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Nellis AFB Airmen save elderly couple during flash flood

AF News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Three Airmen from the 820th RED HORSE, assisted by three members of the 799th Air Base Squadron, saved an elderly couple during a flash flood Aug. 4 while they were on their way home from their work sites at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.

Hurricane Hunters fly into Hurricane Iselle for life-saving data

AF News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 1:16pm
Airmen with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, also known as the Hurricane Hunters, deployed to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 5 to collect weather data in Hurricane Iselle as it approaches the Hawaiian Islands.

SCOTT A. KISER

AF Bios - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 6:14am
Scott A. Kiser, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of Contracting, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.  Mr. Kiser leads a 454-person contracting workforce and provides the necessary resources to organize, train, and equip them at Hanscom and its three geographically separated units,

Pease ANGB selected to receive KC-46A Pegasus

AF News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 6:10am
Air Force officials announced Aug. 6, Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire as the Air Force's first Air National Guard-led KC-46A Pegasus main operating base.

BOBBY W. SMART

AF Bios - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:49am
Bobby W. Smart, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Integration, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Washington, D.C.  Mr. Smart leads the 100 member acquisition staff organization charged with planning, managing and analyzing the Air Force's more than $200 billion

SAPR orientation provides cohesion across Air Force

AF News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:33am
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response coordinators from each Air Force major command attended the first-ever three-day orientation and training here, July 29 -31, to discuss issues and innovations with Air Force SAPR top leaders and subject matter experts.

MAJOR GENERAL WARREN D. BERRY

AF Bios - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:02am
Maj. Gen. Warren D. Berry is the Director of Logistics, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. He develops policy and provides critical guidance to organize, train, and equip aircraft maintenance, aerial port, transportation, supply, and logistics plans units at 14 major active air installations in the U.S. and 17 enroute

Contracts for August 05, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

MAJOR GENERAL MARK A. KYLE

AF Bios - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 6:26am
Maj. Gen. Mark A. Kyle is the Director of Air, Space and Information Operations, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He is responsible for directing Reserve operations for 69 reserve flying units and 10 operational space units gained by eight major commands to fulfill commitments in support of U.S. national objectives. The

45th Space Wing supports SpaceX launch of AsiaSat 8 satellite

AF News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 6:25am
The 45th Space Wing supported Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) successful launch of their Falcon 9 rocket carrying the AsiaSat 8 satellite from Space Launch Complex 40 at 4 a.m. Aug. 5

45th Space Wing supports SpaceX launch of AsiaSat 8 satellite

Space and Technology - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 6:25am
The 45th Space Wing supported Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) successful launch of their Falcon 9 rocket carrying the AsiaSat 8 satellite from Space Launch Complex 40 at 4 a.m. Aug. 5

BRIGADIER GENERAL DEREK P. RYDHOLM

AF Bios - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 9:09pm
Brig. Gen. Derek P. Rydholm is the Director of Plans, Programs and Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command , Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He is responsible for planning and programming more than $5 billion annually for a force of more than 80,000 personnel and 2,500 of the command's organizations. He leads the development of

MAJOR GENERAL BURKE E. "ED" WILSON

AF Bios - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 8:18pm
Maj. Gen. Burke E. "Ed" Wilson is the Commander, 24th Air Force and Commander, Air Forces Cyber, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. General Wilson is responsible for the Air Force's component numbered air force providing combatant commanders with trained and ready cyber forces which plan and conduct cyberspace operations. Twenty-fourth Air

Contracts for August 04, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 2:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

JAMES F. GEURTS

AF Bios - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:43am
James F. Geurts, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Acquisition Executive, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.  He is responsible for all special operations forces research, development, acquisition, procurement and logistics. Mr. Geurts, a native of Charleston, South Carolina, entered the Air Force in

GPS IIF-7 successfully launched from Cape Canaveral AFS

Space and Technology - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 7:43am
The U.S. Air Force launched the seventh Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida at 11:23 p.m. EDT, Aug. 1.

CSAF: A call to excellence for all Airmen

AF News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:09am
In his latest Airman-to-Airman message, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III urged the men and women of the Air Force to challenge themselves to be better at what they do.
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