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February 27, 2021 at 11:04 AM

Breaking News | Hypersonic ARRW’s First Flight Coming Within Days

Breaking News | Hypersonic ARRW’s First Flight Coming Within Days   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. USAF Looks to Rebound After Failed Test The first all-up flight of the AGM-183A hypersonic missile will happen in the coming week,…
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February 27, 2021 at 1:03 AM

Breaking News | ACC Commander Doubts F-35 Operating Cost Will Hit Target

Breaking News | ACC Commander Doubts F-35 Operating Cost Will Hit Target   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. China May Get NGAD First, Kelly Says The Air Force needs the F-35’s operating cost per flight hour to reach $25,000 by 202…
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February 26, 2021 at 7:34 PM

Breaking News | Acting SECAF Talks Transition

Breaking News | Acting SECAF Talks Transition   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Roth: ‘We Can't Afford to Take a Pause’ Acting Air Force Secretary John P. Roth is shepherding the department through the first months of the year as…
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February 26, 2021 at 8:37 AM

Daily Report, February 26: Pilot Training Changes Possible | F-35 Surge Needed? | New Space Force Insignia

Pilot Training Changes Possible | F-35 Surge Needed? | New Space Force Insignia Feb. 26, 2021 Edited by Jennifer Hlad with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor assigned to the 325th Fighter…
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February 26, 2021 at 1:18 AM

Breaking News | USAF May Revamp Pilot Training to Curb Accidents

Breaking News | USAF May Revamp Pilot Training to Curb Accidents   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Brown: Pilots Need ‘More Time on Basics’ The Air Force is considering changes to its pilot curriculum to curb the rising number of…
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February 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Breaking News | Space Force to Debut Enlisted Insignia in March

Breaking News | Space Force to Debut Enlisted Insignia in March   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. USSF Aims to Trade In Enlisted Chevrons Space Force troops will try out new rank insignia for the first time next month, as the ser…
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February 25, 2021 at 8:38 AM

Daily Report, February 25: New Deployment Strategy | Pegasus to Start Limited Ops | Digital Acquisition

New Deployment Strategy | Pegasus to Start Limited Ops | Digital Acquisition Feb. 25, 2021 Edited by Jennifer Hlad with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser USAF Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. speaks as part …
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February 24, 2021 at 7:44 PM

Breaking News | USAF to Phase KC-46 into Limited Operations

Breaking News | USAF to Phase KC-46 into Limited Operations   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Pegasus to Start Limited Ops Soon The Air Force’s next-generation tanker is starting to go operational, but in a very limited way, with…
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February 24, 2021 at 4:13 PM

Breaking News | DOD’s New Plan for Military Education

Breaking News | DOD’s New Plan for Military Education   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. PME Needs More Focus on Joint Warfighting The Joint Staff on Feb. 25 will unveil a new vision for developing enlisted leaders, shaping milit…
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February 24, 2021 at 8:40 AM

Daily Report, February 24: vAWS Begins Today | More Details on 2020 Mishaps | Water for Texas

vAWS Begins Today | More Details on 2020 Mishaps | Water for Texas Feb. 24, 2021 Edited by Jennifer Hlad with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine and John A. Tirpak View In Browser AFA's virtual Aerospace Warfare Symposium will be held Feb. 24-26. Staff illustration by Mike Ts…
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February 23, 2021 at 10:03 PM

Breaking News | Air Force Saw 72 Aviation Mishaps in Fiscal 2020

Breaking News | Air Force Saw 72 Aviation Mishaps in Fiscal 2020   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Mishaps Include A-29 Crash That Disabled Airman The Air Force saw 72 aviation accidents over the course of fiscal 2020, including an A-…
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February 23, 2021 at 8:35 AM

Daily Report, February 23: T-38 Pilot Killed in Crash Identified | Focus on Diversity and Inclusion | Base Breaches

T-38 Pilot Killed in Crash Identified | Focus on Diversity and Inclusion | Base Breaches Feb. 23, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Brian W. Everstine and Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory View In Browser A 49th Fighter Squadron pilot conducts prepares to taxi in a T-38 Talon, Feb. 7, …
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February 22, 2021 at 8:39 AM

Daily Report, February 22: New Disparity Review | 2 Killed in T-38 Crash | F-35 Price Cuts End

New Disparity Review | 2 Killed in T-38 Crash | F-35 Price Cuts End Feb. 22, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Brian W. Everstine, Amanda Miller and John A. Tirpak View In Browser The Department of the Air Force will launch a second review of racial, gender, and ethnic dispar…
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February 19, 2021 at 9:25 PM

