Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics, speaks at an AFA Mitchell Institute event in Arlington, Va., on April 12, 2019. Staff photo by Mike Tsukamoto.
Memorial for Dick Cole, Last of Doolittle Raiders, to be Held on 77th Anniversary of His Legendary MissionRetired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, the final surviving member of the storied Doolittle Raiders who died Tuesday at 103, will be remembered in a memorial service at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph in Texas on April 18. The memorial service will take place exactly 77 years to the day after the daring B-25 bomber raid on mainland Japan, Air Education and Training Command at Randolph said in a release Friday.
Air Force TimesHundreds Witness Veteran Shoot and Kill Himself in VA Waiting RoomA horrific scene unfolded Tuesday in the waiting room of an Austin, Texas, Veterans Affairs clinic when a veteran reportedly shot himself to death in front of hundreds of witnesses.
Military TimesBoeing’s Other Problem: Much-Needed Air Force Tanker Keeps Hitting SnafusBoeing faces a well-known crisis with the 737 MAX, but a second challenge is also confronting the company: its new tanker for the U.S. Air Force.
Seattle TimesAir National Guard, Reserve Pensions Delayed for Months Due to BacklogSeveral retired members of the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve say they have struggled to receive their pensions, a problem that military officials attribute to a beleaguered workforce and technology that one former general called "shamefully outdated."
NBC ConnecticutUS Establishes $20.4 Billion Fund to Bring 5G to Rural America: What 5G Means for YouThe Trump Administration is looking to lead in the global race for 5G supremacy, with an eye on rural America.
USA Today75th D-Day Anniversary Goes High-Tech at Air Force MuseumA new high-tech exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will allow visitors to step inside the action that marked the beginning of the end of World War II.
The Columbus DispatchOne More Thing … Israeli Spacecraft Crashes in Attempt to Land on MoonAn Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon just moments before touchdown, failing in an ambitious attempt to make history Thursday as the first privately funded lunar landing.
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