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USAF awards contracts for new nuclear missile to Lockheed, Raytheon

The Air Force is on track to replace the aging AGM-86B Air Launched Cruise Missile with modernized weapon capabilities designed for its nuclear bomber fleet, to include the B-21.


Acquisition personnel assess Air Force network operations

Acquisition personnel at Hanscom Air force Base are setting up a system to monitor the health of the network enabling all Air Force operations.


Around the Air Force: Aug. 22

On this look Around the Air Force the new Space Operations Directorate has achieved operating capability, the Pathfinder Initiative protects cyberspace assets, and starting Sept. 1st, 2017, the Express Scripts Tricare pharmacy home delivery program begins.


Air Force awards two contracts for a new intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system

The Air Force announced Aug. 21, 2017 the award of two technology maturation and risk reduction contracts for its Ground Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system program. Contracts were awarded to Boeing Company, Huntsville, Alabama, and Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Redondo Beach, California.


SecAF, CSAF visit 386 AEW, talk top priorities with Airmen

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Aug. 19-20, 2017, to talk top priorities with Airmen.


Around the Air Force: Aug. 18

On this look Around the Air Force Airmen at Hill Air Force Base , Utah, fly F-35A Lightning IIs in support of exercise Combat Hammer, Airmen at Misawa Air Base, Japan, train with Japanese Pararescuemen for exercise Cope Angel, and the promotion results for staff sergeant are in. Hosted by Staff. Sgt. Anastasia Tompkins.


New Air Force Space Operations Directorate achieves operating capability

The Air Force selected the senior civilian and mobilization assistant for the deputy chief of staff for Space Operations directorate, or "AF/A11," Aug. 17, 2017. Mr. Shawn Barnes will serve as the assistant deputy chief of staff for Space Operations, and Maj. Gen. Pamela Lincoln has been named as the Mobilization assistant to the deputy chief of staff for Space Operations.


CMSAF Wright gets 'up close and personal' view of OSI

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright received an indoctrination to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations during a guided tour of its headquarters Aug. 14, 2017.


Around the Air Force: Aug. 15

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- On this look around the Air Force, the Secretary of the Air


Air Force welcomes new undersecretary

In 1977, Matthew Donovan left for Air Force Basic Military Training. Four decades later on Aug. 11, 2017, at the Pentagon, he ceremoniously recited the oath of office to be the undersecretary of the Air Force.

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