Critical space capabilities are vulnerable to digital attack.
Vol. 104, No. 8
What It's Like Aboard the New KC-46 Tanker.
As Air Education and Training Command moves toward a learner-centric curriculum to train future Airmen, virtual and augmented reality are key to the program's success. Maj. Gen. Andrea D. Tullos, commander of 2nd Air Force, which is responsible for graduating some 150,000 joint force personnel from about 3,400 courses each year, said people often think of 2nd Air Force as a “one-size-fits-all” factory line that pushes out students exactly the same way each time, but she told Air Force Magazine “our vision is very different.” She added, “One of the lessons we’ve learned is that we’re going to have to be flexible enough that different subjects and different kinds of training are going to require different kinds of technology."
Future Fighter Force
Fewer types, more rapid refreshes, and a short-term reduction in purchases are USAF’s latest recipe for modernizing the fighter fleet.
Dragon Lady Down
The turning point in the history of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Editorial: Declassify the Space Force
Secrecy and surprise are to warfare what water and salt are to survival: You might get by without them, but your chances are vastly diminished.
Heroes and Leaders: All-Star Airman
The versatile John Alison gained distinction as a fighter pilot, Lend-Lease officer, aerial ace, and founder of the air commandos.
Q&A: Developing the Force
Lt. Gen. Marshall B. Webb commands Air Education and Training Command at JB San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, where he oversees recruiting, training, and education for all Air Force personnel. He spoke with Editor in Chief Tobias Naegele in July.
Building An Agile Force
America needs an offset strategy built on speed, adaptability and a robust, dynamic aerospace industry.
The changing character of war; challenges in space; new plans for ABMS and GBSD; and more ...
Strategy & Policy
The Players Changed, But Digital Engineering and Modeling Is Here to Stay
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A collection of quotes on airpower and national security issues.
AFA in Action: AFA Nominees 2021-2022
The Air Force Association Nominating Committee met by video conference on May 1, 2021, and selected candidates to send forward for National Officer positions and National Director positions on the Board of Directors.
90th Missile Wing Center Renamed the Johnigan Center for Airmen and Families
The Airman and Family Readiness Center at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., was renamed the Johnigan Center for Airmen and Families in honor of Irene Johnigan by the 90th Missile Wing on June 18.
AFA Board to Delegates: Give Every Member a Vote
AFA’s Board of Directors voted to approve new bylaws in a bid to strengthen organizational leadership and open voting to every member.