A new Space Force officer is the surprise NCAA champion in the steeplechase
Mahala Norris, who received her commission as a second lieutenant after graduating from the Air Force Academy this spring, outkicked the competition in the final stretch to claim the championship on Saturday. Norris will report to Vandenberg Space Force Base in August to assume duties as a Guardian.
NFL players union says it supports Navy player Cameron Kinley’s attempt to postpone service commitment
The NFL Players Association expressed its support Thursday for the effort by former Navy cornerback Cameron Kinley to postpone his five-year service commitment and pursue a professional football career immediately.
Officials cancel Olympic torch relay leg near Misawa Air Base over coronavirus concerns
Airmen and other U.S. military personnel at Misawa Air Base no longer have a chance to see the Olympic torch when the relay passes through northeastern Japan.
Navy says ‘no’ to Cameron Kinley’s bid to join the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Defensive back Cameron Kinley’s request to have his commission delayed was denied by acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas W. Harker, ending his pro football career before it could get started.
Former Air Force Academy pitcher Griffin Jax becomes the first Falcon to reach MLB
Right-handed pitcher Griffin Jax received a call-up from the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, becoming the first Air Force Academy graduate on a Major League Baseball team.
He lost five military teammates in a week to suicide. Now this veteran is trying to prevent more
Army veteran Jon Klipstein said that within days of returning from his first deployment to Afghanistan, five soldiers in his brigade died by suicide.
Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon to perform at Pro Football Hall of Fame
The platoon, based in Washington, D.C., will perform as part of the hall’s Military Appreciation Day.
First Coast Guardsman to make an Olympic team will sail for the gold south of Tokyo
A member of the Coast Guard is chasing Olympic sailing glory in Japan, 230 years after the U.S. Revenue Marine began hunting smugglers in wind-powered, wooden cutters.
Army reservist Sam Kendricks keeps raising the bar for US pole vaulters
U.S. Army reservist Sam Kendricks, the reigning world champion in the pole vault, set an American record Saturday at the U.S. track and field championships at Drake Stadium with a clearance of 19 feet, 10 1/2 inches (6.06 meters).