Air Force Featured Stories

  • Air Force expects lower enlisted promotion rates

    The Air Force is expecting lower promotion rates for the next few years due to enlisted grade restructuring, a leveling-off of end-strength growth, and high retention levels. Based on structure revisions and end-strength requirements, grades E-5 through E-7 will be impacted.

  • Richardson: Teamwork, collaboration key to AFMC success

    The AFMC change of command ceremony was more than just an opportunity to welcome Gen. Duke Z. Richardson to the organizational helm; it was also a homecoming for the new commander who has spent nearly half of his career as part of the enterprise.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Robinson takes reins at AETC

    Lt. Gen. Brian Robinson took the reins of Air Education and Training Command from Lt. Gen. Brad Webb during a change of command ceremony May 20. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presided over the ceremony.

  • Leavitt: Dream big, work hard

    Maj. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt shared her experiences with the newest generation of female aviators and others, from an ROTC cadet at the University of Texas, all the way to current position as the Department of the Air Force Chief of Safety.

  • AMC commander releases ‘strategy to win’

    In conjunction with releasing his strategy and priorities, Minihan engaged leadership in discussing force resiliency and how to work together to ensure the MAF is prepared to deliver rapid global mobility in a peer-competitor fight.

  • New AFMC Professional Library encourages lifelong learning

    A new Air Force Materiel Command Professional Library offers Airmen and civilians the opportunity to embrace lifelong professional development with books, podcasts, articles and more, inspired by leadership recommendations across diverse subject areas.

  • Future ANG commanders learn to 'Make Progress Unhindered by Custom'

    The Commander Leadership Course is a director of the ANG program designed to give new group and wing commanders the opportunity to engage directly with national level leaders in order to ensure greater strategic alignment between national and local level Guard initiatives.