In A First, US Air Force Allows Sikh Man To Keep Turban, Beard On Duty
Friday, June 7, 2019, 7:48 PM
A Sikh airman has been allowed by the United States Air Force to serve with a beard, turban and unshorn hair, making him the first active-duty airman to be granted such a religious accommodation. Airman Harpreetinder Singh Bajwa, who joined the US Air Force in 2017, was unable to follow the practice due to the military branch's grooming and dress codes.
US Fighter Jets And Missiles Are In China's Rare-Earth Firing Line
Thursday, May 30, 2019, 8:15 PM
China's grip on global-market for rare-earth metals gives it the ability to target American-weaponry in its trade war with U.S. Everything from Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-35 Joint Strike-Fighter-jet to guided missiles and lasers used to determine targets rely on the elements to perform key functions. China accounts for as-much-as 95% of global output and U.S. relies on Asian-nation for 80% of its rare-earths requirement.
Indian, US air force learn from each other at COPE India 2018
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 7:52 AM
Air forces of India and the United States were learning the best practices of each other during the ongoing COPE India 2018 exercise. COPE 18, a joint bilateral exercise between the Indian air force and the US air force, took place in Kalaikunda Air Force Station. The exercise started on December 3 and will continue till December 14.