News Alert | USAF Launches 2nd Disparity Review

News Alert | USAF Launches 2nd Disparity Review   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. New Review to Include Additional Races, Gender The new review, announced Feb. 19, will examine racial disparities in the Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Nat…
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February 19, 2021 at 8:39 AM

Daily Report, February 19: New Officer Promotion Rules | Arctic Partnerships | T-38 Gear-Up Landing

New Officer Promotion Rules | Arctic Partnerships | T-38 Gear-Up Landing Feb. 19, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Brian W. Everstine, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser New rules announced on Feb. 10, 2021, are changing what information is included i…
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February 19, 2021 at 12:20 AM

News Alert | USAF Mandates Negative Information Be Included in Promotion Packets

News Alert | USAF Mandates Negative Information Be Included in Promotion Packets   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. New Rules for Officer Promotion Boards Some negative information that once might have been withheld from Air Force…
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February 18, 2021 at 8:38 AM

Daily Report, February 18: USAF to Launch TacAir Review | B-1s to the Boneyard | Van Ovost May Be Tapped for TRANSCOM

USAF to Launch TacAir Review | B-1s to the Boneyard | Van Ovost May Be Tapped for TRANSCOM Feb. 18, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor and F-35A Lightni…
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February 18, 2021 at 2:15 AM

News Alert | First of 17 B-1s Heads to the Boneyard

News Alert | First of 17 B-1s Heads to the Boneyard   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. 4 Lancers to Enter ‘Recallable Status’ The first of 17 B-1B bombers to retire this fiscal year flew to the “boneyard” at Davis-Monthan Air Forc…
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February 17, 2021 at 8:35 AM

Daily Report, February 17: Extremism In the Ranks | US Could Retaliate for Erbil Attack | Meet the Valkyries

Extremism In the Ranks | US Could Retaliate for Erbil Attack | Meet the Valkyries Feb. 17, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine and Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory View In Browser A Department of the Air Force seal serves as the focal point in an othe…
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February 16, 2021 at 8:39 AM

Daily Report, February 16: DOD Boosts COVID-19 Response | Base Renaming Panel Picks | Officers’ Musical Chairs

DOD Boosts COVID-19 Response | Base Renaming Panel Picks | Officers’ Musical Chairs Feb. 16, 2021 Edited by Rachel S. Cohen with Brian W. Everstine and Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory View In Browser Tech. Sgt. Joseph Anthony, 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron aeromedical technician,…
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February 12, 2021 at 8:41 AM

Daily Report, February 12: Longer Tours in Europe, Pacific | Assessing the Problem of Extremism | Andrews Boss Addresses Breach

Longer Tours in Europe, Pacific | Assessing the Problem of Extremism | Andrews Boss Addresses Breach Feb. 12, 2021 Edited by Brian W. Everstine with Rachel S. Cohen and Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory View In Browser U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Zachary Semmer, 31st Aircraft Maintenan…
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February 11, 2021 at 8:37 AM

Daily Report, February 11: Biden’s Message to DOD | Will USSF Combine Active, Reserve? | New Bomber Tactics

Biden’s Message to DOD | Will USSF Combine Active, Reserve? | New Bomber Tactics Feb. 11, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser President Joe Biden, joined by Vice President Kamala Har…
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February 10, 2021 at 11:14 PM

News Alert | Biden's 1st Pentagon Visit as President

News Alert | Biden's 1st Pentagon Visit as President   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. In Speech, POTUS Calls Force a Last Resort President Joe Biden, in his first visit to the Pentagon as President, told service members military …
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February 10, 2021 at 8:41 AM

Daily Report, February 10: Hicks Sworn In As DOD No. 2 | Defense Industry to See More Consolidation | Pease Receives Final KC-46

Hicks Sworn In As DOD No.2 | Defense Industry to See More Consolidation | Pease Receives Final KC-46 Feb. 10, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine and John A. Tirpak View In Browser Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III swears in Kathleen H. H…
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February 9, 2021 at 8:38 AM

Daily Report, February 9: Report Calls for Relocating Fighter Bases | B-1's Historic Trip to India | LongShot Drone Underway

Report Calls for Relocating Fighter Bases | B-1’s Historic Trip to India | LongShot Drone Underway Feb. 9, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser A new F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighter aircraft …
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February 8, 2021 at 8:38 AM

Daily Report, February 8: USAF Launches Global Security Review | Digital Exercise Tests Lasers | Rethinking Flat Budgets

USAF Launches Global Security Review | Digital Exercise Tests Lasers | Rethinking Flat Budgets Feb. 8, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser The C-40 B/C provides safe, comfortable and reliable transporta…
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February 5, 2021 at 6:54 PM

