Features audio news stories involving U.S. Air Force technology, personnel, and operations around the globe.
Rank #1: Air Force Radio News 15 October 2019.
Today's story: The Sixteenth Air Force activates, creating a single headquarters for global ISR, cyber, electronic warfare and information operations.
Rank #2: Air Force Radio News 08 May 2019.
Today's stories: Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is starting construction of the Intrepid Spirit Center. Also, changes are being made to the promotion recommendation forms for officers.
A look at what's going on around the Air Force.
Rank #1: Air Force Report: Candy Bomber.
In 1948, the Soviet Union cut off Berlin from western Europe, hoping to starve the citizens and force them to give up their freedom. The British and American pilots of Operation Vittles gave them hope.
Rank #2: Air Force Report: Corrosion Control.
The paint used on Misawa’s fighter jets isn’t something you’d find at the local hardware store. Petty Officer Aaron Sperle learns more about this unique material.
Featuring news, tech reports, policy, and current updates from our senior leaders. Hear directly from Airmen around the globe, shaping the future and the Air Force story. Produced by Air Force Television Pentagon, SAF/PAI.
Rank #1: The Air Force Podcast - Chief Master Sgt. Of The Air Force Kaleth Wright on Leadership.
Chief Master Sgt. of The Air Force Kaleth O. Wright spoke to Airmen on Andrews AFB, Md. about the importance of listening to subordinates as a leader. He then sat down for the Air Force Podcast to discuss issues that have resonated with the enlisted force. In this episode of the Air Force Podcast, CMSAF Wright talked with TSgt Brad Sisson about changes to WAPS testing for future SNCOs.
Rank #2: The Air Force Podcast feat. Col Nick Hague, NASA Astronaut.
“Air Force Colonel Nick Hague is one of the few astronauts in history to survive an aborted post-launch space mission. Hear his harrowing journey, and how he got a second chance to realize his childhood dream of going to space. He’s set for liftoff on March 14, 2019 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The Lecture Series features an exciting array of speakers who impart a diversity of perspectives on USAF heritage. Lecturers include active duty or retired military members, specialists in research, development and technology, and historians and authors.
Rank #1: Secret MiG Squadron.
Col. (Ret.) Gaillard R. Peck Jr. addresses the 10-year period that the U.S. Air Force secretly trained Air Force, Navy and Marine fighter aircrews in an advanced joint training program against actual Soviet MiG jet fighters.
Rank #2: USAF Special Operations Forces.
Air Force Special Operations Command historian Herbert A. Mason Jr. discusses the "Contributions USAF Special Operations Forces Have Made to the Development of Air and Space Power, 1942 to 2012."
Episodes will focus on professional development, career transition, and advice for Airmen navigating their Air Force careers during and beyond their time in uniform.
Rank #1: Leadership Advice for Airmen.
AFA's President Gen Larry Spencer, USAF Ret. shares his leadership advice on this next episode of AFA's Airman for Life podcast. Gen Spencer discusses the following topics on the podcast:-Transitioning from the Air Force to the civilian world-How to build and sustain relationships with fellow Airmen who may be separating from the Air Force-How the Air Force's core values continue to be key on the civilian side too-Advice on promotion within the Air Force,-Advice to young and mid grade Airmen on mentorship and being a mentee-The importance of diversity to build a stronger leadership team
Rank #2: Air Warfare Symposium - CMSAF Kaleth Wright.
Podcast featuring Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth Wright discussing Harnessing the Innovative Spirit of Airmen.
History and heritage vignettes profiling significant people and missions from the United States Air Force's past.
Rank #1: Yesterday's Air Force: Secret Squirrel.
Operation Senior Surprise, known by those who took part as Operation Secret Squirrel, was a secret mission that began Operation Desert Storm, January 16, 1991.
Rank #2: Yesterday's Air Force: The Osage Warrior.
An Air Force history feature on General Clarence Tinker, and Air Force pioneer and the highest ranking Native American to serve in WWII. (Full length version for social media or broadcast)
From around the U.S. Department of Defense, this is the DoD News Daily brief. Updated six days a week. Saturdays feature a weekly recap.
