In Our Communities

March 28, 2019

Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., will be the first operational home of the B-21 Raider bomber and its training unit when they are ready in “the mid-2020s,” the Air Force announced in a news release. Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., and Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, will eventually receive B-21s, too….
The Air Force is considering Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., as the new home of the F-22 Raptor training unit, Military Times reported. The unit was based at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., and is now temporarily housed at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla….
The state of New Jersey is suing five chemical companies to help with PFAS contamination cleanup. “They decided to put profit above the safety of New Jersey’s residents, and we won’t stand for it,” Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said at a news conference, according to Philly.com. “We’re holding polluters accountable for decades of misconduct.”
 
Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson

March 28, 2019

Recent News

In Our Communities

In Our Communities

About 15 high school students and parents from Alaska’s Raven Homeschool toured the Army National Guard’s Combined Support Maintenance Shop and Bryant Army Airfield at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska last week, according to a DVIDS story. “The Guard does not...

Snap of the Week

Snap of the Week

Marine Corps Cpl. Gerald Wells III, a member of the Silent Drill Platoon, conducts a rifle inspection during a flyover of the Navy’s Blue Angels C-130 Super Hercules aircraft, nicknamed “Fat Albert,” at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona Feb. 13. Marine Corps...

Space Force Considers Eight-Year Commitment for New Recruits

Space Force Considers Eight-Year Commitment for New Recruits

The Space Force is considering asking prospective guardians to enlist for an initial eight-year term as a way to create a stable workforce, Military Times reported. That’s twice as long as the typical-first term enlistment. “I know eight years is a big commitment to...

DOD Awards REPI Challenge Funding at 22 Installations

DOD Awards REPI Challenge Funding at 22 Installations

The DOD Readiness and Environment Protection Integration Program has awarded REPI Challenge funds for 17 projects, benefitting 22 installations and many nearby communities, according to a recent announcement. DOD contributed $23 million to the projects, with more than...

PAST STORIES