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

New whistle-blower says Phoenix VA concealed deaths

A scheduling employee for the Phoenix VA Health Care System disclosed Monday that she was the keeper of a 'secret list' of veterans who waited months for medical care.
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Man found dead at Arlington was retired Air Force colonel

The deceased man found Friday in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia with a single gunshot wound has been identified as retired U.S. Air Force Col. Robert E. Terrill, 92, according to a news release from the cemetery.
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Top 10 VA boondoggles

The Department of Veterans Affairs has the money to reform its health care system. In fact, the Veteran’s Health Administration’s budget this year is $57.28 billion, which is equal to $6,300 per veteran served. The following examples highlight instances where the VA wasted its resources.
13 weeks 5 hours ago

Resort hotel also serves as military test site at Eglin AFB

To the tourists who frolic in the crystal-blue surf of this picturesque, white-sand beach, the Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort looks like, well, a Holiday Inn with a large beach ball statue on top.
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Generals breaking the rules: Does rank garner privilege or increased scrutiny?

The offenses span the spectrum. Wasteful spending. Affairs and inappropriate relationships. Violating ethics and travel regulations. Abusing authority and mistreating subordinates. Reprisal. Showing up drunk to work.
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'Valiant Hearts: The Great War' a touching, artistic puzzler that takes on horrors of WWI

“Valiant Hearts” is a game that takes a fair amount of chances — from the setting, to the art style, to gameplay itself. There aren’t too many video games based around World War I, and even fewer are puzzle/adventure titles. It’s also a game that subverts nearly every expectation placed upon it, to the benefit of any gamer who gives this new title a chance.
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