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Hagel talks with troops about 2015 defense budget request

AF News - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 6:54am
In spotless aircraft hangars at two different military bases in southeastern Virginia yesterday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stood before several hundred Airmen and Soldiers, highlighting priorities in the Defense Department’s fiscal 2015 budget request and taking questions.

Contracts for February 25, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:02pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Joint airdrop in Greece: Combined efforts key to success

AF News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:06am
In true Greek fashion, a few select service members from the Kaiserslautern Military Community area have undertaken a momentous task. Though lacking the same Herculean strength outlined in Greek mythology, these Airmen make up for it with sheer determination and the will to succeed in their task -- appropriately named Stolen Cerberus, a two-week flying training deployment to Elefsina, Greece, Feb. 2 to 14.

Military saves week encourages fiscal fitness

AF News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 8:48am
Now in its eighth year of partnership with America Saves Week, the Defense Department’s Military Saves Week begins today to help service members achieve financial security, flexibility and confidence, a Pentagon official said in a telephone news conference here Feb. 24.

Hagel outlines budget reducing troop strength, force structure

AF News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 6:20am
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has proposed cuts in military spending that include further reductions in troop strength and force structure in every military service as part of an effort to prioritize U.S. strategic interests after more than a decade of war.

Contracts for February 24, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

SecAF outlines top priorities during ‘State of AF’ address

AF News - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 11:12am
After her second month in office, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James laid out her top three priorities as part of a “state of the Air Force” address, during the final day of the 30th annual Air Force Association Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition Feb. 21.

Simple tips Airmen should 'take to heart'

AF News - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 8:08am
February is designated American Heart Month with the mission to increase awareness about heart health, a growing problem within the Air Force, according to a cardiology consultant to the Air Force surgeon general.

Shelton announces new space situational awareness satellite program

Space and Technology - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 7:51am
The commander of Air Force Space Command announced a new satellite program during a speech about the importance of space and cyberspace at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium and Technology exposition, Feb. 21, here.General William Shelton told the audience about the new Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program with two

Shelton announces new space situational awareness satellite program

AF News - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 7:51am
The commander of Air Force Space Command announced a new satellite program during a speech about the

Growing Airmen, modernization and change vital to preserving airpower advantage

AF News - Sat, 02/22/2014 - 10:00pm
Growing Airmen, dealing with organizational change and modernizing the force were key points from the top ranking officer in U.S. Air Forces Europe during a presentation focusing on preserving airpower advantage at the 30th annual Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition Feb. 20.

Contracts for February 21, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 3:09pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

CMSAF gives enlisted perspective at AFA symposium

AF News - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 2:14pm
The Air Force’s top enlisted member took the stage Feb. 20 at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition here to highlight the advantage Airmen, past and present, give the Air Force.

CSAF: Taking care of Airmen, future roadmap key to AF success

AF News - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:37am
Getting top performing Airmen promoted sooner, changing the EPR system, streamlining the enlisted and officer professional education programs and developing a roadmap for the Air Force for the next three decades were some of the topics discussed by the Air Force’s top officer during the 30th annual Air Force Association Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition Feb. 19.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:35am
This week's photos feature Airmen around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America.

BRIGADIER GENERAL PATRICK J. DOHERTY

AF Bios - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:48am
Brig. Gen. Patrick J. Doherty is the Director of Air Force Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. His organization's mission is to increase combat capability and improve productivity through programs promoting readiness, esprit de corps and quality of life for Airmen and their families. He provides policy, technical direction and

GPS IIF-5 successfully launched from Cape Canaveral

Space and Technology - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 8:30am
The U. S. Air Force officials successfully launched the fifth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite carried aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV launch vehicle at 8:59 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Feb. 20.

Future bomber has legacy to uphold

Space and Technology - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 8:05am
With a proven history of success, today’s bomber fleet has a reputation for excellence. It is, however, an aging fleet in need of a new addition, the deputy chief of staff operations, plans and requirements said during the 30th Annual Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition Feb. 20, here.

Future bomber has legacy to uphold

AF News - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 8:05am
With a proven history of success, today’s bomber fleet has a reputation for excellence. It is, however, an aging fleet in need of a new addition, the deputy chief of staff operations, plans and requirements said during the 30th Annual Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition Feb. 20, here.

Contracts for February 20, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.
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