Senior Airman Joshua McKelvey, a fuels lab technician, conducts fuels testing for dryness, cleanliness and suitability for use. It is important to keep the fuel free of contaminants including water, which can be deadly because it freezes at high altitudes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Every Drop Counts

28 October 2013

Amid rising costs, Air Force seeks to conserve fuel consumption

Staff Sgt. Todd Mullins places a polarizing lens on a FMQ7 Solar Optical Observing Network Telescope at the Holloman Solar Observatory on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The lens is instrumental in daily operations to determine the magnetic complexity of different solar regions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Lee)

Eye on the Sun

10 June 2013

Analysts gather solar information around the clock to protect AF resources

An Air Force aircrew member holds an iPad that will replace bulky manuals, charts and other references they used to take with them during missions.

Going Paperless

19 February 2013

AMC program aims to take manuals out of cockpit and replace them with tablets

A KC-135 Stratotanker refuels a 1st Fighter Wing's F-22 Raptor from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. off the East coast.

Bird of Prey

31 December 2012

Raptor brings never-before-seen capabilities to aerial warfare