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Air Force aligns leadership titles with joint force
July 20, 2023

Kendall, Brown, Raymond outline changes necessary to defend the nation, the need to go fast and succeed
March 11, 2022
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall speaks during the McAleese FY2023 Defense Program Conference in Washington, D.C., March 9, 2022.

Air Force PT test pushed to July, more updates forthcoming
March 6, 2021
A photo of  an Airmen working out.

30 years later, Desert Storm remains a powerful influence on Air, Space Forces
February 24, 2021
Today, 30 years after combat ended on Feb. 28, 1991, Desert Storm’s influence on the United States military, and especially the Air Force and Space Force, remain substantial and entrenched. The U.S. and its allies flew more than 116,000 combat air sorties and dropped 88,500 tons of bombs over a six-week period that preceded the ground campaign. (U.S. Air Force courtesy graphic)

Department of the Air Force directs commanders to review unit emblems, mottos, nicknames, other official symbology
January 5, 2021
The Department of the Air Force is seeing its highest retention levels in 20 years, second only to rates recorded shortly after 9/11 in 2002.

Air Force pushes fitness testing to Jan. 1
September 17, 2020
To continue minimizing close contact among personnel during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ensure units and personnel are fully ready to resume, physical fitness testing has been delayed from October to January 2021. Testing in January will proceed without obtaining waist, height and weight measurements.

CSAF outlines strategic approach for Air Force success
September 2, 2020
In his first major pronouncement as Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., declared Aug. 31 that the service must go fast, must collaborate more effectively with Congress and military, industry and allied partners, and “must accelerate the transition from the force we have to the force required for a future high-end fight.”

ARSOUTH leader discusses Jamaica disaster relief preparation
August 20, 2020
General-de-Brigada Alcides V. Faria, Jr., deputy commanding general of interoperability, U.S. Army South, participated in a virtual key leader engagement with personnel from the Jamaica Defence Force, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (West) and the Office of Disaster Preparedness Management Aug. 17 to discuss humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparations in Jamaica and assess capabilities in the event of a natural disaster.

CMSgt. Bass installed as 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
August 17, 2020
CMSgt Bass installed as the Air Force’s 19th Chief Master Sergeant

San Antonio mayor visits JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
July 31, 2020
Brig. Gen. Alcides V. Faria, Jr., U.S. Army South Deputy Commanding General of Interoperability, met with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and City of San Antonio Municipal Government officials during their visit to Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 29. They were interested in learning JBSA-Fort Sam Houston's daily missions as well as the U.S. Army South missions with its partner nations.

Army South works with Barbados Defence Force
July 30, 2020
Army South works with Barbados Defence Force

Maj. Gen. Thomas takes command of Air Force Recruiting Service
June 11, 2020
Maj. Gen. Edward Thomas, Jr., takes command of Air Force Recruiting Service from Lt. Gen. Marshall "Brad" Webb, commander, Air Education and Training Command in a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas,  June 11, 2020.

AFMC commander visits JBSA, lauds AFIMSC
September 12, 2019
During his visit to Air Force Materiel Command units in San Antonio, AFMC Commander Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., held a mentoring lunch session with members of the command at Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Sept. 4.

BAMC hosts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance
January 23, 2019
Retired Command Sgt. Major Marshall L. Huffman speaks to attendees of Joint Base San Antonio’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event at the Fort Sam Houston Theater Jan. 17. The event, hosted by Brooke Army Medical Center, celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. King and served as a reminder to continue to strive toward his dream of equality for all.