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U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Must Resist Laughing At The Rubber Chicken

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.06.2015 | Comedy

As if being in the military wasn't a tough enough endeavor. The members of the United States Air Force Honor Guard must maintain their bearing and ...

Air Force Sentry Greetings: Less Is More

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

Sentries in combat theaters such as Afghanistan (e,g., Bagram Air Base) or at nuclear launch and/or storage areas do not offer "Have a blessed day" to persons entering the installation or the weapons storage area. Neither should they do so at any other installations.

Ex-Air Force Law Enforcement Agent Says He Hoaxed Major UFO Mythologies

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 07.13.2014 | Weird News
Alejandro Rojas

Richard Doty claims that while he was a special agent for the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations, he was tasked with hoaxing documents and feeding false information to UFO researchers. The Air Force refuses to comment on whether they knew of his activities and whether his claims of partaking in this activity at the behest of his superiors is accurate.

U.S. Air Force Band Surprises Museum Goers With A Holiday Music Flash Mob

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.10.2013 | Arts

Visitors at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC might have been expecting to see airplanes or space shuttles, but were su...

How Long Can a Missile Follow an Enemy Fighter Jet?

Quora | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Tim Morgan, Private pilot (ASEL, IA), military aircraft enthusiast First off: Missiles typic...

Secret Space Plane Marks Milestone, Fuels Speculation

Posted 05.30.2013 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 05/29/2013 07:46 AM EDT on SPACE.com The U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane has quietly passed the five-month m...

THIS WEEKEND: Will Space Plane Return From Secret Mission?

Posted 06.16.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 06/15/2012 11:45 AM EDT on SPACE.com A robotic Air Force space plane that has spent more than a year in orbit on a myste...

Secret Space Plane May Land Today--But Where?

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 06/13/2012 11:00 PM EDT on SPACE.com The U.S. Air Force is standing ready for this week's much anticipated return to ...

Secret Space Plane To End Lengthy Mission, Air Force Says

Posted 06.11.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 06/08/2012 06:08 PM EDT on SPACE.com After spending more than a year orbiting our planet on a hush-hush mystery missio...

Celebrating the Spirit of the Red Tails With My Fellow Service Members

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home
Ravi Chaudhary

At the conclusion of the screening of Red Tails, we came to our feet with thunderous applause. But we did not face the screen. We turned and faced the real Red Tails standing among us, a fitting tribute to the icons that shaped every American Airman serving today.

PHOTOS: Cutting Edge Drones

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.06.2012 | Science

President Barack Obama unveiled his defense strategy, which features an emphasis on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or Drones. This coming fresh o...

Chatting With Joe Manchin on DADT

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Manchin said that DADT was complicated for him and said "there were a lot of military in my state." What the senator needs to know is that the notion that military families are medieval on this subject is wrong.

Air Force Boots Their 25 Million Dollar Aviator (He's Gay) VIDEO

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

The Air Force is about to discharge this guy, a virtual poster boy for recruiting, because he is gay? Someone has to be kidding. This is sheer madness.

US Drone Strikes and Civilian Casualties in Pakistan: "It's Not Moral"

Carne Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carne Ross

There are no journalists in Waziristan or the other areas of western Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, so there are therefore no authoritative reports from the ground on the effects of these strikes.

US Cyberspace Command Put On Hold, May Be Axed By Pentagon

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon this week delayed and may kill the Air Force's nascent Cyberspace Command, according to a memo obtained by The Associa...

Auditors Echo Call For U.S. Air Force To Re-Test Boeing, Northrupp Grumann Tankers

Reuters | Jim Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. auditors urged the Air Force Wednesday to rerun its marathon, $35 billion competition for refueling aircraft, upholding a protest by losing bidde...