Dempsey Discusses More Syria Options

The United States could “destroy” the Syrian air force, but this intervention would not tip the scales against the Syrian regime in its war against opposition forces, and it would “potentially further commit the United States to the conflict,” said...

C-17 Watch: Mark your Calendars

Boeing will deliver the Air Force’s 223rd and final C-17 to service officials on Sept. 12 during a ceremony at the company’s assembly plant in Long Beach, Calif., company C-17 spokeswoman Tiffany Pitts told the Daily Report on Wednesday. That...

The Case for Disaggregated Space Architectures

Air Force Space Command on Aug. 21 issued a white paper that makes the case for incorporating disaggregated space architectures as one means of bolstering the resiliency of US space systems in the face of growing threats. “Disaggregation is an...

Manning Gets 35 Years

A military judge on Wednesday sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years of confinement for his conviction last month on 20 charges related to publication of classified government information on the WikiLeaks website. The judge also reduced Manning’s rank...

Kadena Airmen Train at Guam

Hundreds of airmen from Kadena AB, Japan, plus 18 F-15Cs and some E-3 AWACS and KC-135 tankers from the base, flew to Andersen AFB, Guam, for a two-week training exercise. The time on Guam is meant to bolster the expeditionary...

Little Rock Gets New-Build C-130J

A factory-fresh C-130J arrived at Little Rock AFB, Ark., becoming the newest Super Hercules assigned to the base since 2009, announced manufacturer Lockheed Martin. Maj. Gen. Margaret Woodward, who runs the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, ferried...

Northern Strike Hits Michigan

Personnel from Michigan’s two Air National Guard wings joined with state National Guard soldiers and airmen and troops from 16 other states, plus Canada and Latvia, for two weeks of joint training during Operation Northern Strike, according to a release....

One Quarter Million JDAM Kits and Counting

Boeing recently produced the 250,000th Joint Direct Attack Munition guidance kit, announced the company. JDAM kit production began in 1998 at the company’s facility in St. Charles, Mo.; currently, Boeing builds more than 40 kits each day, according to the...

New Recruiting Pre-Test Available

A new Air Force Recruiting Service program provides applicants who wish to join the Air Force the opportunity to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery pre-test from any computer with Internet access, announced Air Force recruiting officials. The Pre-screening,...