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  • Empowered Aviation Pioneers Leave an Inspiring Legacy for the Modern Airmen

    The First Flight Society hosted a celebration recognizing the 119th anniversary of the first powered and controlled flight, the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force and the induction of Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. into the Paul E. Garber First Flight Shrine at the Wright Brothers’ National

  • Empowering Airmen on cybersecurity

    October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a global effort between the U.S. government including 16th Air Force and private industry to raise awareness about online security to protect personal information and communication tools used for work, family and friends.

  • U.S. Air Force celebrates 50 years of F-15 flight

    Past and present members of the F-15 Program Office, retired F-15 pilots, representatives from The Boeing Co., and senior Air Force leaders gathered in a hangar at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on July 28, to celebrate, share stories and mark the fiftieth anniversary of the F-15’s first flight.

  • New medical profile system to enhance communication, readiness

    A new medical profile system aimed at improving communication and overall readiness has been developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory in collaboration with the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency and the Defense Health Agency and is scheduled to roll out to military treatment facilities later

  • WWII pilot MIA for 72 years laid to rest at Normandy American Cemetery

    U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. William J. McGowan went missing in action on June 6, 1946 just inland of the coast of Normandy. On July 9, 2022, McGowan was laid to rest with full military honors at the Normandy American Cemetery in the presence of family. McGowan was a pilot assigned to the 391st

  • The ‘Future Fight’ is here: Red Flag-Nellis 22-3

    The familiar roar of America’s air power is filling the skies over Las Vegas and the Nevada Test and Training Range to the north, signaling the start of another Red Flag exercise. However, participants of this iteration will find themselves facing some unfamiliar opposition as the first ever

  • ACC works to maintain air superiority

    Among a wide range of responsibilities, Maj. Gen. Scott Jobe, director of Air Combat Command’s plans, programs and requirements directorate, oversees the identification of necessary CAF requirements that keeps the warfighter relevant in a high-end fight. As the Department of Defense and the U.S. Air