Featured by Oriana Pawlyk, Military.com
The Air Force may push some troops towards the reserves after hitting record retention numbers
The Air Force's years-long pilot shortage continues, however.
‘Toxic’ command climate was a factor in the NAS Pensacola shooting, investigation finds
Ensign Joshua Watson and Naval Aircrewmen (Mechanical) 3rd Class Mohammed Haitham and Cameron S. Walters were killed in the attack.
The Air Force is moving forward with a plan to turn giant cargo planes into bomb trucks
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. $25 million to transform large cargo aircraft like C-17 Globemaster III into bomb trucks using palletized munitions and expects to hold a demonstration of the capability sometime next year
The Army plans on dropping some serious cash to fix your barracks in the next decade
The U.S. Army plans to spend nearly $10 billion repairing its barracks over the next decade to improve soldiers' standard of living, according to its top enlisted leader
The Air Force has approved longer hair for male and female airmen
In a new update to dress and appearance standards, the U.S. Air Force is allowing its airmen to grow their hair out a little longer
She once was barred from fighter jets. Now she’s the Pentagon’s only female four-star
"Don't let anyone tell you that you can't do it."
The Pentagon wants to pit a fighter pilot against an AI-controlled jet in a real-life dogfight
Following a recent virtual dogfight between an artificial intelligence program and an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, the Pentagon is raising the stakes and will pit an AI-controlled jet against a fighter pilot in a real aerial battle, according to Defense Secretary Mark Esper
The first members of Space Force just deployed to the Middle East
The U.S. Space Force has marked another milestone for the history books: the first official deployment of its troops — and it's not to the moon
US B-52s train with Ukrainian fighter jets near Crimea in an ‘in your face’ message to Russia
Following a recent spike in airborne confrontations between the U.S. and Russian militaries, three B-52 Stratofortress bombers joined Ukrainian fighter jets for training Friday, and were also spotted skirting the Crimean peninsula, in a move one observer called an "in-your-face statement" to Russia
The Air Force’s new top general is calling for a radical change in how the service fights
"If we don't change — if we fail to adapt — we risk losing the certainty with which we have defended our national interests for decades"
Army Guard helo pilots receive Distinguished Flying Cross for engaging Taliban at close range
Two North Carolina National Guard helicopter pilots received the Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor last week for providing cover to Army special forces in a remote Afghanistan village in 2018
These new initiatives could help finally eliminate pregnancy discrimination in the military
"I think we're gonna look back and say this year was a big milestone for women in service for pregnancy."
The Air Force asked service members for feedback on racial injustice. The response was overwhelming
When the U.S. Air Force introduced a new survey earlier this month that asked airmen to describe racial injustice or bias they'd witnessed or experienced during their careers, leaders figured they'd get a lot of feedback — but they didn't expect that thousands would come forward with stories
Hundreds of Army and Air Force recruits have tested positive for COVID-19 since March
Since the onset of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the U.S. Air Force and Army basic military training programs have seen hundreds of recruits test positive for COVID-19, with the majority of them showing no symptoms
Here’s how the Air Force is safely moving COVID-19 patients out of the Middle East
The chamber can carry up to 28 COVID-19 patients.
The Navy saw a major decrease in hypoxia incidents without ever finding a root cause
The U.S. Navy has been able to substantially decrease the number of hypoxic-like physiological episodes (PEs) pilots in its trainer and fighter aircraft experience, despite not finding a root cause for the problem. Such incidents can take the form of shortness of breath, disorientation and related symptoms
After fatal jet crash, the pilots were blamed. Then the Air Force banned the flight maneuver
Prior to this crash, Air Force leaders had already debated ending these sometimes-dangerous formation landings and training — and some units had already discontinued their use, raising questions about whether the service did not act sooner to mitigate risk
Lawmakers are once again fighting to save the A-10 Warthog from retirement
The Senate Armed Services Committee isn't keen on the U.S. Air Force's plans to retire legacy aircraft in favor of new technology, putting a stop to some proposed aircraft retirements and delaying others
The US Space Force is in a race against Netflix to trademark its own name
Steve Carell Netflix comedy 'Space Force' filed for trademark applications as early as January 2019, well ahead of the U.S. government
Airman awarded Bronze Star for providing live-saving care to more than 600 casualties in the US fight against ISIS
An Air Force surgical technician has been awarded the Bronze Star for his life-saving work providing care for more than 600 combat casualties while deployed to the Middle East last year
MQ-9 Reaper crew awarded Air Force Achievement Medals for quick response to RPG attack on C-130
"If we weren't there for the C-130 drop, the bad guys could have gotten away, and that's the worst scenario ... Because if they get away free, they do it again."
Armed F-15C skids off runway during emergency landing at Joint Base Andrews
An F-15C Eagle from Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Fighter Wing had to make an unplanned landing at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Saturday afternoon after declaring an in-flight emergency while operating in the area
‘This was just an opportunity I couldn’t pass up’ — Meet the newest members of the US Space Force
"We're going to get to work with cutting-edge technologies; there's a lot of people [who] are talented and enthusiastic about what they're going to do, and that's like the ultimate prerequisite to achieving great things in space."
The B-1B Lancer is once again roaming the Pacific after ending its permanent presence in Guam
After ending its 16-year permanent bomber presence in Guam, the U.S. Air Force this week flew a B-1B Lancer to the Pacific as part of its new unpredictable deployment experiment to test crews' agility when sending heavy aircraft forces around the world.
US pilots’ close calls with Russian aircraft are likely to continue, experts say
"Given the unpredictability, you have to make sure that you maintain a safe distance and don't assume anything."