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  • 25 Air Force Junior ROTC Cadets Selected for Elite Cyber Academy

    Virtual cyber academy will prepare Air Force JROTC cadets for in-demand computing and cyber security careers.
  • Air University’s Holm Center welcomes new commander

    The former senior military assistant to the secretary of the Air Force took command of the service’s largest officer accessioning center during a change of command ceremony, May 21, 2020, on Maxwell.Brigadier Gen. Leslie Maher took charge of Air University’s Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development from Brig. Gen.
  • From the courtroom to the classroom

    What to do after retirement from the Air Force is a question that plagues many Airmen as they approach the end of their career. For one lieutenant colonel, an unsolicited email from the Air Force Personnel Center answered that question for her, and changed her life forever.
  • Air Force Junior ROTC partners with CSforALL to bring computer science, cyber education to classrooms

    Air Force Junior ROTC and CSforAll have teamed up on a pilot program to grow and diversify the technology workforce in computer science and cyber education.The program is designed to increase Air Force Junior ROTC cadet participation in college preparatory computer science and cybersecurity programs, improve the diversity and size of the national
  • Air Force Junior ROTC wins AFA Chairman’s award

    The Air Force Association recognized Air Force Junior ROTC with the Chairman’s Award for Aerospace Education Achievement during the Air Force Birthday Dinner Sept. 18, 2019, in National Harbor, Maryland.
  • 36AS's Pilot for a Day

    The 36th Airlift Squadron recently rebooted the Pilot for a Day program to inspire the next generation to consider pursuing careers in the world of aviation. The day included a full tour of the squadron, a mission brief, aircrew flight equipment familiarization and culminated in a C-130J Super Hercules flight.
  • CSAF Private Pilot Scholarship Program changing face of US aviation

    In 2018, almost half of all newly licensed female pilots between the ages of 17 and 19 were graduates of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Flight Academy. This year, 150 cadets each received a scholarship from the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Scholarship Program to attend one of 11 universities across the country for an intensive eight-week program, and 45 percent of the class was female or minority.
  • Air Force Junior ROTC, CAP cadets launch more than 200 rockets over River Region

    Fifty years ago today, the Saturn V, carrying the Lunar Module “Eagle,” launched out of Kennedy Space Center. It was from this achievement that Neil Armstrong recited his famous line which echoed around the world, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”To commemorate this monumental achievement, the Air Force’s Junior Reserve
  • AF JROTC teams places 2nd at JLAB

    Hands were in the standby position as members of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps competed in the 8th Annual JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl, in Washington, D.C., June 21-24, 2019.
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Department of Defense

7/2/2020
Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters, have participated in global military operations, responded to civil disturbances and responded to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.
7/2/2020
The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy and the Washington Headquarters Services director gave a Pentagon briefing on COVID-19 response efforts.
6/30/2020
Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons will require the Defense Department to be far less risk-averse than it is now, DOD's director of defense research and engineering for modernization said.
6/30/2020
The Missile Defense Agency is looking to adapt current technologies against the hypersonic threat while looking toward new capabilities.
6/26/2020
NATO welcomes nuclear arms talks between the United States and Russia, but would like China to join the negotiations, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
6/26/2020
China is actively working in Europe and Africa to subvert the infrastructure that has maintained peace since the end of World War II, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Africa and NATO's Allied Joint Force Command said.