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Former slave, two-time Olympian becomes an Airman

After enduring countless hardships and overcoming unimaginable obstacles, Airman 1st Class Guor Maker, a dental assistant currently in technical training, found his way out of war-torn South Sudan, Africa and into the U.S. nearly 20 years ago.


2018 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials begin

More than 150 wounded warriors from the Air Force, Army, Great Britain and Australia gathered today to officially open the fifth annual Air Force Trials at Nellis Air Force Base.


Service secretaries: Quality of schools, reciprocity of licenses should be considered in basing decisions

A letter signed by all three military service secretaries outlining ways state leadership can better support service members was sent to the National Governors Association Feb. 23, 2018.


ACC commander discusses the warfighter’s edge

The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, discussed the importance of taking the lead in warfighting through innovation at the 2018 Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 23, 2018.


Innovation, National Defense Strategy, the future: CSAF at Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium

In today’s complex global security environment, victory goes not to the innovator, but to the rapid integrator of new ideas, said Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein during the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 23, 2018.


AF 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.


AF chief data officer: Data is the future of the force

Founded in summer 2017, the Chief Data Office remains focused on unleashing the value of data across the Air Force.


AF to fund squadron innovation that improves mission effectiveness

Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein announced that Air Force squadrons will receive a new funding authority to accelerate implementation of the National Defense Strategy Feb. 23, 2018.


KC-135 aircraft boom instructor platform wins Spark Tank cup

Master Sgt. Bartek Bachleda, 22nd Air Refueling Wing aircraft boom instructor, from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, won the inaugural Air Force Spark Tank competition cup at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium Feb. 22, 2018, in Orlando, Florida, for his KC-135 aircraft boom instructor platform idea.


CMSAF discusses the innovative spirit of Airmen

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright discussed how to harness the innovative spirit of Airmen during the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 22, 2018.

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