Moody Preferred Site for Afghan A-29 Training

Moody AFB, Ga., is the Air Force’s preferred location to train Afghan air force pilots and maintainers how to operate the AAF’s A-29 Light Air Support aircraft, announced service officials on June 25. The Air Force selected Moody “because the...

Moving Out on Increased ICBM Manning

Improving manning in the Air Force’s ICBM wings and having the right skill levels at the right places are important to rehabilitating the ICBM mission, said Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, head of Air Force Global Strike Command. “We want to...

F-35s Remain on Ground at Eglin

A temporary suspension of F-35 flight operations remains in effect at Eglin AFB, Fla., following a fire on an F-35A on June 23. “In the interest of safety, we’re going to continue the suspension,” 33rd Fighter Wing spokeswoman 1st Lt....

On-orbit Checkout Done for Sixth GPS IIF Satellite

The Air Force and Boeing completed on-orbit checkout and validation of the sixth Global Positioning System IIF navigation satellite, announced the company on Wednesday. The Air Force and its industry partners launched this satellite into space in May. With this...

Updated Aviation Retention Pay Offered

The Air Force is offering experienced pilots and combat systems officers incentives to stay on Active Duty as part of its Fiscal 2014 Aviator Retention Pay program, according to a June 25 release. Eligible airmen have until Sept. 30 to...

Wall of Honor Celebrates Space Pioneers

Air Force officials and dignitaries dedicated the Gen. Bernard A. Schriever Wall of Honor at Los Angeles AFB, Calif. The wall honors space pioneers. During the June 19 ceremony, Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, newly minted commander of the Space and...