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! Read more »

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

Oklahoma Gov. complains to White House about children housed at Fort Sill

Mary Fallin said the program has been shrouded in secrecy and expressed concerns about the status of more than 1,000 young people who have cycled through the temporary shelter at the Army installation before being released to sponsors or relatives, including 212 who have been placed with people in Oklahoma.
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The House has a solid case should it sue Obama

By arrogating to himself a power to rewrite laws, a president violates his duty of faithful execution and infringes on Congress’ lawmaking prerogatives.
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Australia plans to arrest 2 Middle East fighters

Australian police have obtained arrest warrants for two Australians who are fighting with the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria after one posted photographs of the other posing with severed heads of Syrian soldiers.
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Iran leader calls for arming Gaza to fight Israel

Iran's supreme leader says Muslims from all over the world should help arm Gaza Palestinians in their fight against Israel.
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Soldier killed, 3 others hurt in vehicle crash during training

Tyler Adam Zody, 20, died and three other soldiers were injured in a single-vehicle accident during a routine vehicle movement to a training area, according to the Army. His father said a Humvee rolled over.
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Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announcement

News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense.
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