News Alert | Andrews Intruder Boarded C-40 Before Being Detained

News Alert | Andrews Intruder Boarded C-40 Before Being Detained   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Investigators Find No Indication of Extremist Ties The intruder who breached Joint Base Andrews, Md., on Feb. 4 made it to the fli…
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February 5, 2021 at 8:39 AM

Daily Report, February 5: Biden’s Approach to Foreign Policy | DOD Mandates Masks, Indoors and Out | AFRL Builds Space Ties

Biden’s Approach to Foreign Policy | DOD Mandates Masks, Indoors and Out | AFRL Builds Space Ties Feb. 5, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser President Joe Biden delivers remarks to …
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February 4, 2021 at 8:39 AM

Daily Report Newsletter: AFA’s 75th Anniversary | Germany Drawdown on Hold | Austin Orders Standdown to Address Extremism

AFA’s 75th Anniversary | Germany Drawdown on Hold | Austin Orders Standdown to Address Extremism Feb. 4, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine and Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory View In Browser The Air Force Association is celebrating its 75th anniver…
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February 3, 2021 at 8:40 AM

Daily Report, February 3: F-15EX 1st Flight | USAF Revamps Evaluations | B-1s Deploy to Norway

F-15EX 1st Flight | USAF Revamps Evaluations | B-1s Deploy to Norway Feb. 3, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser Boeing test pilot Matt Giese flies the first F-15EX on a 90-minute so…
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February 2, 2021 at 7:13 PM

News Alert | New Standards for Enlisted, Officer Evaluations

News Alert | New Standards for Enlisted, Officer Evaluations   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. USAF to Change How It Motivates, Rewards Airmen The Air Force is revamping evaluations for Airmen in grades E-7 through E-9 and O-1 th…
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February 2, 2021 at 8:37 AM

Daily Report, February 2: 2 KC-46 Deficiencies Resolved | New SPACECOM Strategy | CMSAF on Resuming PT Tests

2 KC-46 Deficiencies Resolved | New SPACECOM Strategy | CMSAF on Resuming PT Tests Feb. 2, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine and Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory View In Browser Army and Air National Guardsmen from the Oklahoma National Guard disemb…
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February 1, 2021 at 10:25 PM

News Alert | USAF, Boeing Make Progress on KC-46 Fixes

News Alert | USAF, Boeing Make Progress on KC-46 Fixes   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Four Category 1 Deficiencies Remain The Air Force has resolved two Category 1 deficiencies on the KC-46 tanker, both problems with the aircra…
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February 1, 2021 at 8:39 AM

Daily Report, February 1: New Space Force Ranks | USAFA Cheating Scandal | Coalition Airstrike Kills Top ISIS Leader

New Space Force Ranks | USAFA Cheating Scandal | Coalition Airstrike Kills Top ISIS Leader Feb. 1, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine and Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory View In Browser US Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. Jay Raymond displ…
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January 29, 2021 at 8:14 PM

Breaking News | Space Force Unveils New Ranks

Breaking News | Space Force Unveils New Ranks   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Ranks to Include Specialists, Sergeants The Space Force will drop the rank system it inherited from the Air Force for a new set that combines Air Force an…
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January 29, 2021 at 5:53 PM

Breaking News: USAFA Investigates Nearly 250 Cadets for Cheating

Breaking News: USAFA Investigates Nearly 250 Cadets for Cheating   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Academy Admits to Massive Cheating Scandal The U.S. Air Force Academy has kicked out students and reprimanded others after nearly 250 ca…
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January 29, 2021 at 8:37 AM

Daily Report, January 29: Acting SECAF’s Priorities | Afghanistan Withdrawal Likely Delayed | Distributing COVID-19 Vaccines

Acting SECAF’s Priorities | Afghanistan Withdrawal Likely Delayed | Distributing COVID-19 Vaccines Jan. 29, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Brian W. Everstine and Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory View In Browser Acting Air Force Secretary John P. Roth. USAF photo. Acting SECAF’s …
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January 28, 2021 at 8:34 AM

Daily Report, January 28: Brown: USAF ‘Neglected’ EMS Too Long | KC-46 Cost Overruns Surpass Contract Award | B-52 to Middle East

Brown: USAF ‘Neglected’ EMS Too Long | KC-46 Cost Overruns Surpass Contract Award | B-52 to Middle East Jan. 28, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine and John A. Tirpak View In Browser Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. …
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January 27, 2021 at 8:38 AM

Daily Report, January 27: SPACECOM HQ Controversy | Russian Spy Plane Enters Alaskan ADIZ | Cooley’s Article 32 Hearing Delayed

