Air Force Featured Stories

  • 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.

  • Beale AFB STEM capabilities inspire new generation

    Students from For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology came to Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 3, to be a part of FIRST robotics founder and Chief of Space Operations civic leader, U.S. Space Force, Dean Kamen’s, high altitude flight in a U-2 Dragon Lady and to witness first-hand

  • First African American female Grey Beret

    Oftentimes people are not aware they are making history while they’re in the midst of it, and that couldn’t be truer for Staff Sgt. Shanelle Newman who unknowingly became the first African American female Grey Beret.

  • Flying training reimagined as first PTN class graduates

    The Air Force’s pilot training landscape took a significant step forward in reimagining how Airmen learn to fly as 13 students from the first iteration of Pilot Training Next pinned on their silver wings in a ceremony Aug. 3, at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, Austin, Texas.

  • AFRL provides support to robot competition

    Approximately 14 teams from the Miami Valley joined 46 other teams from across Ohio at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League Ohio Championship, held Feb. 4, 2018 at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.

  • Weapon systems officer makes history at USAF Weapons School

    Capt. Kari Armstrong, an F-15E Strike Eagle weapon systems officer with the 389th Fighter Squadron, received more than a diploma from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, June 27. Armstrong also became the first female F-15E weapons system officer and the second female