Daily Report

Nov. 10, 2016

Trump: Your New Commander-in-Chief

Republican Donald Trump won the presidency on Tuesday, cinching 279 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s 228. Throughout the campaign, Trump has said the US military is in “bad shape,” and has called on Congress to repeal the Budget Control Act...

Surviving the Election

A majority of the members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees won back their seats during Tuesday’s election. Most notably, SASC Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) won despite contentious primary and general elections. His ally, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.),...

CENTCOM Releases Civilian Casualty Figures

Twenty-four US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria may have killed 64 civilians, and injured another eight, US Central Command announced on Wednesday. The strikes took place between Nov. 10, 2015, and Sept. 10, 2016, and were intended for ISIS targets...

Growing the Enlisted RPA Pilot Force

Three-hundred and five more enlisted airmen will take the next step to become enlisted remotely piloted aircraft pilots, the Air Force announced Wednesday. The group was selected out of a pool of more than 800 applicants from the July call...

New Reserve Cyber Squadron Activated

Air Force Reserve Command’s 960th Cyberspace Operations Group activated its newest squadron Nov. 6 at Robins AFB, Ga. Maj. Karl Miller assumed command of the 710th Network Operations Squadron, according to a release. During the ceremony, 960th CyOG Commander Col....

Combat Rescue, the French Way

About 100 airmen from the 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons and two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters are practicing combat rescues with their French counterparts at Cazaux AB, France through Nov. 18. The units from RAF Lakenheath, England, are flying alongside...