News & Events
Defense Secretary Ash Carter hosted a family night for Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors families at the Pentagon, May 22, as part of the Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors.
The Global Positioning System is a constellation of orbiting satellites that provides navigation data to military and civilian users all over the world. The system is operated and controlled by the 50th Space Wing, located at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III represented the Air Force during the 10th annual National Memorial Day Parade in downtown Washington, D.C., May 25.
Paying respect to those who made the ultimate sacrifice, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody gave the keynote speech during a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Air Force Memorial May 25.
The Air Force announced the service’s new chief scientist to serve as a science and technology advisor to the secretary of the Air Force and the chief of staff of the Air Force, May 21. Dr. Greg Zacharias will be the 35th chief scientist and is ready to “dive in” to his new role.
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.
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III sent a Memorial Day message to the Airmen of the Air Force and their families.
The Air Force officially released the Strategic Master Plan (SMP) May 21, which is the latest in a series of strategic documents designed to guide the organizing, training and equipping of the force over the coming decades.
Joint Task Force 505 is drawing down its earthquake relief operations as the Nepalese government and international aid agencies have postured for long-term recovery and reconstruction efforts.
The Air Force is pursuing a range of options that will, in combination with a reset in the number of sustainable combat air patrols, help alleviate long-term stress on Remotely Piloted Aircraft crews.