Dealing with a Very Uncertain and Dangerous World

Determining the US military’s future warfighting strategy must drive the discussions on how to trim up to $400 billion from the Pentagon’s budget over the next 12 fiscal years since the world stage is so dynamic and dangerous, said Joint...

Post-DADT-Policy Training on Track

The Air Force is on track to complete by June 30 the initial training program that is part of the process of repealing the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, Lt. Gen. Darrell Jones, Air Staff lead for personnel issues, told...

Mullen: Training for Post-DADT Policy Going Exceptionally Well

Training of Defense Department personnel on standards of conduct for when the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy is formally repealed is proceeding well, Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen told reporters Thursday in Washington, D.C. “Are there any glitches? We...

C-17 Lands at Shindand

A C-17 recently touched down for the first time at Shindand Air Base in western Afghanistan, an event made possible by the base’s refurbished all-weather concrete runway that opened last December. The aircraft’s arrival ushered in a new era of...

Grand Forks Welcomes Global Hawk

Airmen at Grand Forks AFB, N.D., gathered with local community leaders and industry representatives to celebrate the arrival of the first Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft at the base. “What a great day for Grand Forks and...

Chief’s Retirement Marks End of Era

When CMSgt. James Clemenson retires on Saturday, it will mark the end of an era for the Air Force. Clemenson is the last enlisted airman on active duty status who was stationed in Vietnam to retire from service, according to...