Airman Feature Articles

  • Line of Effort: Taking Care of Our People

    Our Airmen and their families need—and the future of the Air Force depends upon—a culture and environment of excellence in which everyone can reach their full potential.

  • BLUE: Climate Action Plan

    Natural disasters are unpredictable and devastating. They take out power grids, leaving military bases vulnerable and unable to support and defend according to mission requirements.How is the Air Force addressing this? The Climate Action Plan – guidance from the Secretary of the Air Force that

  • Into the Future Skies: The Modernization Throughout the Pacific

    The Pacific Air Forces’ modernization efforts demonstrate its unwavering dedication to adapting, innovating and maintaining its edge in an ever-evolving world. These endeavors encompass not only the enhancement of physical infrastructure but also the embracement of green technologies and the

  • Virtual Reality Reduces Fuel Emissions

    With the development and implementation of virtual reality, the U.S. Air Force integrates virtual reality training with live training. This lowers the cost of fuel, reduces risk, and helps lower the amount of fuel emissions on the environment.

  • Efficiency With Modern Materials

    New designs on the fan duct panel for the KC-135 Stratotanker address a water intrusion problem that causes delamination. This delamination causes sustainment, maintenance and energy efficiency problems. The modified panel fixes these issues utilizing modern materials. The fan-ducts are being

  • Growing Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    In the face of constant environmental changes and geopolitical shifts, the Air Force Academy gracefully equips cadets with the knowledge and skills to effectively exploit topography and adapt to emerging challenges. Sustainability and resiliency principles are integrated to teach cadets about energy

  • Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman: Ramón “CZ” Colón-López

    The SEAC is the principal military advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on all matters involving joint and combined total force integration, utilization, health of the force and joint development for enlisted personnel. The position was created in 2005 to ensure the CJCS provides

  • Readiness through research

    The Department of the Air Force’s scientific research organization, commonly referred to as AFRL, conducts cutting-edge studies and experiments in a variety of areas to include aerospace technology and science. Ultimately, the work they do is in support of total-force Airmen and Guardians worldwide.

  • Researching human performance

    Dr. Candace Hatcher-Solis is a research biological scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory and the team lead for Neurobiology of Cognitive Performance. Her research interests include neuromodulation and biomarker discovery for cognitive enhancement and stress resilience.