Air Force Association

Air Force Association celebrates 75 year anniversary

As it celebrates 75 years in business, the Air Force Association deals with a service facing a lot of challenges. With an update, the chair of the board,…

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Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman displays his insignia during a presentation of the United States Space Force flag in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, May 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Space Force says CR could complicate its progress setting up

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Space Force preparing for everything, even interplanetary operations, as it sets up

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In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The SpaceX rocket carrying 64 small satellites, marks the first time the same Falcon 9 rocket has been used in three space missions. (Senior Airman Clayton Wear/U.S. Air Force via AP)

SPACECOM looking to industry for future of war, bolstering ties with companies

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Air Force will soon be ready to manipulate airmen’s brains and bodies to be better pilots on a large scale

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Corporate consolidation, new threat landscape has Air Force changing how it makes planes

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First sergeant Archer Ford, from left, sergeant first class Andreson Neal, and members of the Georgia National Guard's 48th Brigade Combat Team salute the colors during the Casing of Color and Departure Ceremony for their deployment to Afghanistan on Friday, Dec 21, 2018, at Fort Stewart. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Army, Air Force want merged ‘scrolling’ process to help transition between active, reserve and guard

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Next Air Force Pitch Day will focus on space and time to market

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Air ForceMaster Sgt. Joe Ray, a weapons loader assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, salutes as Capt. Justin Kreischer, an 180th FW F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, prepares to take off for a training sortie at Kecskemet Air Base, Hungary. Approximately 150 Airmen and eight F-16 fighter jets from the 180th FW traveled to the air base to participate in Load Diffuser 17, a two-week Hungarian-led multinational exercise focused on enhancing interoperability capabilities and skills among NATO allied and European partner air forces by conducting joint operations and air defenses to maintain joint readiness, while also bolstering relationships within the U.S. Air National Guard’s State Partnership Program initiatives. Ohio became state partners with Hungary in 1993. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker.)

Air Force waging war against bureaucracy by rescinding instructions, decentralizing acquisition

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Air Force giving $64 million to squadrons next week to spur innovation

The Air Force will give $10,000 to $30,000 to each squadron to build and invest in new ideas.

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Air Force loosening headquarters reins in effort to purge ‘stupid’ regulations

The Air Force chief of staff says he’s giving local commanders more discretion on crew resting periods. The broader point, he says, is to give wings and…

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New evaluation system for Air Force officers coming soon

The Air Force is looking at how it assesses its officers to fit its needs with 21st century demands.

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