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JAMES L. “JIMMY” COMFORT

AF Bios - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:14pm
Jimmy Comfort, a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Level Service, is the Deputy and Technical Director of the Imagery Intelligence Systems Acquisition Directorate (IMINT) at the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).  Previously, he served the Deputy Director for the Electro-Optical System Program Office of IMINT, NRO.  He was also the Chief

Contracts for October 06, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

MAJOR GENERAL LEONARD A. PATRICK

AF Bios - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:03am
Maj. Gen. Leonard A. Patrick is Vice Commander, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. AETC recruits, trains and educates Air Force people and the command includes the Air Force Recruiting Service, two numbered air forces and Air University. The command operates nearly 1,370 trainer, fighter and mobility

GENERAL ROBIN RAND

AF Bios - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:00am
Gen. Robin Rand is Commander, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. He is responsible for the recruiting, training and education of Air Force personnel. His command includes the Air Force Recruiting Service, two numbered air forces and Air University. The command operates nearly 1,370 trainer, fighter and

BRIGADIER GENERAL DUKE Z. RICHARDSON

AF Bios - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:03am
Brig. Gen. Duke Z. Richardson is the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Tankers, Tanker Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He is responsible for the planning and execution of all life cycle activities for the Air Force tanker fleet, to include development,

‘Quest for Zero’ debuts with focus on risk management

AF News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:10am
Air Force Ground Safety introduces the ‘Quest for Zero’ campaign to focus on risk management and on-duty safety. The campaign is designed for every Airman, in all career fields, to raise awareness of the hazards they face every day, at work and at home.

BRIGADIER GENERAL ERIC T. FICK

AF Bios - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 7:14am
Brig. Gen. Eric T. Fick is the Program Executive Officer for Fighters and Bombers, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He is responsible for development, production, fielding, sustainment, and modernization of the fighters and bombers portfolio, which includes the A-10,

1 Airman dead, 2 remain missing at sea

AF News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 5:58am
One Airman is confirmed deceased and two more are missing after they were washed out to sea from the northwest coast of Okinawa at about 3:45 p.m. Oct. 5.

BRIGADIER GENERAL CHRISTOPHER P. WEGGEMAN

AF Bios - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:03am
Selected for reassignment as Deputy Director, Future Operations (J3F), U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Md.Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Weggeman is Deputy Director for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4)/Cyber, Joint Staff, J6, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. As such, General Weggeman conducts analysis and assessments; provides

Contracts for October 03, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:00pm
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, 10/03/2014 - 9:56am
More than 40 athletes represented the Air Force during the 2014 Warrior Games from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This weekly feature showcases some of those wounded warriors.

GENERAL PHILIP M. BREEDLOVE

AF Bios - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 7:25am
Gen. Philip M. Breedlove is Commander, Supreme Allied Command, Europe, SHAPE, Belgium and Headquarters, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany.  General Breedlove was raised in Forest Park, Ga., and was commissioned in 1977 as a distinguished graduate of Georgia Tech's ROTC program. He has been assigned to numerous operational, command and staff

MAJOR GENERAL DOROTHY A. HOGG

AF Bios - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:37am
Maj. Gen. Hogg is the Director, Medical Operations and Research, and Chief of the Nurse Corps, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Falls Church, Virginia. She is responsible for executing health care policy in support of 44,000 personnel and 75 medical treatment facilities with a budget of more than $6.4 billion. She ensures

MAJOR GENERAL JOHN P. HORNER

AF Bios - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:12am
Maj. Gen. John P. Horner is Deputy Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The DTRA mission is to safeguard the U.S. and its allies from weapons of mass destruction (WMD), specifically chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear/high-yield explosive threats.  It does so by providing the means

MARILYN M. THOMAS

AF Bios - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:57am
Marilyn M. Thomas, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Chief Management Officer, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. Ms. Thomas exercises the Under Secretary's Chief Management Officer responsibility for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of Air Force business operations. In that role, she

BRIGADIER GENERAL RONALD B. "BRUCE" MILLER

AF Bios - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:07am
Brig. Gen. Ronald "Bruce" Miller is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Southwest Asia. General Miller assists in developing contingency plans and conducting air operations in a 20-nation area of responsibility covering Central and Southwest Asia. He advises on all policies and programs relating to the Air

LIEUTENANT GENERAL WILLIAM H. ETTER

AF Bios - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:48pm
Lt. Gen. William H. Etter is Commander, Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region - 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern), Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. His command comprises four direct reporting units, 10 aligned Air National Guard units, and a large number of active air defense alert sites--including aircraft, air defense

Contracts for October 02, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:07pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Energy Action Month spotlights Airmen impacting operations

AF News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:46pm
October is Energy Action Month throughout the federal government and in the Air Force, Energy Action Month is the centerpiece of the “I am Air Force Energy” campaign dedicated to educating Airmen on ways they can maximize their energy efficiency and mission effectiveness.

AF approves special pay for nuclear career fields

AF News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:28am
Assignment incentive pay and special duty assignment pay for select total force nuclear career fields became effective Oct. 1, following Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James' recent announcement.
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