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Team JSTARS maintainers design tool saves Air Force estimated $500K yearly

The cowling fixture table, an approved tool intended for field-level repairs, was a response to a challenge set by leadership.


Johnson retires after 32 years

Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson has twice been a senior leader at Defense Logistics Agency, first as director of DLA Aviation from March 2013 to March 2015. Then after a two-year tour as commander of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, he returned to the agency in July 2017 to oversee DLA Logistics Operations. He will retire April 26 with 32 years of service.


Air Force senior leaders update OCP uniform guidance

The Air Force announced April 23 new rules on Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms that aim to better fit the needs of Airmen and the jobs they do while also holding fast to tradition.


Air Force announces FY19 Aviation Bonus expansion for Air Battle Managers

The Air Force announced April 22 details of the expanded fiscal year 2019 Aviation Bonus program, intended to increase the number of air battle managers.


Eglin AFB named Air Force 2019 SECDEF Environmental Award recipient

Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, received the 2019 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Natural Resources Conservation, Large Installation Award.


Blue Grit podcast features stories of resilience, strength

You may have noticed a recent addition to the Air Force Portal homepage. A logo depicting a warrior looking over his shoulder with a fighter jet above him. It’s the face of the Blue Grit podcast. The podcast is the brainchild of Maj. Anna Fedotova, Los Angeles Air Force Base psychologist.


Pentagon hosts Sijan award presentation, first-ever resiliency event

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein presented eight Airmen with the 2017 and 2018 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award April 17, 2019, at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes in Arlington.


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.


Final Doolittle Raider’s tradition of honor, legacy of valor celebrated at memorial

The tradition of honor and legacy of valor that defined the life of retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole were celebrated during a memorial service at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, April 18.


New Air Force Science & Technology Strategy puts focus on speed

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson unveiled a new and ambitious Science and Technology Strategy designed to better identify, develop and deploy breakthrough technologies, April 17.

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