The Cold War-era "Dragon Lady" plane was picked up by flight radar as it made a sortie into the Taiwan Strait on Thursday.
Yeager had a skilled eye and could kill a deer at 600 yards when he was a youth. That led to a career in the Air Force, and several speed and altitude records that made him a legend.
Two U.S. Air Force B1-B bombers flew into China's air defense identification zone just north of the island of Taiwan on Tuesday.
The U.S. is now flying an average of three to five sorties through the South China Sea every day.
Many on Twitter were quick to point out that the photo used by the government agency was not of the Air Force but rather a flight demonstration team formed by the Navy.
The belongings included "his grandfather's military service medals, a dresser that was handmade by his great-grandfather, and his deceased cousin's military gear and mementos.
While no one was hurt during the incident, the base will conduct a safety investigation before the plane is publicly flown again.
At Ft. Jackson, South Carolina, some 64 soldiers—most Army recruits in training—came down with the virus, prompting a two-week suspension of basic training.
Cadets in the U.S.A.F.A class of 2020 graduated in a ceremony that was markedly different from previous years.
Mark Visconi, 48, of Fairfax, Virginia, was jailed on Friday after he pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography.
Special operation forces recovered two sets of remains from the wreckage of a U.S. military aircraft that crashed in Taliban-held territory of Afghanistan, Newsweek has learned.
"The crash is under investigation, there are no indications the crash was caused by enemy fire," said U.S. Army Colonel Sonny Leggett, a spokesman for U.S. Forces-Afghanistan.
The president told military personnel they didn't have brand new aircraft three years ago, when Barack Obama was at the end of his term.
The Office of Special Investigations (OSI) at Kirtland Air Force Base is testing suspicious goodies that resemble the "blue sky" crystal methamphetamine seen in the show "Breaking Bad."
Abandoning our Kurdish partners, who valiantly fought alongside us to combat ISIS, is not consistent with who we are as a military force.
Michael Reimers is currently assigned to the 99th Communications Squadron at Nellis Air Force in southern Nevada.
A total of 541 active duty, reserve, and National Guard troops died by suicide in 2018. Rates among the active-duty component increased over the last five years while statistics among National Guard forces and reserves remain consistent.
Millions of people have signed up to the Facebook event, which promotes storming the U.S. Air Base on September 20, 2019
The robotic aircraft was built by aerospace manufacturer Boeing and resembles the well-known space shuttle in shape, although it is much smaller.
The airman was found dead at his off-base residence and an investigation into the incident has been opened.
The Air Force is pre-positioning the deployable air base system throughout Europe, so they can be pushed out rapidly in the face of any threat.
The J-20 fifth-generation heavy stealth fighter brings China into a class only occupied by the world's leading military powers: the U.S. and Russia.
China says it "won't be scared" after the U.S. flew two B-52 bombers over the Spratly Islands on Tuesday.
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said U.S. JSTARS command and control planes would not survive initial contact with Russian and Chinese defenses.
The U.S. and China have military bases within miles of each other in the east African country.