An RC-135V/W Rivet Joint sits on display outside the Bennie Davis Maintenance Facility at Offutt AFB, Neb., March 16, 2012. Air Force photo by Jeff Gates.
Air Force BMT Won't Scale Back PT Program Despite Deaths at ShawAir Force Basic Military Training officials do not plan on curtailing their newly expanded physical fitness program even though leaders at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, recently suspended fitness tests in the wake of two airmen's deaths.
Military.comAir Force’s New Aircraft Maintenance App Cuts Down Record-Keeping HasslesThe Battle Record Information Core Environment app (BRICE for short) is a tablet-based iOS app that allows maintainers to record their work for the official record while still on the floor next to the aircraft in question, eliminating the need to walk over to a desktop and pull up the Air Force’s legacy maintenance record system.
FedScoopLong-Term Space Program Spending Falls ShortThe Trump administration’s fiscal year 2020 budget request calls for a major boost in military space program funding. But spending plans indicate that investments could dip in subsequent years, according to one expert.
National Defense MagazineThe Joint Command for US, South Korean Forces is Moving. Will this Jeopardize Defense?South Korea and the United States agreed June 3 to move the headquarters of Combined Forces Command out of the greater Seoul metropolitan area as part of efforts to set up a new joint command structure led by a South Korean four-star general.
Defense NewsTrainees at Air Force BMT to Start Training on M4 This SummerStarting as early as next month, new recruits at Air Force Basic Military Training will begin training on the M4 carbine as part of the program's weapons familiarization course.
Military.comOne More Thing…Futuristic 'Flying-V' Airplane Concept Puts Passengers inside the WingsA V-shaped airliner that seats passengers in the wings instead of a central fuselage could make long-distance air travel more sustainable — and it’s more than pie in the sky. The Dutch airline KLM announced Monday that it would team up with Delft University of Technology to develop the lightweight, fuel-efficient “Flying-V” aircraft.
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