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  • 357th FS executes Agile Dragon

    Airmen from the 355th Wing participated in exercise Agile Dragon at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, May 21 – 27, 2021. 100 Airmen from the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base deployed eight U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs to execute agile combat employment principles in simulated real-world scenarios.
  • Not your average kit

    By definition, a kit is a set of articles, a set of parts, tools or supplies, which can be large or small and are packaged, mailed or transported by working sections. For a support section within the 55th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, a kit is something vital to ensuring mission accomplishment in a deployed location.
  • Three inductees join past “giants” on AFTAC Wall of Honor

    In keeping with its annual tradition, the commander of the Air Force Technical Applications Center inducted three former members of the nuclear treaty monitoring center onto its famed “Wall of Honor” May 26.
  • ACC observes Pride Month

    Air Combat Command is proud to join the nation to observe Pride Month in recognition of the vital contributions of our LGBTQ+ Airmen to the U.S. Air Force. The United States recognizes June as LGBTQ+ Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots of 1969. The riots were a series of demonstrations by members of the LGBT community and were prompted by a raid of the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan, New York. The patrons of Stonewall and surrounding lesbian and gay bars fought back when the raid became violent. The event sparked an international gay rights movement.
  • 332nd Airman follows family tradition of service and joins the military

    The ways Airmen find their way to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing is as diverse as the force itself, some joining the military as a family tradition, others searching for adventure and travel, and some for the benefits associated with serving. For one Airman that path led from Los Angeles, California to Southwest Asia where she serves at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing.
  • Total Force Integration proved at PSAB

    Rooted in a sea of sand, the U.S. Air Forces Central (AFCENT) mission is, in-part, seamlessly accomplished by both active duty and the Air National Guard—proving the concept of Total Force Integration (TFI). TFI is nothing new. Once called “Future Total Force,” TFI became the standard about 15 years ago—fully integrating the Air Force’s active duty, guard and reserve components in exercises and contingency operations around the world.
  • A-10 ACE Immersion

    The 354th Fighter Squadron hosted an A-10 Thunderbolt II agile combat employment immersion at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wisconsin, May 20, 2021.
  • President Biden, first lady visit JBLE service members

    President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis to meet with Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors and honor the fallen before Memorial Day, May 28.
  • Airman’s Foundational Competencies: An Air Force Initiative

    In this episode of The Air Force Starts Here podcast, we explore the Airman’s Foundational Competencies. The Air Force has identified 24 Airman’s foundational competencies for all Airmen, as part of a systematic competency-based approach to develop the force. In to episode 51 of "The Air Force Starts Here" podcast we speak with Col. Mark Coggins, competencies division chief, and Maj. Gen. William Spangenthal, AETC deputy commander, about the first category of developing self.
  • 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.
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