Now you can view video and transcripts from the Air Force Association’s virtual Air, Space & Cyber Conference, including interviews with industry leaders and a panel on defense budget transparency.
Here's a look at how the Defense Department is being impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prison Guards Living in Jail and COs Not Allowing Telework: Inside the Military’s Coronavirus Complaints
Obtained by Military Times in a response to a Freedom of Information Act request, the complaints reflect the fear and uncertainty rippling through society back then, before this all became the new normal.
The judge said the Air Force's actions were "not arbitrary, capricious, or in violation of the law, and that SpaceX was not entitled to any relief in this action.”
After an eight-year process, the Air Force’s effort to transfer its F-22 program to Hill Air Force Base is now complete.Earlier this week, two F-22 program management positions were transferred to Hill from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, wrapping up a process that began clear back in 2012 with a call by Congress to shift the program to a location best suited to handle work on the fifth-generation fighter jet.
Nand Mulchandani serves as the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center’s chief technology officer. On Oct. 1—the first day back in his CTO position following the confirmation of Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael Groen as the new head of the center—Mulchandani spoke with National Defense Magazine Senior Editor Yasmin Tadjdeh about the trajectory of the JAIC, what the future has in store, and how the center is managing through both a pandemic and budget uncertainty.
“With the creation of the U.S. Space Force, it is imperative to better understand how to fight in space and important to ask the question: Does the nation have the foundational principles by which future space wars can be won?” writes Space Strategies Center President Paul Szymanski.
The teenage dependent of a U.S. service member died following a two-vehicle accident that seriously injured four others in northeastern Japan. At approximately 11 p.m. Sept. 26, a car carrying four Americans, ages 16 to 19, collided with a vehicle driven by a Japanese man, 49, from Hachinohe city, a Misawa Police spokesman told Stars and Stripes on Oct. 3. The accident happened on a two-way road in the town of Oirase, south of Misawa Air Base, that was wet from rain.
The gravesite of President John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery reopened to the public Saturday for the first time since access to the cemetery was limited in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visitors to the site will have to follow one-way signage, wear masks and socially distance, Arlington officials said in a release.
Tech. Sgt. Jordan Benson, an aircraft battle damage repair technician in the 402nd Aircraft Maintenance Group at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., was awarded the Airman’s Medal Oct. 2, at the Museum of Aviation. One of the most prestigious decorations awarded to U.S. Armed Forces members, the medal is presented to military members who, while serving in any capacity with the Air Force after the date of the award's authorization, has distinguished oneself by a heroic act, usually at the voluntary risk of one’s own life but not involving actual combat.