New Defense Agency for POW/MIA Recovery Efforts

The Pentagon is creating a new defense agency to streamline the process of finding, recovering, and identifying the remains of US military personnel missing in action from past conflicts, announced Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday. The agency will combine...

Next Up on the Chopping Block

The Air Force is looking at a wide range of force structure cuts in order to preserve readiness accounts in key mission areas in case budget-sequestration-level funding persists beyond Fiscal 2015, Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer told lawmakers....

North Korea Warns of New Form of Nuclear Test

North Korea’s central news organ broadcast a statement from the communist nation’s foreign ministry blasting recent UN Security Council criticism of the country’s “justifiable” recent rocket and missile drills. The March 30 release indicated that North Korea could expand its...

AFNORTH Launches Attack-Response Desk

Air Forces Northern launched a new command hub to handle non-airborne threats to the United States. The Domestic Operations Desk is located within the 601st Air and Space Operations Center at Tyndall AFB, Fla. It is continuously staffed with liaison...

Lone Stars Together

Approximately 60 airmen, mostly from the Texas Air National Guard, took a C-130 and an F-16 to Santiago, Chile, for a week-long exchange visit in conjunction with the FIDAE international air and space fair. “The opportunity to meet with our...

Airmen Conduct African Outreach

US airmen came from Europe and JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., to meet with Angolan and Zambian airmen for African Partnership Flight Angola 2014 in Luanda, Angola. Nearly 200 airmen participated in the weeklong event, which concluded on March 28, according to...

Space Eagle

Boeing is designing a new rocket to affordably launch microsatellites into space from an F-15E, announced the company. DARPA awarded Boeing’s Phantom Works an 11-month, $30.6 million contract to test its Airborne Launch Assist Space Access vehicle, states the company’s...

CyberPatriot VI Winners Announced

Team Azure of North Hollywood High School in North Hollywood, Calif., beat out 620 teams to win the title of national champion in the Open Division of the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot VI national youth cyber defense competition. Meanwhile, the...