Air Force Considering Cutting Entire Fleets

With the huge budget cuts still in place and the Air Force's desire to maintain existing procurement projects (e.g. the F-35), the Air Force is considering cutting entire fleets of certain aircraft for the coming fiscal year. Read more »

Air Force Vet Takes Taco Truck to Italy

An Air Force veteran has set up an unlikely but profitable business in an unusual location. Here's some more information from the original story, by Stars and Stripes' Kent Harris:

Martin Lopez was familiar with the concept of getting restaurant-quality food from a vehicle while growing up in San Jose, Calif. They’re not hard to find on the West Coast, where many residents refer to the ubiquitous enterprises as taco trucks.
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Can I join the US Air Force?

If you are interested in joining the US Air Force, the following information will hopefully be helpful. But remember, sometimes the information will change with little or no warning, and so your best bet is to get in touch with an Air Force recruiter since their information is always up-to-date!

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Basic Training

Basic Training in the Air Force is similar to the other branches of service. The Air Force wants you to learn the "right way" to do things - their way. During basic you can expect a lot of exercise, learning, and stress, but you will also (hopefully) graduate with new found skills, discipline, and mental toughness. Read more »

Air Force News Wire

Navy's West Coast air base is getting its first F-35C fighter jets

The Navy has said it expects to have 10 F-35Cs at the base this year and 100 by 2025. The aircraft arriving next week will come from Eglin Air Force base in Florida.
2 hours 43 min ago

Minn. veterans vow a fight after group prompts city to remove cross from memorial

A national watchdog group advocating for separation of church and state this week caused a Belle Plaine, Minn. war veterans group to remove a cross from a memorial on city owned property.
3 hours 4 min ago

Florida woman arrested for fraudulently collecting cash donations for disabled veteran

Maureen R. Maloney, 54, is charged with scheming to defraud, a third-degree felony, following an investigation that began in May.
3 hours 18 min ago

Japan PM pledges 'unchanging' allegiance to US under Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he plans to visit the U.S. as soon as possible to meet with Donald Trump after the new American president's inauguration.
4 hours 27 min ago

Florida veterans treatment court comes up short of mentors

The Manatee County Veterans Treatment Court has been trying to find enough veterans to mentor other veterans assigned to complete the rehabilitation program.
4 hours 47 min ago

'Roll Tide' plane makes way for new C-130 at Maxwell Air Force Base

Aircraft 42, "Roll Tide" is named such for the University of Alabama art displayed on its nose and has carried university football memorabilia while flying missions around the world.
4 hours 56 min ago