Dayshot: Here’s a really cool shot of a B-1B Lancer from the US Air Force taking off from Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. The underneath angle is perfect as it makes the soaring bomber look like a beautiful bird in flight. More »
Missing Colorado Springs woman Ksenia Quiros has likely been found if a body that police say matches her description turns out to be the end of a four-day search, reported the local ABC 7 affiliate. Quiros disappearance is most likely related to grief due to the sudden death of her son Alexandre Quiros, 21. Show More Summary
Air Force veteran Michelle Manhart was arrested yesterday when she tried to prevent protesters at a Georgia college from trampling on the American flag. The incident in which Manhart took the flag away from a group protesting racism occurred at Valdosta State University. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies have launched 20 air strikes targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria since early on Friday, the Combined Joint Task Force leading the operations said on Saturday.
According to the Valdosta Daily Times Michelle Manhart, an Air force veteran, got a call from a friend about a group of protesters at Valdosta State College who were protesting something or other by walking on a flag, so Manhart went over there and took the flag away from them, you know taking advantage of […]
I think it would be safer to have “jihad” on the button than Arizona Congressman Trent Franks. “There comes a time when Israel will not be able to reach from the air, without some ground forces, some of the potential facilities that could come into being and if they don’t do it at the right [...]
Police say Colorado woman disappeared about a week after her 21-year-old son was found dead in his dorm
Yes! This shot is real, and not from inside a cockpit, either. Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 pilot and avid skydiver Joost Luysterburg of Performance Designs is going to tell you exactly how this crazy encounter came to pass: Read more...
F-35Cs of VFA-101 "Grim Reapers" traveled from their home at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to Naval Air Station Lemoore in California to show off their new rides for the first time to West Coast strike fighter squadrons. These breathtaking shots, taken over Yosemite National Park, were snapped to remember the historic occasion: Read more...
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Clay sent us a link to the AFRC.MIL story about Air Force Reservist Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Hilsman in the 45th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base who is also a full-time policeman in Plant City, Florida. Last Veterans’ Day, he was on patrol when him and his partner were called to a burning house. […]
Mom - usually she's pretty stylish, but when she gets it wrong, she gets it so, so wrong. From forcing you to bundle up when there's barely a chill in the air to giving you packages of granny panties, she's enabled some pretty questionable fashion choices on more than one occasion. Show More Summary
James Rhodes is back to prove there’s more than one Iron Man with the War Machine Mark II Sixth-Scale Figure. The Iron Man of the Air Force joins the Iron Man of the Avengers to take on Ultron in the upcoming Marvel movie, and this 12.20-inch-tall figure lets you gear up for battle. In addition […]
Lt. Colonel Robert L. Stirm is reunited with his family, after being taken prisoner during the Vietnam war, at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California on March 17, 1973.
Close air support (CAS)-delivery of airborne munitions to support ground forces-is difficult and dangerous because it requires intricate coordination between combat aircrews and dismounted ground forces (for example, joint terminal attack controllers, or JTACs). DARPA’s Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) […]
On Thursday, an Indonesian Air Force F-16 caught fire preparing to take off. The pilot escaped.
Col. John Paul Stapp was an Air Force Surgeon who underwent trials to see how much a human pilot could take. He volunteered for a series of tests at Edwards Air Force Base on rocket sleds. Stapp broke speed record after speed record....Show More Summary
North America BAE Systems and the the US have settled a three-year dispute over the repair costs of an aging C-130, with the Air Force having been billed $12 million for substantial repairs to the plane, significantly above the original $4.2 million contract ceiling. Despite this ceiling being raised to $14.7 million, the contractor sued […]
Air traffic controller receives bomb threat via text message, forcing Jakarta-bound plane to make emergency landing.
Airmen at Peterson, Schriever and Buckley Air Force bases will see a major shift in their work schedules as Air Force Space Command works to beef up training.