Disbrow Appointed Acting Undersecretary

President Obama appointed Lisa Disbrow to serve as the Air Force’s acting undersecretary. She fills the leadership void created when Eric Fanning left the undersecretary position earlier this year to be chief of staff for Defense Secretary Ash Carter. Disbrow’s...

Carter Starts Asia-Pacific Trip

Defense Secretary Ash Carter departed on Monday on his first trip to the Asia-Pacific region in his capacity as the top US defense official, anno?unced the Pentagon. After delivering a speech at Arizona State University in Phoenix, Carter flew to...

A-10s Deploy to Romania

Airmen and a dozen A-10s from Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., deployed to Romania as part of a rotational tour to train with allied air forces and assure NATO’s Eastern European members of the United States’ commitment to European security, according to...

C-5M Crew Claims Aviation Records

Airmen assigned to Travis AFB, Calif., claimed to have set 45 aeronautical records last week during the flight of a C-5M transport loaded with cargo, according to a base release. The eight-person aircrew for the April 3 flight included members...

Unscheduled Stop

The crew of an Air Force C-17 made an emergency landing on the island of Fiji after experiencing a technical problem with the aircraft while en route from Hawaii to the island of Vanuatu to deliver relief supplies, reported the...

Let the Sun Shine, Again

Officials at Nellis AFB, Nev., broke ground on the base’s next solar energy farm, construction of which is slated for completion by year’s end. Nellis II is designed to provide 19 megawatts of electrical power to the base, according to...

Alarm Over Chinese Sea Reclamation

China’s “unprecedented” reclamation projects on tiny disputed atolls and reefs in the South China Sea are raising tension in the region, declared Navy Adm. Harry Harris, head of the US Pacific Fleet, in a speech in Canberra, Australia. China has...