NEWS

  • Expanding the Mission

    Nearly 50 years ago, astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins made the journey back from the moon onboard Apollo 11. The men passed into Earth’s atmosphere and made a splash landing in the Pacific Ocean. This was the end of the astronauts’ journey, but it was only the

  • AETC, AMC team up on VR solutions for modern C-130 training

    Headquarters Air Force, Air Mobility Command, and Air Education and Training Command have been working on a virtual-reality platform for maintenance training through Mass Virtual, a contractor that scans real-world objects to create virtual environments.

  • VR: Modern solutions for modern training

    With technology constantly changing, the Air Force is actively seeking innovative methods to train today’s Airmen with tomorrow’s technology.The Air Force is committed to world-class training for Airmen by preventing stagnation in education through constant innovation to meet the needs of a new

  • Air Force announces Spark Tank 2020 selectees

    Spark Tank also offers Airmen the opportunity to get their ideas in front of key enabling agencies that can share expertise and resources such as funding or personnel for the projects being presented and demonstrate pathways for intrapreneurs to make their initiatives successful.

  • Sikkink leads Flying Jennies

    Taking command of a squadron comes with challenges, but to come into a Reserve squadron as an active-duty service member has its own unique opportunity.Lt. Col. Matthew Sikkink, who assumed command of the 815th Airlift Squadron, Flying Jennies, on June 6, 2019, said that he was pleasantly surprised

  • Jones takes command of 436th AW

    Col. Matthew Jones took command of the 436th Airlift Wing from Col. Joel Safranek during a change of command ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Jan. 7, 2020.

  • Air Force sets foundation for energy optimization, lethality

    As 2020 approaches and the Air Force prepares to take on the challenges of the next decade, we must also review our successes and lessons learned from the last year. For Air Force Operational Energy, 2019 was a year for laying the foundation to build a more optimized and lethal force in the years to