Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Announces Policy for Transgender Service Members

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter today announced that transgender individuals will now be able to openly serve in the U.S. armed forces.  The DoD policy announced today also establishes a construct by which service members may transition gender while serving, sets standards for medical care and outlines responsibilities for military services and

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DOD Announces Value Engineering Achievement Award Recipients

The Department of Defense announced yesterday the recipients of the DOD Value Engineering Achievement Awards.  Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering Kristen Baldwin, on behalf of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Frank Kendall, led the ceremony in the Pentagon auditorium to

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United States and Iceland Sign Joint Declaration on Security Cooperation

Earlier today, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Lilja Alfreðsdóttir signed a Joint Declaration between the Department of Defense of the United States of America and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland in order to facilitate future cooperation.In signing the Joint Declaration, Deputy

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AF announces total force award

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the annual General Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award during a retirement dinner held in honor of the award’s namesake in Washington, D.C., June 23, 2016.This new Air Force-level award will be presented to the service’s top total force team that demonstrates improved effectiveness, operational

Air Force bids farewell to Welsh

Stealing a moment of silence, looking into the eyes of his wife, he takes a deep breath and prepares for what’s to come. Standing tall and proud, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III walks into a hangar in front of hundreds of onlookers, all there to bid him farewell.

AF Week in Photos

This week’s photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

BLUE: Khobar Towers

Air Force TV has released the latest episode of the Air Force’s flagship television program, BLUE. On June 25, 1996, the U.S. Air Force experienced one of the most horrific attacks in its history. Three Airmen look back on the incident and how it chang…