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Air Force Featured Stories

  • The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

    In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation that changed the federal holiday’s name from Armistice Day to Veterans Day. The name change aimed to pay tribute to all Americans who served their country honorably during war or peacetime.

  • A day in the life: CMSAF Bass visits Robins AFB

    Staff Sgt. Terrell McWilliams, 78th Comptroller Squadron Commander Support Staff noncommissioned officer in charge, shadowed Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass for a day while she visited Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

  • CMSAF visits Little Rock AFB, inspires Total Force Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Joanne S. Bass visited Little Rock Air Force Base, Nov. 8-10, witnessing firsthand how Team Little Rock is fostering an environment of connectivity and continuously sharpening its integration across the Total Force.

  • CMSAF speaks to future, mission priorities during first visit to LAAFB

    For her first official visit with the men and women of Space and Missile Systems Center and the 61st Air Base Group, Bass was immersed in the critical space acquisition mission and met with Airmen and Guardians who expertly carry it out in support of U.S. Air and Space Force operations.

  • AF Week in Photos

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

  • Air Force leaders say increased funding is improving readiness

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein thanked Congress for providing the resources necessary to restore the service’s readiness while testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness and Management

  • SecAF speaks to JAG Airmen

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson addressed Judge Advocate General Corps Airmen during the 2017 Horizons Summer Conference, Aug. 28, 2017, in Falls Church, Virginia.

  • F-35 makes historic appearance at Paris Air Show

    The U.S. made history when two F-35A Lightning IIs arrived at the Paris Air Show to fly the aircraft's first public aerial demonstrations June 19 – 25, 2017. Pulling off a historic event such as this takes months of careful planning and preparation. This team had only 36 days to make it happen.

  • Our Air Force - diverse in thought, word and deed

    The Air Force has a rich heritage built on the pillars of diversity and innovation. After African American History Month came to a close, we look on to honor women's history this month. I'd like to reflect on the word “diversity.”