AFA News

AFA Tops 100,000 Members

Press Release

The Air Force Association exceeded 100,000 members in September, finishing the month with 100,175, led by a surge of Airmen and Guardians joining while registering to attend AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference. Over the course of the past year, membership grew by more than 10,000.

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2021 Scholarship Recipients Announced

Press Release

AFA is proud to announce today the 2021 recipients of its Col Aaron Burgstein Memorial Scholarship, Capt Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship, Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarships, Lt Col Romeo and Bass Ferretti Scholarship, Col Loren J. and Mrs. Lawona R. Spencer Scholarship, John C. and Blanche Lee Lindsay Memorial Scholarship, Dr. Sydell Perlmutter Gold Memorial Scholarship, Delta Dental Grants, Trident University Full Scholarship, Pentagon Federal Credit Union Pilot Training Scholarships, Destin Flight Works Pilot Training Scholarship, Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Scholarship, and Lt Gen George and Vicki Muellner Foundation Scholarship.

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ASC21 Wrap Up

Press Release

More than 12,500 registrants were treated to three days of informative speaker sessions and more than 150 exhibitor booths at AFA's 2021 Air, Space & Cyber Conference, Sep. 20 - 22.

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Air Force Magazine

The Asset Transfer Fight

Air Force Magazine

The transfer of space-related units and functions from the Army and Navy to the Space Force will begin by Oct. 1, but some space-related functions may never move over. More than a dozen interviews with high-level Space Force officials and Pentagon insiders from the last administration indicate the Joint Chiefs struggled over space assets and personnel, with the Army and Navy resistant to giving up those forces. Spokesmen for the services declined to comment or to publicly reveal which units, functions, and missions will begin transferring to the Space Force at the start of fiscal 2022, but those most likely to remain behind are known.

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The Future is Now

Air Force Magazine

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. began his tenure as the service’s top officer with an order and a warning: Accelerate change—or lose (ACOL). One year later, Brown sees a modicum of progress and a tightening timeline to achieve that imperative. Airmen and commanders must break from the status quo, as must lawmakers on Capitol Hill who have been unwilling to let the Air Force retire older aircraft.

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2021 Almanac is here!

Air Force Magazine

A comprehensive look at the Air Force and the Space Force, including people, equipment, budget, weapons systems, and more.

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