Air Force is reducing the number of promotions for NCOs over the next few years

Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs The Air Force is expecting lower promotion rates for the next few years due to enlisted grade restructuring, a leveling-off of end-strength growth, and high retention levels.  Based on structure revisions and end-strength requirements, grades E-5 through E-7 will be impacted. Through this realignment, the Air Force intends to […]

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Air Force’s new missile rocket explodes seconds after launch, starts fire at Vanderberg Space Force Base

An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:40 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time Thursday May 9, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hanah Abercrombie) Kaytlyn Leslie The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) Jul. 7—A planned test of a missile rocket from […]

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Inside Red Flag – Alaska

As Red Flag-Alaska 22-2 draws to a close after two weeks of non-stop operations, the visiting squadrons at Eielson Air Force Base have racked up thousands of combined flying hours for pilots and kept maintainers working around the clock to keep more than 40 fighter aircraft ready to fly day after day with limited facilities and supplies.

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