies or the president would be allowed to extend the classification.

Like ‘flying a roller coaster;’ F-35 demonstration team arrives at Mass. base ahead of Barnes air show

The future of Barnes Air National Guard Base appeared, first, as two tiny specs on the horizon. Then two $78M F-35s grew quickly into shapes recognizable as aircraft. The F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team arrived Tuesday and will be the main attraction of the Westfield International Air Show.

PCS parody: Air Force spouse turns military moving chaos into comedy

PCS season has a new anthem. It’s sung to the tune of “Be Our Guest” from “Beauty and the Beast,” but it focuses on the unique challenges of military moves.