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AF sends aircraft to support disaster-assistance operations in Nepal

The U.S. has sent an Air Force aircraft to Nepal to deliver personnel and cargo in support of disaster-relief operations, according to Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren.


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.


Air Force nuclear mission embraces culture of empowerment

The top military leaders for strategic forces from the Department of Defense, Navy and Air Force testified on the state of the nuclear enterprise to members of Congress April 22, during an Armed Services Committee hearing.


Sexual Assault: A conversation with a survivor

She had just returned from a party her freshman year in college when a close friend of the family and trusted mentor did the unthinkable. It was the first weekend she’d been allowed to stay off campus. After having one too many drinks she was picked up from the party by her boyfriend and driven to the home of her rapist to sleep it off until morning. Her boyfriend left thinking she was in good hands and that’s when the man she looked up to as a father figure took advantage of the drunk 18 year old passed out in his house.


Roll Call: We must do better

The Air Force senior enlisted Airman released the latest installment of Roll Call, urging Airmen to stand as one to eliminate sexual assault.


AF top leaders hold event for Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month

Airmen gathered in the Pentagon with the Air Force top leaders for a ‘chalk walk’ to raise awareness about sexual assault, April 20.


AF celebrates Earth Day by focusing on mission today, tomorrow

Air Force leaders are reminding Airmen to keep the mission in mind as the Air Force observes the 45th annual Earth Day April 22. The service has encouraged Airmen around the globe to focus on recycling efforts this year, in line with its 2015 theme, “Conserve Today – Secure Tomorrow.”


CSAF challenges Airmen to stay focused on mission, people

The Air Force’s highest ranking uniformed Airman released the next edition of ‘Airman to Airman’ – a video series highlighting key issues and challenges facing the service.


AF begins testing phase for women in combat roles

In April 2015, the Air Force will begin conducting the physical evaluations required to explore opening the last six career fields currently closed to women.


Doolittle Raiders share Congressional Gold Medal with the world

On April 18, 1942, 80 men inspired a nation by flying 16 B-25 bombers off the deck of the USS Hornet and dropping ordnance on Tokyo. Now, 73 years later, Congress honored these men with the Congressional Gold Medal, presented to the Raiders in Washington D.C., April 15.

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