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Air Force Featured Stories

  • Pride Month: Every Airman, Guardian has a story

    By building a force with diverse backgrounds, skills and experiences, the Air Force and Space Force’s capabilities will be ultimately enhanced in accomplishing its mission. The Department of the Air Force is committed to fostering a more diverse and inclusive culture across the force.

  • DoD pays tribute to LGBTQ+ service members

    Pride Month is a time to celebrate progress, and it's also a time for the Defense Department, the nation and the world to acknowledge the challenges that remain and to reaffirm commitment to equality for LGBTQ+ people.

  • A culture of inclusion is key to success

    In recognition of Transgender Day of Visibility, AFMC’s LGBTQ Initiatives Team highlights the importance of inclusion for transgender people across the mission and how individuals can support the command and Air Force-wide inclusion efforts.

  • The power of women in the STEM workplace

    A significant gender gap has persisted throughout the years at all levels of STEM disciplines all over the world. Even though women have made tremendous progress towards increasing their participation in higher education, they are still under-represented in these fields.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Remember, celebrate, act

    In sermons and speeches, King’s voice rang out with a call for us to work toward a better tomorrow. He challenged us to live up to the ideals enshrined in our founding documents – that we are all created equal, endowed with unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

  • Airman Heritage Museum displays Women in the Air Force’s rich history

    Located in a single exhibit area of the Airman Heritage Museum at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, is the Women in the Air Force gallery that invites us to remember the unique plights – and inevitable triumphs – of the first women who were afforded the opportunity to serve.

  • Air Force senior leaders direct IG review into racial disparity

    On 2 June 2020, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, and Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. Raymond directed the Department of the Air Force Inspector General to conduct a review into racial disparity in the Department of the Air Force.