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Questions about the Air Force Times Website:
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- If I subscribe to the digital edition, is it possible to convert to the print edition?
- Will digital archives be available? If so, will there be a charge to access the archives?
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- What are the different methods of subscribing to the digital edition?
- Who can I contact if I have a problem with the digital edition?
Questions about our emailed newsletters:
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- When are the Air Force Times newsletters sent?
- Can the Air Force Times newsletters be sent to more than one email address?
- Why has my newsletters stopped?
- How can I get more help regarding the newsletters?
You do not need to be a member of the military to subscribe to any of our papers.
Air Force Times comes out 52 weeks per year and is available with the following pricing options:
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We provide reprint permissions on a case-by-case basis. Those interested in obtaining permission or learning more can click here to fill out our request form.
The Air Force Times and the Air Force Times website are designed to complement each other. The website allows us to provide breaking news throughout the day, offering our readers the chance to stay current on all the important news that affects their world. And in addition to the daily news on the website, we also provide a digital edition of the paper. This digital edition is available exclusively to our subscribers and contains an exact online replica of the printed paper.
Content on the Air Force Times website is updated throughout the day to bring you the news as it happens. The digital edition of the paper is updated with the current issue every Monday morning.
Are there any areas of the site non-subscribers can view? We allow non-subscriber to access the entire website, with the exception of the digital edition of the paper. In order to access the digital edition you must have an active subscription to either the print edition or the digital edition of the paper. If you'd like to subscribe and gain full access to our website, please click here.
Yes. We offer subscriptions to the digital edition of the paper at a discounted rate when compared to the print version. If you’d like to subscribe to the digital edition, please click here.
Access to our site is available immediately after you submit the subscription or registration forms. Delivery of your newspaper should occur in approximately 2 weeks after subscribing.
You can get more help with the website by using our online form.
In order to take advantage of any special offers you receive, you must call our customer service line at 1-800-368-5718. Please have your special offer handy, as it will contain information needed to take advantage of the deal.
The digital edition of Air Force Times is an exact online replica of the print version
The digital edition of the paper is posted each Monday and you will be sent a link in your email to the Air Force Times website. Links to the digital edition can also be found on the main page of the site. Simply click the link and you will have full access to the digital edition within your web browser-there is no need to download anything.
New issues of the digital edition will be ready for you each Monday morning.
No special software is needed in order to view the digital edition. The digital edition can be viewed using any internet-enabled computer with a modern web browser.
The digital edition of Air Force Times is an exact replica of the printed version of the paper. Anything found in the print edition will be viewable in the digital edition.
Yes-we offer the digital edition at a discounted rate when compared to the printed paper. Yearly subscriptions to the digital edition provide you with 52 weekly issues for only $29.95 or 26 weeks for $14.95.
Yes-simply call our customer support at 1-800-368-5718 or send us an email to email@example.com and we will be able to assist in converting your subscription to print.
We keep a 12 week rolling archive. To locate the archives first go to the digital edition and then use the issue date dropdown menu near the top of the display to select the issue you wish to see. Archive access is included in the price of your subscription.
Not at all—please feel free to visit and read the paper as often as you like.
Other than Internet connectivity and a current web browser, there are no significant system requirements.
Yes—when viewing an article via the digital edition you can simply click the Print icon on the digital edition toolbar to print a copy.
Because the digital editions are hosted online, an Internet connection is required. In addition to the default display, we also provide a lower-bandwidth version of the digital edition for those not on broadband connections.
Access to the digital edition will be immediate after submitting your order.
You have two ways of registering:
The first opportunity to register comes from the subscription and renewal process. If you are subscribing, the site will ask you to register. If you are renewing and have not yet registered, the site will ask if you wish to create a registration at that time.
The second method is available through the Register link near the top of the site. This process requires an account number and you may create a username and password for your account at that time.
Once you register, access to the digital edition is available immediately. All you have to do is log onto the site.
Yes – AutoRenew is available as a payment option for subscribers of the digital edition.
We feature self-service tools on our website which will allow you to convert from print delivery of the paper to the digital edition. To convert from print to digital, please click here
If you subscribe online, the site will offer you the digital edition as a subscription option. When renewing online the site will give you a chance to convert your print subscription to the digital edition. This change will take two weeks for your print delivery to cease. You may also set up a digital-only subscription over the phone. All you have to do is give us a call at 1-800-368-5718. Keep in mind that you will need to register for web access after the phone call if you have not yet already registered.
If you encounter any trouble related to the digital edition or the Military Times website in general, please contact online support.
The newsletters we carry for Air Force Times are:
The Early Bird Brief:
Contains concise summaries of the newspaper and magazine articles that appear in the Pentagon's Current News Early Bird each morning. The Early Bird Brief is a valuable roundup not only of the top news stories of the day but also of opinion leaders' perspective on important military issues. Delivered daily, via email.
Daily News Roundup:
You're busy. Let us help you get caught up on the news. Each day you will receive all the military news stories posted on during the previous 24 hours. Read Daily News Roundup to stay on top of Army and defense issues impacting your world. Delivered daily, via email.
If you are interested in receiving either of these newsletters register now.
Current subscribers who have registered for access to AirForceTimes.com and have opted-in for delivery of our e-newsletters will receive them via email
The Daily News Roundup is sent out during the late afternoon Monday through Friday. The Early Bird Brief is sent out each morning, Monday through Friday.
No. The newsletters can only be sent to the address you have in your profile.
The two main causes of emails stopping are: bounced emails and expired subscriptions. A bounced email can happen due to many factors, including but not limited to: expired subscriptions, spam filters, junkmail settings, antivirus software, anti-spyware settings etc… If your newsletter delivery has stopped, please contact our online customer service.
You can get more help with your newsletters by using the online form.
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