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  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Shanahan, Wilson, Goldfein offer views for ensuring U.S. superiority in space

    The top echelon of the United States’ civilian and military leadership offered unflinching assurances April 9, that America’s superiority in space will endure even as competition – and the stakes – for primacy intensify.
  • Mattis Pays Tribute to Prisoners of War, Missing in Action

    Service members who were held as prisoners of war and those still missing from the nation's wars deserve respect and admiration from the nation for which they fought, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said.
  • Mattis: New Policy Cracks Down On Force Deployability

    The Defense Department has a “higher expectation” of deployability by its forces, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said.
  • Mattis Asks Congress for Stable Budgets, End to Sequestration

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis launched a full-throated attack on looming across-the-board spending cuts during a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, saying "no enemy in the field has done more to harm the combat readiness of our military than sequestration."
  • Defense Secretary visits Schriever

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter visited the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Thursday, May, 12, 2016. Gen. John Hyten, commander of Air Force Space Command, and Adm. Cecil Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, also visited the installation. The center provides the Department of Defense and the intelligence community with a robust test and experimentation environment to better integrate our space operations in response to threats and afford unity of effort between diverse space communities.

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