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  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • ‘Candy Bomber’ passes away at 101

    Starting his career in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942, Halvorsen served as a pilot until his retirement in 1974, after accumulating more than 8,000 flying hours and 31 years of military service. He was also known as the "Candy Bomber."

  • Air University Fellows: ‘I can’t imagine not having done this’

    The Air University fellows program allows high-performing officers to serve as faculty members before or after completing in-resident Air Command and Staff College, which increases the overall quality of AU faculty while giving officers enhanced developmental opportunities.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • Renowned test pilot Chuck Yeager dies

    Probably his most notable achievement was piloting the Bell X-1 experimental rocket plane, in which he became the first human to fly faster than the speed of sound in 1947, shortly after the founding of the U.S. Air Force as a separate service.

  • F-16 crashes at Shaw AFB

    One pilot was killed when their F-16CM Fighting Falcon crashed at approximately 11:30 p.m., June 30, at Shaw Air Force Base.The name of the pilot is being withheld until 24 hours after next of kin notification.The aircraft, assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing, was on a routine training mission at the

  • F-35 crashes at Eglin AFB

    The pilot successfully ejected and was transported to the 96th Medical Group Hospital for evaluation and monitoring.

  • Air Force reduces barriers for pregnant aviators

    Effective immediately, remotely piloted aircrew, missile operations duty crews and certain fully qualified pilots are authorized to perform their assigned duties during pregnancy without a medical waiver.