The Libyan rebels were as disorganized and ragtag a group of warriors as one could ever hope to find.
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The F-22 was grounded five months for a vexing oxygen supply problem. Maintainers made the most of the
USAF’s tankers and bombers aren’t getting any younger, but workers at Tinker are finding new ways to k
B-2 and B-52 rotations to Guam offer valuable training—and send a powerful message.
Forward basing is key, but the NATO allies are still too reliant on American airpower.
Air Force Reserve Command is posturing itself to meet the modern reality—that it is an integral part o
Osama bin Laden’s trail went cold right as al Qaeda’s leadership, being pummeled by airpower, appeared
The Strategic Bombing Survey authoritatively determined that the B-29 campaign played a decisive role
The loadmaster specialty has evolved from ad hoc beginnings to a central job in modern airlift.
An exhausted Air Force; No more manpower gimmicks; Diminished forward forces; Sequestration disaster .
Back in the Air (Again) F-22 Raptors at JB Langley-Eustis, Va., and JB Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, were briefly grounded for a second time this year, following the fleet’s return to the skies in September after a lengthy down period. Two pilots...
Price to Pay “At a minimum, [new budget cuts] would slash all of our investment accounts, including our top-priority modernization programs such as the KC-46—the tanker—the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft, and the future long-range strike...
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A Note From a Survivor I read Colonel Boyne’s excellent article on efforts to destroy the bridge at Thanh Hoa with great interest [“Breaking the Dragon’s Jaw,” August, p. 58]. As the only surviving C-130 navigator from Operation Carolina Moon,...
Orientation for the Field At AFA’s Region and State Presidents Meeting, Suzie Schwartz, wife of USAF Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz, fields a question from the audience, while AFA Board Chairman Sandy Schlitt (foreground) listens in. Nearly 40 Air...
These extraordinary photos document a year’s deployment on