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Ellsworth poised for next generation bomber

Ellsworth Air Force Base will likely be home to the next generation bomber currently under development. U.S. Sen. John Thune says Air Force officials told him that bases currently home … Click to Continue »

Why America's Biggest Nuclear Weapons Test Ever Was a Total Disaster

Paul Richard Huard Security, The March 1, 1954 experiment was the first thermonuclear explosion based on practical technology that would lead to a deliverable H-bomb for the Air Force’s Strategic Air Command. The shock wave destroyed buildings supposedly outside of the calculated damage zone. Show More Summary

Israel gets first joint US military base

3 days agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Israel on Monday inaugurated with its US ally a joint missile defence base on Israeli soil, the first ever, a senior Israeli air force officer said. The new facility, at an undisclosed location in southern Israel, was announced as Israeli...Show More Summary

Happy 70th, Air Force

According to Wiki, the US Air Force was born from the US Army Air Corps on September 18, 1947. The other day, the President visited Andrews Air Force Base to celebrate the anniversary; President Trump expressed his pride in the men and women of the United States Air Force. “Our air superiority is unquestionable not […]

Heavy Wool Survival Moccasin

As they say on Game of Thrones, “winter is coming.” Always be prepared for the cold with The Hill-Side’s handmade boots, based on the design of a 1950’s US Air Force survival kit mocc boot. Made from warm wool felt, with a rubber outsole, and a versatile rope lace system.

Trump, first lady watch air show at Maryland military base

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — First lady Melania Trump got to fly airplanes at an Air Force base in Maryland. Paper airplanes, that is. Mrs. Trump tried her hand at sending a few through the air, calling one of the longer flights, "Niiiice."...Show More Summary

Trump, first lady watch air show at Maryland military base

First lady Melania Trump got to fly airplanes at an Air Force base in Maryland. Paper airplanes, that is. Mrs. Trump tried her hand at sending a few through the … Click to Continue »

Air Force Chaplain denounces religious tolerance

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A U.S. Air Force chaplain who ministers to thousands of men and women at an Ohio base is asserting that Christians in the U.S. Armed Forces “serve Satan” and are “grossly in error” if they support service members’ right to practice other faiths. In an article posted on BarbWire.com three days...

German prosecutor investigates illegal arms shipments through Ramstein AFB

Stars & Stripes reports that the German prosecutor’s office in Kaiserslautern, Germany is investigating charges that US contractors shipped Soviet-style weapons from Eastern Europe to Syria through Ramstein Air Force Base. Ramstein — a key U.S. military logistical hub overseas from which cargo is ferried throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa — was linked […]

U.S. nuclear commander says assuming North Korea tested hydrogen bomb

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (Reuters) - The U.S. general who oversees America's nuclear forces said on Thursday he was making the assumption that North Korea did in fact test a hydrogen bomb on Sept. 3, crossing a key threshold in its weapons development efforts.

Ellsworth AFB says airman charged in son's death

Officials at Ellsworth Air Force Base say an airman has been charged with murder in the death of his infant son. Airman 1st Class David E. MacDonald faces a pretrial … Click to Continue »

Feds seek delay of child sex abuse trial of former airman

Federal prosecutors are seeking to postpone the trial of a former Dover Air Force Base airman charged with sexually abusing a teenage runaway. A trial for 21-year-old Akeem Beazer of … Click to Continue »

New Mexico Base Seeks Expanded Training Space for Flights

Holloman Air Force Base officials say their array of flight training areas in southern New Mexico is outdated.

BAAD: A B-2 Spirit sits on the flight-line at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. BAAD is an acronym for …

BAAD: A B-2 Spirit sits on the flight-line at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. BAAD is an acronym for Bomber Assurance and Deterrence Deployment. The military has a lot of acronyms. It also uses a lot of jargon and slang. This guidebook will help those unfamiliar with milspeak.

ARMY Tests Show PMag Superior, Led to USAF Adoption, Says Air Force Spokesperson

The US Air Force’s recent decision to adopt the Magpul PMag Gen M3 was based on Army testing conducted in 2015, according to a spokesperson for the Air Force. In a communication with Military.com writer Matthew Cox, Vicki Stein of the...Show More Summary

Defense Secretary Mattis to visit Offutt Air Force Base

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is set to visit U.S. Strategic Command headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha. Offutt officials say Mattis will make the stop … Click to Continue »

Defense chief says US must keep all 3 parts of nuclear force

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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday he has become convinced that the United States must keep all three parts of its nuclear force, rather than eliminate one, as he once suggested.

New Mexico base seeks expanded training space for flights

Holloman Air Force Base officials say their current array of flight training areas in southern New Mexico is outdated and that some need to be expanded, reshaped and relocated. Officials … Click to Continue »

Correction: Air Force Leaders-Alaska story

In a story Sept. 11 about U.S. Air Force leaders visiting Arctic facilities, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the group would tour Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson after touring Eielson Air … Click to Continue »

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