Capt. Andrew Olson, F-35 Demonstration Team pilot and commander, performs aerial maneuvers in an F-35A Lightning II during the Heart of Texas Airshow April 7, 2019. Air Force photo by SrA. Alexander Cook.
Trump Set to Speak at 2019 Air Force Academy GraduationPresident Donald Trump will deliver the Air Force Academy's graduation speech on May 30, the White House confirmed Thursday.
The GazettePentagon Wants a Space Force, Still Undecided on a Space National GuardThe National Guard Bureau is calling for the establishment of a Space National Guard as a reserve component to the Space Force.
Space NewsTrump Orders Transfer of All Security Clearance Background Checks to PentagonPresident Trump ordered the Pentagon Wednesday to take over the government’s massive job of conducting background checks for security clearances.
Washington TimesDOD Officials Make Case for Keeping the Draft, Women IncludedThe Selective Service System is an "inexpensive insurance policy" against a national emergency and should be modified to include women, a senior Defense Department official implied Wednesday during a hearing on the future of draft registration in the U.S.
Military.comFive States to Allow Transgender Troops to Serve in National Guard Despite Trump BanFive states are reportedly pressing forward with allowing transgender troops to serve in their National Guard despite the Trump administration's recent military ban.
The HillRussia to Start Deliveries of S-400 to Turkey in JulyRussia will start delivering its S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey in July, the head of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said, according to Interfax news agency.
ReutersOne More Thing …Iran Shows Off Newest Fighter Jet, Which Came Out 50 Years AgoAmidst policy woes with the United States, Iran showcased its new fighter during the Thursday National Army Day Parade in Tehran, hoping to strike fear into the West with the country’s first indigenous fighter aircraft. There’s just one problem—not only is it not particularly terrifying, the United States built the original plane it is based on.
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Memorial Day is a time to remember all those who died fighting for their country, just like A1C William Pitsenbarger, an Air Force pararescueman who took part in more than 250 rescue missions before he was killed at the age of 21. His selflessness and valor in the Vietnam War earned him an Air Force Cross and, eventually, a Medal of Honor.
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