Air Force

81st Training Wing Public Affair/Kemberly GroueU.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Rashawn Duffy, 37th Training Wing Detachment 5 military training instructor, presents a coin to an Airman during the basic military training coining ceremony outside of Erwin Manor at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, May 14, 2020. Nearly 60 Airmen from the 37th TRW Detachment 5 completed the six-week basic military training course. Due to safety concerns stemming from COVID-19, the Air Force sent new recruits to Keesler to demonstrate a proof of concept to generate the force at multiple locations during contingencies. The flight was the first to graduate BMT at Keesler since 1968. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Air Force to fall short of recruiting goal for first time since 1999

The active duty Air Force will fall about 10% short of its recruiting goal this year, and its reserve components will see shortfalls closer to 30%.

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Air Force launches wide-ranging review to ‘reoptimize’ itself for future fights

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Study finds major shortcomings in Air Force processes to test AI technologies

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FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, file photo provided by the U.S. Navy, shows an electromagnetic railgun prototype launcher at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division test facility in Dahlgren, Va. The Navy has pulled the plug on research on the futuristic weapon that fires projectiles at up to seven times the speed of sound using electricity. A Navy spokesperson says the decision frees up resources for hypersonic missiles, laser systems and electronic warfare systems. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams via AP, File)

Rapid Defense Experimentation Reserve ready for review by top brass

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Military logistics may not be exciting, but it’s the only way the latest weapons will do any good

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Military Sexual Assaults Academies

Report finds military academies must change their leadership structure to prevent sexual assault, harassment

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Air Force names new CIO

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Tuberville Military Nominees

Military families request end to Senate hold on DoD nominations

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The future of DoD and space technology

Preston Dunlap was the first chief technology officer (CTO) and chief architect officer of the U.S. Space Force and Air Force. He’s now an independent…

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Air Force to pause bonuses and PCS moves

The Air Force will delay PCS moves and pause bonuses to make up for a budget shortfall that could spell problems for recruiting goals.

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Leaked Documents Investigation

How the Air Force secrets leaker could end up getting away with it

Jack Teixeira, the Air National Guard member, recently joined a long list of military and civilian employees who blithely gave away classified documents. A federal judge let Teixeira hire a private attorney with experience in national security cases.

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