By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The Afghan Air Force's first female pilot to be trained inside Afghanistan in more than 30 years earned her flying wings on Tuesday, after graduating from Undergraduate Pilot Training.
Arlington National Cemetery responded to outrage Tuesday after a U.S. Air Force veteran said she was willing to give up her burial plot for suspected Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Air Force has quietly stripped 17 officers of the authority to order the launch of nuclear missiles.
China is emerging as a real force in the drone warfare market, with aerospace firms developing and showcasing unmanned aerial vehicles, UAVs, that rival what's produced in the United States.
An experimental, unmanned aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force went hypersonic during a test off the Southern California coast, traveling at more than 3,000 mph, the Air Force said Friday.
Anti-war protesters demonstrated Saturday outside a Royal Air Force base used to control drone flights over Afghanistan.
The United States Embassy in South Korea sent out a rather intimidating tweet Wednesday morning, once in English and once in Korean, reading: "B-52 bombers fly over South Korea, once again demonstrating the depth of the alliance."
Since 1999, the Venezuelan people have suffered under an oppressive, neosocialist dictatorship that disregarded human rights, the rule of law and freedom of the press. For 14 years, Hugo Chavez trampled over democratic order, jailed political prisoners and oppressed the Venezuelan people.
The U.S. Air Force version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has shortcomings that will get pilots shot down in combat, according to a leaked Pentagon report evaluating combat testing testing of the plane.
The recent decision by outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta to allow women to serve in front-line combat units is fraught with problems, and no one in the administration or at the Department of Defense seems to be considering them.
Flying low over snowy terrain on a Cold War training mission, Lt. Col. Dan Bulli’s massive B-52 bomber hit turbulence that shook the plane so violently that he couldn’t read the gauges. Pulling back on the yoke and depressing the throttle, he tried to fly out of the severe wind. Then there was a loud bang.
An Afghan policewoman shot and killed an American adviser outside the police headquarters in Kabul on Monday, the latest in a rising tide of insider attacks by Afghans against their foreign allies, senior Afghan officials said.
Everything old is new again. There are few things under the sun that are entirely new, yet in the never-ending quest of some narcissists for a sense of immortality and personal enrichment, there is always someone out there with what he thinks is a better mousetrap.
If you missed celebrating Repeal Day on Dec. 5, the DC Craft Bartenders Guild will be mixing superior classic cocktails Saturday at its annual Repeal Day Ball.