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AF dependent recognized as 2014 Military Child of Year

AF News - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:42am
An 18-year-old Air Force dependent from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, was recognized for his achievements and dedication to service at the Operation Homefront’s Military Child of the Year Awards gala at the Crystal Gateway Marriot here, April 10.

Elmendorf dependent recognized as 2014 Air Force Military Child of Year

AF News - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:42am
An 18-year-old Air Force dependent from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, was recognized for his achievements and dedication to service at the Operation Homefront’s Military Child of the Year Awards gala at the Crystal Gateway Marriot here, April 10.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:12am
This week's photos feature Airmen around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

45th Space Wing launches NRO Satellite on board Atlas V

Space and Technology - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:48am
The 45th Space Wing successfully launched a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 here at 1:45 p.m. April 10 carrying a classified national security payload.

BRIGADIER GENERAL EVAN M. MILLER

AF Bios - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:34am
Brig. Gen. Evan M. Miller is Vice Superintendent, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. He serves as chief operations officer and principal executive adviser to the Superintendent. He is the principal coordinating agent for all command matters. General Miller was commissioned from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1988. His experience

Contracts for April 10, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

F-35 on time to replace previous tactical aircraft

AF News - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:30pm
The F-35 Lightning II will enhance combat capabilities, project U.S. power and deter potential adversaries, Air Force officials told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s subcommittee on tactical air and land forces in a hearing on tactical aircraft programs there, April 8.

Contracts for April 09, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Contracts for April 08, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

April 8 – Pulse on AF force management

AF News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:19pm
A limited number of Airmen who received notice that their previously approved applications for early retirement had been declined will be given the option to retire if they still desire to do so, officials announced April 8.

Missile delivery marks milestone for Armament Directorate

Space and Technology - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:43am
The Armament Directorate celebrated a milestone with the delivery of the first production lot of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range missiles to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, last month.

Top AF leaders speak at Nellis AFB

AF News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:19am
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, along with Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody, took time out of their base visit April 7, here, to engage Airmen in a town-hall style meeting in the Lighting Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar.

Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials begin

AF News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:53pm
Wounded warriors joined together here April 7 to celebrate the opening ceremonies of the first Air Force trials competition at the Warrior Fitness Center.

Contracts for April 07, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 3:16pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

AF Reserve space squadron temporarily assumes command of nation's weather satellites

Space and Technology - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:12pm
In a lead up to the recent launch of America's 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite Program, or DMSP, spacecraft, Air Force Reservists here took full command and control of the nation's inventory of weather satellites across the globe.

ANG 'guardian angel' team rescues girl stricken during Pacific voyage

AF News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:28pm
A California family stranded in choppy waters of the Pacific Ocean with a very ill baby girl was safely aboard a Navy ship Monday, enroute to San Diego, a military spokesman said.

BRIGADIER GENERAL CHRISTOPHER M. SHORT

AF Bios - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:57pm
Brig. Gen. Christopher M. Short is the 57th Wing Commander, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. He is responsible for 39 squadrons at 12 installations constituting the Air Force's most diverse flying wing. The wing flies and maintains more than 130 aircraft of the following types: A-10, F-15C/D, F-15E, F-16C/CG/CJ, F-22A and HH-60G. The wing also utilizes

Today’s Air Force: SecAF visits Airmen, WWII gunner shares his story of valor

AF News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:53am
Air Force Television News released a new edition of Today's Air Force on April 4.

Space superiority remains vital to national security

AF News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:47am
Gen. William Shelton, Air Force Space Command commander, highlighted a successful satellite launch to the House Armed Services Committee’s subcommittee on strategic forces during a budget hearing for national security space activities, April 3.

Space superiority remains vital to national security

Space and Technology - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:47am
Gen. William Shelton, Air Force Space Command commander, highlighted a successful satellite launch to the House Armed Services Committee’s subcommittee on strategic forces during a budget hearing for national security space activities, April 3.

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