SPACECOM HQ Controversy | Russian Spy Plane Enters Alaskan ADIZ | Cooley’s Article 32 Hearing Delayed Jan. 27, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen and Brian W. Everstine View In Browser Official seal of U.S. Space Command. USAF Lawmakers Urge Biden to Rethink…
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January 26, 2021 at 8:39 AM

Daily Report, January 26: Transgender Ban Reversed | Harris Swears in Austin | Bomber Trifecta to Fly Over Super Bowl

Transgender Ban Reversed | Harris Swears in Austin | Bomber Trifecta to Fly Over Super Bowl Jan. 26, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine and John A. Tirpak View In Browser President Joe Biden on Jan. 25, 2021, signed an executive order allowi…
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January 25, 2021 at 8:37 AM

Daily Report, January 25: SECDEF Austin’s First Days | Joint Warfighting Plan Delayed | What Livery Will Air Force One Have Now?

SECDEF Austin’s First Days | Joint Warfighting Plan Delayed | What Livery Will Air Force One Have Now? Jan. 25, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine and John A. Tirpak View In Browser Lloyd Austin responds to a question during his Senate Armed…
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January 22, 2021 at 4:55 PM

Breaking News: Austin Becomes 1st Black Defense Secretary

Breaking News: Austin Becomes 1st Black Defense Secretary   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Historic Confirmation Follows Waiver Approval The Senate on Jan. 22 confirmed Lloyd Austin to become the nation’s first Black Defense Secretar…
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January 22, 2021 at 8:39 AM

Daily Report, January 22: Congress Approves Austin Waiver | New Hair Regs for Women | Report on 2020 Fatal E-11 Crash Released

Congress Approves Austin Waiver | New Hair Regs for Women | Report on 2020 Fatal E-11 Crash Released Jan. 22, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine and Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory View In Browser Lloyd Austin responds to a question during his confi…
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January 21, 2021 at 8:36 AM

Daily Report, January 21: Biden New Commander-In-Chief | New DOD Leaders | Trump Calls Space Force One of His Great Accomplishments

Biden New Commander-In-Chief | New DOD Leaders | Trump Calls Space Force One of His Great Accomplishments Jan. 21, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Brian W. Everstine, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser President Joe Biden delivers his first speech as…
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January 20, 2021 at 8:38 AM

Daily Report, January 20: USAF and the Inauguration | Guardsmen Sent Home for Extremism | Austin’s Confirmation Hearing

USAF and the Inauguration | Guardsmen Sent Home for Extremism | Austin’s Confirmation Hearing Jan. 20, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Brian W. Everstine and Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory View In Browser U.S. Soldiers with the New York National Guard deboard a C-17 Globemaster II…
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January 19, 2021 at 8:38 AM

Daily Report, January 19: B-21 Moves Forward | Rooting Out Insider Threats | Middle East Drawdown

B-21 Moves Forward | Rooting Out Insider Threats | Middle East Drawdown Jan. 19, 2021 Edited by Rachel S. Cohen with Brian W. Everstine, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser Artist rendering of a B-21 Raider concept in a hangar at Dyess Air Force Base, Te…
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January 16, 2021 at 11:09 AM

Breaking News | Secretive B-21 Bomber to Fly in Mid-2022

Breaking News | Secretive B-21 Bomber to Fly in Mid-2022   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Second Raider Now in Production The first B-21 stealth bomber will roll out in early 2022, with first flight expected in the middle of next year…
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January 15, 2021 at 3:17 PM

You're Invited: AFA Welcomes Lt Gen Scott Pleus and Chief Philip Hudson, 7th AF

You're Invited: AFA Welcomes Lt Gen Scott Pleus and Chief Philip Hudson, 7th AF                     The Air Force Association Presents "Air and Space Warfighters in Action" Please join Lt Gen Scott Pleus, Commander & Chief Philip Hudson,…
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January 15, 2021 at 8:40 AM

Daily Report, January 15: Roth to Serve as Acting Secretary | DOD Sees Increase in Extremism | More Guard Troops to D.C.

Roth to Serve as Acting Secretary | DOD Sees Increase in Extremism | More Guard Troops to D.C. Jan. 15, 2021 Edited by Brian W. Everstine with Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory, Rachel S. Cohen and John A. Tirpak View In Browser Air Force comptroller John P. Roth has been selected to te…
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January 14, 2021 at 8:34 AM

Daily Report, January 14: Military Preps for Inauguration | USSPACECOM to Alabama | INDO-PACOM Strategy Declassified

Military Preps for Inauguration | USSPACECOM to Alabama | INDO-PACOM Strategy Declassified Jan. 14, 2021 Edited by Amy McCullough with Rachel S. Cohen, Brian W. Everstine, Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory and John A. Tirpak View In Browser Air Force Secretary Barbara M. Barrett address…