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May 05, 2020, 10:00 ET CyberPatriot XII Nationals Champions Announced

The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program announced this week the winners of the twelfth season of its National Youth Cyber Defense...


Apr 27, 2020, 15:01 ET AFA's CyberPatriot XII National Finals Goes Virtual

The Air Force Association announced today its plans for a CyberPatriot virtual National Finals Competition, to be held Saturday, May 2 in lieu of a...


Apr 07, 2020, 10:38 ET AFA's StellarXplorers Announces 2020 National Champions

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today the National Champions of the sixth season of its StellarXplorers National High School Space...


Mar 12, 2020, 16:00 ET AFA Cancels In-Person STEM Championship Competitions

The Air Force Association announced today it is cancelling in-person national championship competitions of two of its leading STEM programs to...


Mar 05, 2020, 09:00 ET StellarXplorers Announces 2020 National Finalists

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today the names of the teams invited to the StellarXplorers VI National Finals Competition, to be held...


Feb 25, 2020, 11:57 ET CyberPatriot XII National Finalists Announced

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced recently the 28 National Finalist teams that will compete at the CyberPatriot XII National Finals...


Jan 06, 2020, 08:18 ET Elon Musk to Keynote Air Force Association's Air Warfare Symposium

Elon Musk, SpaceX's Chief Engineer, will participate in a fireside chat with Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, during the Air...


Sep 09, 2019, 14:24 ET Key Sponsors Enable National High School Space Challenge

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced sponsors for its StellarXplorers program, the National High School Space Challenge. L3Harris Technologies,...


Jul 29, 2019, 09:46 ET Sir Richard Branson to Kick Off AFA's 2019 Air, Space & Cyber Conference

Sir Richard Branson, global business leader, renowned philanthropist, and founder of Virgin Group will provide the opening keynote address at the...


Apr 26, 2019, 11:49 ET AFA's StellarXplorers Announces National Champions

The Air Force Association's (AFA) StellarXplorers program - the National High School Space Challenge - announced the National Champions of its fifth...


Apr 10, 2019, 14:32 ET Air Force Association Announces Maj Gen Doug Raaberg as New Executive Vice President

The Air Force Association (AFA) is pleased to announce Maj Gen Doug Raaberg, USAF (Ret.) will serve as AFA's new Executive Vice President. Raaberg...


Mar 06, 2019, 11:49 ET StellarXplorers Announces 2019 National Finalists

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today the National Finalist teams invited to the StellarXplorers V National Finals Competition, to be held...


Feb 11, 2019, 10:06 ET The Walt Disney Company's Tony Ambrozie to Keynote 2019 Air Warfare Symposium

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that Tony Ambrozie, Senior Vice President of Technology, Engineering Excellence, at The Walt Disney...


Feb 07, 2019, 10:11 ET Air Force Association Announces Lt Gen Bruce Wright as New President

The Air Force Association (AFA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Lt Gen Bruce Wright, USAF (Ret.) will serve as AFA's new president...


Jan 28, 2019, 10:14 ET Mark Cuban to Keynote 2019 Air Warfare Symposium and Participate as a Judge in the 2nd Annual Spark Tank Competition

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that Mark Cuban, renowned entrepreneur, investor, and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, will provide a...


Oct 15, 2018, 12:42 ET Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Partners with Military Associations to Provide Oral Health / Wellness Grants

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation has partnered with AFA along with the Association of...


Sep 26, 2018, 15:52 ET Now is not the time for a new Space Force

The Air Force Association is opposed to establishing a separate military service responsible for space in the foreseeable future. This position has...


Aug 15, 2018, 13:52 ET SpaceX President to Speak at AFA's Air, Space & Cyber Conference

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of SpaceX, will provide a keynote address during AFA's 2018...


Aug 09, 2018, 16:03 ET Registration Open for National High School Space Challenge

The Air Force Association (AFA) has announced today that registration for its StellarXplorers program – the National High School Space Challenge – is ...


Aug 08, 2018, 14:24 ET Jeff Bezos to Keynote 2018 Air, Space & Cyber Conference

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that Jeff Bezos, Founder of Blue Origin and Founder & CEO of Amazon, will provide an address during...


Jul 24, 2018, 14:23 ET Air Force Association Launches New Website

he Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that it has launched a new website including mobile and tablet-friendly formatting, live updates on...


Mar 15, 2018, 11:35 ET StellarXplorers Announces 2018 National Finalists

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today the National Finalist teams invited to the StellarXplorers IV National Finals Competition, to be held ...


Feb 26, 2018, 10:29 ET AFA Launches Airman for Life Podcast Series

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that it has launched its new "Airman for Life" podcast series with its inaugural episode on Airpower...


Oct 31, 2017, 13:00 ET AFA's StellarXplorers Challenge Registers 180 Teams for Upcoming Competition Season

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that its StellarXplorers Program, the National High School Space Competition, registered 180 teams in ...


Sep 06, 2017, 13:35 ET AFA to Honor 50th Anniversary of the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Position at 2017 Air, Space & Cyber Conference

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that it will be honoring the 50th anniversary of the creation of the office of Chief Master Sergeant...