October 2021

Vol. 104, No. 10

The Air Force is developing semi-autonomous, low-cost aircraft to augment its crewed combat jets in a variety of missions.
The Air Force Force Generation model will completely overhaul the way the service trains, equips, and deploys its forces.
The gap between Earth orbit and the moon is open, uncharted, and undefended.

Outstanding Airmen of the Year

The Outstanding Airman Program annually recognizes 12 enlisted members for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement, and personal achievements.


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The Air Force Association’s 2021 Air, Space & Cyber Conference; Kendall on China; Raymond on the Space Force; New B-52 Engines; and more ...

AFA in Action

AFA honors WWII Bombardier, Lt. Armand Sedgeley; Texas CAP siblings earn Spaatz Award.