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

China-Russia launch South China Sea naval wargames

The Chinese and Russian navies launched eight days of war games in the South China Sea on Monday, in a sign of growing cooperation between their armed forces against the backdrop of regional territorial disputes.
12 weeks 21 hours ago

Defense Department: Washington soldier killed in Kuwait

The U.S. Defense Department says a soldier from Mill Creek, Washington, died from a noncombat-related injury in Kuwait.
12 weeks 22 hours ago

On 9/11, Illinois Army National Guard unit mobilizes for Afghanistan deployment

The Trailways bus idled behind the armory, packed with canvas bags and gear. Someone yelled out the final call: It was time to go.
12 weeks 22 hours ago

Firefighting foam linked to water contamination, injuries at Wright-Patterson under fire

A fire suppressant foam linked to the shutdown of two drinking water wells at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base injured a firefighter during a training incident and the Defense Department has launched an investigation to determine how widespread the problem is across the nation.
12 weeks 22 hours ago

Fort Benning's 98th Training Division gets new commander

Brig. Gen. Miles Davis was described Sunday morning as a person who has always accomplished his mission and someone who instills confidence and trust in other soldiers.
12 weeks 22 hours ago

Seoul says North Korea ready to conduct another nuclear test

North Korea is prepared to conduct another nuclear explosion in an unused tunnel at its main test site, South Korean officials said Monday.
12 weeks 22 hours ago