The Department of the Air Force was created with the signing of the National Security Act of 1947. The Air Force’s missions are broken down into Air and Space Superiority, Global Attack, Rapid Global Mobility, Precision Engagement, Information Superiority and Agile Combat Support.
There are approximately 310,000 Active Duty airmen currently serving across the globe with an additional 71,400 airmen serving in the Air Force Reserve.
Air Force News
Goldfein said the change applies to the third verse of the U.S. Air Force Song, sometimes known as "Wild Blue Yonder."
It’s official: the U.S. Air Force will call its new HH-60W combat rescue helicopter the "Jolly Green II."
They may someday replace the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft for transport and resupply to the battlefield.
Thirteen KC-135s and 10 KC-10s "must be retained" to reduce stress on overtasked aircrews, he said.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base needs the right employees, and it needs them soon.
John Lee Levitow saved his aircrew in the skies above Vietnam by throwing himself on a flare that was seconds from igniting.