Air Force

Unmanned RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drones began a summer rotation to the home of U.S. Forces Japan in western Tokyo on Saturday.

Tokyo-based wing commander tapped to become Air Force Academy’s vice superintendent

Col. Otis Jones, commander of the 374th Airlift Wing at Yokota Air Base, Japan, will replace Col. Houston Cantwell as vice superintendent of the Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colo., an Air Force statement said Thursday.

Air Force sends male-only references in its official song off to the wild blue yonder

Almost 21% of the Air Force’s roughly 328,250 active-duty airmen are women, according to Air Force statistics.

Restrictions expanded near former Wurtsmith air base after PFAS found in most wildlife

State officials last year — too quietly, some contend — expanded hunting and fishing restrictions at Clark’s Marsh, near the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda, after scientific studies showed excessive levels of PFAS in virtually every living thing tested from the area.

Air Force resumes large-scale drills over Europe in North Sea mock showdown

Air Force fighter jets and aerial tankers from across Europe converged over the North Sea for a quickly arranged exercise that simulated a large-scale attack by enemy forces.

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