An H-6K bomber flies in the airspace over the South China Sea on March 27, 2018. Ministry of National Defense photo by Wang Guosong.
Senate Intelligence Leaders Oppose NRO as Part of Space ForceThe Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee left no doubt today that they strongly oppose the idea of merging the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) into the Space Force.
SpacePolicyOnline.comOPINION: A Space Force That Would Make A DifferenceWithin the upcoming weeks, Congress will decide whether to support a proposed new armed service for military operations in space. To fully deliberate that choice, they must first define the problem.
ForbesBig Brother’s Watching: Turkey Secretly Tracked US Airmen, Documents Allege The Turkish government secretly investigated US airmen deployed to Turkey, monitoring their movements and alleging they were connected to a failed coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in July 2016, according to documents unearthed by Turkish dissidents.
Air Force TimesRetired CENTCOM Commander’s Lawsuit Against Privatized Housing Owners ‘Gives Validation’ to Issue, Advocate SaysA lawsuit filed by the recently retired commander of U.S. Central Command and his wife against privatized housing companies and their contractors shows the problems “are pervasive among all levels, from generals and admirals all the way down to E1,” said Crystal Cornwall, executive director of the Safe Military Housing Initiative.
Military TimesAir Force Establishes 24/7 Helpline to Address Housing ConcernsResidents of privatized housing on Air Force bases now have a 24/7 toll-free helpline to better assist with any housing concerns that they have not been able to resolve with their local privatized or government housing office, or housing chain of command.
USAF releaseSenate Fails to Override Trump's Veto, Continuing US Involvement in YemenThe Senate failed Thursday to override President Donald Trump's veto of legislation calling for an end to U.S. support of the war in Yemen.
UPIOne More Thing …Australian Troops Ordered to Avoid Using Slang With US MarinesDespite being in its eighth iteration of Marine Rotational Force–Darwin—not to mention speaking the same language—Australian troops have been ordered to avoid using slang around American counterparts.
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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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