Pentagon Spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis
The first group of enlisted Airmen to attend Air University’s Air War College in-residence at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, is close to graduating from the Air Force’s top school for officer professional military education.

The first group of enlisted Airmen to attend Air University’s Air War College in-residence at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, is close to graduating from the Air Force’s top school for officer professional military education.

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of Spain or forward deployed to the Arabian Gulf, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national leaders with great options for protecting and maintaining our national security and interests around the world. The imagery below highlights the Navy’s ability to provide those options by operating forward.

MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk attached to the "Tridents" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 picks up ordnance from the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) during a replenishment-at-sea as the Danish frigate HDMS Peter Willemoes (F362) breaks away from the formation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brianna Bowens/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk attached to the “Tridents” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 picks up ordnance from the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) during a replenishment-at-sea as the Danish frigate HDMS Peter Willemoes (F362) breaks away from the formation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brianna Bowens/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA:Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Zackary Alan Landers takes a selfie from an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 as it prepares to take off from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Zackary Alan Landers takes a selfie from an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 as it prepares to take off from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the "Tomcatters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to perform strike operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the “Tomcatters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to perform strike operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
SULU SEA: An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter prepares to land aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) following completion of routine operations in the Sulu Sea near the Balabac Strait. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amy M. Ressler/Released)
SULU SEA: An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter prepares to land aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) following completion of routine operations in the Sulu Sea near the Balabac Strait. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amy M. Ressler/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the "Tridents" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 picks up cargo from the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Tridents” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 picks up cargo from the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 1st Class Derik Richardson, right, and Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Kevin Brodwater, both attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 embarked aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4), conduct a live-fire exercise aboard an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amy M. Ressler/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 1st Class Derik Richardson, right, and Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Kevin Brodwater, both attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 embarked aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4), conduct a live-fire exercise aboard an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amy M. Ressler/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6), center, is underway with the Danish navy frigate HDMS Peter Willemoes (F 362) and the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kyle A. Moore/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The fast combat support ship
USNS Supply (T-AOE 6), center, is underway with the Danish navy frigate HDMS Peter Willemoes (F 362) and the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kyle A. Moore/Released)
LUZON STRAIT: Aviation Machinist’s Mate Airman Uriel Lewis, left, and Aviation Machinists Mate 3rd Class Jouvens Vital conduct maintenance on an F/A-18C Hornet from the “Blue Blasters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 34 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matt Brown/Released)
LUZON STRAIT: Aviation Machinist’s Mate Airman Uriel Lewis, left, and Aviation Machinists Mate 3rd Class Jouvens Vital conduct maintenance on an F/A-18C Hornet from the “Blue Blasters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 34 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matt Brown/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) patrols the Mediterranean Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael B. Zingaro/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) patrols the Mediterranean Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael B. Zingaro/Released)

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Mr. Philip Bilden has informed me that he has come to the difficult decision to withdraw from
Deputy Secretary of Defense Spokesperson Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson provided the following
The Air Force District of Washington and Joint Base Andrews are on the leading edge of a chief of staff of the Air Force initiative that will impact the total force Air Force. The core project team tasked with overseeing a three-phase, full-time project to revitalize Air Force squadrons chose AFDW and JB Andrews as its first field visit.

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.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein addressed the budget, people as his number one readiness priority, a networked approach to warfare in the 21st Century, and the nuclear enterprise at a Military Strategy Forum event Feb. 23, 2017, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.