Military budget experts threw cold water on the idea
that the new Trump Administration would increase Pentagon spending to
meet modernization requirements.
President Donald Trump will have a difficult time
fulfilling his promise to increase military spending, experts said on
Monday at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event in
The Air Force is taking a three-pronged approach to
address the growing shortage of fighter pilots, said Col. Jason Cockrum,
the operations, plans, and requirements [AF/A3] director of staff.
The third Space Based Infrared System geosynchronous Earth orbit satellite successfully began transmitting data to its grounds station about 37 minutes after it was launched from Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla., on Friday.
Two years after the first F-35A weapons load crews were
certified, Air Education and Training Command dropped the first two
live bombs from the fifth generation aircraft over the range at Eglin
The F-35A strike fighter deployed to Nellis AFB, Nev.,
on Jan. 20 for its Red Flag debut, during which it also completed the
first large movement since the fifth generation fighter was declared
combat ready in August 2016.
President Donald Trump will nominate Heather Wilson to be the next Secretary of the Air Force, according to a White House press release issued Monday.
An aerial gunner at Kirtland AFB, N.M., on Jan. 13
received the Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor for his role in a
2011 high-risk rescue mission in Afghanistan.
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