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Medal of Honor site pays tribute to courageous Airmen

AF News - Fri, 03/25/2016 - 11:23am
The Air Force has released a new website dedicated to more than 60 Airmen who have received the Medal of Honor for exemplary acts of courage.


AF Bios - Fri, 03/25/2016 - 7:27am
Brig. Gen. Bradley A. Swanson is the Director, Plans and Programs, Air National Guard Readiness Center, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.

Airmen’s Week marks first anniversary

AF News - Fri, 03/25/2016 - 6:00am
The 37th Training Wing will mark the first year of the Airmen’s Week program on March 25 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Airmen’s Week is a five-day course that helps Airmen better prepare for technical training school and beyond.

AF Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 03/25/2016 - 5:13am
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 March 24, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 03/24/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded a $1,527,352,469 modification (P00010) to previously awarded contract FA8625-14-C-6450 for C-130J multi-year production aircraft. This modification is to fully fund and subsume advance procurement funding for long-lead items previously awarded via modification P0004

Around the Air Force: March 23

AF News - Thu, 03/24/2016 - 8:42am
This look around the Air Force features the first female combatant commander and the Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III testified on Capitol Hill.


AF Bios - Wed, 03/23/2016 - 2:30pm
Ricardo A. Aguilera is the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller.

Contracts For March 23, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 03/23/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS ARMY General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida, was awarded a $35,788,624 modification (P00022) to contract W52P1J-12-C-0026 for 120mm M1002 new production cartridges, and 120mm M865 recapitalized cartridges, for 120mm tank training ammunition.  Work will be performed in St. Petersburg, Florida, with an

90 female missileers, B-52 aircrews make history

AF News - Wed, 03/23/2016 - 12:54pm
Ninety female missileers made Air Force history March 22 as the first all-female missile alert crews to serve on alert at three intercontinental ballistic missile wings simultaneously.

Airman, family injured in Brussels bombings

AF News - Tue, 03/22/2016 - 2:27pm
A U.S. Airman from Joint Force Command Brunssum in the Netherlands and members of the Airman’s family were injured in an attack at the Brussels airport March 22, Air Force officials confirmed.

Contracts For March 22, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 03/22/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS ARMY Oshkosh Defense was awarded a $243,767,232 modification (P00004) to contract W56HZV-15-C-0095 for 657 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles; 25 trailers; 2,977 kits; 12 months of system engineering and program management; test support; 175-test hardware; and one technical data package.  Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with an

Tuskegee Airmen 75th anniversary: Documentary trailer

AF News - Tue, 03/22/2016 - 8:14am
March 22 is the 75th anniversary of the activation of the U.S. Army Air Corps' 99th Pursuit Squadron, the Tuskegee Airmen. This trailer is part of a documentary that will be released on AF.mil this July.

Contracts For March 21, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE RAND Corp., Project Air Force Federally Funded Research and Development Center, Santa Monica, California, has been awarded a $231,300,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-need-for-fee contract for advisory and assistance services. Contractor will complete research studies and analyses to address air, space and

AF space leader attends AFA breakfast

AF News - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 10:13am
The Air Force deputy undersecretary for space spoke on the importance of safeguarding the space enterprise during an Air Force Association breakfast on March 17 at the Sheraton Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

Andrews Airmen enable Obama’s historic Cuba visit

AF News - Sun, 03/20/2016 - 2:20pm
President Barack Obama touched down in Cuba on the iconic Air Force One on March 20, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the country in nearly 90 years. While world leaders and citizens tuned into national news broadcasts of the visit, the men and women of the 89th Airlift Wing continued their no-fail mission, executing a variety of tasks.

Event recognizes importance of wingmen all year #notjustApril

AF News - Fri, 03/18/2016 - 2:27pm
Senior leaders kicked off the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response #notjustApril campaign March 17 during an event at the Pentagon.

Contracts For March 18, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 03/18/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS NAVY Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Savannah, Georgia, is being awarded a $91,900,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of one Gulfstream G-550 Green aircraft with Airborne Early Warning air vehicle modifications in support of a range support aircraft replacement.  Work will be performed in Savannah, Georgia, and is expected to

ACC commander addresses RPA health to Senate Armed Services Committee

AF News - Fri, 03/18/2016 - 5:25am
Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the commander of Air Combat Command, addressed plans to improve the health of the Air Force remotely piloted aircraft enterprise March 16 during a hearing of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee’s Airland subcommittee in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the hearing was to receive testimony on Air Force RPAs and Army unmanned aerial vehicles as part of the committee’s review of the 2017 defense budget.

AF Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 03/18/2016 - 5:16am
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 March 17, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 03/17/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS NAVY Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), Atlanta, Georgia, is being awarded an $84,538,427 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence and cyberspace technology research in GTRI’s capacity as a Department of Defense university affiliated research
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