Obama Warns Russia Against Deeper Isolation

This week, the United States, Europe, and nations around the globe have condemn Russia’s invasion in Ukraine, rejected the illegal annexation of Crimea, booted Russia out of the G-8, downgraded bilateral ties, and imposed sanctions meant to impact the Russian...

Unity on Ukraine

United States and European Union leaders strongly advocated for transatlantic unity in response to Russia’s “illegal annexation” of Crimea, in a lengthy 33-point joint statement that addresses everything from security, trade, and environmental issues to economic cooperation initiatives. “Today in...

“Aviation is Not without Risk”

Eleven airmen were killed in Class A aviation flight mishaps and 14 aircraft were destroyed in Fiscal 2013, senior Air Force leaders said in prepared testimony to the House Armed Services Committee’s tactical air and land forces panel Wednesday. The...

Oregon Guardsmen Awarded Combat Medals

Several airmen from the Oregon Air National Guard’s 125th Special Tactics Squadron were awarded the Silver Star and Bronze Star Medals with Valor on Monday for their actions in Afghanistan. TSgt. Doug Matthews was awarded the Silver Star for his...

Final Deployment for Active Duty Combat Kings

Two HC-130Ps deployed downrange last week in what is expected to be the final Active Duty Combat King deployment before the Air Force transitions to the new HC-130J Combat King II. The two aircraft, serial Nos. 64-4860 and 65-0982, left...

Congratulations Team of the Year

The Air Force Office of Special Investigations career field is this year’s team of the year. “It is an honor to recognize the men and women of AFOSI for their service and accomplishments,” said Air Force Association President Craig McKinley....

First C-5M of 2014 Delivered

Lockheed Martin delivered the 17th C-5M Super Galaxy—the first such delivery of 2014—to the Air Force on Tuesday. The Super Galaxy took off from the company’s Marietta, Ga., facility, and flew to Stewart ANGB, N.Y., where it “will undergo internal...