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!

Request Info on How to Join the Air Force
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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

Gasoline bomb thrown at Berlin parliament offices

Berlin police say a gasoline bomb was thrown at a parliamentary office building in the capital overnight and they are investigating a possible far-right connection.
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Photos of the week: Marines

Our staff-selected photos of the week of the Marine Corps in action.
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Uganda shuts down 5 madrassas over training extremists

A Ugandan police official says five madrassas across Uganda have been shut down over allegations they are training students to become extremists.
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Syria Kurds yet to be fully embraced by US in anti-Islamic State fight

Syria's Kurds remain largely on the outside looking in on the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against the Islamic State group. Unlike Syrian rebels, they are not included in a new U.S.-training program. And unlike their Kurdish brethren in Iraq, they have not been tapped to receive American weapons.
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For pro-separatist Ukrainians, hardship replaces hope

Ethnic Russian residents in this eastern province who cheered on a rebel drive a year ago to separate from Ukraine are now suffering buyers' remorse.
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Roar of bombers replaced by drone buzz in North Dakota

The roar of mammoth Air Force bombers and tanker planes has long been silenced at the Grand Forks Air Force Base, but backers of the nation's first unmanned aircraft business park say the drones are creating a buzz.
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