HomeNews
  • Institute celebrates 100 years of defense-focused education

    The Air Force Institute of Technology kicked off its centennial anniversary celebration March 5 at the Sinclair Ponitz Conference Center in Dayton, highlighting the institute’s rich journey since its beginning Nov. 10, 1919. Chief Scientist of the United States Air Force Dr. Richard J. Joseph was the keynote speaker for the celebration, which had as its theme: “A Century of Education Excellence: Inspiration to Innovation.” Joseph spoke about AFIT’s longevity and how the future depends on an educated Air Force.
  • Air Force’s fiscal 2020 budget focuses on modernization, readiness, confronting global threats

    The Air Force’s budget would rise to $165 billion in fiscal year 2020 under the White House spending plan unveiled March 12, a $10 billion increase that allows the service to grow, modernize and effectively adapt to an array of changing global threats.
  • Phase inspections keep the B-52 flying

    Just like a car, the B-52 Stratofortress needs its oil changed, tires rotated and its engine looked at to keep it running and prevent future damage.
  • Florida Rescue wing honors legacy of fallen American heroes

    Love never dies.On March 1, the commander of the 920th Rescue Wing, Col. Kurt Matthews, stood before wing Airmen and families of three fallen Airmen who were lost March 15, 2018, in an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter crash in Anbar Province, Iraq.“I know you all personally,” said Matthews, “To be here in front of you is daunting because it means so
  • Air Force’s fiscal 2020 budget focuses on modernization, readiness, confronting global threats

    The Air Force’s budget would rise to $165 billion in fiscal year 2020 under the White House spending plan unveiled March 12, a $10 billion increase that allows the service to grow, modernize and effectively adapt to an array of changing global threats.
  • 4-H Camps AFRC/ANG partnership

    Through the Air Force 4-H Partnership, there will be 16 Air Force 4-H Camps for Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and active duty Air Force youth in 2019. Attached is a list with the camp dates, states, and eligible ages. As promotional materials are developed, we will share so for dissemination to families at the appropriate ANG & AFR wings/units. Please be advised, Niagara Falls ARS Airman & Family Readiness Flight has secured additional funds to increase the number of youth able to attend the STEM camp this year (flyer attached). If you require additional information, Please contact your local A&FR Office. This topic and other message topics can be found on the A1R SharePoint at https://afrc.eim.us.af.mil/sites/A1/Lists/A1%20Emails/active1.aspx
  • Hill's fighter wings begin night flying

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings will conduct increased flying operations over the next month, including night-flying missions with the F-35A Lightning II.Local residents may notice increased activity during the evening hours as pilots continue to sharpen their night-time combat flying skills.Night
  • Utah reservists bring dental care to Guatemala

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Air Force reservists from the 419th Medical Squadron brought dental care to underprivileged communities in Chiquimula, Guatemala, during a recent humanitarian mission.Lt. Col. David Jackson, commander of the 419th MDS, and Lt. Col. Brady Thomson, commander of the squadron’s dental flight, spent two weeks in the region in
  • From rejected to selected

    Each year hundreds of Airmen apply to commissioning programs, but only a few ever get selected and receive the opportunity to serve as an officer.
  • SECAF announces resignation

    Upon a favorable final vote by the regents, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced her resignation March 8, after serving in her position as the service’s top civilian since May 2017, to accept the role as president of the University of Texas at El Paso.
RSS