• Airbags can save your life

    In fiscal year 2021, The Department of the Air Force lost 18 motorcyclists. Inexperience, alcohol and speed were a few of the root causes of those deaths. Additionally, motorcycle riders continue to be overrepresented in fatal traffic crashes, being about 28 times more likely than passenger vehicle

  • Juneteenth Block Party

    U.S. Airmen attend a Juneteenth celebration hosted by the African American Heritage Association at Travis Air Force Base, California, June 16, 2022. On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day act into law making June 19, otherwise known as Juneteenth, a

  • Commentary: Juneteenth is more than Texas history. It is American history.

    Many may ask what the significance of Juneteenth is and to me, as a native Texan and as an American from African descent, it signifies progress and freedom. Juneteenth provided a new beginning for those enslaved at the time and a future for their descendants. Juneteenth is not just Texas history, it

  • Service or Self?

    All Airmen are familiar with the Air Force’s Core Values: “Integrity First, Service Before Self and Excellence in All We Do”. Most Airmen would agree the most difficult core value to embody is “Service Before Self”. At face value, one could define this idea simply as “putting the Air Force before

  • DAF recognizes Transgender Day of Visibility

    President Joe Biden issued the first presidential proclamation in 2021, officially recognizing Transgender Day of Visibility as an international awareness day dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender and gender nonconforming people.

  • Reserve Pioneer of Women in Aviation Celebrated through Art

    The contributions to aviation history of U.S. Air Force Reserve Col. (ret.) Kathy Cosand were celebrated this weekend with the unveiling of a fine art oil painting of her at the Women in Aviation International Conference in Nashville.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • Spring is on its way!

    This spring the Air Force Safety Center introduces the #DAFRider video series giving riders another avenue to acquire skills, learn standards and build the rider mentality. The series is intended to help motorcycle riders with lessons learned and illicit ideas on riding topics to highlight

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