Robinson Tapped For NORTHCOM

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that Gen. Lori Robinson will be nominated to serve as the next commander of US Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command. If confirmed, she will become the first woman to head a...

F.E. Warren Cops Investigated for Drug Activity

Fourteen enlisted members of the 90th Security Forces Group at F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo., are under investigation for alleged “drug activity,” the Air Force announced March 18. The airmen, all security forces airmen ranked E-2 through E-4, are involved in...

Another Isolated Incident

Gen. Robin Rand, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, said the drug investigation underway at F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo., has no connection to the 2014 high-profile drug investigation at another missile base that led to a significant overhaul of...

Air Force Selects KC-46 Test Crew

The Air Force has selected 42 airmen to be the first KC-46 initial operational, test, and evaluation aircrew, including officers and enlisted airmen from the Active Duty, Air Force Reserve, and Air National Guard. The airmen selected are the “best...

Red Tails, The Tuskegee Airmen in Photos

Running for his third presidential term, Franklin Roosevelt made a 1940 campaign promise to allow the training of black military pilots. In cooperation with the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, the Army in 1941 created a program to induct and train...

Carter: Changes to Goldwater-Nichols Coming

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he plans to propose changes to the Goldwater-Nichols Act, which changed the way the military’s chain of command is structured, within the next month. “We’ll be discussing that with them [Congress] and hearing their ideas...

Cope Tiger Roars to a Close

More than 1,200 service members and civilians from the US, Thailand, and Singapore wrapped up two weeks of joint training March 18 in the Pacific. The 22nd year of exercise Cope Tiger began March 7 at Korat Royal Thai Air...

North Korea Claims Another Missile Test

North Korea on March 17 reportedly conducted another nuclear missile test, claiming a launch of ballistic missiles into the sea of Japan. The US State Department, in a statement,? said it is “closely monitoring” the situation and calls on North...