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March 14, 2018

Military Officials Testify on Cybersecurity on Capitol Hill

The capacity, capabilities, sophistication and persistence of cyber threats against military networks are showing an upward trend, the commander of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command said while testifying before a Senate panel with other service cyber chiefs.

March 14, 2018

Last Chance for Life: Egress Flight

The Advanced Concept Ejection Seat is a system designed to save an aircrew at a moment’s notice. Otherwise known as the “last chance for life,” and aircrews must have complete faith in the system and those who maintain it.

March 12, 2018

Service Secretaries: People Are Most Important Part of DoD’s Success

The U.S. military’s most crucial advantage is its people, and investment in attracting and retaining them must continue, the Army, Navy and Air Force secretaries said during a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum.

March 12, 2018

Coalition Live-Fire Exercise Enhances Iraqi Combat Capabilities

Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, in conjunction with the Coalition Aviation Advisory and Training Team, coordinated the first coalition live-fire exercise for the Iraqi forward air controller course at Besmaya Range, Iraq.

March 9, 2018

Airmen, Soldiers Partner to Conduct Afghanistan Rescue Missions

Army Chinook helicopter teams are working closely with Air Force pararescuemen and combat rescue officers in Afghanistan, combining for a unique personnel recovery mission.

March 8, 2018

Face of Defense: Air Force Service Reunites Father and Son

Air Force Master Sgt. Robert Formantes and his son, Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob Formantes, are currently serving together at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. Jacob said his father had always played an important role in his life through his strong leadership and mentorship.

March 5, 2018

Airmen Prepare for Deployment During Sentry Aloha Exercise

Iowa Air National Guard airmen assigned to the 132nd Wing deployed to Hawaii for Exercise Sentry Aloha to develop their deployment readiness skills alongside their active duty and Hawaii Air National Guard counterparts.

March 5, 2018

Key Spouses Support the Mission Behind the Scenes

A recent luncheon at Kadena Air Base, Japan, honored members of the Air Force Key Spouse program, an official family readiness program put in place at the unit level to help airmen and their families be resilient through all of the challenges of being a member of the armed forces.

March 2, 2018

Airmen Keep F-16 Fighting Falcons Rolling

A small group of dedicated airmen work around-the-clock on the equipment that literally keeps the F-16CM Fighting Falcon rolling at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.

March 2, 2018

Connecting ‘Eyes in the Sky’ to Boots on the Ground

The ability to remote-pilot the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle is made possible by a unique group of airmen in the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.

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