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March 18, 2020

Goldfein emphasizes protecting force from COVID-19 while fulfilling all missions, operational priorities

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein said March 18 there have been seven confirmed cases of the new coronavirus to date among active-duty personnel, but that the Air Force is “still conducting global missions … which is priority one.”

Dec. 26, 2019

Military conducts first test of Advanced Battle Management System

The Air Force, Navy and Army used new methods and technology Dec. 16-18 for collecting, analyzing and sharing information in real time to identify and defeat a simulated cruise missile threat.

May 13, 2019

MQ-9 Reaper joins Legends in Flight at Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews, Md. — Representing the past, present and future of United States Air Force air power, the MQ-9 Reaper was featured at the Joint Base Andrews 2019 Air and Space Expo, May 10-12, 2019.

April 2, 2019

Wilson, Goldfein outline Air Force progress, need for larger force

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein told the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday that the Air Force must get bigger and funding must be predictable to meet – and defeat – security threats at home, globally and in space in an era of great power competition.

March 12, 2019

SECAF announces resignation

Upon a favorable final vote by the regents, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced her resignation March 8, after serving in her position as the service’s top civilian since May 2017, to accept the role as president of the University of Texas at El Paso.

March 11, 2019

MQ-1B, MQ-9 flight hours hit 4 million

The MQ-1B Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft reached a historic flight hour milestone March 1.