Category Archives: U.S.Air force

Air Force Academy discovers racial slurs were hoax

Jay Silveria

November 9, 2017  FoxNews

A racist message posted outside an Air Force Academy dorm in September was written by one of the alleged victims, the school confirmed Tuesday, casting blaring initial coverage of the incident — which lauded the school superintendent’s forceful reaction in an apparent bid to ding President Trump — in a new light. Continue reading Air Force Academy discovers racial slurs were hoax

Air Force could recall up to 1,000 retired pilots after Trump order

Air Force

October 22, 2017  FoxNews

The Air Force could recall up to 1,000 retired pilots after President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at addressing what the Pentagon has described as an “acute shortage of pilots.” Continue reading Air Force could recall up to 1,000 retired pilots after Trump order

Air Force preparing B-52 bombers for 24-hour alert status

Gen. Goldfein

October 22, 2017  FoxNews

The U.S. Air Force is preparing to place its fleet of nuclear-armed B-52 bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since 1991 amid escalating tensions with North Korea, the military branch’s chief of staff said in a report Sunday. Continue reading Air Force preparing B-52 bombers for 24-hour alert status

Italian Facility Unveils First Foreign-Made USAF F-35B Fighter

USAF F-35B Fighter Jet

May 26, 2017  InHomelandSecurity.com

An Italian facility has unveiled the first Short Take-Off/Vertical Landing version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet to be assembled outside the United States, Lockheed Martin  reports. Continue reading Italian Facility Unveils First Foreign-Made USAF F-35B Fighter

US Air Force launches another long-range missile into Pacific

ballistic missile launch

Published May 03, 2017  FoxNews

For the second time in a week, the U.S. Air Force test launched another long-range ballistic missile on Wednesday morning, flying more than 4,000 miles from a base in California before splashing down in the Pacific near the Marshall Islands. Continue reading US Air Force launches another long-range missile into Pacific

Russian bombers fly near Alaska; Air Force scrambles jets

Russian nuclear-capable bombers

Published April 18, 2017  FoxNews

A pair of Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew near Alaska Monday night, two U.S. officials told Fox News, coming as close as 100 miles from Kodiak Island — the first time since President Trump took office that Moscow has sent bombers so close to the U.S. Continue reading Russian bombers fly near Alaska; Air Force scrambles jets