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  • Learning Some Cold Truths

    Hidden in the hills of Fairbanks, Alaska, the Permafrost Tunnel Research Facility is part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory. Originally the tunnels were built to be used in a Cold War experiment to test the protective capabilities of permafrost.

  • Failing Forward

    Senior U.S. Air Force leaders are embracing and promoting the concept that if their Airmen are not failing, then they are, more than likely, not moving forward.

  • Skyborg: Rise of the Autonomous Wingmen

    Although the technology seems like it comes from “a galaxy far, far away,” Air Force pilots will soon be taking to the skies alongside R2-D2- like wingmen; autonomous and paired to the pilot’s aircraft.

  • Failing Forward

    Senior U.S. Air Force leaders are embracing and promoting the concept that if their Airmen are not failing, then they are, more than likely, not moving forward.

  • PODCAST: Maj. Gen. Higby

    In this At Altitude podcast, Maj. Gen. Patrick C. Higby discusses his mission responsibilities and the roles of DevOps, cyber resiliency and diversity in increasing Air Force readiness and lethality.

  • Arctic Strategy Unveiled

    In his last public appearance in 1935, Billy Mitchell, a former U.S. Army brigadier general and airpower visionary, testified before Congress that Alaska was the most strategic place in the world. From there, he said, U.S. Army aircraft could reach any capital in the northern hemisphere within nine

  • PODCAST: Brig. Gen. Melancon

    In this At Altitude podcast, Brig. Gen. Patrice A. Melancon discussed the challenges of planning, funding and building a Base of the Future while still supporting daily mission requirements at Tyndall AFB.

  • The Future Is Now

    The Air Force has turned the destruction at Tyndall AFB, caused by Hurricane Michael in 2018, into an opportunity to take the Base of the Future concept off the drawing board and actually build one.

 

 

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