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The Air Force sees a record number of drone pilot applicants

  • 2/17/2017

A RQ-4 Global Hawks sits in a hangar as Airmen prepare to install parts Oct. 29, 2015, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The aircraft being worked on recently arrived at Beale to conduct a non-destructive inspection. Beale is used as the maintenance depot for the U.S. Air Force’s RQ-4 fleet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ramon A. Adelan)

Remembering the Tuskegee ‘Red Tail Angels’

  • 2/16/2017

(From left) Lt. Dempsey W. Morgran, Lt. Carroll S. Woods, Lt. Robert H. Nelron Jr., Capt. Andrew D. Turner and Lt. Clarence P. Lester were pilots with the 332nd Fighter Group. The Airmen with the elite, all-black fighter group were better known as Tuskegee Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo)

A love letter to the U.S. armed forces

  • 2/14/2017

(Photo by Tyler Main)

Dear Troops,

On Valentine’s Day, and every day, you richly deserve our love and affection — the magnanimous actions you take to support America’s never-ending pursuit of life, liberty and happiness. We live in an extraordinary country, and we rely on your service to help protect our democracy and society. You enrich our lives in ways that no one else can.

Endurance runner takes BeastMode for the Brave cross-country

  • 2/8/2017

George Chmiel finishes his cross-country journey at Grand Zero on Jan. 24. (Photo by Zandy Mangold @Run_n_Shoot)

Sailors say bye to blueberries, welcome new green cammies

  • 2/7/2017

The U.S. Department of the Navy has announced it will transition from the Navy Working Uniform (NWU) Type I to the NWU Type III as its primary shore working uniform. While, the NWU Type I will be phased out over the next three years, effective Oct. 1, 2019, all sailors will be expected to wear the NWU Type III as their primary Working Uniform when ashore or in port. (U.S. Navy photo illustration by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Julia A. Casper/Released)

Air Force tattoo policy change opens recruiting possibilities

  • 2/2/2017

1st Sgt. Aki Paylor won’t have any trouble recalling the Warrior Ethos. “For me, the Warrior Ethos — that’s who I am.” Since all of Paylor’s tattoos were done a number of years ago, he’s grandfathered in. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Stephanie van Geete)

Bill aims to simplify military spouses’ residency for taxes, voting

  • 2/1/2017

Two U.S. representatives have introduced a bill to allow all military spouses to claim the same state of residency as the service member to whom they are married for purposes of taxes and voting. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

Federal hiring freeze could affect veterans services, care

  • 2/1/2017

Human Resources Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Thomas C. Seamands (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Wardell Jefferson (center) visited with veteran patients last year at the Louisville Veterans Administration Hospital. President Trump signed an executive order last week establishing a hiring freeze at all federal agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs. (Photo by Lt. Col. Janet Herrick, HRC Public Affairs Officer)

Marines march into Norway, angering Russia

  • 1/27/2017

Marines and Norwegian soldiers operate a tank in Setermoen, Norway, during a live-fire exercise that acclimates troops to mountainous regions and extreme cold weather conditions, Nov. 17, 2016. (Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Michelle Reif)

Homeland Security cracks down on state driver’s licenses for REAL ID Act

  • 1/26/2017

An MP checks a driver’s license at a checkpoint at Fort Mead, Maryland. Licenses from a handful of states will no longer be accepted as official forms of identification for gaining access to military bases starting Jan. 30. (Photo courtesy U.S. Navy)

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