A Thursday ceremony honored the life of retired Lt. Col. Richard Cole, the last of the Doolittle Raiders. Twitter photo via Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein.
North Korea Says It Tested New Weapon, Wants Pompeo Out of TalksNorth Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of “tactical guided weapon,” its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations.
Associated PressUS Halts Recent Practice of Disclosing Nuclear Weapon TotalThe Trump administration has halted, without explanation, the recent US government practice of disclosing the current size of the nuclear weapons stockpile.
Associated PressAir Force Academy Will No Longer Allow Transgender Students to EnrollTransgender people selected for the U.S. Air Force Academy after April 12 will not be permitted to enroll in the academy unless they meet the Defense Department’s new criteria.
Japan's F-35As Had Seven Emergency Landings Before CrashIn the months before Japan's first F-35A stealth fighter jet crashed in the Pacific Ocean, the country's air force made seven emergency landings of the aircraft, Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said.
UPISpace Development Agency Draws Strong Objections From California LawmakersIn a letter to Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, California lawmakers question his decision to establish a Space Development Agency to take over the design of the military’s future space systems.
Space NewsSpaceX Booster Lost at SeaSpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch Thursday was flawless by all accounts, but its third rocket booster won't be coming back to Port Canaveral in Florida.
UPICol. Wootan Assumes Command of CAP-USAFCol. Mark A. “Woot” Wootan officially became the 31st commander of Civil Air Patrol-U.S. Air Force (CAP-USAF) today.
Civil Air Patrol NewsOne More Thing …
Brothers in Paws: A List of Military-Utilized Dog BreedsYou may just think German Shepherds have solely led the charge in canine use in the military, but—as this list will show—we have more furry friends out there on the battlefield than you might think.
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Memorial Day is a time to remember all those who died fighting for their country, just like A1C William Pitsenbarger, an Air Force pararescueman who took part in more than 250 rescue missions before he was killed at the age of 21. His selflessness and valor in the Vietnam War earned him an Air Force Cross and, eventually, a Medal of Honor.
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