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Air Force creates Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center

AF News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:38am
The Air Force is centralizing its installation support management within a newly created Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force officials announced July 11. The change resulted from a comprehensive effort to reduce overhead costs; increase efficiencies; eliminate redundant activities; improve effectiveness and business processes; and will help meet the Defense Department’s directive to reduce costs and staff levels by at least 20 percent.

ISR Agency becomes part of newest Numbered Air Force

AF News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:38am
The Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency is being realigned from Headquarters Air Force as a Field Operating Agency to become part of a new operational Numbered Air Force, or NAF, under Air Combat Command, or ACC, officials said July 11.

RANDALL G. WALDEN

AF Bios - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:35am
Randall G. Walden, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office, Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. He directs selected study, development and fielding activities tasked directly by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology

Roll Call: One Air Force

AF News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:55am
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody released the latest installment of Roll Call, explaining to Airmen the importance of being “one Air Force” that encompasses active, Guard, Reserve and civilian Airmen.

BRIGADIER GENERAL JOSEPH T. GUASTELLA

AF Bios - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:29am
Brig. Gen. Joseph T. Guastella is the Deputy Director for Requirements (J8), Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. He is responsible for assisting the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in identifying, assessing and approving joint military requirements to meet the national military strategy; and in ensuring the consideration of trade-offs

PATRICIA J. ZARODKIEWICZ

AF Bios - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 7:28am
Patricia J. Zarodkiewicz, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. She is the Air Force's senior career civilian adviser to the Secretary. She performs high-level assignments following the Secretary's policies, goals, and objectives.

AF moves forward with future bomber

AF News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 12:54pm
The U.S. Air Force released its Long Range Strike Bomber, or LRS-B, request for proposal to industry July 9 with a contract award expected in spring 2015.

Contracts for July 11, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 2:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 2:00am
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

Contracts for July 10, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:20pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

BRIGADIER GENERAL MARK L. LOEBEN

AF Bios - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:52am
Brig. Gen. Mark L. Loeben is the Director of Exercises and Assessments and Senior Reserve Component Advisor to the Commander at Headquarters, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany. General Loeben entered the Air Force in 1986 as a Reserve Officer Training Corps graduate from George Washington University. He served as an instructor

AF introduces Total Force Commissioning Process

AF News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:56am
Air Force officials announced the Total Force Commissioning Process July 10. This new process allows the Air Force to provide multiple career avenues for officers being commissioned through Air Force ROTC by offering cadets the chance to pursue opportunities in the Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard.

AFGSC to kick off Striker Trident professional development program

AF News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:37am
Striker Trident is an Air Force - Navy exchange program that supports professional development of company grade officers trained and qualified in similar nuclear deterrence missions.

GERALD R. HUST

AF Bios - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:32am
Selected for reassignment as Director, Defense Policy and Plans, Office of the Defense Advisor, U.S. Mission to NATO, Brussels, BelgiumGerald R. Hust, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of Policy, International Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force (International Affairs), the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Mr.

AF selects 9,403 for promotion to staff sergeant

AF News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:49am
Of the 36,739 eligible senior airman eligible for promotion to staff sergeant, 9,403 were selected, a 25.59 percent selection rate, Air Force officials said July 10.

MAJOR GENERAL CHRISTOPHER J. BENCE

AF Bios - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:35am
Selected for promotion to major general.

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