Daily Report

Dec. 22, 2016

Farewell, Phantom

The US Air Force bid farewell to the final F-4 Phantom II during a ceremony Wednesday at Holloman AFB, N.M. More than 500 people gathered at Holloman to watch the flight of the final F-4, AF 349, piloted by Lt....

Trump Meets With Air Force, Military Officials

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday met with a team of military leaders, including Air Force leaders and acquisition officials. The team included Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen Wilson, Air Mobility Command chief Gen. Carlton Everhart, F-35 program...

Christmas Deployment

One hundred airmen from the Michigan Air National Guard have deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and will remain deployed through the Christmas holidays, according to a 127th Wing spokesman. The airmen are part of the...

US, Russia Meet on Flight Safety in Syria

US and Russian officials on Wednesday held a video conference on flight safety over Syria, the Pentagon announced. Army Maj. Gen. Richard Clarke, the vice director for strategic plans and policy on the Joint Staff, and Elissa Slotkin, the acting...

DOD Launches Open Data Project

Defense Digital Services has created a new web-based open data project it hopes will help increase transparency and provide “a tool the government can use to help solve its own problems.” The project, which is called THOR for Theater History...