Gen. Ronald Fogleman, Air Force chief of staff from 1994 to 1997 and a Boeing consultant, offers his perspective on the Air Force's controversial decision to award Northrop Grumman the contract to build a fleet of air tankers.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., a member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, discusses her objections to the Air Force giving Nothrop Grumman the contract for new refueling airplanes, instead of Boeing.
Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., a member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, recounts how Northrop Grumman garnered the Air Force's contract for building new air tankers, and how his state would benefit.
An Air Force decision to award Northrop Grumman and its European partners a contract to build $40 billion worth of new aircraft is drawing criticism from U.S. producer Boeing as well as members of Congress. A Washington state congressman and…
Elizabeth Brackett reports on a controversial program that has some of Chicago's public schools following the model of military academies, and the debate over whether it is an effective way to boost student performance in tough urban neighborhoods.
By PBS NewsHour
The Air Force on Friday relieved at least three senior officers of duty for their roles in the erroneous flight of several nuclear-armed missiles across the United States on a B-52 bomber in late-August.
Director Ken Burns talks about his new documentary, "The War," which takes an in-depth look at the effects of World War Two on four town across the United States.
The new Air Force Memorial in the Washington area cost $30 million and took 15 years from inception to completion. Until now, the Air Force was the only branch of the U.S. military withoout a memorial.
The Pentagon's plan for reorganizing the nation's Air Force suffered two major blows Friday as the base closing commission voted to keep open two bases that officials wanted to shutter.
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