Inspector General Report Clears ULA, DOD

An Inspector General’s report released Dec. 5 has cleared the Department of Defense, United Launch Alliance, and Brett Tobey of any wrongdoing related to Tobey’s March 15 comments about contract competition. Speaking to an engineering class at the University of...

Holmes Confirmed to Lead ACC

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Lt. Gen. James Holmes to receive his fourth star and take over as commander of Air Combat Command. Holmes, currently the deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements, will take over from Gen....

Luke Begins First Undergraduate F-35 Training

The F-35 Academic Training Center at Luke AFB, Ariz., has completed the first undergraduate curriculum to train F-35 pilots. The program will allow the Air Force for the first time to train F-35 pilots who have no previous fighter experience....

Carter Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Friday made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, thanking troops and meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during his last visit to the country while in office. Carter spoke with airmen and troops stationed at Bagram...

What Space Brings to the Fight

“There’s nothing we’re doing today in the fight against ISIL that doesn’t rely on space,” said Gen. Jay Raymond, the new commander of Air Force Space Command, on Friday. The US military’s joint fight within “the complex strategic environment that...

Arizona Guard Base Gets New Name

The Arizona Air National Guard’s home in Phoenix has a new name. The base at Sky Harbor International Airport is being renamed the Goldwater Air National Guard base to honor former air Guardsman, Arizona senator, and presidential nominee Barry Goldwater,...

Moody to Host Lebanese A-29 Training

Moody AFB, Ga., will provide training for Lebanese pilots and maintainers on the A-29 Super Tucano, the Air Force announced Thursday. Directing the training will be the 81st Fighter Squadron, which has been leading A-29 training for the Afghanistan Air...