Air Force Featured Stories

  • AF Year in Photos

    This year's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This annual feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • AFSEC full speed ahead with virtual return to teaching

    With in-resident courses cancelled, the Safety Center needed to implement some changes to the courseware and the platform used to facilitate Air Force safety training needs as quickly as possible. Accepting the challenges head on, the Training & Force Development Division adapted and overcame the

  • Rookie special agent saves injured truck driver

    As Special Agent Jonathan Parker drove home June 9 from OSI Detachment 405 at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, he approached a chemical tanker truck overturned on its side, potentially causing an explosive chemical leak on Interstate-65 North, near Montgomery, Alabama.

  • Air University invests in technology to mitigate airborne pathogens at OTS

    The strategy for the current Officer Training School class included prescreening the 305 officer trainees before and after they arrived for class at the end of March, strict adherence to physical distancing, frequent sanitizing of contact surfaces, coordinated student movement and implementation of

  • Learn to Fly: An AFROTC cadet's journey to becoming a pilot

    In the video, Torius Moore, an Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet at Tuskegee University, tells his story of becoming a pilot and the lessons he's learned through AFROTC and how he hopes to use those moving forward.

  • Airman saves life amidst mass shooting

    Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ott, an instructor in Air University’s LeMay Center Joint Integration directorate, was working as an emergency room physician when he heard a “pop” from outside. Ott walked toward the nurses’ station, heard three more distinctive “pop” sounds and stepped outside to see a vehicle

  • Maxwell AFB opens for Hurricane Dorian support

    Personnel from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Defense Logistics Agency arrived Aug. 29 to begin preparations for receiving trailers of food, water and other necessary supplies FEMA may use after the hurricane passes.

  • Enlisted pilots honored during ceremony

    The military's sergeant pilots, enlisted aviators who served from 1912-1957, were honored during a monument unveiling and dedication at Maxwell-Gunter's Enlisted Heritage Hall June 9.Nearly 14 years in the making, the monument depicts Corporal Vernon L. Burge, the Army Signal Corps' first enlisted