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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.

Contracts for April 04, 2014

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

Acting Deputy Defense Secretary talks budget, urges innovation

AF News - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:18pm
Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine H. Fox spoke at Air University's Air War College about budget constraints and sequestration in relation to the Air Force's role in the Department of Defense, the importance of technology and innovation April 3.

Air Force launches new program to capture innovative ideas

AF News - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:04pm
Air Force officials announced the creation of a new program April 4, designed to harness Airmen’s innovation.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:59am
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.

BRIGADIER GENERAL BRETT JAMES MCMULLEN

AF Bios - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:49pm
Brig. Gen. Brett James McMullen is the Mobilization Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary, Contracting; Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. As Mobilization Assistant, General McMullen is the principal adviser for the ongoing contracting career field reserve

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