News Search

On Duty
  • USecAF holds all call at Spangdahlem

    The Under Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning recently visited Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, and held an all call, which he kicked off by complimenting Airmen on their attention to detail."Your base looks amazing," Fanning said. "Clearly that shows a lot of pride in what you do, and I appreciate that."Fanning discussed his role as the USecAF,
  • Veterans helping veterans: VFW visits Spangdahlem

    Representatives from the Veterans of Foreign Wars met with Airmen during a familiarization tour of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7.The VFW is a group of veterans that fights for rights and entitlements for uniformed service members. The organization was formed 115 years ago when veterans were forced to care for themselves after the
  • Enlisted evaluation, promotion changes

    In a letter to U.S. Air Force Airmen from Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Air Force Chief of Staff, and Chief Master Sgt. James A. Cody, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force.Fellow Airmen,Two months ago we sent you a note to introduce the Airman Comprehensive Assessment. It was the first of many steps we'll take as we purposefully evolve our enlisted
  • New Air Force Strategy Document: Strategic agility is our future

    Editor's Note: for the updated Air Force Strategy document, released July 30, 2014, please go here: http://airman.dodlive.mil/files/2014/07/AF_30_Year_Strategy_2.pdf   ---- As the Air Force prepares for new challenges and opportunities of the coming decades, it faces sobering 21st-century realities: global centers of power have become more
  • Wanted: Airmen selfie videos

    Do you have a unique story about the path that led you to the Air Force? Are you proud of your job and how it impacts the bigger Air Force mission? Do you work in an exceptional unit? If so, the Air Force wants to hear from you!The 2014 American Airman Video Contest, which began July 1, is open to all Airmen -- uniformed, civilian, Guard and
  • Super Saber Performer

    Name: Airman 1st Class Tessa BoyeaUnit: 52nd Contracting SquadronDuty title: Contract SpecialistHometown: Saratoga Springs, N.Y.Years in Service: 2 yearsWhy joined: I wanted a challenge, and a sense of stability, security, and pride. Family: Mother, father, two sisters, brother, and a dobermanHobbies: Bodybuilding, ice hockey, crosswords, guitar,