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  • OTS conducts COVID-19 testing during in-processing

    Officer Training School conducts COVID-19 testing May 19, 2020, during in-processing of class 20-06. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trey Ward)
  • Base food service employees receive COVID-19 safety training ahead of reopening

    Employees of Maxwell’s various food services recently received mandatory COVID-19-specific training, in order to improve safety before reopening in the current environment.
  • Two AFIT instructors earn Army Logistics University education awards

    Two Air Force Institute of Technology instructors on staff at the Army Logistics University Fort Lee, Va., were recognized for outstanding achievement in education during a ceremony Sept. 25, 2019.
  • 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.
  • Air Force Research Lab studies trust between surgical teams and robots

    The Air Force Research Lab, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, has been studying how surgical teams gain trust in new robotic surgery technology to improve training, and expand the adoption of improved surgical techniques.
  • Education, Training, Experience: The Continuum of Learning

    Air Education and Training Command is reimagining how Airmen are developed, through a paradigm shift in education, training and capitalization of experiences in a new concept: the Continuum of Learning. The effort officially kicked off with a leadership summit last week, in which AETC senior leaders, wing commanders, command chiefs and
  • Air University cancels SOS class 17G

    Lt. Gen. Steven L. Kwast, commander and president Air University, has announced with immediate effect that Squadron Officers School (SOS) class 17G is cancelled due to a course re-write and imminent decision on curriculum changes.  AU officials ask for patience over the next few days while Air Force leaders make a final decision on the curriculum
  • Future officers forfeit summer to train with Special Tactics

    During the summer, most college students are enjoying a much-needed break from their studies or working a part-time job to pay for school. Instead, nearly 50 Air Force ROTC cadets across the nation chose to push through grueling workouts and leadership challenges during a week-long Special Tactics orientation course here. Run twice a summer by the
  • Future officers forfeit summer to train with Special Tactics

    During the summer, most college students are enjoying a much-needed break from their studies or working a part-time job to pay for school. Instead, nearly 50 Air Force ROTC cadets across the nation chose to push through grueling workouts and leadership challenges during a week-long Special Tactics orientation course here. Run twice a summer by the
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Joint Chiefs of Staff

7/13/2020
Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper testified about the military role in wake of the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis policemen in May. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper and U.S. Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff provide testimony to the House Armed Services Committee on Department of Defense authorities and roles related to civilian law inforcement in Washington D.C., July 9, 2020.
6/26/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley met with United Kingdom's National Security Advisor Sir Mark Sedwill today in the Pentagon.
6/26/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Chief of the Australian Defence Force Gen. Angus Campbell yesterday by phone.
6/17/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with the Polish Chief of the General Staff Gen. Rajmund Andrzejczak today by telephone.
6/17/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Iraqi Joint Headquarters Chief of Staff, Staff Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah today by phone.
6/8/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Canadian Armed Forces Chief of Defence Gen. Jonathan Vance today by telephone.

Department of Defense

7/16/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper; Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón "CZ" Colón-López will hold a virtual global town hall meeting at the Pentagon to answer questions from service members, Defense Department civilians and family members about topics including diversity and inclusion in DOD, COVID-19, developments in the South China Sea and more July 17, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT.
7/15/2020
The pandemic has not stopped Defense Information Systems Agency from carrying out its mission or doing additional work to keep the rest of the department working, the agency's director said.
7/15/2020
The United States doesn't go to war alone — not on land, on the sea, in the air, in cyberspace, and most certainly not in the space domain, the Space Force's top officer said.
7/15/2020
At its first meeting, the Defense Department's Board on Diversity and Inclusion pledged to rid the department of systemic discrimination.
7/13/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a range of security issues that previously hadn't made it into NATO's discussion, a senior Defense Department official said.
7/10/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't put a damper on the production of new soldiers or airmen at basic training facilities.