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Pacific allies, partner nations to meet for first Pacific F-35 Symposium

AF News - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 7:31am
The F-35 Lightning II will take center stage during the Pacific Air Forces’ inaugural F-35 Symposium next week. The two-day conference will mark the largest gathering of F-35 experts to include senior officers and warfighters from Japan, Australia, South Korea as well as the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force.

Contracts For March 9, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 3:00pm
CONTRACTSMISSILE DEFENSE AGENCYLockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, was awarded

Wright: We must put Airmen, families first

AF News - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 7:43am
When Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright received the title of the Air Force’s most senior enlisted Airman less than a month ago, he instantly became responsible for advocating the best interests of more than 398,000 total force enlisted Airmen and their families.

Selva: Nuclear deterrent is the joint force modernization priority

AF News - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 3:43pm
The joint force puts the U.S. nuclear deterrent at the top of its list for modernization and recapitalization and these no longer can be deferred, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told House Armed Services Committee members this morning.

Contracts For March 8, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 3:00pm
CONTRACTSDEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYGarsite/Progress LLC, Kansas City, Kansas, has been awarded a

Enlisted RPA pilot board selects 30 Airmen for pilot training

AF News - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 10:26am
The inaugural Enlisted Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot Selection Board has chosen 30 enlisted Airmen to fill fiscal year 2017/2018 training slots as a part of the deliberate approach to enhance the Air Force’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance mission.


AF Bios - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 9:00am
Mr. Joseph C. Bonnet III is Director of Joint Training and Exercises for North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, Colorado Springs, Colorado.


AF Bios - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 9:00am
Mr. Joseph C. Bonnet III is Director of Joint Training and Exercises for North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

US KC-135 completes first refueling mission with Romanian F-16

AF News - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 8:31am
History was made when the U.S. Air Force and Romanian Air Force made their first air refueling contact Feb. 28, 2017, over Romania. With the help of the U.S. Air Force’s 100th Air Refueling Wing and one of their KC-135 Stratotankers, the Romanian Air Force became certified to refuel from all U.S. KC-135s, strengthening their partnerships and regional stability.

Contracts For March 7, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 3:00pm
CONTRACTSAIR FORCEKelly Aviation Center LP, San Antonio, Texas, has been awarded a $1,001,978,024


AF Bios - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 12:38pm
Brig. Gen. Steven B. Parker is the Commander of the 94th Airlift Wing, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia. The wing is equipped with eight C130H3 cargo aircraft which support joint service and multinational airlift missions in the United States and around the world. The wing is comprised of more than 2,500 personnel, organized into a headquarters element, three groups and 13 squadrons. Additionally, the general serves as host for more than 12,000 tenant personnel and 13 tenant units.


AF Bios - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 12:38pm
Dr. Thomas A. Jackson, a member of the scientific and professional cadre of senior executives, is Senior Scientist for Hypersonics, Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.


AF Bios - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 11:32am
Brig. Gen. Bryan P. Radliff is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 12th Air Force, Air Combat Command, and Commander, Air Forces Southern, U.S. Southern Command, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. Twelfth Air Force ensures the readiness of seven active duty wings and one direct reporting unit for contingency operations, and oversees 15 gained Air Reserve Component units totaling more than 360 aircraft and 20,300 Airmen. As the air and space component to U.S. Southern Command, Air Forces Southern conducts security cooperation and provides air, space and cyberspace capabilities throughout the 31 nations of Latin America and the Caribbean.


AF Bios - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:25am
Brig. Gen. Todd J. McCubbin is the Deputy Director of Operations, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Florida. USSOUTHCOM conducts joint and combined full-spectrum military operations and supports whole-of-government efforts to enhance regional security and cooperation in Central and South America and the Caribbean Basin.


AF Bios - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 8:12am
Anthony J. (Tony) Baumann is the Director of Contracting, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and is responsible for contracting operations at Tinker AFB, Hill AFB, Utah and Robins AFB, Georgia.


AF Bios - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 6:46am
Brig. Gen. Jeff Hinrichs is the Mobilization Assistant to the Deputy Chief, Central Security Service, National Security Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. He assists the Deputy Chief with operational control of signals intelligence missions conducted by all military services and the Coast Guard, comprising of more than 15,000 personnel.

Contracts For March 6, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:01pm
CONTRACTS NAVY Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, New York, is being awarded $91,034,997 for
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