Here's a look at how the Defense Department is being impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The U.S. Air Force has had to revise the way it executes its day-to-day missions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with commanders all over the world amending their playbooks to keep Airmen safe and healthy.
A senior Pentagon official told lawmakers Sept. 22 the Trump administration has begun planning for the complete withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by May 2021.
A plane that left New Hampshire with Vice President Mike Pence on board had to land quickly after taking off after its engine was struck by a bird. An aide to Pence confirmed to ABC News that a bird hit one of the engines on Air Force 2, which returned to Manchester Regional Airport and made a safe landing on Sept. 22.
Like the future of air combat in general, there are lots of misconceptions about the secret technology demonstrator and the program it belongs to.
A "program integration council" run by the Space and Missile Systems Center will include representatives from Defense Department space-buying agencies and the National Reconnaissance Office.
On the Sept. 22 episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, Air Force Test Center Commander Maj. Gen. Christopher P. Azzano discussed joint domain operations, digital modeling, and the power of information on testing, platform development, and desired battlefield effects.
Joint all-domain command and control is redefining how the U.S. military will operate in the future joint fight—and how systems must be designed today. For the latest on all things JADC2 and to stay tuned to the latest developments, check out our JADC2 landing page.
George Washington Briggs, a member of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen who died in Arizona, will be remembered this week.
The report synopsizes the summer 2020 season of Air Force Association CyberCamps. It provides camp participant demographics, effectiveness, and quality as reported in post-camp surveys of participants and instructors.
USMC is looking for a unit that is "very low signature and that gives us the firepower that we need to be a relevant force that provides consequences, should we get past the deterrence phase," said Maj. Gen. Kevin Iiams, assistant deputy commandant of combat development.
The Air Force is taking the first steps toward canceling any contracts for diversity and unconscious bias training that include segments on white privilege and other controversial subjects, as called for by the White House. The Air Force’s move follows a Sept. 4 memo from Office of Management and Budget Director Russell Vought, which alleged executive branch agencies have spent millions of taxpayer dollars “'training' government workers to believe divisive, anti-American propaganda.”
'Meeting the challenges of this time will require visionary leadership," wrote former Air Force Secretary Heather A. Wilson. "CQ has become a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff through competence and character. It’s a model worth following."