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The Department of the Air Force was created with the signing of the National Security Act of 1947. The Air Force’s missions are broken down into Air and Space Superiority, Global Attack, Rapid Global Mobility, Precision Engagement, Information Superiority and Agile Combat Support.
There are approximately 310,000 Active Duty airmen currently serving across the globe with an additional 71,400 airmen serving in the Air Force Reserve.
Retired Marine Col. Doug Hurley and Air Force Col. Bob Behnken are NASA’s first test pilot crew in decades.
The military's readiness for post-coronavirus threats came into question at a defense forum.
It will be like R2-D2 from "Star Wars" in an aircraft, an official says.
The Air Force will not resume physical fitness testing until October, the service announced.
The service has decided to ditch the initial height requirement altogether to court more aviators.
While jets have been the face of the service for decades, it's bombers that are making a splash of late.