DOD Identifies Airman Who Died on Deployment

The Pentagon on Tuesday identified the airman who died July 18 of a non-combat-related injury as 1st Lt. Anais A. Tobar, 25, of Miami. Tobar was assigned to the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron from Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C. Tobar was...

KC-46 Completes Milestone C Flight Testing

The KC-46 program completed its final Milestone C-required flight test July 15 with the successful refueling of an A-10, the Air Force announced Tuesday evening. The tanker unloaded 1,500 pounds of fuel during the test. The hook-up was the final...

North Korea Test Launches Three Missiles

North Korea again tested its missile arsenal on Monday, launching three missiles that US Strategic Command said did not pose any threat. STRATCOM tracked the launch of three missiles—at 3:44 p.m., 3:58 p.m., and 4:35 p.m. Central Daylight Time, including...

AFSOC: Airman Died in ATV Rollover

Air Force Special Operations Command on Tuesday released the results into the death of an airman during a ground accident, finding the airman was killed when his off-road utility vehicle rolled over during training. SSgt. Jordan Lewis, a CV-22 flight...

Strike Eagle Flies With New Processor

An F-15E Strike Eagle flew for the first time with a new, high-speed computer July 8 at Eglin AFB, Fla. The use of the Advanced Display Core Processor II, which is based on commercial technology, in Boeing’s F-15 mission system...

Balancing International Demands

The US must continue its rebalance to the Asia-Pacific because of its increasing global economic and security importance, but it cannot ignore the challenges and historic ties in Europe and the Middle East, two foreign policy experts said on Tuesday....