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60 years later: Earning the title 'the fastest man on earth'

On Dec. 10, 1954, Col. John P. Stapp propelled down the Holloman High Speed Test Track here aboard the Sonic Wind Rocket Sled 1 at a rate of 632 miles per hour, earning the title "The Fastest Man on Earth."


Air Force looks at innovative acquisition processes

With new technologies rapidly coming to the forefront of the global stage, remaining the world’s greatest air force comes at an escalating cost, making responsible spending and cost-cutting initiatives high priorities for Air Force leadership.


Falcons to face Western Michigan in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

The Air Force Falcons accepted a bid to play in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Dec. 20, in Boise, Idaho, against Western Michigan from the Mid-American Conference (MAC).


Gen. Hyten: Future of AF is air, space, cyberspace integration

The commander of Air Force Space Command talked about the fundamental relationship between space operations and everyday life – not only for the military, but for the American people – during a breakfast at the Capitol Hill Club, Dec. 5.


Gen. Dempsey, celebrities visit Airmen during USO holiday tour

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, during a USO holiday troop visit Dec. 8.


Remains of missing Airman in Guam confirmed

Leadership from the 2nd Bomb Wing confirmed the loss of Airman Alec Dye during a press briefing here Dec. 6.


15th Wing honors survivors, families of Pearl Harbor victims

The 15th Wing hosted the 73rd Remembrance Ceremony here at 7:55 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time, Dec. 7, in commemoration of the fatal attacks on Hickam Field in 1941.


Air Force 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.


Missing Airman from WWII buried at Arlington

The remains of an Army Air Force Airman who had been missing since World War II was buried with full honors at Arlington National Cemetery on Dec. 4.


Air Force makes strides in combating sexual assault

Eight-hundred fewer Active-Duty Airmen experienced some form of unwanted sexual contact in fiscal year 204 than in fiscal 2012, and 500 more Airmen reported the crime over the same period.

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