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US Air Force's European consolidation results announced

AF News - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 10:12am
The Office of the Secretary of Defense announced the results of the European Infrastructure Consolidation (EIC) review Jan. 8, which will realign several missions in U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) within seven years. Under the EIC, the Defense Department will divest three installations in the U.K., including realigning missions from Royal Air Force Mildehnall to other installations in Europe, and consolidating intelligence centers at RAF Croughton.

MAJOR GENERAL PATRICIA A. ROSE

AF Bios - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 2:06am
Maj. Gen. Patricia A. Rose is the Director of Logistics, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. She is responsible for developing and directing policy for the depot overhaul, repair, and modification of Air Force weapon systems.  The depot maintenance activity is valued at $6.5 billion per year at the

ARTHUR G. HATCHER, JR.

AF Bios - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 12:14am
Arthur G. Hatcher, Jr., a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of Communications, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. Mr. Hatcher leads a staff managing cyberspace, information technology infrastructure and knowledge operations support to 24,000 personnel. He oversees command

BRIGADIER GENERAL JOSE M. PORTELA

AF Bios - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:32pm
Brigadier General Jose M. Portela is the mobilization assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Washington, D.C. The general is a native of Puerto Rico. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico and received his commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. After completing pilot

MAJOR GENERAL DEREK P. RYDHOLM

AF Bios - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:09pm
Maj. Gen. Derek P. Rydholm is the Director of Plans, Programs and Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), 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

DEBRA A. WARNER

AF Bios - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:05pm
Debra A. Warner, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of Civilian Force Management, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.  She is responsible for all functional areas of civilian personnel management policy and the formulation and execution of long-range, strategic

Contracts for January 07, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Kabul Afghan Airmen complete FAST training

AF News - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:32am
As American security forces transition to Resolute Support, it is important that Afghan security forces can secure their own country. Recently another step was taken in this direction when eight Afghan air force security forces airmen graduated the first Kabul Air Wing Fly-Away Security Team training, providing additional operational capabilities to the Afghan air force.

DANIEL A. FRI

AF Bios - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 1:44am
Daniel A. Fri, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Logistics and Product Support, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.  He is responsible for enterprise oversight of product support, supply chain management, materiel

Contracts for January 06, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

AF government travel cards receive tech upgrade

AF News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 10:43am
Beginning this month, Citibank is issuing chip and PIN-enabled government travel cards (GTC) to new card applicants, individuals whose cards will expire in 2015 and individuals who have reported lost or stolen cards.

MAJOR GENERAL DARRYL W. BURKE

AF Bios - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:48am
Maj. Gen. Darryl W. Burke is dual-hatted as Commander of the Air Force District of Washington and the 320th Air Expeditionary Wing, headquartered at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. AFDW is the Air Force component to the Joint Forces Headquarters-National Capital Region and is responsible for organizing, training and equipping combat forces for

BRIGADIER GENERAL KIRK W. SMITH

AF Bios - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:14pm
Brig. Gen. Kirk W. Smith is the Director, Strategic Plans, Programs and Requirements, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida. He ensures the 19,000 Air Commandos worldwide are resourced and equipped through force structure planning and programming, establishing requirements, and acquisition program oversight through U.S. Air

Contracts for January 05, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:02pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Latest Airman magazine edition now available

AF News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:23pm
The January issue of Airman magazine is now available to download and viewable through a Web browser.

MAJOR GENERAL JON R. SHASTEEN

AF Bios - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:03am
Maj. Gen. Jon R. Shasteen is the mobilization assistant to the Commander, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va. The command organizes, trains, equips and maintains combat-ready forces for rapid deployment and employment while ensuring strategic air defense forces are ready to meet the challenges of peacetime air sovereignty

BRIGADIER GENERAL MARK M. MCLEOD

AF Bios - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 11:03pm
Brig. Gen. Mark M. McLeod is the Commander, Defense Logistics Agency, Energy, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.  In this position, he is responsible for providing the DoD and other U.S. government agencies with comprehensive energy solutions in the most effective and efficient manner possible.  General McLeod entered the Air Force in 1986 after completing

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