The Air Force has released the latest promotions results for colonel, showing roughly the same percentage of line officers selected this year as last year. For line officer promotion in the zone to colonel, USAF selected 459 officers from a total of 1,010 under consideration—a rate of 45.4 percent. Last year the selection rate was 45.3 percent.
March 4, 2024
The Air Force has published images of an operational hypersonic Air-Launched Rapid-Response Weapon (ARRW) in Guam; a disclosure possibly meant to send a message to China but which raises questions about the future of the ARRW, which the Air Force insists it is not planning to procure in quantity.