Sept. 20, 2017
POW/MIA: Colorado Airmen Honor Missing Personnel
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. —
Those missing in action were remembered at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., during the annual POW/MIA Remembrance Week, that included a flag raising ceremony, a 24-hour run and concluded with a remembrance and retreat ceremony.
Sept. 18, 2017
Air Force Secretary Outlines Forward-Looking Changes, Priorities
The Air Force put forward a budget that begins to restore the force’s readiness so it can win any fight, any time, the Air Force secretary said at the Annual Air and Space Conference in Washington, D.C.
U.S., Japanese, South Korean Aircraft Conduct Show of Force Flights
CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii —
Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft joined Japanese and South Korean military aircraft in a sequenced show of force over the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea's Sept. 14 launch of an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan.
Beverly Herd Exercise Tests Readiness at Osan
OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea —
Leaders at Osan Air Base in South Korea have initiated Beverly Herd 17-3, a readiness exercise that prepares troops to respond to military contingencies.
Tennessee Air Guard Imagery Analysis Supports Hurricane Relief Effort
NASHVILLE, Tenn. —
Members of the Tennessee Air National Guard's 118th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group based at Joint Base Berry Field in Nashville, Tenn., are supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency's relief efforts in response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Face of Defense: Airman Leads Oregon Forest Fire Rescue
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. —
While hiking with his date in Mount Hood National Forest near Portland, Ore., Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Rob Dones aided a group of civilians in escaping a dangerous wildfire. Dones, originally from Chicago, is assigned to the 349th Medical Squadron at Travis Air Force Base as a surgical technician.
Sept. 15, 2017
President, First Lady Praise Air Force Members, Families
Celebrating the 70th birthday of the U.S. Air Force, President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump saluted airmen and their families during their visit to Joint Base Andrews, Md.
Sept. 14, 2017
Airmen Arm Aircraft for Defeat-ISIS Battles
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
The 332nd Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron turns this F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft into a force to be reckoned with by arming it to the teeth with a variety of munitions.
Sept. 12, 2017
Face of Defense: Family Reunites After 4 Years Apart
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. —
An Air Force airman first class and an individual protective equipment journeyman with the 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, was reunited with his wife and met his daughter for the first time after waiting four years.
Sept. 10, 2017
Colorado Air National Guard Sends Commo Unit for Irma Response
CENTENNIAL, Colo. —
A special communications section of the Colorado Air National Guard is staging in Mississippi to assist civilian authorities in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma.