FEATURES

  • Weapons instructors: educating the best to teach the rest

    Just another day, as a 29th Weapons Squadron instructor walks out to board a C-130 Hercules — mountains painting the background in a picturesque canvas as the sun slowly peeks over, clipboard and pen in hand as he prepares to do what he loves most, build the next generation of C-130 Hercules

  • Team Travis sergeant earns RPA pilot wings

    When a Team Travis noncommissioned officer showed up five months into a six-month course at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, to become an Enlisted Remotely Piloted Aircraft pilot, there was confusion.

  • Siblings, wingmen take flight

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, South Carolina -- Two pilots here, share more than a workplace, they share blood.Capt. Gary Whiteman, 14th AS C-Flight assistant flight commander, and his sister 1st Lt. Kristina Whiteman, 14th AS liaison officer, are both U.S. Air Force Academy graduates and C-17 Globemaster

  • WWII veteran recalls time as B-29 pilot

    With all four engines at full power, a B-29 Superfortress, nicknamed ‘Goin’ Jessie,’ quickly approached the end of a Tinian Island runway during World War II; the aircraft, however, still wasn’t in the air.At the last moment, the bomber lifted off the ground just enough to stay airborne, taking out