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Air Force releases candidate installations for next F-35A bases

Air Force officials announced five installations as candidate bases for the next two Air National Guard F-35A locations.


SECAF bestows highest AF public service award

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James presented the Air Force Distinguished Public Service Award to the Air Force Caucus co-chairs on Capitol Hill Dec. 6.


Operation Christmas Drop begins at Guam

Military members from the U.S. Air Force, Coast Guard and Navy, with international support from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force are joining forces to airdrop and deliver donated toys, clothes, food items and other necessities to remote islands across the Pacific Ocean as part of Operation Christmas Drop 2016.


Yesterday's Air Force: Gen. Henry ‘Hap’ Arnold

This episode of Yesterday's Air Force looks at the career of Gen.Henry H. "Hap" Arnold, the only man to ever hold both grades of general of the Army and general of the Air Force.


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.


Band kicks off holiday season with 4th annual flash mob

Visitors at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum were delightfully surprised when their tour of the displays was suddenly interrupted by members of the U.S. Air Force Band and Honor Guard as they kicked off the holiday season with their fourth annual holiday flash mob Nov. 29.


Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway

When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the Air Force. This is why a team at the 418th Flight Test Squadron has been working for the past year on the Air Force Research Laboratory’s C-17 Drag Reduction Program.


F-35 begins integrated training with F-16 at Luke

In October, pilots of the 56th Fighter Wing began flying integrated direct support practice sorties in the F-35A Lightning II and the F-16 Fighting Falcon for the first time as a regular component of the training curriculum at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.


New RQ-4 engine depot opens on Tinker AFB

The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex recently stood up the overhaul and repair capability for a new workload in the F-137 engine. This new workload is a partnership with Rolls-Royce, and the first venture of this kind with this engine manufacturer.


Candy Bomber rededicates Frankfurt’s Berlin Airlift Memorial

Dozens of German and American citizens indulged their collective sweet tooth for freedom with thanksgiving and reflection during the reopening ceremony of the Berlin Airlift Memorial at Frankfurt International Airport, Germany, Nov. 21.

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