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

BFA, Rota to get championship rematch

Falcons storm past Bahrain and Admirals top Aviano to meet for second straight year in title game.
19 hours 11 min ago

Egypt Christians flee Sinai after a spate of attacks

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian man and stabbed his daughter to death in northern Sinai, the seventh such killing in a month's time in the region, officials and a Christian priest said Friday, prompting hundreds of Christians to flee from the area for fear of being targeted next.
19 hours 19 min ago

Guideline changes for transgender students worry some US military families

President Donald Trump’s decision to let states determine whether to uphold certain protections for transgender students hurts U.S. military families with transgender kids, who often don’t get to choose their next duty station, say two U.S. military wives.
19 hours 24 min ago

Making America great again apparently includes Cold War-era nuclear dominance

In an interview Thursday, President Donald Trump revisited the issue of nuclear weapons, declaring that the United States has "fallen behind on nuclear weapon capacity." He placed some of the blame for this on the 2010 New START agreement that was signed by President Barack Obama and aimed at further reducing the nuclear arsenals of Russia and the United States.
19 hours 24 min ago

Japanese think tank argues for moving Marines off Okinawa

The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit could leave Okinawa without sacrificing its value as a security provider in the Asia-Pacific, a Japanese think tank said following a study of alternatives to building a new runway opposed by the island’s governor.
19 hours 33 min ago

2nd Cavalry Regiment heads to eastern Poland on deterrence mission

The U.S. Army is preparing to deploy a battalion-size battle group to eastern Poland, some 100 miles from the Russian border.
19 hours 33 min ago