Robin Rand took the reins of Air Force Global Strike Command from Lt. Gen.
Stephen Wilson during a July 28 ceremony at Barksdale AFB, La., becoming the
first four-star leader of the command.
Senate on Tuesday confirmed Gen. Paul Selva to be vice chairman of the Joint
Chiefs of Staff and Gen. Darren McDew to replace him at US Transportation
The three remaining Korean War veterans in
Congress introduced legislation on July 27 calling for a formal end to the war,
after 62 years in a state of armistice.
Force aircraft are leaving Osan AB, South Korea, for the neighboring Republic
of Korea Air Force base at Suwon, while Osan's runway undergoes critical
repairs, officials announced.
The District of Columbia Air National Guard retired its
C-38A Courier light airlift fleet, handing the aircraft off to the Navy
for use as chase planes this week, unit spokesman MSgt. Craig Clapper told Air Force Magazine on July 28.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
gave Boeing the go-ahead to continue development and maturation of its XS-1
Experimental Spaceplane, issuing a $6.5 million contract modification, the
goal is simple: ensure a dominant United States Air Force and a strong national
defense, honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage.
Iowa Air National Guardsman found unconscious while swimming on Guam July 25 has
been identified as SrA. Drew Bellairs, who was deployed to Guam from the 185th
Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa.
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