Lt. Gen. Richard Clark took command of the 3rd Air Force at Ramstein AB, Germany, on Friday.
China publically confirmed Oct. 20 it has deployed troops to the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, reported UPI.
The 741st Missile Squadron at Minot AFB, N.D., recently
conducted a successful simulation of six Minuteman III intercontinental
ballistic missile (ICBM) launches, according to an Oct. 17 press release.
The Air Force is looking to upgrade the Battle Control
System-Fixed (BCS-F) that provides NORAD with comprehensive air
surveillance and the ability to carry out command and control missions.
The US and South Korean militaries are forming a
bilateral cyber working group to jointly address increased threatening
actions by North Korea online, the civilian heads of the two militaries
hilippine President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking in
Beijing Thursday, declared a break in the historic relationship between
the US and the Philippines in favor of a new alignment with China.
A US service member was killed in an improvised
explosive device attack Thursday in northern Iraq, the US-led coalition
The US-Turkey relationship remains strong in the
counter-ISIS fight, and the countries "work through issues as they
arise," including ongoing Turkish offensives against US-backed Kurdish
fighters in Syria, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday.
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