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Milestone changes coming to TRICARE

TRICARE beneficiaries will soon have increased access to health care through key changes that are set to take place in January 2018. With the benefit set to undergo some of the biggest improvements in more than two decades, beneficiaries will be able to take command of their health care through expanded choices. These improvements include wider access to network providers, updated enrollment to reduce disruptions in care and simplified co-payments.


500th F-35 pilot takes to the sky

The Air Force trained and graduated the 500th F-35 Lightning II pilot across the joint and international enterprise Sept. 19, 2017, at Eglin Air Force Base.


Household goods, vehicle shipment programs for DoD consolidated under USTTRANSCOM

The U.S. Transportation Command is now the single manager of the Defense Personal Property Program, or referred to as DP3, which oversees the Defense Department’s household goods and privately-owned vehicle shipment programs.


Household goods, vehicle shipment programs for DoD consolidated under USTRANSCOM

The U.S. Transportation Command is now the single manager of the Defense Personal Property Program, or referred to as DP3, which oversees the Defense Department’s household goods and privately-owned vehicle shipment programs.


Superintendent addresses racial slurs at USAFA

The Air Force Academy superintendent addressed cadets, faculty, staff and cadet candidates Sept. 28, 2017, in the wake of racial slurs recently written on the dormitory message boards of five African American cadets at the Academy’s Preparatory School.


Around the Air Force: Sept. 29

On this look Around the Air Force Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson emphasizes readiness and Airmen provide relief for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


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.


Air Force releases call to industry for directed energy experimentation as part of flight plan

The Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation Office recently released a request for information to industry as part of market research analyses in support of an upcoming experimentation demonstration using directed energy technology to counter unmanned aircraft systems.


Afghan Air Force receives first delivery of UH-60s at Kandahar Airfield

The first two Afghan Air Force UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters arrived at Kandahar Airfield.


Air Force leaders address aircrew crisis

More than 60 Air Force senior leaders discussed the Air Force’s aircrew crisis which has left the service more than 1,500 pilots short of its requirements Sept. 22, 2017, at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.

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