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AF implements static EPR closeout dates, eliminates change of reporting

AF News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:04am
The first in a series of changes to the enlisted evaluation and promotion systems announced July 31 will include implementation of The SCOD also drives adjusted active-duty promotion eligibility cutoff dates for promotion to technical and master sergeants; all other grades are unchanged.

AF ‘Hurricane Hunters’ help with rescue efforts, data research during Hawaii deployment

AF News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:50am
As Hawaii recovers from the one-two punch from Hurricanes Iselle and Julio, the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, better known as the Air Force Reserve’s Hurricane Hunters, spent close to a week providing hurricane reconnaissance support, as well as helping with rescue efforts and data research.

BRIGADIER GENERAL RUSSELL L MACK

AF Bios - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:38am
Brig. Gen. Russell L. Mack is the Vice Commander, 7th Air Force, Air Forces Korea, and Chief of Staff, Air Component Command, Osan Air Base, South Korea. The 7th Air Force’s mission is to organize, train, and equip warfighting forces supporting the Air Component Command assigned to the Combined Forces Command; and perform missions that support

Air Force's new maritime radar becomes operational

Space and Technology - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:02am
The Air Force Technical Applications Center has a welcome addition to its treaty monitoring capabilities - the Cobra King radar system aboard the USNS Howard O. Lorenzen. Cobra King is a new, state-of-the-art mobile radar system consisting of S- and X-band phased radars that AFTAC employs to provide worldwide, high quality, high resolution, multi-wavelength radar data to the Department of Defense's strategic community, the Missile Defense Agency and other government agencies.

Environmental teams answer ‘Call to Future’

AF News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 1:41pm
As the Air Force takes a 30-year look ahead in the recently released strategy document, “America’s Air Force: A Call to the Future,” environmental teams are already helping ensure installations are prepared for operations in 2045 and beyond using the Environmental Management System.

Altus breaks ground for KC-46A construction

Space and Technology - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:16pm
Officials broke ground on a new construction project on Altus Air Force Base, Okla., Aug. 7. The ceremony marked the beginning of a months-long effort to prepare for the arrival of the newest refueling aircraft in the Air Force fleet, the KC-46A Pegasus.

Altus breaks ground for KC-46A construction

AF News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:16pm
Officials broke ground on a new construction project on Altus Air Force Base, Okla., Aug. 7. The ceremony marked the beginning of a months-long effort to prepare for the arrival of the newest refueling aircraft in the Air Force fleet, the KC-46A Pegasus.

Contracts for August 08, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Change of close out dates and elimination of change of reporting official report phase-out begins with technical sergeants

AF News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:10am
The chief of staff and chief master sergeant of the Air Force announced in July a series of changes to the enlisted evaluation and promotion system which will focus on ensuring job performance is the most important factor when evaluating and identifying Airmen for promotion.

Contracts for August 07, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 2:03pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.
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