US forces carried out a defensive strike against al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia earlier this week, killing three.
US aircraft recently conducted multiple airstrikes
targeting the Taliban in southern Afghanistan, the first new operations
under expanded authority as part of Operation Resolute Support.
Britain’s vote to depart the European Union won’t have
any big immediate effect on European defense, but it complicates the
continent’s security picture.
Britain has played a very minor role in the
still-nascent European Union military—which is separate from NATO—and
its few dedicated officers and assets involved with the EU will likely
revert to being part of NATO only.
The retirement of Gen. Mark Welsh, whose Active Duty career officially ends July 1, means the presumptive 21st Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein is now USAF’s most senior uniformed officer.
Gen. Mark Welsh, the Air Force's 20th Chief of Staff, retired June 24, leaving a service dramatically changed since he took office in 2012, yet still in war and in transition.
More than 50 airmen and three KC-135s from the Hawaii
Air National Guard’s 203rd Air Refueling Squadron returned to JB Pearl
Harbor-Hickam earlier this month from a deployment to Southwest Asia.
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is seeking
ideas on how to improve efficiency, and the best will receive a
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