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Eglin AFB named Air Force 2019 SECDEF Environmental Award recipient

Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, received the 2019 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Natural Resources Conservation, Large Installation Award.


Blue Grit podcast features stories of resilience, strength

You may have noticed a recent addition to the Air Force Portal homepage. A logo depicting a warrior looking over his shoulder with a fighter jet above him. It’s the face of the Blue Grit podcast. The podcast is the brainchild of Maj. Anna Fedotova, Los Angeles Air Force Base psychologist.


Pentagon hosts Sijan award presentation, first-ever resiliency event

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein presented eight Airmen with the 2017 and 2018 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award April 17, 2019, at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes in Arlington.


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.


Final Doolittle Raider’s tradition of honor, legacy of valor celebrated at memorial

The tradition of honor and legacy of valor that defined the life of retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole were celebrated during a memorial service at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, April 18.


New Air Force Science & Technology Strategy puts focus on speed

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson unveiled a new and ambitious Science and Technology Strategy designed to better identify, develop and deploy breakthrough technologies, April 17.


Gen Goldfein hosts inaugural space conference for US, partner nations

Surrounded by air chiefs from 11 other nations, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein plunged deep into discussion April 11 about the changing nature of space.


Air Force announces Electronic Warfare, Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Enterprise Capability Collaboration Team results

In January 2018, the Air Force assembled a cross-functional group known as an Enterprise Capability Collaboration Team to explore how the service will ensure electromagnetic spectrum superiority.


Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II arrives for first Middle East deployment

As the first deployment to the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility, crews are prepared and trained for the AFCENT mission. The F-35A, the conventional takeoff and landing variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, provides greater operational capability by combining advanced stealth capabilities with the latest weapons technology.


2018 Nuclear Deterrence Operations and Nuclear & Missile Operations awards winners announced

These awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Airmen contributing to nuclear deterrence operations and the missile operations career field respectively.

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