• Engaging the Arctic

    In 1935, Billy Mitchell, former U.S. Army brigadier general and airpower advocate, 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 hours.
  • Based In Trust

    Growing trust between the local community and U.S. service members, and fostering good relationships with the government in the area surrounding a new base increases the chance of local support for Airmen deployed there in an effort to bring stability to the region
  • Built From Scratch

    For three years, RED HORSE Airmen have been rotating every six months to Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger, to participate in the largest troop labor construction project in Air Force history
  • Air Base 201

    After 1000 days, and barriers including dust storms, thunderstorms, and the isolated location, US Air Force Airmen at Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger have completed the largest troop labor project in history
  • PODCAST: ASAF Henderson

    In the spring of 2019, Airman interviewed John W. Henderson, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, about the current state of Air Force installations and the path forward in recapitalization
  • Maintaining Success

    Airmen at aircraft maintenance squadrons around the service have begun innovating with new scheduling, accelerated hands-on training courses and virtual reality simulators to get new maintainers proficient quickly; keeping more aircraft ready to fly and improving operational readiness
  • Maintenance Solutions

    Air Force aircraft maintenance addresses key areas to readiness recovery in building a more ready, lethal force
  • Closing the Gap

    Maintenance is the backbone of the world's most powerful Air Force
  • Squadrons 'Beating Heart' of the Air Force

    In the Air Force, squadrons are the basic level of operations, its “beating heart” as Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David Goldfein calls them
  • Guarding the Nation's Skies

    Operation Noble Eagle was created to protect the skies of North America
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