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  • 78th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid

    April 18 marks the 78th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, in which Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, U.S. Army Air Forces, and Vice Adm. William F. Halsey Jr., U.S. Navy, led a joint bombing operation on the Japanese mainland aimed to inflict both material and psychological damage upon the enemy following the attacks on Pearl Harbor.
  • Hill Air Force Base celebrates 80th anniversary

    Celebratory activities at Hill Air Force Base will take place throughout 2020 and carry the theme “80 Years of Excellence” beginning with an 80th Anniversary Celebration held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Hill Aerospace Museum.
  • October marks 35th anniversary of Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base

    The Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base was completed just over 35 years ago, marking the end of construction on a project decades in the making and the beginning of what then-Arnold Engineering Development Center Commander Col. Philip Conran called “a new era of turbine engine and airplane testing.”ASTF was dedicated on
  • WWII veteran to parachute into history with help of AFRL researcher

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Dayton-area World War II veteran Jim “Pee Wee” Martin will return to the site of an historic battlefield this month when he parachutes into the Netherlands, through the help of Air Force Research Laboratory computer scientist Kevin Price.Martin, 98, of Xenia, Ohio, is a veteran of the Army’s 101st Airborne
  • Air Force takes part in Transcontinental Railroad’s 150th anniversary

    Air Force recruiters and volunteers were among the thousands who gathered May 10-11 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad at Golden Spike National Historic Park.
  • Echoes of 1999 rescue ring loud and clear for Goldfein, providing lessons and vision for today

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein has a direct answer when asked what echoes to this day, what continues to influence his thinking and actions even now, 20 years after he found himself on the ground in hostile surroundings, his F-16 in the distance smoldering and destroyed.
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