Brigadier General Robert A. “Randy” Huston is the mobilization assistant to the Vice Commander, Third Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
CONTRACTS ARMY SRA International Inc., Chantilly, Virginia, was awarded a $34,590,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with options for biomedical research, with an estimated completion date of May 16, 2021. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. Army Medical Research
CONTRACTS NAVY The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded $19,631,293 cost-plus-fixed-fee, ceiling-priced, letter requirements contract for the repair coverage of 193 various mission system components on the P-8A aircraft. This contract includes a one-year base period and two 12-month optional periods, which if exercised, will bring the
A group of total force Airmen has been selected to participate in the initial operational test and evaluation of the KC-46 Pegasus as the Air Force prepares for the tanker’s arrival to McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.
CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $321,847,403 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for research and development in support of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) integration and test phase. The integration and test phase completes all remaining hardware and software detailed design;
Selected for promotion to brigadier general. Brigadier General Daniel L. Simpson is the Deputy Director of Intelligence, US Forces Afghanistan, and Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff of Intelligence (DCOS INT) to NATO Headquarters Resolute Support (HQ RS).
The Air Force chief of staff published his 2016 professional reading list May 13.
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter shared four commitments that guide him and asked cadets of the U.S. Air Force Academy on May 12 to adapt them to their circumstances.
CONTRACTS ARMY Vectrus Systems Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $173,756,967 modification (P00027) to contract W91RUS-13-C-0006 for enterprise network capabilities and support to U.S. Central Command. Work will be performed in Kuwait, Qatar, Afghanistan, Iraq, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, and Jordan, with an estimated completion
Brig. Gen. Russell P. Reimer is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Test Center, headquartered at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
Brigadier General Tom D. Miller is currently assigned as Vice Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
CONTRACTS NAVY Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $76,070,200 cost contract for the procurement of long lead material in support of the multi-year contract for fiscal 2016, 2017, and 2018 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles (ESSM) Block I production requirements. The ESSM program is an international cooperative effort to design,
About 50 to 60 Airmen a year volunteer to attend the bi-annual Air Force Security Forces Center Pre-Ranger Course at Fort Bliss, Texas. Passing the course, which mirrors the first two weeks of Ranger School, is a requirement to attend the school.
Dr. Kelly D. Hammett, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director, Directed Energy Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. Dr. Hammett leads the Air Force's center of expertise for directed energy technology, developing and transitioning research technologies into military systems.
CONTRACTS NAVY Portillo Concrete, Inc.,* Lemon Grove, California (N62473-16-D-1853); Pave-Tech Inc.,* Vista, California (N62473-16-D-1854); Command Performance Constructors, Inc.,* Signal Hill, California (N62473-16-D-1855); Romero General Construction Corp.,* Escondido, California (N62473-16-D-1856); and Cutting Edge Concrete Services, Inc.,* Oro
Submission entries for the B-21 bomber naming contest concluded May 5. Active, Guard, Reserve and civilian Airmen, along with their dependents, submitted more than 4,600 entries in response to the contest announced by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James during the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium in February.