Daily Report

April 20, 2017

Russian Bombers Fly Near Alaska, Again

Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers, for the second time in as many days, flew close to the Alaska shore prompting an Air Force response. The bombers, which were spotted about 41 miles off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, prompted an...

Latest Deep Freeze Airlift Season Flew 3,000 Passengers

During the most recent Deep Freeze C-17 airlift season—which ran from ?Sept. 28, 2016 to March 28, 2017—?airmen ferried nearly 3,000 passengers into the Antarctic supporting the National Science Foundation. Airmen with the Reserve 446th Airlift Wing and the 62nd...

StellarXplorers Announces National Champions

The Air Force Association announced the winners of the national high school space challenge StellarXplorers III, held earlier this month in Colorado Springs, Colo. The “Sky Dragons” team from San Pedro High School in San Pedro, Calif., is this year’s...

Atlas V Sends Cygnus Spacecraft to ISS

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V successfully shot Orbital ATK’s Cygnus, with more than 7,600 pounds of supplies and working experiments, to the International Space Station on Tuesday. Airmen with USAF’s 45th Space Wing supported the mission. “This mission once...