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New Defense Secretary arrives at Pentagon, convenes COVID meeting
January 22, 2021
Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III stands next to a man holding up his right hand facing another man.

Air Force Thunderbirds honor San Antonio in Operation America Strong flyover
May 14, 2020

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds honor frontline responders May 13 in San Antonio, Austin
May 12, 2020
Thunderbirds San Antonio flight path

USAF Thunderbirds to salute Texas COVID-19 responders May 13
May 11, 2020
America Strong graphic

Naval Criminal Investigative Service has vital presence at JBSA
January 30, 2020
With 1,100 special agents in 191 locations across the world, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service is the civilian federal law enforcement agency within the Department of Navy that investigates felony level crimes involving active-duty members serving in the Navy and the Marine Corps, including cases on and off military installations in the U.S. and around the world.

Royal Air Force partners with PTN to innovate pilot training pipeline
March 29, 2019
Royal Air Force Flight Officer Syd Janota (foreground), Pilot Training Next 2.0 student, observes a fellow student flying a virtual-reality training sortie at the PTN facility at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Austin, Texas, March 18, 2019. The RAF have both a student-pilot and an instructor pilot participating in the class as they look to introduce PTN lessons learned into their flying training pipeline.

Innovation, scalability and data the focus as PTN 2.0 begins
February 28, 2019
2nd Lt. Seth Murphy-Sweet, Pilot Training Next student, takes a 3D vision test prior to virtual reality flying training at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas, Feb. 5, 2019. Like the first version of PTN, the second iteration is working in a strong collaboration with AFWERX’s Austin hub at the Capital Factory, gaining conduits into industry that help the PTN team work solutions to issues they encounter as they develop the program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sean M. Worrell)

AFWERX hosts Spark Cell workshop to share ideas, build innovation network
January 4, 2019
Maj. Ryan Brewer (right), 14th Flying Training Wing Spark Cell director, explains how the Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, Spark Cell is creating a culture of innovation at the AFWERX Spark Cell Workshop Dec. 13, 2018, in Austin, Texas. The workshop was designed to help grow the network of willing collaborators and share ideas and approaches that foster a results-driven culture of innovation.

Austin-based Army Futures Command reveals new insignia as it 'forges' ahead
December 10, 2018
The shoulder sleeve insignia (left) and distinctive unit insignia for Army Futures Command. With a golden anvil as its main symbol, the shoulder patch and unit insignia are a nod to former Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's personal coat of arms that used a blue-colored anvil.

Army Futures Command to become 'global command,' says its leader
October 24, 2018
Gen. John M. Murray, commander of U.S. Army Futures Command, speaks at the Army Futures Command activation ceremony in Austin, Texas, Aug. 24, 2018.

Army announces Austin as the home of new Army Futures Command
July 16, 2018
Futures Command will lead the Army's force modernization efforts; it is charged with providing Soldiers the weapons and equipment they need, when they need them.