For service members who develop exertional rhabdomyolysis, having sickle cell trait does not necessarily equate to increased risk for complications or long-term health problems, a new Air Force study has found.
Over a recent half-decade, the Defense Department recorded 357 cases of sexual assaults that involved civilian employees. But a survey of employees indicated that thousands may have occurred.
The next group of satellites, "Tranche 1 is going to be a big deal," says Space Development Agency Director Derek M. Tournear, ensuring troops have "persistent regional access" to comms and missile warning/tracking data.
The Space Force is getting its first cyber warriors, transferring cyber personnel from the Air Force into its ranks to protect sensitive systems and missions.
A Joint Artificial Intelligence Center request for proposal is the first of two contracts designed to get Defense Department components ready to adopt AI technologies.
Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester will chair the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, handing new clout over the defense budget to a state with nuclear weapons interests.
President Joe Biden’s aides have launched a formal review of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, reviving the Obama-era goal of closing the controversial facility with the aim of doing so before he leaves office, the White House said Feb. 12.
U.S. Air Forces Europe is considering adding "throwable robots," which can scour a room or outdoor area and confirm whether there are people around, to its inventory. In a recent solicitation for information posted on the government's acquisition and awards website beta.sam.gov, the service asked defense and technology companies for their ideas on "throwable reconnaissance micro-robots."
Mitchell Institute‘s ‘Aerospace Advantage’ Podcast, Ep. 10—‘Hanging out with Unexploded Ordnance, Saddam’s Palace, and Me: Experiences of a Fighter Pilot’
This episode of the "Aerospace Advantage" podcast takes you to the flight line and beyond, exploring the experience of Air Force Brig. Gen. Craig “Bluto” Baker, currently serving as the vice commander of 12th Air Force. We follow Baker as he helped build the Operation Iraqi Freedom air campaign and deployed to Iraq, where he executed after-action inspections at his recently targeted sites. Learn how he found himself hanging from the ceiling of one of Saddam Hussein’s palaces next to an unexploded bomb.
The Air Force Association is actually older than the Air Force itself. As it celebrates 75 years in business, AFA deals with an Air Force facing a lot of challenges. With an update, AFA Chairman and 14th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Gerald Murray joined “Federal Drive with Tom Temin.”