Students at Las Vegas Elementary School Send Guardian Angels to Troops Overseas

Kindergarten students from The Meadows School in Las Vegas, Nev. got a special treat on Friday when they were visited by service members from our Air Force. The men and women accepted the “Guardian Angels” that the students made for troops overseas. Each angel will be delivered to an airmen who is currently deployed. In the mean time, the kindergarteners are […]

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Meet the Air Force Captain who saved the World from Accidental Nuclear War

On October 28, 1962, Air Force captain John Bordne averted a nuclear crisis that saved the world from being plunged into all-out war. To read the terrifying account of what proceeded in the control room of a secret missile launch site all those decades ago, read the full article here.

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Female Air Force Commandos May See Combat by 2018

The US Air Force could field its first female commandos by 2018, according to military officials. Those officials, along with commandos and scientists, are in the process of developing new recommendations for tests of female physical standards. These tests will reflect the tasks demanded of special operator, including pararescue jumpers, highly trained airmen who retrieve troops trapped […]

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Greatest Generation Honored

A wreath laying ceremony was held in Washington DC last week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. To read the full story and view photos, click here.

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Airforce Infographics

The US has the largest and most powerful Air Force in the world. If you’ve ever wondered just how massive of a military force that is, take a look at these three infographics on the Business Insider’s webpage.

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2015 Las Vegas Air Force Ball

The 2015 Las Vegas Air Force Ball will take place on September 26, at the South Point Hotel and Casino. For detailed event and sponsorship information, or to register online, click here.

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New Policy Allows Mothers Longer Maternity Leave Prior to Deployments

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has announced that the Post-Pregnancy Deployment Deferment will be expanded for mothers that have given birth since March of 2015. Under the previous policy, women were given 6 months of maternity leave before being eligible for deployment. Now, new mothers will be granted a year of maternity leave to […]

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‘Challenger’ Visits Nellis Air Force Base Airmen, Families

Challenger a non-release bald eagle, named in honor of the space shuttle crew, made an appearance at Nellis Air Force Base earlier this June. Standing three feet tall and weighing in at six pounds, the eagle makes appearances throughout the country to visit military families as well as raise awareness for the now recovering species. You […]

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