A house republican and retired Air Force colonel is fighting to save the A-10 Thunderbolt II from being mothballed. Rep. Martha McSally, who has logged 325 combat hours with the A-10, wrote an op-ed in the New York Times on Monday detailing why the plane is so important.
The Air Force confirmed this week that it is shuttering a vital airlift wing at Fort Bragg, N.C., that trains the Army’s airborne and special operations forces, prompting outrage from the state’s lawmakers.
Sen. Thom Tillis (R., N.C.) said on Wednesday that the Air Force has failed to allay concerns about the deactivation of the 440th Airlift Wing, a vital support unit for training U.S. special operations and airborne forces.
Chuck Norris is taking on the fight of his life. This time, instead of fighting ninjas or mercenaries, he’s wrangling with a truly formidable foe: the military budgeting process.
U.S. military capabilities declined during the Obama administration and deep defense spending cuts are increasing the risk that American forces will lose a future war, the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress on Tuesday.
The United States Air Force announced new initiatives to recruit and retain more women and minorities, as Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James warned that those who choose to not understand “diversity and inclusion” will not thrive in the service.
The United States military does not currently have the ability to fight two major wars simultaneously, according to a new report, a significant reduction from the capacity enjoyed by defense officials for decades.
Sen. Thom Tillis (R., N.C.) is raising concerns that the Air Force could be dismantling an airlift wing that helps train troops—before providing a legally mandated report to Congress.
The Air Force released its files related to unidentified flying objects this week. The release was prompted by Freedom of Information Act requests made by UFO enthusiasts. The files reveal many UFO instances that the Air Force have investigated and explained but also a number that they have not.