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StellarXplorers Shoutout from the International Space Station 

Gen Paul J. Nakasone, Commander U.S. Cyber Command at CyberPatriot XI National Finals 


GEN Paul J. Nakasone, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command; Director, National Security Agency; and Chief, Central Security Service giving a few remarks at the CyberPatriot XI National Finals Competition.

Keynote Speaker David Hickton at AFA's CyberPatriot XI National FInals


The Honorable David Hickton, former U.S. Attorney and current director and founder of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security, addressing competitors at the CyberPatriot XI National Finals Competition Awards Banquet.

Tribute to George Muellner

Lt Gen George Muellner, USAF (Ret), former Chairman of the Board of AFA passed away in Febrary, 2019. Muellner became a Life Member of AFA in 1968 just one year after he joined the Air Force.  He held various positions within AFA including: Aerospace Education Council member, National Director, Vice Chairman of the Board for Aerospace Education, and Chairman of the Board of AFA from October 2012 through September 2014.

AFA Breakfast Series with Lt Gen Arnold Bunch


Lt Gen Arnold Bunch, Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, spoke at AFA's February breakfast series event.

AFA Breakfast Series with Gen Stephen Wilson

Gen Stephen W. Wilson, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, discussed expanding the competitive space at AFA's November breakfast series event.

Interview with Lt Col Dick Cole, USAF (Ret.)

Retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole, now 103, best known as the last surviving member of the famous Doolittle Raiders, later flew “the hump”—the Himalaya Mountains—supplying US troops in China during World War II.

AFA's Wounded Airman Program


The Air Force Association's Wounded Airman Program began in 2011. The program exists to serve Air Force wounded warriors and their families enrolled in the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program. We are Airmen taking Care of Airmen.

Aerospace Education Video

Education is at the heart of the Air Force Association. Support to education in your community is fundamental to AFA and we are right there in your community. We are your partner in education!

Airman for Life Leadership Series: What it Takes to be a Great Leader in the Workplace

In AFA's latest episode of the Airman for Life Leadership Series, General Spencer discusses what it takes to be a great leader and supervisor at work - whether in the military or as a civilian.

Airman for Life Leadership Series: Work-Life Balance


In AFA's latest episode of the Airman for Life Leadership Series, AFA President, Gen Larry Spencer, discusses the concept of work-life balance and what it really means in today's Air Force and job market.

AFA and Kyle Gott: Top 5 Biggest Mistakes Made in the Military 

One of Kyle Gott's top 5 mistakes made in the military is not joining a professional development organization like AFA. Watch his latest video and learn how you can best plan for your Air Force career.

Airman for Life Leadership Series: Transitioning from the Military 

In AFA's inaugural episode of our Airman for Life Leadership Series, AFA President Gen Larry Spencer, USAF (Ret) offers advice and perspective on retiring from the Air Force after 44 years of service and addresses the challenges and misconceptions that come along with the often stressful transition.

AFA's Promise

AFA connects members to a growing community of like-minded professionals, advocates, and experts. We strive to be a voice for Airmen and to make aerospace education accessible to all. When you become an AFA member, you become part of the family and an Airman for Life.