Rank #1: DoD News Daily - November 25, 2019.
This is your DoD News Daily Briefing for November 25, 2019.
Rank #2: DoD News Daily - Weekly Recap - January 25, 2019.
This is your DoD News Daily Weekly Recap for 25 January 2019
Features stories about new battlefield technologies and the science behind todays military.
Rank #1: Team Hill F-35 Video.
A depiction of why Hill Air Force Base is the ideal location for "Ops-1", the Air Force's first operational F-35 unit.
Rank #2: Extending the Reach of the Warfighter through Robotics (ERWR).
Extending the Reach of the Warfighter through Robotics (ERWR) Demonstration was held at Ft. Benning, GA August 7, 2014. This demo combined unmanned air and unmanned ground vehicles to conduct a completely unmanned planned resupply mission. Available in high definition.
Weekly resilience podcast
Rank #1: The Pillars 44 - The Company We Keep.
Chaplain (Maj.) Jim Bridgham, wing chaplain, and Jerry Walker III, Ph.D., Human Factors Program Manager, 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, 25th Air Force, continue their podcast, "The Pillars," with a discussion about the company we keep. Other podcast topics are: Sleep, Caffeine, Personal Growth, Goals, Morning Routines and Meditation. All of the available podcasts can be found on DVIDS, iTunes and YouTube.
Rank #2: The Pillars 46 - An Interview With Chaplain (Capt.) Meoshia Wilson.
Chaplain (Maj.) Jim Bridgham, wing chaplain, and Jerry Walker III, Ph.D., Human Factors Program Manager, 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, Twenty-Fifth Air Force, continue their podcast, "The Pillars," with Chaplain (Capt.) Meoshia Wilson, Wing Chaplain, 688th Cyber Wing, Twenty-Fourth Air Force. Previous podcast are available on DVIDS, iTunes and YouTube.
Featuring news about the U.S. Military in and around the Pacific area of operations.
Rank #1: Gun Crew Ensemble.
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 25th Division Artillery, 25th Infantry Division, fire a 155 mm artillery round from an M777 howitzer in support of Operation Lightning Strike on Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, May 16, 2018. Operation Lightning Strike is a combined arms live-fire exercise that increases unit interoperability and synchronization in an effort to concentrate combat power on the battlefield. (U.S. Army video by 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy and Sgt. Ian Morales)
Rank #2: Lightning Strike.
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 25th Infantry Division work together in support of a combined arms live-fire (CALFEX) on Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, May 16, 2018. The CALFEX increases unit interoperability and synchronization in order to concentrate combat power on the battlefield. (U.S. Army video by Sgt. Ian Morales and 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy)
Features packaged stories from NATO reporters around the globe. Check out NATOs Web-based television channel at www.natochannel.tv
Rank #1: All for one and one for all - meet NATO's spearhead force (Master Version).
Meet some of the soldiers who form NATO’s spearhead force as they learn what it takes to be all for one and one for all.Every year, the men and women of the NATO Alliance cross continents to train together so that if a crisis strikes, they’re ready. Exercise Noble Jump in Romania tests the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF), NATO’s spearhead force. Meet the soldiers at home and in uniform as they learn what it takes to be all for one and one for all. Footage includes high impact GVs of exercise Noble Jump, which took place in Bulgaria, Greece and Romania in May and June 2017. After 22 years of service, Dave has now retired from the British Army and is working in construction in his home town of Whitstable, UK. Jarosław is still serving in his unit and has currently put his bike away for the winter. Stefan is still serving the Red Scorpions and is still very much enjoying being a father.
Rank #2: #WeAreNATO - Poland’s First Female MiG-29 Fighter Pilot (Master No Subs).
Meet the men and women who work every day for NATO.From soldiers to scientists, cyber experts to civilian emergency responders, NATO members are committed to supporting and protecting each other.Lt Katarzyna Tomiak-Siemieniewicz is the first female MiG-29 fighter pilot in the Polish Air Force. In this video, she discusses her role as part of NATO’s air defence Quick Reaction Alert and being an inspiration for women.Footage includes Lt Katarzyna Tomiak-Siemieniewicz and flying the MiG-29 fighter jet.
