Greg Hadley

Greg Hadley is the Congressional editor of Air Force Magazine. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, he has more than five years of experience in national and local media, working for The State (Columbia, S.C.) and the McClatchy D.C. Bureau.


Recent stories by Greg Hadley

PHOTOS: Kadena Lines Up Six Kinds of Aircraft for Elephant Walk

Three dozen aircraft assembled on the flight line for an “elephant walk” at Kadena Air Base, Japan, in a show of air power. The capabilities demonstration included six different kinds of aircraft, all stationed at Kadena at the moment. The display came on the same day U.S. ...

T-38 Makes Belly Landing at Columbus AFB—Second Incident in Two Weeks

Less than two weeks after a T-38 trainer aircraft crashed near Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., another experienced an in-flight emergency that ended with the pilot executing a gear-up landing. The pilot landed the aircraft, a T-38C, successfully and was OK, a base spokesperson said in ...

Air Force Drops BEAST Week From Boot Camp in Favor of ACE Exercise

After 16 years, the Air Force is caging the BEAST. For more than a decade and a half, future Airmen in Basic Military Training have undergone Basic Expeditionary Airman Skills Training, a four-day-long exercise meant to simulate deployments, particularly those in the Middle East that ...

Air Force Announces Changes to JROTC Program After Reports of Sexual Abuse

Months after a media investigation uncovered dozens of cases of sexual abuse in the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program, an Air Force official said the department plans to increase oversight, introduce more background checks, and hire more instructors, especially women, to combat the issue. ...

AFSOC Commander Slife Nominated to Become Deputy Chief for Operations

Lt. Gen. James C. “Jim” Slife, currently the head of Air Force Special Operations Command, is slated to join the Air Staff. Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III announced that Slife has been nominated by President Joe Biden to become the Air Force’s next deputy ...

Air Force to Start Testing XQ-58 Autonomous Aircraft at Eglin

A new aircraft will soon be in the skies for testing above Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Air Force has transferred two XQ-58 Valkyrie drones to the 40th Flight Test Squadron at Eglin, the 96th Test Wing announced—a key development as the service moves ...

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