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The Space Force is hashing out how to incorporate offensive cyber operations into its future combat plans, as the new service charts a path forward for the cyber-focused Airmen who transfer in, officials said during a recently livestreamed town hall. The Space Force at first is looking at bringing in…
The Air Force finalized updates to its official song to be more inclusive, removing male-only references to reflect the “central role that women play” in the service. USAF Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein announced the changes in late February, saying “we are a profession of arms, we do the…
A B-1B Lancer will play the bad guy and try to penetrate U.S. airspace in a large force exercise that will bring together assets and players from four combatant commands, as well as North American Aerospace Defense Command and the Navy’s Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, U.S. Northern Command…
Two B-1B Lancers on May 29 flew another long-range bomber task force flight to Eastern Europe, integrating with Ukrainian fighter jets and Turkish KC-135s for the first time, as well as with multiple other allied nations. The flight of B-1s from the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base,…
The Pentagon has declared space a warfighting domain. A new Space Force is preparing to defend its assets from attack, and hit others if needed. But what, exactly, is a space weapon? A new report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies published May 27 tries to answer that…
Former Rep. Sam Johnson (R), a founder of the Air Force Caucus in Congress, a seven-year POW in Vietnam, a former Thunderbird, and a Korean War veteran, died May 27 in Plano, Texas, at age 89.