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 AIR FORCE The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, has been awarded a $2,814,816,489 contract
The Joint Functional Component Command for Space officially tasked the 1st Space Operations Squadron to support Navy’s ongoing Mobile User Objective System-5 anomaly effort after the satellite failed to reach its target geosynchronous orbit on July 3.
Brigadier General Michael Lutton is the Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.
Brigadier General James J. Fontanella is the Commander, Force Generation Center, Headquarters Air
In remarks at the State Department’s Foreign Press Center in New York Aug. 17, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James outlined the Air Force’s multifaceted approach to expedite the service’s portion of the foreign military sales process.
CONTRACTS MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY Utah State University Research Foundation, Logan, Utah, is being
Brigadier General Michael P. Winkler is Vice Commander, 5th Air Force, and Director, Pacific Air Forces Joint Air Component Coordination Element, Yokota Air Base, Japan.
History was made Aug. 17 when all three of Air Force Global Strike Command's strategic power projection bombers, the B-52 Stratofortress, B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit, simultaneously took to the sky during their first integrated bomber operation in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
CONTRACTS ARMYConnectec Company Inc.,* Irvine, California, was awarded a $96,700,000
Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein recently visited the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to get a sense of not only how the campaign is going as a member of the joint chiefs but also to get an understanding of how he can better support Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and coalition partners regarding the impact on the service today.
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE General Atomics - Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded
For the first time the Air Force has a means to conduct airworthiness assessments on non-Defense Department military type aircraft. This process enables the Air Force to gain a much deeper understanding of the state of civil aviation, while providing industry with an expert, independent evaluation of the safety and reliability of their products.