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  • SecAF, CSAF visit AU for 66th annual National Security Forum

    The NSF is designed to inform community influencers on Air University and the Air Force’s current and future objectives as well as plans for enhancing national security, and is hosted by Air War College on behalf of the Secretary of the Air Force.
  • A New Home for One of the Brave

    In the early 2000s, escalating tensions in Iraq caused severe damage to the region. Many Iraqi citizens fled the country’s borders, fearing for their lives under Saddam Hussein’s rule. It’s doubtful too many had hopes of one day becoming an American, and even fewer, an American Airman.
  • Air University Fellows Program offers two-year developmental opportunity for officers as students, faculty

    As the U.S. Air Force’s pinnacle institution, Air University leverages select Airmen for a two-year developmental opportunity on campus as part of the AU Fellows program.
  • Flagships of education

    For current or future Air Force commissioned officers, two names represent the pinnacle of education within the force. While these flagship institutions have, up to now, worked mostly independent of one another, Air University and the U.S. Air Force Academy have come together to formally synchronize their efforts for producing future leaders for the service.
  • Barnes Center rolls out new ALS curriculum

    When pencils go down and scores go up, senior airmen across the Air Force check to see their line number. Out of thousands, a name they recognize as their own shows up and, when the dust they kicked up from clicking their heels finally settles, a unit first sergeant, commander or supervisor lets them know when they’ll be headed to Airman Leadership School.
  • Air University Press releases The Military Commander and the Law, 15th edition

    Today’s Air Force commanders face a wide range of issues, many of which involve complex statutes, laws, regulations and rules. Commanders must deal with challenging legal matters ranging from military justice to environmental law to operations law.
  • AU students produce research on innovative leadership

    Two Air University students attending separate courses presented new research on how change is influenced and promoted within the Air Force.
  • Airey NCOA moves to Maxwell awaiting Tyndall reconstruction

    In late 2018, Tyndall Air Force Base sustained severe damage from Hurricane Michael, affecting nearly every building and mission on the installation. Among those impacted by the storm, the Airey Noncommissioned Officer Academy faced the loss of their learning environment.
  • EDTF starts at Air University

    The Electromagnetic Defense Task Force Summit 2.0 kicked off April 29, at the Air University, bringing more than 300 military and civilian leaders from NATO and across the nation to look at threats and responses to challenges in the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • SANDS students visit Europe, gain new perspectives

    Students from Air University’s School of Advanced Nuclear Deterrence Studies met with European allies last month to gain new perspectives and alternative views on how different parts of the world define nuclear deterrence.
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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.