AFA News

AFA Salutes the 2019 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

Press Release

The Air Force Association (AFA) congratulated today the 2019 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year (OAY). AFA began the OAY program in 1956 to honor the exceptional hard work and dedication of the Air Force’s enlisted force. The Airmen presented the Outstanding Airman of the Year Award display superior leadership, job performance, community involvement, and personal achievement over the preceding 12 months.

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2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Press Release

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today the winners of its Lifetime Achievement. The winners will be honored at the Air, Space & Cyber Conference on September 18, 2019, during the Air Force Birthday Dinner.

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2019 Field Award Winners

Press Release

AFA is proud to present this year’s winners and highlight all of their contributions to further AFA's mission and spirit.

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Air Force Magazine

The Case for Fifth-Generation and NGAD Airpower

Air Force Magazine

The case for fifth-generation fighters is built on all-aspect stealth; superior aerodynamic performance; advanced automated sensors; and the power of automated information fusion.

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Arlington Cemetary's Southern Expansion

Air Force Magazine

With space running out, Arlington Cemetary spreads out to surround the US Air Force Memorial––and to limit who can be buried on its hallowed grounds.

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The B-2 at 30: Improving with Age

Air Force Magazine

This is America’s best-known secret weapon. The B-2 Spirit is easily the most recognizable aircraft in the Air Force inventory, its sleek, black, improbable shape blending science fiction with reality even now, 30 years after its first flight.

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