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

Bazen, Morse break records, lead array of top performers

Ansbach's Mykala Bazen broke the DODDS European record in the 300-meter hurdles, one of two records to fall at the DODDS European Track and Field Championships.
13 weeks 19 min ago

Vicenza retains title by downing Naples

The Vicenza Cougars won their second consecutive Division II European championship Saturday with a thorough 10-2 win over the home-country rival Naples Wildcats, whose long title reign came to an end last spring as Vicenza’s began.
13 weeks 26 min ago

Commander: Navy must improve female retention rate

The Navy retains female sailors at half the rate it holds on to men. One result is that it doesn't have enough senior enlisted women on some ships stationed overseas, leaders of the Navy say.
13 weeks 49 min ago

Pentagon halts exercises after Thai coup

The Pentagon announced Saturday it is suspending exercises with Thailand's military and called on officials to restore democratic rule after a bloodless coup there on Thursday.
13 weeks 56 min ago

15 militants, 10 soldiers killed in Yemen attack

Yemeni soldiers killed 15 al-Qaida fighters in fierce fighting with militants who launched a major attack overnight targeting army, security and government buildings in a southern city, authorities said Saturday.
13 weeks 59 min ago

Brewers team up on beer to help military families

Craft breweries from around the country are teaming up to raise money for military families by selling a beer aged on baseball bats.
13 weeks 1 hour ago