Features stories about U.S. service members and military operations from around the world.
Rank #1: F-35B Lightning II Fires AIM 120 AMRAMM Missile.
A F-35B Lightning II fires an AIM 120 AMRAMM missile for the first time during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course (WTI) 1-18 in Yuma, AZ, on Sept. 21, 2017. WTI is a seven week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. MAWTS-1 provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps video)
Rank #2: Urban Assault Training at GWTC.
1st Battalion, 11th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division Soldiers conduct urban assault training at the Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, the only training center in Iraq able to train battalion size elements. Produced by Sgt Josh Tverberg. Includes a sound bite from Sgt. Hashim Fadel, 1st Battalion, 11th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division. This video also available in high definition.
Careers in US Air Force | AFSC Descriptions | Blog
Rank #1: FW 004: US Air Force Veteran talks to us about the 1U0X1 UAV Sensor Operator AFSC.
On this episode, I’m interviewing an Air Force veteran on the 1U0X1 – Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Sensor Operator AFSC.Michael (changed for safety and operational security) was on the ground floor when the 1U1X1 AFSC was initially created and is even using his skills as a contractor on the outside. […]
Rank #2: FW 005: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself to Help Determine if the Air Force is For You or Not.
So you think you want to join the Air Force huh!? Well, let’s see if that is what you really want!On this episode, we are going to do some soul searching and self-assessments! Sounds like fun, I know. BUT, what you don’t want to do it join a branch only to wish you would have done more reflection on what YOU wanted. 4-6 years can be a long time if you are doing something that you hate.Let’s do this!! […]
Dry dock...a year in the shipyard with USS Nimitz
Rank #1: Episode 5: Adaptation....
Welcome to the barge. Join the Sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as they continue the ship's mission while in dry dock. These dedicated Sailors prove that although the location might be different, the pride and professionalism remains the same..
Rank #2: Episode 4: Many Hats....
The life of a Nimitz Sailor isn't defined solely by the shipyard. Many Hats takes an intimate look at the lives of the crew on and off the clock as they spend time with their families, pursue off-duty education and volunteer with local organizations.
Air Education and Training Command experts discuss a wide varietyof topics that directly impact total force Airmen, including forcedevelopment, continuum of learning, innovation and more!Description: Experts from across the Air Force's recruiting, training andeducation enterprise discuss a wide variety of topics that directly impacttotal force Airmen, including force development, the continuum of learning,innovation and more!
Rank #1: Developing Mach-21 Airmen - Epi 10 – Security Forces Training.
In this episode, we visit the Security Forces Academy at Lackland AFB and sit down with Capt. Jeremiah Baxter, officer in charge of the Security Forces Apprentice course, Capt. Zachary Watkins, officer in charge of Security Forces Officer Technical Training, Senior Master Sgt. Brandan King, 343d Training Squadron operations superintendent, and Master Sgt. Henry Crook.We talk about the biggest recent change to Security Forces initial skills training: integrating officers and enlisted trainees together. We also discuss ways they are trying to break industrial-age training paradigms by focusing more on holistic leadership and problem-solving to better teach the trainees in the context of their future missions. We also talk about how technology (MILO firearms simulator, VR and AFWERX) are adding to Security Forces training in order to educate more lethal and ready defenders.
Rank #2: Developing Mach-21 Airmen - Epi 8 - Overcoming adversity with resiliency.
In the episode, Master Sgt. Ryan Crane from the 81st Training Wing Public Affairs office at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., sits down with Tech. Sgt. Victoria Monzon, a military training leader instructor with the 81st Training Support Squadron at Keesler, to tell her personal story of resilience, hardship, overcoming adversity and love of the Air Force. Born and raised in Guatemala, Monzon talks specifically about how she came to the Air Force and struggled with various situations in her life. From there, Monzan goes in-depth on her journey from thinking she was going to get out of the Air Force to finding herself as a military training leader ensuring our Airman are lethal and ready to tackle any mission.