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

'Nut rage' exec released after South Korean court suspends prison term

Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-ah did not violate aviation security law when she ordered a flight attendant off a Dec. 5 flight, forcing it to return to the gate at John F. Kennedy Airport, according to the Seoul High Court.
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Pentagon publicly challenges China over South China Sea dust-up

Verbal sparring is common between the Chinese and U.S. militaries, but the Pentagon's decision to release two videos and audio recordings from the dust-up a day earlier shows a new willingness to publicly confront Beijing for expanding construction projects in disputed waters.
14 weeks 5 days ago

Purple Heart recipient and Vietnam vet among bikers killed in Waco shootout

Military records show Jesus Delgado Rodriguez was a Marine on active duty from 1969 and 1973 and received the Purple Heart. He also had received a Navy commendation medal and other awards.
14 weeks 5 days ago

Quick shipment of US anti-armor weapons due in Iraq next week, Pentagon says

An expedited shipment of 2,000 lightweight shoulder-fired weapons for the Iraqi army to help stop the Islamic State's increasingly effective use of car bombs should arrive in Iraq as soon as next week, the Pentagon says.
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Contracts for May 21, 2015

Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.
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One upset, a few close games and a lot of routs

Teams that have never played each other quickly finding out where they stand on the diamonds.
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