AFA News

Veterans Day Message

AFA

Veterans Day is a time to honor and thank those who have served in the military for their sacrifices. Today, we honor all those who are proudly serving or who have served in our armed forces. These dedicated men and women answered the call to protect our rights and freedoms and for that AFA salutes their service.

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AFA Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Barbara Barrett as Secretary of the Air Force

Press Release

AFA Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Barbara Barrett as Secretary of the Air Force

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AFA Statement on Loss of Historic B-17: Painful Reminder of the Sacrifices of WWII Airmen

AFA

The tragic crash of a historic B-17 Oct. 2 cost the nation an enduring symbol of the sacrifices and heroism displayed by American Airmen in defeating Nazi Germany in World War II. The selfless commitment of the Collings Corporation and the many volunteers who chose to crew and support their B17 program set the highest possible standards for our nation to ensure we never forget the sacrifices made by our WWII veterans and Airmen.

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Air Force Magazine

Against the MiGs in Vietnam

Air Force Magazine

In the beginning, the North Vietnamese air force was a rag-tag operation with obsolete, cast-off equipment. The first unit was formed in 1959. The first combat aircraft was a T-28 trainer whose pilot defected from the Laotian air force.

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Beyond the Buzzword

Air Force Magazine

AFWERX, one of the newest additions to the Air Force’s technology innovation ecosystem, aimed to hold its biggest event to date in July. It almost didn’t happen.

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Chief Wright, Superstar

Air Force Magazine

In his meetings with airmen, from one-stripers to senior noncommissioned officers, Wright asks airmen what they want from life, from their families, from their careers. Most in the room share generic answers: Be the best they can be. Be a good father. Make a difference.

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