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Airmen Stories

Pathway to Wings

Rise Above and Become an Aviator

It takes many different perspectives to operate the world’s most-advanced aircraft. And we welcome them all.

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Leading the Way


Women have accomplished many milestones and broken many barriers throughout the Air Force’s history. We believe in the power of sports to inspire the same strength and qualities we value in our Airmen. Discover our commitment to supporting young women in sports and meet some of our athletes.

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The future doesn’t invent itself


Much of the technology we use every day, such as GPS, began as highly classified projects in the U.S. Air Force. Now take a closer look at some of the latest STEM projects we’re currently working on.

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Delivering hope

The Human Mission

Since the Berlin Airlift in 1948, the Air Force has served at the front lines of humanitarian efforts across the globe, always evolving and ready to deliver lifesaving supplies to those in need.

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Going above and beyond

Led by some of the most skilled and decorated leaders in the military, the Air Force continues to push the boundaries of technology and warfare tactics. These are the stories of some of those who’ve made it all possible.

Chief of Staff David W. Allvin
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