The Air Force has released details about how to submit a name for the B-21 bomber. Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard airmen, as well as their dependents, members of the US Air Force Civil Service, and Air Force retirees are eligible to submit up to three proposed names by May 6. The proposed names cannot consist of more than two distinct words, and they must meet Air Force naming guidelines. The full rules and more details about the contest are available on the Air Force Global Strike Command website. “I’m challenging and I’m calling on every airman,” Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James said when announcing the contest at AWS16. “We’d like all of you to give us your best suggestions for a name for the B-21, America’s newest bomber.”? (Link to submission form.)
In his final keynote address before retiring as Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force, Roger A. Towberman reflected on the progress of the Space Force and the growth still ahead at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference on Sept. 12, 2023. Watch the video or read the transcript.