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DoD issues guidance for potential government shutdown

The Defense Department has issued guidance to its military and civilian leadership on how to proceed if the federal government should shut down at midnight tonight, according to a memorandum from Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan.


Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan highlights budget, readiness

The ability to adapt and stay ahead of potential adversaries is one of the greatest challenges the Air Force faces, Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan said during an Air Force Association breakfast in Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 2018.


AF announces new innovation workshops at Science, Technology Forum

The Air Force announced dates and locations of the 14 upcoming innovation workshops open to the public during the Science and Technology 2030 Summit in Washington, D.C., Jan. 18.


Air Force leaders implement new warfighting planning process

Air Force leaders directed the implementation of a new approach to planning to better meet future threats. The team focused on this effort will be led by Maj. Gen. Clinton Crosier.


B-52s return to Pacific for routine Continuous Bomber Presence mission

Six B-52H Stratofortress bombers and approximately 300 Airmen from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, are deploying to Andersen AFB, Guam, in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission.


CMSAF focuses on resiliency in 2018

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright said he feels the Air Force is headed in the right direction concerning education and enlisted-force structure, but Airman resilience is an area that needs more attention.


AF Year in Photos

This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This annual feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.


Researchers test virtual reality Adaptive Flight Training Study

A team of student researchers from Air Command and Staff College, Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, conducted an Adaptive Flight Training Study Jan. 9-12, 2018, at Columbus AFB, Mississippi,to aid in the Air Force’s advancement in training and education through virtual reality.


Around the Air Force: Jan. 12

On this look around the Air Force, Iraqi maintenance airmen are certified, the 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron passes the reins of NATO’s Baltic air policing mission and the 20th Air Force commander is confirmed by the Senate. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Robert Kingery.


AFWERX is smart risk for innovative solutions

Today, the Air Force is formally expanding this call for innovation through the AFWERX program, which encourages partnerships with academic institutions, science and technology communities and private industries with an invested interest in solving complex security issues.

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