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Aug 27, 2014, 06:00 ET

Air Force Memorial to Host United States Air Force 67th Birthday Celebration Concert

The Air Force Memorial invites you to attend the Air Force 67th Birthday Celebration Concert featuring the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team...

Aug 27, 2014, 06:00 ET

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson to Deliver Keynote Addresses at AFA Air and Space Conference

The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will deliver...

Aug 26, 2014, 07:00 ET

AFA Selects Former Air Force European Command Chief of Staff as New Executive Vice President

The Air Force Association is proud to announce the addition of Major General Mark A. Barrett, USAF (Ret.) as Executive Vice President to serve as...

Aug 11, 2014, 07:00 ET

CyberPatriot Announces Award Winners of 2014 Coach of the Year, Mentor of the Year

The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program announced today its coach and mentor of the year.  Kenneth...

Aug 01, 2014, 14:00 ET

Texas A&M-San Antonio to Host All-Girls AFA CyberCamp Pilot with CyberPatriot, CyberPatriot National Commissioner Available for Interviews

The CyberPatriot National Commissioner and staff will travel to San Antonio, TX next week to conduct the second of three Air Force Association...

Jul 30, 2014, 07:00 ET

CyberPatriot Having Big Impact on STEM Education and Career Choices, Data Shows

The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Program Office released today results of its first comprehensive survey assessing current education and...

Jul 28, 2014, 12:00 ET

Fairfax County Public Schools Receives CyberPatriot Center of Excellence Award

The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot presented Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) with the Center of Excellence Award on Thursday, July 24th...

Jul 23, 2014, 10:45 ET

AFA Salutes 2014 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

The Air Force Association today announced the 2014 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Each year, AFA salutes outstanding enlisted personnel for...

Jul 22, 2014, 14:56 ET

AFA Announces 2014 National Teacher of the Year

 The Air Force Association (AFA) is proud to announce Kaci Heins, a dedicated teacher at Northland Preparatory Academy in Flagstaff, AZ, as the...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:01 ET

AFA Members Meet with Congressional Members on Capitol Hill

 AFA members from across the country traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with Congressional members to discuss the challenges facing the Air...

Jul 08, 2014, 12:00 ET

Air Force Magazine Launches New Website

The Air Force Association (AFA) proudly announces the launch of the new Air Force Magazine website: www.airforcemag.com. The website has undergone...

Jul 02, 2014, 12:00 ET

AFA Announces Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship Recipients

The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced the 12 recipients of the 2014 Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship. AFA will present $2,500 to...

Jul 02, 2014, 10:00 ET

USAF Band and Singing Sergeants to Perform at Air Force Memorial for Independence Day

 The Air Force Memorial will host The United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants on Friday, July 4, 2014 for an Independence Day...

Jul 01, 2014, 10:00 ET

Survey Shows AFA's CyberPatriot Having Big STEM Impact

The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program today announced the results of its survey of middle and high school...

Jun 26, 2014, 10:31 ET

AFA's CyberPatriot CyberCamp Program to be Launched in Partnership with Texas Woman's University

Preparations for the Air Force Association's first ever CyberPatriot CyberCamp pilot are underway in Texas. Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot National...

Jun 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

Looking to Support STEM education? Join CyberPatriot, the Nation's Largest Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Registration for the premier National Youth Cyber Defense competition, CyberPatriot, is underway. Over 400 teams are already registered for...

Jun 18, 2014, 10:30 ET

CyberPatriot Designates Fairfax County Public Schools as a "Center of Excellence"

The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program has announced Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) of Northern Virginia as its fifth CyberPatriot...

Jun 12, 2014, 11:21 ET

Head of Air Force Global Strike Command to Speak at AFA's June Air Force Breakfast Session

The Air Force Association, in partnership with Peter Huessy's Congressional Breakfast Series, is proud to announce an upcoming AFA Air...

Jun 10, 2014, 10:00 ET

AFA's Wounded Airman Program Receives Immense Support from Air Force Association Cycling Classic

The Air Force Association's Wounded Airman Program (WAP) was the designated beneficiary for this year's Air Force Association Cycling Classic, held...

Jun 05, 2014, 09:00 ET

AFA's 2014 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition

The Air Force Association's (AFA) Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition is the one-of-a-kind event that brings together Air Force...