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Air Force Featured Stories

  • Richardson takes command of AFMC

    Gen. Duke Z. Richardson assumed leadership of the Air Force Materiel Command during a ceremony at the National Museum of the Air Force, June 13.

  • First T-7A Red Hawk rolls out

    The first T-7A Red Hawk training aircraft rolled off the production line at the Boeing Defense, Space & Security building at Lambert International Airport.

  • Air Force fields new rifle to Airmen

    The SDMR will replace legacy M24 Sniper Weapon Systems for security forces defenders performing base defense operations in-garrison and in contingency support.

  • Air Force delivers E-4B simulator

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Simulator Division delivered the first ever high fidelity, full motion simulator designed to replicate E-4B flying operations and aerial refueling capability April 1.

  • ATAC provides recommendations for NAOC replacement

    ATAC Team 11, comprised of junior to mid-level civilian and military acquisition employees from across DAF, took up the challenge in August to provide recommendations for implementing digital acquisition methods for the Survivable Airborne Operations Center.

  • What is 'purpose?'

    In a recent study, 57% of younger Americans said when developing their career priorities, the most important is to do work that is enjoyable and meaningful, as this is what keeps them most engaged.

  • CSAF delivers new C-37B to JB Andrews

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. flew the first of two new C-37B aircraft, which was assigned the tail number 1941 in honor of the year the Tuskegee Airmen were founded.

  • Directorate leads KC-135 upgrade for Turkish Air Force

    The upgrade, termed “Block 45,” completely remodeled the inside of the Turkish KC-135R Stratotanker’s flight deck, with new liquid crystal displays, radio altimeter, computer module updates, autopilot, and a digital flight director, replacing approximately 63 parts to include analog instruments

  • Female body armor secures Hanscom AFB defenders

    The recently-developed armor is a lighter weight than previous editions and features a curved chest plate and shorter torso size. An adjustable corset tightens to fit the wearer, distinguishing it from a one-size-fits-all piece of equipment.