The U-2’s worldwide flying operations were not disrupted by Tuesday’s crash near Beale AFB, Calif., the Air Force announced Friday.
Iraqi Security Forces liberated the city of Qal'at
Sherqat, also known as Ashur, on Sept. 22, moving closer to its goal of
taking back Mosul from ISIS, Air Force Col. John Dorrian, spokesman for
Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, said during a
Afghan Special Forces enabled by US counter-terrorism
forces have reduced the number of ISIS fighters in Afghanistan by 25
percent since late July, Army Gen. John Nicholson, commander of the
Resolute Support mission and US Forces Afghanistan, said Friday.
The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center is
buying two more GPS III satellites from Lockheed Martin for $395
million, the Pentagon on Sept. 21.
The Air Force grounded four of its E-8 JSTARS aircraft
for inspections at Robins AFB, Ga., after they were delivered from a
Northrop Grumman depot that is believed to be associated with a trend of
Despite the Air Force’s ongoing “do more with less”
mentality, senior leaders are doing their best to “figure out the right
balance” between work and family life, said CMSAF James Cody.
Airmen from Spangdahlem AB, Germany and Aviano AB, Italy traveled to Iceland to participate in Exercise Northern Challenge 2016.
Japan rolled out its first F-35A Lightning II Friday at
a ceremony attended by senior Japanese and US officials at Lockheed
Martin’s Forth Worth, Texas, assembly facility.
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