United States Air Force
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 2: (L-R) Brian C. Whiting, president and CEO of USO of Metropolitan New York, colonel Jack H. Jacobs, United States Army (Ret.) and medal of honor recipient, captain Holly Nelson, United States Air Force, and medal of honor recipient, and General Janet C. Wolfenbarger, commander, Air Force Material Command and medal of honor recipient attend the USO Woman Of The Year Luncheon at The Pierre Hotel on May 2, 2013 in New York City.
Bird In Space Prototype for MACH 10 Hypervelocity Test (Produced in collaboration with the United States Air Force, Arnold Engineering Development Center and University of Maryland College Park)
It is my desire to serve my country by becoming an officer and a pilot in the United States Air Force, a career that I believe will be most challenging and rewarding ... It is in the Air Force where I can combine my passions and abilities to serve my country anyplace, anytime and in any capacity that such an obligation requires.
My goal is to get into the Air Force Academy, become a United States Air Force officer ... I was really excited [to find out about this], a lot of emotion, jumping up and down.More quotes »
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Air Force picks Pease for new KC-46A tanker
KC-46A is intended to replace the United States Air Force's aging fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers and provides air refueling capability.Courtesy photo/U.S. Air Force PORTSMOUTH — The Air Force announced today that it has selected Pease Air National Guard Base's 5/22/13 from SeacoastOnline.com Read more »
Pentagon clearance for iOS could open even more doors for Apple in the private sector
manageable mobile platform. Now, BlackBerry will have to fight with Apple and Samsung to maintain that dominance. The United States Air Force is eager to jump on the iOS bandwagon . Following in the footsteps of many commercial airlines, the USAF plans to from Macworld UK Read more »
Ret., Col. Ralph Jones Pearson USAF
Ralph Jones Pearson (USAF Ret.) Decorated WWII Veteran 01/22/1919 -- 05/09/2013 Colonel Ralph J. Pearson, United States Air Force (ret.), long-time resident of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully with family by his side in California on May 9, 2013. Ralph, from Austin American-Statesman Read more »
President Obama checks for rain before golf outing just days after causing uproar by having uniformed soldier hold an umbrella over him
minister Recep Erdogan from the rain during a joint press conference at the White House. Thomas McInerney, a former United States Air Force Lieutenant General, said that the president showed a ‘lack of respect’ by making the soldier shelter him from a shower, from Daily Mail - UK Read more »
Video Shows How the X-51A "WaveRider" Scramjet Works, Hits Mach 5
program is managed by the Aerospace Systems Directorate within the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). On May 1st 2013, the X-51 completed its first fully successful flight test on its fourth test flight. The X-51 and booster detached from from TechEBlog Read more »