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An armor crewmen performs maintenance on a M1 Abrams tank during a platoon combined arms live fire exercise

The US military had to apologize for an offensive coronavirus post — here are 10 times it has screwed up on social media

The US Army published an Instragram post on March 21 as part of an Army COVID-19 question and answer series that many found offensive.
Airman 1st Class Jabari Coner, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a postflight inspection on a B-52H Stratofortress at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, March 19, 2020.

How Air Force crew chiefs keep the legendary B-52 in flying shape

"At the end of the day, we're the ones who are signing off to say that this jet is good to fly."
Air crew from Travis Air Force Base and the 164th Airlift Wing unload COVID-19 testing swabs at the Memphis Air National Guard Base in Memphis, Tennessee, March 19, 2020

The US Air Force flew 1 million coronavirus test swabs to the US from Italy, and more are likely on the way

The testing swabs were loaded onto C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and delivered to Memphis, Tennessee for nationwide distribution.
A B-2A Spirit bomber is escorted by F-15C Eagles, and Royal Norwegian Air Force F-35A aircraft in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-2 over Keflavik, Iceland, March 17, 2020.

US B-2 stealth bombers teamed up with Norwegian F-35s for another flight over Iceland

The stealth bomber's second trip to Iceland's airspace comes as NATO focuses more on the Arctic.

Air Force dismisses cadets due to ‘inability’ to carry out social distancing amid coronavirus pandemic

The Air Force Academy said the decision was made to allow its senior class of cadets to graduate on time.
US and Canadian aircraft intercept two Russian Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance aircraft in the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone on March 9, 2020.

Russian reconnaissance planes were intercepted by US and Canadian fighters as they lurked over a submarine exercise in the Arctic

The Russian planes didn't enter US airspace, but they did linger over some US attack subs in the Arctic.
An artist's rendering of the B-21 bomber at Ellsworth Air Force Base

The US Air Force is studying 2 bases to see which is best to handle the new B-21 bomber

The B-21 will arrive in the mid-2020s, and the Air Force wants to know which of its bases is the best fit for the Raider.
Air Force One arrives in West Palm Beach with President Trump.

The US military operates a fleet of modified civilian Boeing and Gulfstream VIP private jets — here’s what they do

The military is one of the most robust operators of private jet aircraft, tasked with flying precious cargo vital to the national interest.

Elon Musk says the US’s F-35 stealth jet ‘would have no chance’ against a ‘drone fighter plane’

"Yeah, the fighter jet era has passed," Elon Musk said at an Air Force conference on Friday. "It's drones."
A US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska takes flight during exercise COPE North 20 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, February 19, 2020.

Air Force ‘aggressors’ are getting into the mind of the enemy to test US and allied pilots over the Pacific

"We pride ourselves in doing everything we can in order to capitalize on mistakes our 'good guys' are making."