New Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne told airmen in Germany that he is convinced the Air Force has outlived the term Future Total Force. “I think we need to stop [talking about FTF,] says Wynne. Wynne may be thinking about the uproar the FTF plan caused within the Air National Guard this past year. FTF was at the heart of the Air Force’s BRAC recommendations to close ANG facilities and realign ANG flying units. And, there appears to be more rancor ahead. Nonetheless, on his travels to Southwest Asia and Europe over the holidays, Wynne says he has seen active, Guard, and Reserve airmen working as “an amalgamated force.”
Feb. 26, 2024
Two B-52 Stratofortresses from the 5th Bomb Wing conducted a flyover at Changi Air Base during the Singapore Airshow late last week. The BUFFs, currently deployed to Anderson Air Force Base in Guam, flew to Singapore to be featured at the biennial event, which concluded Feb. 25.