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U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) visits units and tour facilities at Thule AB, Greenland, April 24, 2019.

Trump reportedly wants to ‘buy’ Greenland. This is what it’s like at the US’s Arctic base there

President Donald Trump has floated the idea of 'buying' Greenland, where Thule Air Base is located — halfway between New York and Moscow.
Crew chiefs with the 421st Aircraft Maintenance Unit work on an F35A Lightning II returning to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, after a two-month European deployment, July 31, 2019.

The F-35’s abysmal readiness rate raises questions about future of the Pentagon’s most expensive weapons system

A government watchdog found that the F-35 Lightning II test squadron had single-digit full mission capable rates, calling its future into question.
C-130 transport aircraft

The US Air Force grounded over 100 workhorse C-130 transport planes after discovering unusual wing cracks

The Air Force is grounding nearly a third of its C-130 fleet at a time when the service is struggling to keep its planes ready for missions.
The US Air Force has seen 78 suicides so far this year, 28 more than this time last year.

US Air Force orders all units to stand down for one day as suicide rate skyrockets

The Air Force has seen 78 suicides so far this year, significantly more than this time last year, and the service is scrambling for answers.
Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten speaks at a Senate Armed Services hearing on the proposal to establish a U.S. Space Force in Washington

An Army colonel has gone public with allegations that one of Trump’s top military nominees sexually assaulted her in a hotel room

Col. Kathryn A. Spletstoser spoke with The New York Times and accused Gen. John Hyten's of sexual misconduct.
An artist rendering shows the first image of a new Northrop Grumman Corp long-range bomber B21 in this image released on Feb. 26, 2016.

The US Air Force’s secretive new B-21 stealth bomber will take to the skies soon

The Air Force's new stealth bomber, the B-21, is set for its first flight in December 2021. It won't be ready for combat missions until the mid-2020s.
A guard Gate at Area 51.

‘No little green men here’: How Area 51 became associated with UFO and alien sightings

Area 51 is a highly classified, Air Force base in Groom Lake, Nevada. Also, it's connected to conspiracy theories pertaining to aliens and UFOs.
Area 51 is a highly classified area.

The Air Force has heard about the plan for 1 million people to ‘storm’ Area 51 — and it ‘stands ready’

Over 1 million people have responded to a Facebook event to "storm" Area 51 in September. Area 51 is technically an Air Force base.
Area 51 Groom Lake Road gate.

The US Air Force is warning people to stay away from Area 51 after a viral Facebook joke to storm the base and ‘see them aliens’

After Facebook users planned to "storm" Area 51 in search of alien life, the US Air Force warned that the base is active — and dangerous to civilians.
Crowds take images with their smartphones of the fly-over at US President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Fourth of July event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, July 4, 2019.

Military flyovers stunned crowds at Trump’s controversial ‘Salute to America’ Fourth of July event

Aircraft from each of the military's branches made appearances, stunning the crowds, despite the pouring rain.