Active Duty and Air National Guard fighters
joined forces with Marine Corps fighters at Kadena AB, Japan, for a large force
exercise focused on maintaining air-to-air superiority while also protecting
of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh traveled to Mexico City in late June to meet with air
chiefs from 21 other countries who are part of the System of Cooperation Among
the American Air Forces, an organization started in 1961 by former CSAF Gen.
Thunderbirds crew chiefs
perform end of runway checks before the start of the demonstration for
the Wings Over Whiteman air show practice June 12, 2015, at Whiteman AFB, Mo.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the
nomination of Lt. Gen. Robert Neller to be the next Commandant of the Marine
The need for air mobility and air support for Afghan
forces is proving to be a vital concern in continued combat with Taliban
militants, NATO officials and others told reporters at the Alliance's
recent ministerial meetings.
While they're disappointed not to win Korea's tanker competition, Boeing officials feel there are other opportunities ahead.
Despite repeated threats by Pentagon officials
that a return to sequestration would require a change in strategy, the 2015
national military strategy released Wednesday maintains the existing
requirement to defeat an adversary in a “large-scale, multi-phase campaign,
while denying ... another aggressor” elsewhere.
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