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Secretary of the Air Force (SAF/OS)
Deborah Lee James
Air Force Chief of Staff (AF/CC)
Gen. Mark A. Welsh III
The process used to acquire software is archaic and needs to modernize if we are to win in a future peer-to-peer conflict.
In order to provide cutting edge capabilities at a rapid pace to the warfighter, the Air Force has formed Kessel Run – a program that combines Airmen coders with indsutry-leading software experts to effectively and efficiently provide the service with software, hardware and technical solutions.
Originally known as “Armistice Day” to mark the end of WWI, #VeteransDay was officially established in 1954 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to give thanks to all veterans who have served -- and are serving -- honorably.
SOUND ON: Bells across the country will be tolling at 11 a.m. local to mark the centennial of World War I & to reflect upon the heroism of those veterans who served during the Great War.
Col (ret.) Sam Johnson served in the Air Force for 29 years, flying combat
missions in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars, where he was also a Prisoner of War in the Hanoi Hilton for 7 long years. He was also an U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot. In this #VeteransDay episode of the Air Force Podcast, he talks about his time in the service.
RAF Mildenhall's 100th Air Refueling Wing deployed KC-135 Stratotankers to Amari Air Base, Estonia, Along the way, the tankers refueled F-15E Strike Eagles from the RAF LakenheathLakenheath. U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa
ICYMI: Gen Mike Holmes discussed some of today's hot topics, including taking live questions!
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if filmmakers added smell and other senses to your explosive, action-packed movie watching experience? This idea is no science fiction!
The Camp Bullis Medical Simulation Teaml uses the senses to bring a simulated battlefield to life to aide in the development of #WarriorMedics by using the 'WAVE.'
Air Education and Training Command Brooke Army Medical Center U.S. Air Force Medical Service - AFMS
Every Airman has a story. Listen as this Airman tells his story of overcoming domestic abuse and finding empowerment.
Here's what your Air force has been up to over the past week!
Brig. Gen. Edward L. Vaughan co-leads our Joint Physiological Episodes Action Team, a team tasked with the responsibility of resolving unexplained physiological episodes.
Through joint collaboration with our Navy counterparts, we will improve readiness and deliver greater bang for the taxpayer buck.
FULL STORY: https://go.usa.gov/xPy6c
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein is gameday ready -- are you?! Tune in to CBSsports.com today at 1200 (EDT) to watch the US Air Force Academy (Official) take on West Point - The U.S. Military Academy!
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Just another day at the office before the big game. Go Air Force; beat Army!
Air Force senior leaders announced several key missions will return to Tyndall Air Force Base and the Florida panhandle. These decisions were important steps in taking care of the Airmen and families affected by #HurricaneMichael, providing greater certainty about their futures and beginning to return their lives to normalcy. See the article below for details.
Things are sure to get a little Spooky on Halloween!
Few aircraft in the Air Force inventory truly embody the Air Force Air Power motto as the AC-130U "Spooky" gunship.
Approaching this aircraft from the right side belies its lethality; it appears as nothing more than another C-130 cargo transport aircraft. However, on the opposite side of the aircraft sits three cannons capable of raining 25 mm, 40mm, and 105mm fire down on any target on the ground.
(U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Julianne Showalter)
Check out this week's latest edition of Air Force Week in Photos! Can you pick a favorite?
F-22 Raptor crew chiefs from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, work on an aircraft at Tyndall Air Force Base, Oct. 24, 2018. Approximately 40 crew chiefs and avionics specialists traveled from Langley AFB to assist flying operations at Tyndall AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Lotz)
Thirty more Airmen were entered into the enlisted pilot training pipeline this year. The plan is to have 100 enlisted pilots in the force by the year 2020. At that time, nearly 70 percent of all our Global Hawk missions will be commanded by the “Flying Sergeants.”
Full Story: https://go.usa.gov/xPU78
Gen. David L. Goldfein and CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright praised the relief and recovery efforts Tyndall Air Force Base after #HurricaneMichael: