Air Force ‘Starving’ A-10 Fleet of Needed Upgrades, Documents Show

16 May 2022 The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson | By David Wichner The Air Force has for now dropped plans to retire most of the A-10 ground-attack jets that form a major mission at Tucson's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, after the plan was rebuffed by Congress last year. But the Air Force is again moving to retire some [...]

2024-01-18T07:01:09-04:00May 17th, 2022|Documents Show, Needed Upgrades|0 Comments

Space Force signs partnership with Howard University

ARLINGTON, Virginia -- The U.S. Space Force welcomed Howard University to its University Partnership Program during a virtual ceremony April 11. Vice Chief of Space Operations Gen. David D. Thompson and Howard University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh signed the memorandum of understanding from their respective locations [...]

2024-01-10T06:42:13-04:00May 2nd, 2022|partnership with Howard University|0 Comments

Air Force Now Offering Up to $50,000 Enlistment Bonuses for its Most Dangerous Jobs

12 Apr 2022 | By Thomas Novelly The Air Force announced Monday it is offering hefty bonuses -- some up to $50,000 -- for recruits to join the ranks and ship off to training quickly as the service faces lingering recruiting shortfalls from the pandemic. Just four months ago, the head of Air Force recruiting raised [...]

2022-04-14T15:34:07-04:00April 14th, 2022|News & Events|0 Comments

CCAF commences 50th anniversary celebration

  MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. (AFNS) --   The Community College of the Air Force will host a series of events to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The official kick-off event began with Governor Kay Ivey signing a proclamation to recognize CCAF’s long standing relationship with the community on Feb. 28. “We [...]

2022-10-10T06:08:17-04:00April 12th, 2022|News & Events|0 Comments

Indiana’s Guard Swapped its F-16s for A-10s a Decade Ago. Now the Air Force Wants to Send F-16s Back.

11 Apr 2022 | By Thomas Novelly   In the fall of 2010, the Indiana Air National Guard took on the task of replacing its old, 1990s-era F-16 Fighting Falcons at the Fort Wayne airfield with a fresh fleet of A-10 Warthogs. The A-10, a larger aircraft at 53 feet, 4 inches [...]

2022-04-12T02:42:10-04:00April 12th, 2022|News & Events|0 Comments

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