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The long journey home

AF News - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 2:18pm
Long rows of white marble headstones line the landscape of Arlington National Cemetery, each memorializing a fallen U.S. military member with a unique story of service to the nation. Nestled within Section 60 of the sprawling cemetery lies a marker for Air Force Maj. Troy Gilbert, an American Airman whose story and long journey home to his final resting place is an unusual one – and one which for nearly a decade lacked an ending since most of Gilbert’s remains had been missing and unrecovered somewhere in Iraq until this October.

Contracts For Dec. 19, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTSNAVYHuntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Mississippi, is being awarded a

Coalition launches largest airstrike of the year against ISIL

AF News - Mon, 12/19/2016 - 10:12am
The U.S.-led coalition launched one of its largest airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant near Palmyra, Syria, Dec. 8, dealing a significant blow to the terrorist organization’s ability to finance and enable its means of war.

LOS ANGELES CHAPTER: Chapter Tours NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab

Chapter News - Sun, 12/18/2016 - 9:00pm
In December, the chapter's board received a personal tour of NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. Deputy Director Larry James guided members throughout the facility, providing a glimpse of the various space missions conducted by researchers and scientists. The lab is very active with projects including interplanetary exploration, Mars rovers and earth's climate.

Contracts For Dec. 16, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 2:00pm
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MARCUS F. NOVAK

AF Bios - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 7:20am
Marcus F. Novak, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Director of Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

AF Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 12/16/2016 - 6:55am
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 Dec. 15, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 12/15/2016 - 2:00pm
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BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM G. HOLT II

AF Bios - Thu, 12/15/2016 - 4:49am
Brig. Gen. William G. Holt II is the Director of Operations, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida. He is responsible for implementing and directing operational command policy for AFSOC's worldwide special operations units including 19,000 personnel, 237 aircraft, and $16 billion of assets.

Contracts For Dec. 14, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 12/14/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS WASHINGTON HEADQUARTERS SERVICES M.C. Dean Inc., Sterling, Virginia, is being awarded a

AF Marathon registration to open Jan. 2

AF News - Wed, 12/14/2016 - 11:21am
Registration for the 2017 Air Force Marathon will begin Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. EST. Registration will

Contracts For Dec. 13, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 12/13/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY Trace Systems Inc., Vienna, Virginia, was awarded a

Contracts For Dec. 12, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Coastal Pacific Food Distributors, Stockton, California, has been

SECAF shares developments with spouse and family programs at town hall

AF News - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 12:17pm
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James held a Facebook town hall to address concerns from Airmen and their family members Dec. 12.

SECAF shares developments with spouse and family programs at townhall

AF News - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 12:17pm
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James held a Facebook townhall to address concerns from Airmen and their family members Dec. 12.

Air Mobility Command enables delivery of Israel’s first F-35s

AF News - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 10:55am
Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were

Yesterday's Air Force: Hickam 75 years after Pearl Harbor

AF News - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 10:39am
75 years ago, the world changed as U.S. military installations across Hawaii were devastated in an attack by the Japanese military. Look back at how the events of the Pearl Harbor attack changed Hickam Air Force Base.

What to know before piloting a drone

AF News - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 9:51am
As unmanned aerial systems, also called drones, become more popular, the Federal Aviation Administration and local bases have established policy on how and when to operate drones.

Contracts For Dec. 9, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS NAVY Raytheon Co., Goleta, California, is being awarded a $101,967,288 performance-based

Air Force Week In Photos

AF News - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 10:32am
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting

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