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Pilots, combat systems officers may be eligible for retention incentives

Eligible active-duty pilots and combat systems officers have until Sept. 30 to apply for the fiscal year 2015 Aviator Retention Pay Program, Air Force officials said April 1.


AF Nuclear Weapons Center reorganizes

The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC) reorganized its structure March 30, realigning responsibilities, authorities and accountability to better serve the nuclear enterprise.


1,000th F-35 training sortie flown at Luke AFB

The 56th Fighter Wing flew its 1,000th F-35A Lightning II training sortie March 31, making it the fastest F-35 wing to reach the 1,000-sortie milestone in the Defense Department.


Air Force stands up Task Force Cyber Secure

Chief of Staff of the Air Force General Mark A. Welsh III signed a memorandum on March 20, establishing Task Force Cyber Secure, to address challenges of the cyberspace domain in synchronization, operations and governance within the Air Force and with those organizations it supports.


Andrews named Air Force Installation Excellence Award winner

Air Force officials announced Joint Base Andrews, Maryland as the 2015 Air Force Installation Excellence Award winner March 25.


BLUE: The art of survival

This edition of BLUE features America's Airmen receiving survival skills training. If their plane ever goes down, they need to know how to survive in the harshest environments. See how the Air Force puts their skills to the ultimate test in the frozen wilderness of Alaska, at Arctic Survival School.


Celebration of life: ninth CMSAF James C. Binnicker

Family members, friends and Airmen are mourning the loss of an American treasure -- ninth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James C. Binnicker.


VCSAF: Military readiness unsustainable under sequestration

Leaders from all branches of the armed forces testified on the readiness of each service during hearings of both the House and Senate Armed Forces Committees March 25 and 26.


Global strike teams test second Minuteman III missile this week

An Air Force Global Strike Command team launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) equipped with a test reentry vehicle March 27 at 3:53 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time, from Vandenberg Air Force Base.


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.

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