Air Force Featured Stories

  • CMSAF visits Holloman AFB, Operation Allies Welcome support

    Bass received a firsthand look at Task Force-Holloman operations, which included touring the life support area housing service members temporarily deployed in support of Operation Allies Welcome, the in-processing center, quality of life support, and Aman Omid Village where Afghan evacuees reside.

  • CMSAF visits with 445th AW, 655th ISRW

    During her visit to the 445th Airlift Wing and 655th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass coined one 655th ISR Wing Airman and three 445th AW Airmen who were chosen as outstanding performers for the wing.

  • Air Force senior leaders visit Liberty Village on Joint Base MDL

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass arrived to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to visit Liberty Village and the members supporting Task Force Liberty Sept. 25.

  • 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year recognized at AFA

    The 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2021 were recognized over the course of five days during the annual Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber conference held at National Harbor, Sept. 18-22.

  • CMSAF Leadership Library: September 2021

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass presents three new additions to the CMSAF Leadership Library: "Think Again: the power of knowing what you don’t know", "The Hundred Year Marathon", and "Like War: the weaponization of social media".

  • CMSAF visits Forward Edge of Indo-Pacific

    Since the Accelerate Change or Lose action orders was released, the 36th Wing has created and implemented new standard operating procedures to meet the call by spearheading a training guide for Agile Combat Employment concepts and multi-capable Airmen skill sets.

  • CMSAF speaks at IAAFA graduation

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass served as the guest speaker at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy graduation ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Aug. 11.

  • I am part of Team 19

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass and her team visited Offutt Air Force Base to visit with Airmen, the sixth chief master sergeant of the Air Force and to learn more about their mission.

  • CMSAF visits Edwards AFB

    Her first stop during her visit was to the base theater, where she addressed base leadership, squadron commanders and their superintendents, first sergeants and key spouses.

  • 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.

  • CMSAF visits Wright-Patterson AFB

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass often gets things started by 4:30 a.m. before embarking on workdays jam-packed full of office tours, command briefs and meeting with Airmen across various installations, which she calls the “best part of my job ... hands down.”