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AF Bios - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:15pm
Maj. Gen. Michael S. Stough is the Director of Strategic Plans, Requirements and Programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.


AF Bios - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:08pm
Charles Anthony Braswell, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of Contracting, Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) Operating Location, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

LOS ANGELES CHAPTER: Executive Discusses Declining Space Budget

Chapter News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:00pm
The March chapter meeting featured David W. Madden, a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service and the executive director at Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base. Madden is the senior civilian executive and the deputy program executive officer for space. He discussed the declining space budget and identified challenges as well as efficiencies driven by the budget. Madden identified several initiatives that could provide space capabilities at a reduced cost: for example, using existing commercial services to augment military communication requirements. He also pointed out that international services should be re-evaluated for potential capabilities. Madden challenged SMC to continue to be cost-effective as the next generation of space programs begins to be developed and recapitalized.

Contracts for March 18, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

AF leaders: End sequestration or lose tomorrow’s fight

AF News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 8:11am
The devastating effects of continued sequestration-level funding were the topic of discussion during a House Armed Services Committee hearing with the senior leaders of all military branches March 17.

Contracts for March 17, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:03pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

First AF female general paves way for military women

AF News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 9:14am
Jeanne M. Holm was the first woman in the armed forces to be promoted to the rank of major general in 1973, and is credited as single driving force in achieving parity for military women and making them a viable part of the mainstream military.


AF Bios - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:05pm
Rodney A. Grandon, a member of the Senior Executive Service, serves as the Deputy General Counsel for Contractor Responsibility and Conflict Resolution, Department of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.

Contracts for March 16, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Service members involved in UH-60 crash identified

AF News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:22pm
It is with a heavy heart that the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, U.S. Special Operations Command and the Louisiana National Guard formally announced the names of the seven Marines and four Soldiers who died in an Army UH-60 Black Hawk crash near Eglin Air Force Base, at approximately 8:30 p.m., March 10.

Lakenheath Airman rescues allies, earns Airman's Medal

AF News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:08am
Staff Sgt. Greggory Swarz, a 492nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit electrical environmental systems specialist, was awarded the Airman's Medal for saving the lives of three French airmen after a Hellenic air force F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed into the parking ramp at Los Llanos Air Base, Spain, during Tactical Leadership Program 15-1, Jan. 26.


AF Bios - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 10:54pm
Maj. Gen. Lawrence M. Martin, Jr., is the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.

Contracts for March 13, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

AF research will improve camera for targeting munitions

Space and Technology - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:00pm
In order for an imaging munition to find and make its mark, a variety of information is required, including high-resolution video imagery. Future Air Force munitions will likely feature wide field-of-view (WFOV) imaging seekers that provide Air Force warfighters several advantages over using traditional imaging seekers, including improved capability and lower cost.

SBIRS constellation forms under one roof

Space and Technology - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 10:44am
Airmen from the 460th Operations Group have made history by successfully completing the first series of Space Based Infrared System satellite and antenna communication on Jan. 28-30 from Block 10, the new operations floor, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.

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