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  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • STRATCOM Commander Presents Omaha Trophy to 509th, 131st Bomb Wings

    U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), awarded the Omaha Trophy to the men and women of the 509th Bomb Wing and 131st Bomb Wing at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, May 8.
  • Air Force directs one-day operational safety review

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018.
  • US, Iceland remember WWII heroes with monument dedication

    May 3, 2018, marked the 75th anniversary of the death of, Lt. Gen. Frank Maxwell Andrews, and the crew of the B-24 Liberator “Hot Stuff,” the first heavy bomber in the 8th Air Force to complete 25 missions.“Their sacrifice and commitment to a cause far greater than themselves represents the proud heritage and tradition of honour that is the core
  • Off-duty 2nd SFS defender rescues teenager

    One moment he’s looking over a design for a tattoo, the next he’s saving someone’s life. Second Lt. Adam Sacchetti, 2nd Security Forces Supply and Logistics officer in charge, removed a 17-year-old from a smoking car following an accident in San Antonio on April 6, 2018.
  • 509th, 131st Total Force logistics team named best in the Air Force

    Airmen of the 509th and 131st Logistics Readiness Squadrons were recently awarded the Maj. Gen. Warren R. Carter Logistics Readiness Award, recognizing them jointly as the best Air Force logistics readiness squadron for 2017.
  • PCS Bazaar educates Airmen, families

    Ellsworth Air Force Base hosted a Permanent Change of Station Bazaar inside the Dakota’s Club, April 19, 2018. This event brought base agencies and local vendors together to educate Airmen and their families on the PCS process and resources available to them.“This is the first of its kind,” said Maj. Heather McDaniel, 28th Logistics Readiness
  • US participates in exercise African Lion

    BEN GUERIR AIR BASE, Morocco -- The U.S. military, the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces and eight other nations gathered in the Kingdom of Morocco participate in Exercise AFRICAN LION 18.
  • Video: BLUE Episode 24 - The Bombers

    FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – With the ability to carry almost any weapon the Air Force has to offer, Strategic bombers are a mainstay in the U.S. arsenal. Just the threat of using one can be enough to change the enemy's mind. In this edition of BLUE we find out how the Air Force uses strategic bombers for more than just delivering weapons.
  • Strikes Successful Against Syrian Chemical Weapons, DoD Officials Say

    The strikes last week against Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal were successful in degrading that country’s chemical weapons, research and storage facilities, the Pentagon’s chief spokesperson said.
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