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  • Senior leader announcement: Week of June 3

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth announces a general officer retirement.
  • Arctic Challenge Exercise 21: Strengthening Nordic Relationships

    During the exercise, U.S., allied and partner nations will exercise the ability to plan, execute and evaluate large force employments in a multinational air operation.
  • Developing Self: An Airman's Foundational Competency

    In episode 51 of "The Air Force Starts Here" podcast, Col. Mark Coggins, competencies division chief, and Maj. Gen. William Spangenthal, Air Education and Training Command deputy commander, speak about Developing Self, the first category in the Airman’s Foundational Competencies.
  • AFMC designates $5 million for AFMC We Need efforts

    The Air Force Materiel Command released $5 million in funding for projects across the mission as it continues to drive towards the goals of the AFMC We Need.
  • AFIMSC releases diversity survey results

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center has released the results of its initial diversity and inclusion survey, identifying areas of focus and improvement for initiatives across the enterprise.
  • Key Spouse Mentors gather virtually to share ideas, best practices

    Air Force Reserve Key Spouse Mentors from around the country came together virtually May 7, to share their ideas, struggles and best practices. The Key Spouse Mentors conference also provided guidance and education on a host of Reserve programs available, resiliency and wellness techniques.
  • Air Force, USFWS partner to restore fish habitat

    Threatened fish at Beale Air Force Base, California, are reaping the benefits of a partnership between the Air Force and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • US, NATO aircraft integrate, fly over all 30 NATO nations

    Operation Allied Sky demonstrates a shared commitment to NATO solidarity, enhances readiness and provides training opportunities aimed at enhancing interoperability for all participating aircrews from the U.S. and NATO allies.
  • Luke AFB Airman saves 28 lives in Westgate shooting

    For one Airman, his childhood dream of becoming a superhero became his reality. Tech. Sgt. Michael Walker, 309th Fighter Squadron aviation resource manager, received the 2021 Air Force Sergeants Association William H. Pitsenbarger Heroism Award March 17. The AFSA presents the award annually to an enlisted Air Force member who has performed a heroic act, on or off duty, resulting in the saving of life or the prevention of serious injury.
  • Largest Checkered Flag exercise wraps up at Tyndall AFB

    Checkered Flag, one of the Department of Defense’s largest air-to-air exercises, is a two-week long, large-scale aerial exercise designed to integrate fourth and fifth-generation airframes to enhance mobility, deployment, and employment capabilities of aviators and maintainers.
  • Republic of Singapore Air Force deploys to Andersen AFB

    The Republic of Singapore air force deployed airmen, F-16 Fighting Falcons, F-15SG fighters and a G550 Airborne Early Warning aircraft to Andersen Air Force Base, May 24, 2021.
  • C-5M Super Galaxy visits Eglin AFB for countermeasures testing

    Engineers, testers and support staff working on the Eglin Air Force Base range enjoyed a fireworks display the last two weeks courtesy of the Air Force’s largest aircraft, the C-5M Super Galaxy.
  • DAF releases FY22 budget proposal, journeys to the Air and Space Forces of 2030

    The Department’s $173.7 billion request includes the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force budgets. The Air Force’s budget of $156.3 billion is a 2.3% increase and the Space Force’s budget of $17.4 billion is a 13.1% increase from FY 2021.
  • Innovator Series: Hazel Ying Lee

    Lee’s bravery and service record paved the way to secure military status for women pilots and echoed a legacy of equality and inclusion.
  • 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.
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