Last February, I shared my vision as the Navy’s Air Boss with you for our aviation future based on ensuring a whole, capable and affordable force. Today, I am excited to announce the publication of Naval Aviation Vision, 2014-2025 —...
Trigger warning: This post contains description of sexual violence. My name is Marcel and I am a survivor of military sexual trauma. I entered the Air Force on Nov. 30, 1981 when I was 21 years-old. I was stationed at Pope Air Force Base, in Fayetteville, N.C. Show More Summary
U.S. Air Force Capt. Nicolas Aquino’s future has been put on hold as he faces charges for entering his own house in Monterey, Calif., KSBW reports.
Air Force Sergeant Wil Alteus was living in New Jersey as a single parent with his daughter, Lyrique, when he was called overseas for duty last August. Nine months later Sgt. Alteus teamed up with Lyrique’s school to make a surprise return. Once called, Alteus sent his daughter to stay with his sister, Kinley, in Keep Reading ?
The head of US Pacific Command has a blunt message for Congress: he doesn't have enough boots or boats for contested operations in the Pacific. Defense News has a clear summary of modernisation-driven air force procurement trends across...Show More Summary
In the Stars & Stripes, it’s reported that NATO is letting the world know that after weeks of diddling, they’re deploying more forces to the area around the eastern Ukraine. “We will have more planes in the air, more ships on the water, and more readiness on the land,” NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told […]
The US Air Force released an RFP for the development and production of “mini crypto” devices that meet both NSA approval and Size, Weight, and Power constraints in line with combat use. They intend to handle unclassified and Secret data, for devices that may be lost during operations that may be conducted with other services […]
Pro-Russian separatists may own the ground around the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, but they don't control the air That's the message the Ukrainian Air Force had for activists that gathered there Wednesday when a Ukrainian fighter...Show More Summary
On the back of yesterday’s leaked images, Nike and Parisian fashion and sports community Pigalle today launch their first capsule collection, hitting the shops on April 26. Consisting of two Air Force 1 trainers (a high and a low top)… Pigalle x Nike Capsule Collection is a post by David Hellqvist on Highsnobiety.
Jordanian warplanes destroyed “camouflaged” vehicles on Wednesday as they tried to cross into the kingdom from war-ravaged Syria, in the first such strikes since the conflict erupted three years ago. A Syrian military source, cited by...Show More Summary
Jordan's air force on Wednesday attacked cars at the kingdom's border with Syria, army officials said.
World War II Today: ‘Black Sunday’ as tropical storm hits US 5th Air Force: >The 5th Air Force were engaged in missions against the Japanese in New Guinea and New Britain.... There was a warning that there was a weather front moving in during the mission – but the orders were to go ahead anyway. Show More Summary
Not the Navy Department, nor the Air Force, say these authors. Rather, they contend: The argument that the military must retain the ability to "fight and win the Nation's wars" when shaping operations are resourced as lesser included capabilities is incongruous with current national security strategy aspirations. Show More Summary
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's army says the country's air force has attacked cars that were at the kingdom's border with neighboring Syria.
During an inspection visit to the People’s Liberation Army air force headquarters in Beijing on Monday, Xi, also chairman of the Central Military Commission, said the air force plays a decisive role in national security as well as military strategy, […]
Located near what may be the world's longest landing strip, the colossal compass rose painted onto the dry(ish) lakebed at Edwards Air Force Base, was created as an analog directional device at the emergency landing strip. While Roger's...Show More Summary
Getting ready to jet off to their next destination, Prince William and Kate Middleton boarded a Royal Australian Air Force plane in Wellington, New Zealand on Wednesday (April 16). The Duchess looked fabulous in a navy tweed ensemble...Show More Summary
The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a $470 million contract with the MiG corporation for the delivery of 16 advanced MiG-29 SMT fighters, the ministry said Tuesday. The company had earlier confirmed the deal in an interview with RIA Novosti, […]
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) and Prince William board a Royal Australian Air Force plane with their eight-month-old baby boy Prince George at the Wellington Airport’s military terminal on Wednesday (April 16) in Wellington, New Zealand. The royal family is off to Australia after spending a week and a half in New Zealand. [...]
Government forces are launching military action in the east part of Ukraine where clashes are taking place with pro-Russian gunmen at air field. Shots were fired in Kramatorsk airport as Ukrainian special forces stormed in to reassert Kiev’s control. As troop helicopters hovered above and tempers flared, a Ukrainian general was set upon by a […]