Air Force Featured Stories

  • Air Force announces the 12 Outstanding Airmen for 2022

    Air Force officials have selected the service’s top enlisted members, naming the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2022. The board selected the Airmen based on superior leadership, job performance and personal achievements. 

  • Total Force C-17 aircrew awarded Distinguished Flying Cross

    Three Reserve Airmen assigned to the 349th Air Mobility Wing at Travis AFB, and an active-duty Airman assigned to the 3rd Wing, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, were recognized for helping evacuate Americans and allies out of Afghanistan during Operation Allies Refuge in August 2021.

  • Air Force names 2020 Athletes of the Year

    Every year, the Air Force recognizes one male and female military member for their athletic accomplishments. Each installation nominates candidates by submitting packages that highlight their top athlete’s sports-related achievements, military awards and civic recognition from the past calendar

  • Air Force announces 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2020

    An Air Force selection board at the Air Force’s Personnel Center considered 36 nominees who represented major commands, direct reporting units, field operating agencies and Headquarters Air Force.

  • Best in Air Force: Columbus AFB Airfield Ops hard work recognized

    The 14th Operations Support Squadron’s Airfield Operations Flight is responsible for the daily care and feeding of both Columbus AFB owned airfields as well as the control of all 234 14th Flying Training Wing aircraft and civilian aircraft utilizing the surrounding airspace.

  • Gunship crew awarded 14 medals for joint SOF Afghanistan mission

    Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presented two Distinguished Flying Crosses with “C” device and 12 single event Air Medals with “C” device to 4th Special Operations Squadron Airmen during an awards ceremony March 2, at Hurlburt Field, for their actions in April

  • Air Force Recognized With FEMP FEDS Spotlight

    Three members of the Air Force’s Mission Thread Analysis team were recognized for their work in support of the Air Force’s Mission Assurance through Energy Assurance initiative with a Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program FEDS Spotlight on August 22nd at Energy Exchange 2018. The

  • 88th SFS named 2018 Verne Orr Award winner

    Air Force officials recently named the 88th Security Forces Squadron at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, as the winner of the 2018 Air Force Association Verne Orr Award.

  • Around the Air Force: May 30

    On this look around the Air Force Officer Training School cadets hit the ground running with a new prerequisites course, the Air Force is looking for a few good retired Airmen, and a new database makes it easy to look up medals and awards.