Top Lawmaker: Space Force at Risk of Being ‘Stifled’ by Air Force
Top Lawmaker: Space Force at Risk of Being ‘Stifled’ by Air Force

For years, Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) has been one of Congress’ leading voices when it comes to space as a warfighting domain and the creation of the Space Force. Now…

Top Intel: China Not Ready to Invade Taiwan; Ukraine War in Stalemate
Top Intel: China Not Ready to Invade Taiwan; Ukraine War in Stalemate

China isn’t yet prepared to successfully invade Taiwan and probably won’t try it soon in the belief that the U.S. is “distracted” by the Ukraine war, said Avril Haines, Director…

Russian Sorties Rise, British Defense Minister to Meet Austin as Ukraine Aid Money Runs Low
Russian Sorties Rise, British Defense Minister to Meet Austin as Ukraine Aid Money Runs Low

Russia flew more than 300 sorties May 10, firing on targets in the Donbas region of Ukraine and the cities of Mariupol and Odesa as the war moved closer to…

As Space Force Grows, More Airmen May Be Needed for Support
As Space Force Grows, More Airmen May Be Needed for Support

While the Space Force continues to grow, with more inter-service transfers and a substantially larger budget projected in 2023, the new service’s base support functions are still staffed almost entirely…

Ukraine Highlights Value, Opportunities for National Guard’s State Partnership Program
Ukraine Highlights Value, Opportunities for National Guard’s State Partnership Program

For years, the National Guard’s State Partnership Program, whereby individual states partner with other nations’ militaries to provide training and support, flew mostly under the radar. Costing roughly $40 million…

Innovative Technology Helps Airmen Navigate and Utilize Mental Health Resources
Innovative Technology Helps Airmen Navigate and Utilize Mental Health Resources

The last few years have seen a dramatic increase in mental health conditions for Americans in general, and for military service members, in particular. An annual report from Veterans Affairs…

Biden Signs Ukraine Lend-Lease Bill as Putin Looks to Rally Support for War
Biden Signs Ukraine Lend-Lease Bill as Putin Looks to Rally Support for War

On the anniversary of the Allied defeat of Nazi Germany, President Joe Biden signed a modern-day Ukraine Lend-Lease bill, while Russian President Vladimir Putin used “bluster” and “falsehoods” in a…

New Bill Aims to Highlight Pass-Through Funding’s Impact on the Air Force
New Bill Aims to Highlight Pass-Through Funding’s Impact on the Air Force

When the Pentagon released its 2023 budget request on March 28, a graphic was shown to reporters breaking down the $773 billion in spending by department—and the Air Force led…

Former USAF Astronaut—Now NASA’s No. 2—on Russia, the Future of the ISS, and the Military on the Moon
Former USAF Astronaut—Now NASA’s No. 2—on Russia, the Future of the ISS, and the Military on the Moon

Drawn closer by business interests and geopolitical necessity, the military and NASA “would be remiss” not to collaborate more, said the space agency’s No. 2 political appointee Pam Melroy. Yet…