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Yokota brings holiday cheer to islanders

AF News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:14am
A Yokota Air Base, Japan C-130 Hercules airdropped donations to residents of the Micronesian islands during Operation Christmas Drop Dec. 9.

MAJOR GENERAL H. BRENT BAKER SR.

AF Bios - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 1:21am
Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr. is Vice Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The command employs some 80,000 people and manages $60 billion annually in research, development, test and evaluation, while providing the acquisition management services and logistics support required to develop, procure and sustain

LIEUTENANT GENERAL TERRENCE J. O'SHAUGHNESSY

AF Bios - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:58pm
Lt. Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy is the Deputy Commander, United Nations Command Korea; Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces Korea; Commander, Air Component Command, Republic of Korea/U.S. Combined Forces Command; and Commander, 7th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Osan Air Base, South Korea. He is also the U.S. representative to the joint committee for

BRIGADIER GENERAL MICHAEL R. TAHERI

AF Bios - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:14pm
Brig. Gen. Michael R. Taheri is the Commander, Air National Guard Readiness Center, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.  As Commander, he leads the Air Directorate Staff in support of formulating all plans, policies, programs and execution of the Air National Guard’s $10 billion annual appropriation, enabling the mission readiness of 105,000 military and

KENNETH E. BRAY

AF Bios - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:31pm
Appointed as Associate Director, Intelligence, Directorate of Intelligence, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VirginiaKenneth Bray is a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Leader (DISL) Career Service and serves as the Technical Advisor to the Director of Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Resources (ISR),

SecAF talks priorities, challenges with Airmen in town hall meeting

AF News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:59pm
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James reflected on her first year as the service’s secretary answering questions directly from Airmen all over the world in an online town hall-style forum Dec 16, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Contracts for December 17, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

PJ’s extraordinary heroism earns an Air Force Cross

AF News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:11pm
Recognizing extraordinary heroism shown in combat, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James presented the Air Force Cross to an Air Commando during a ceremony here, Dec. 17.

AF top leaders share holiday message

AF News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:42pm
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody wish Airmen and families happy holidays.

AF announces no involuntary force management programs for FY15

AF News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:39am
Air Force officials announced there is no longer a need to conduct involuntary force management programs for fiscal year 2015 following a year of significant reductions designed to meet the Defense Department strategic and budgetary guidance.

President Obama expresses gratitude to troops, civilians during visit to joint base

AF News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:48am
United States of America President Barack Obama visited Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to express his gratitude to service members and Department of Defense civilians for their service to their country during a meet and greet event Dec. 15.

DR. KAMAL T. JABBOUR

AF Bios - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:58pm
Dr. Kamal T. Jabbour, a member of the scientific and technical cadre of senior executives, is Senior Scientist for Information Assurance, Information Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y. He serves as the principal scientific authority and independent researcher in the field of information assurance, including defensive information

Contracts for December 16, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:57pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

DOD Spirit of Hope Award ceremony

AF News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:39am
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James presented the Department of Defense Spirit of Hope Award to military and civilian honorees during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Dec. 12.

BRIGADIER GENERAL SCOTT A. HOWELL

AF Bios - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:32pm
Brig. Gen. Scott A. Howell is the Deputy Director for Special Operations and Counterterrorism (J37) for The Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. General Howell was commissioned through the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1987 and earned his wings at Fort Rucker, Ala., in June 1988. He is a career helicopter pilot with multiple assignments in

MAJOR GENERAL KEITH D. KRIES

AF Bios - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:32pm
Maj. Gen. Keith D. Kries is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. The command organizes, trains, equips and maintains all U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear-capable bomber forces. The command's mission is to develop and provide combat-ready forces for

Contracts for December 15, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

BRIGADIER GENERAL CHRISTOPHER P. WEGGEMAN

AF Bios - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 1:03am
Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Weggeman is Deputy Director, Future Operations (J3F), U.S. Cyber Command at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.  As such, General Weggeman organizes and leads operational level planning, both deliberate and crisis action, in order to develop execution ready plans in support of USCYBERCOM’s mission areas; Defend The Nation,

MAJOR GENERAL JAMES C. WITHAM

AF Bios - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:48pm
Maj. Gen. James C. Witham is Deputy Director, Air National Guard, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. He assists the Air National Guard Director in formulating, developing and coordinating all policies, plans, and programs affecting more than 107,000 Air National Guard members and civilians in more than 1,800 units throughout the United States, the

BRIGADIER GENERAL STEVEN D. VAUTRAIN

AF Bios - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:47pm
Brig. Gen. Steven D. Vautrain is the Deputy Director, Strategy, Concepts, and Assessments, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He assists with developing and synchronizing Air Force Strategy and Strategic Planning efforts and assessing alignment of planning products with

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