Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating IV, 31, of San Diego, Calif., was part of a quick reaction force responding to a call for help from an advise and assist team near Tal Asquf, Iraq, when he was killed by gunfire Tuesday, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve told reporters Wednesday.
The US Air Force Thunderbirds perform aerial maneuvers during the AirPower over Hampton Roads Open House at JB Langley-Eustis, Va., April 24, 2016.
US Strategic Command’s space component—Joint Functional
Component Command for Space—recently concluded an exercise that allowed
the command to practice delivering synchronized space effects through a
The United States and China are in the midst of a cold
war, a former Pentagon official said Wednesday at an AFA Mitchell
China will transition from a regional to a global
military power within the next decade, an Asian security analyst said
The armed services are all facing a quantity versus
quality problem, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh said Tuesday
at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh on Tuesday
pushed back against the term “unmanned” in reference to remotely piloted
aircraft, noting that it is “a heavily manned” enterprise, even if the
airmen involved are “not all sitting on or riding in the airplane.”
The Pentagon awarded Lockheed Martin a $1.27 billion
not-to-exceed undefinitized modification to a previously awarded F-35
low-rate initial production contract, according to a contract announcement.
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