• Time is of the Essence In early 2019, Airman interviewed Dr. Will Roper, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. As the Air Force’s Service Acquisition Executive, Dr. Roper is responsible for and oversees Air Force research, development and acquisition activities totaling an annual budget in excess of $40 billion for more than 465 acquisition […] Airman Magazine No responses February 28, 2019
  • F-35A Lightning II The F-35A Lightning II is a fifth-generation fighter combining advanced aerodynamics, survivability in high-threat environments and an enhanced ability to provide pilots and allied assets across operational domains with robust situational awareness. The F-35 is the result of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program to develop a single-engine, stealthy, multi-role fighter to replace an aging […] J.M. Eddins Jr. No responses December 10, 2018
  • Joint Investigation Brig. Gen. Edward L. Vaughan is the Air National Guard Special Assistant to Maj. Gen. Scott F. Smith, the Director of Training and Readiness, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va. The directorate, encompassing seven divisions and the Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation, is responsible for policy, guidance […] Airman Magazine No responses October 16, 2018
  • The Perfect Storm ‘Thunder’ and ‘Lightning’ strike during joint aerial tests Airman Magazine No responses April 4, 2016
  • Lightning Strike See more “Lightning Strike” photos on Flickr Her movements are deliberate as she works on the aircraft. Cutting tape to cover a minor repair on the aircraft’s tail, her precision mirrors a doctor performing surgery — everything she does is exact. Her hands run smoothly but firmly across the aircraft as she applies sealant to […] Airman Magazine No responses November 17, 2015
  • Together U.S. and Dutch colonels train future F-16 pilots Airman Magazine No responses August 10, 2015