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Nation honors WWII vets on V-E Day anniversary

They may move more slowly than they did in 1945, but World War II veterans were out in force at the National World War II Memorial on the National Mall here May 8 to remember their comrades on the 70th anniversary of when the guns stopped in Europe.

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.

First female F-35 pilot begins training

The Department of Defense welcomed its first female F-35 Lightning II pilot here May 5.

48-hour battle results in AF Cross, Silver Star medals

Three special tactics combat controllers were awarded the Air Force Cross and two Silver Star medals here May 6, for extraordinary heroism and gallantry in the face of danger while on a deployment to Afghanistan in September 2014.

Obama nominates new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

President Barack Obama nominated May 5, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to serve as the 19th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva to serve as the 10th vice chairman.

AF establishes new key developmental reporting identifiers

The Air Force has established four new reporting identifiers to identify Airmen serving in key developmental positions outside of their control Air Force specialty, effective April 30.

May issue of Airman magazine now available

The May issue of Airman magazine is now available to download and is viewable through a Web browser.

$2M Air Force Prize for development of a small, efficient turboshaft engine

Registration is now open for the $2 million Air Force Prize that will be awarded to the first entrant to successfully develop a small, lightweight, fuel-efficient turbine engine.

Website improves, simplifies military child care search

With frequent moves, Air Force families face the challenging, and often frustrating task of making new child care arrangements every few years. A new Defense Department website is helping ease those moving transitions by simplifying the search and registration process for child care.

AF celebrates Public Service Recognition Week

PSRW is a nation-wide campaign to recognize people who serve the nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. It's to highlight their contributions and to say “thank you for your service.”