US Special Ops Command at Odds with Air Force Over Need for Light-Attack AircraftUS Special Operations Command is bullish at the prospect of buying a light-attack aircraft, according to the command’s top leaders—a marked contrast from the US Air Force, which wants to expand the effort to other types of platforms.
Defense NewsSenate Hearing Examines Commercial Implications of Space ForceWhile most of the debate about establishing a Space Force within the Defense Department has centered on its national security implications, a recent Senate hearing examined how it could bolster growing commercial activity in space.
Space NewsSecret Tracking Device Found in Navy Email to Navy Times Amid Leak Investigation Raises Legal, Ethical QuestionsA Navy prosecutor last week sent an email to the editor of Navy Times that was embedded with a secret digital tracking device. The tracking device came at a time when the Naval Criminal Investigative Service is mounting an investigation into media leaks surrounding the high-profile court-martial of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes. Military TimesKISS Frontman Gene Simmons Delivers Briefing at Pentagon Podium That Has Not Seen a Spokesperson in Almost a YearAs the frontman of KISS, Gene Simmons occupies rarefied air — a rock star who entertains arenas filled with adoring fans. On Thursday, Simmons joined another exclusive club, conducting only the second on-camera press briefing at the Department of Defense in the last year.
CNNOne More Thing …Nukes, Flying Cadillacs, a Crash Landing, and … Tiny Bubbles.Legendary entertainer Don Ho says his entire entertainment production draws upon his USAF experience.
Daily Report: Read the day's top news on the US Air Force, airpower, and national security issues.
Tweets by @AirForceMag