A 19-year-old airman from Paterson, N.J., was found dead in his dorm room at Laughlin AFB, Texas, on Dec. 9, the base said. An investigation is ongoing into the death of A1C Jerry Nolasco-Peralta, Laughlin said in a release Dec. 10.
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, has joined the Purple Heart Trail community as the first Active Duty Purple Heart Base. A public designation ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force commemorated the moment on Dec. 10 at Carney Auditorium.
Top General: Military Won’t Be a ‘Raping, Burning, and Pillaging’ Gang after Trump’s War Crimes Pardons
The military’s top officer on Dec. 11 defended efforts to maintain discipline in the ranks amid stiff questioning from lawmakers on whether President Donald Trump’s intervention in the cases of three service members accused or convicted of war crimes will create chaos on the battlefield.
The newly released compromise version of the annual defense policy bill will establish a civilian training corps to address skills gaps at the Defense Department.
The Pentagon lead for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program argued the move will be good for small contractors. And for those that don’t want to comply: Good riddance.
The US is training thousands of foreign service members. But some of them have disappeared. Others went on to commit human rights abuses at home.
In an effort to improve the fitness program for airmen during the stages of pregnancy, the Air Combat Command Surgeon General directorate recently released new guidance. The guidance is called “Conditioning/Reconditioning (Fitness) Program for Airmen During and After Pregnancy,” and it implements immediate changes to the fitness program. It also establishes additional fitness and educational opportunities for pregnant airmen to enhance their physical wellness.
At the quarterly meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services in December, a Navy official disclosed that the woman had reached the end of the physically and mentally demanding two-week SOAS process in September. Ultimately, however, she was not selected for a SEAL contract, officials said.
As tomorrow’s elite soldiers work to persuade local populations to support them, they may be able to sense how their messages are being received by detecting invisible biometric signals. Or when pinned down by enemy fire, they may make hand gestures to designate targets for close air support, or operate swarms of drones with just a few voice commands. Those were just a few of the superhuman abilities that researchers at US Special Operations Command recently showed off in a series of demonstrations that brought together sensors, data, and AI, SOFWERX chief technology officer Brian Andrews said Tuesday at Defense One’s Genius Machines event in Tampa, Fla.