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  • U-2 pilot assists civilian aircraft in distress call

    A U-2 Dragon Lady pilot assisted a civilian pilot in distress, Feb. 8, 2022, near Lake Berryessa. At approximately 9 a.m., a civilian aircraft suffered engine failure over Lake Berryessa. The civilian pilot received radio assistance from Maj. Heatherman, 99th Reconnaissance Squadron (RS) U-2 pilot.

  • WAPS adjusts for 22E6, 22E5 testing cycles

    Starting with the 22E6 and E5 promotion testing cycles, the Air Force will begin using Situational Judgment Test questions as part of the Promotion Fitness Examination.

  • Generations of aviation

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Will Piepenbring is invited to a WWII living history event in Douglas, Georgia, Dec. 4, 2021. He talks about his love for aviation and how his grandfather inspired him to fly.

  • Citizenship Day: A reflection on my journey and responsibilities

    Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, is celebrated Sept. 17 to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution. The celebration encourages Americans to reflect on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and what it means to be a U.S. citizen.

  • Stay safe this 4th of July

    Celebrating our nation on the 4th of July should never end in tragedy. Sadly, the holiday can become deadly when alcohol and fireworks are thrown in the mix.