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AFRL team takes top honors at international Artificial Intelligence competition

Space and Technology - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:20am
As part of an increased commitment to autonomy research, a team from the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base recently entered and won the Large-Scale Movie Description Challenge at the 2017 International Conference on Computer Vision in Venice, Italy.

Chief Wright to Airmen: Know your retirement options

AF News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 2:16pm
If I had to pick just one thing I’m most passionate about as the Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, without a doubt it would be taking care of our Airmen and their families professionally, physically, spiritually and financially. I’m a firm believer that these four things go hand in hand. In order to be the best, most resilient Airman possible, you have to balance your professional, physical, spiritual and financial wellness. This is why I’m always looking to arm our Airmen with knowledge to help them grow and make the best decisions possible in their lives.

Contracts For Dec. 4, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, has been awarded a

Joint space forces restructure, AFSPC commander becomes JFSCC

AF News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 6:43am
Gen. Jay Raymond, Air Force Space Command commander, became the Joint Force Space Component commander in a ceremony Dec. 1, 2017, taking operational responsibility for employment of all joint space forces.

Contracts For Dec. 1, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 1:59pm
CONTRACTS ARMY Fluor Enterprises Inc., Greenville, South Carolina, was awarded an $831,000,000

AF Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:33am
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.

Heroic "Spooky 43" aircrew receives the Mackay Trophy

AF News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:42am
On Nov. 2, 2016, fourteen AC-130U Gunship crewmembers provided close-air-support to a U.S. Special Forces team and 43 Afghan soldiers near Kunduz, Afghanistan. The crew's persistent fire support, presence of mind and courage during two hours of intense combat ultimately saved 50 lives.

Contracts For Nov. 30, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS NAVY United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford,

Special Tactics Airmen survey airfields to gain an operational advantage

AF News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:45pm
Special Tactics Airmen from Air Force Special Operations Command conducted multiple airfield surveys with their Afghan Air Force counterparts in Faryab province this week. Airfield surveys are executed prior to the arrival of special operations and conventional aircraft to traditional airfields and field landing strips.


AF Bios - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 8:45am
Emilia A. Puma, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, is the Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force.

Contracts For Nov. 29, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 2:03pm
CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Atlantic Diving Supply, doing business as ADS,* Virginia Beach,

AF selects Tyndall AFB as preferred location for new Remotely Piloted Aircraft unit

AF News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 3:00pm
The Air Force has selected Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, as the preferred location for hosting a new MQ-9 Reaper Wing with 24 remotely piloted aircraft. Vandenberg AFB, California, is considered a reasonable alternative.

Contracts For Nov. 28, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has been awarded a

AF implements changes to improve law enforcement database reporting

AF News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:30pm
The Air Force's review of its reporting processes to civilian law enforcement in the Devin P. Kelley case has prompted immediate actions to correct reporting deficiencies and prevent future occurrences.


AF Bios - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:00am
Renee M. Richardson, a member of the Senior Executive Service, serves as Executive Director, Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Contracts For Nov. 27, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY JLG Industries Inc., McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, has been

Air Force announces continuation pay rates

AF News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:11am
Air Force leaders recently announced the Air Force’s continuation pay rates which are part of the new Blended Retirement System.


AF Bios - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 9:55am
Maj. Gen. Robert P. Steel, USAF, Ret., is a multi-faceted executive with decades of experience leading worldwide military operations, including aviation, joint and training environments. During 33 years of service, General Steel served at many command levels and with multiple major command organizations.


AF Bios - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 9:51am
Gen. Frank Gorenc, USAF, Ret., is a proven strategic leader, administrator, and communicator. He rose to the highest levels of leadership in the U.S. military as one of 12 Air Force four star generals in NATO and as one of six NATO Command Structure commanders.

Contracts For Nov. 24, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 2:01pm
CONTRACTSDEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYOld North Utility Services Inc., San Dimas, California, has been
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