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Modernized Move.mil website launched

U.S. Transportation Command, in partnership with the Air Force Digital Service, recently launched a modernized version of the Move.mil website, the Department of Defense’s official portal to prepare for service members’ upcoming household goods move.


19th Air Force commander directs T-6 operational pause

The 19th Air Force commander has issued an operational pause for all T-6 Texan II operations to ensure aircrew safety after a cluster of unexplained physiological events occurred at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, Vance AFB, Oklahoma, and Sheppard AFB, Texas within the last week.


RPA aviators recognized with Doolittle Award

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, received the Air Force Historical Foundation’s 2017, James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle Award, Jan. 30, 2018, at the U.S. Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., for their contributions to aviation history.


Reserve wing receives German Maritime Search and Rescue award

For the first time in 20 years, the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service awarded the Medal of Honor on Ribbon for Rescue Missions at Sea in Gold in a special ceremony to the 920th Rescue Wing Jan. 26, 2018, at the German Martime Museum. The wing, based out of Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, was honored for its rescue of two German citizens, a father and son, whose vessel caught fire approximately 500 nautical miles off the east coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 7, 2017.


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.


Air Force announces Spark Tank finalists

The Air Force announced the six Spark Tank finalists who will showcase their innovative ideas to Air Force senior leaders Feb. 23, 2018, in Orlando, Florida, at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium.


Recon Marines, Special Tactics groom joint ground leaders

Three Special Tactics Airmen graduated from the Marine Corps’ Reconnaissance Team Leader Course, following two months of rigorous desert, jungle and amphibious reconnaissance training.


Air Force to enhance physical fitness test, standards for select career fields

The Air Force began the rollout of Tier 2 physical training standards as more than 100 Battlefield Airmen demonstrated new career field specific testing components at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, Jan. 9, 2018.


Air Force general officer-led team to investigate physiologic events

A general officer-led team will integrate and coordinate efforts to address aircrew Unexplained Physiologic Events, the Air Force announced Jan. 22, 2018.


SECAF/CSAF Letter to Airmen: Government Shutdown

To the Airmen of the United States Air Force: As you are no doubt aware, funding for the federal government expired at midnight. The administration is urging Congress to enact a short term continuing resolution to fund the federal government to allow Congress more time to finalize the budget for the remainder of this year. In the meantime, we have no choice but to comply with the law and conduct only those operations that are authorized for national security, health and safety.

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