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Lakenheath's 493rd FS awarded 2014 Raytheon Trophy

AF News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:24am
It's known as "Gold," it's the home of the Grim Reapers, and, for 2014, it's been named the top fighter squadron in the Air Force. The 493rd Fighter Squadron demonstrated their ability to remain “Forward, Ready, Now,” and was recently awarded the highly competitive and prestigious Raytheon Trophy.

MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM BUCK WALDROP JR.

AF Bios - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:54am
Maj. Gen. William B. Waldrop Jr. is the Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Reserve Matters, Washington, D.C. In this capacity he serves as the principal adviser to the Chairman on all matters affecting the Reserve components of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and, where appropriate, the Coast Guard. He also acts as

MAJOR GENERAL MICHAEL T. PLEHN

AF Bios - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:40pm
Maj. Gen. Mike Plehn is the Chief of Staff, U.S. Southern Command, Doral, Florida. He is responsible for successfully integrating and synchronizing the efforts of nine directorates and 15 special staff offices in support of the combatant commander’s theater campaign plan.General Plehn graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with military

MAJOR GENERAL MARGARET B. POORE

AF Bios - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:19pm
Maj. Gen. Margaret B. Poore is Commander, Air Force Personnel Center, Joint Base San Antonio - Randolph, Texas. AFPC ensures commanders around the world have the right number of skilled Air Force personnel to conduct the mission. The center defines requirements and executes programs covering the entire life cycle of military and civilian personnel

Air Force risks becoming too small to succeed under sequestration

AF News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:31pm
During testimony on Capitol Hill Jan. 28, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III stressed the negative impact sequestration will have on future Air Force capabilities, emphasizing further budget cuts will lead to low morale and declined readiness in the Air Force.

Contracts for January 28, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

AF Identifies Boeing 747-8 platform for next Air Force One

AF News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:28pm
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, in coordination with the under secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall, has determined the Boeing 747-8 will serve as the next presidential aircraft, commonly known as Air Force One.

Japan, South Korea commissaries adjust to overseas embargo on poultry

AF News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:54am
Commissary patrons in South Korea and Japan will see shortages of some U.S. poultry products because of local embargoes related to avian flu discoveries in several U.S. states.

DR. MORLEY O. STONE

AF Bios - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:32am
Dr. Morley O. Stone, a member of the scientific and technical cadre of senior executives, is the Chief Technology Officer for Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  As the primary science and technology adviser to the AFRL commander, he is responsible for assisting with the planning and

BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT I. MILLER

AF Bios - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:50pm
Brig. Gen. Robert I. Miller is the Director, Education and Training, Defense Health Agency and Commandant, Medical Education and Training Campus. As the DHA Education and Training Director, he leads three divisions responsible for professional development/sustainment training initiatives and academic review/policy oversight for all service

Contracts for January 27, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 2:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Cope South 15 launches in Bangladesh

AF News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:33am
U.S. Air Force and Bangladesh air force (BAF) personnel took to the sky Jan. 24, for the launch of exercise Cope South 15, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored, bilateral tactical airlift exercise at BAF Base Bangabandhu, Bangladesh.

Contracts for January 26, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 1:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

RUSSELL J. FRASZ

AF Bios - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 1:33am
Russell J. Frasz, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director, Force Development, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He oversees the development of strategies, policies, and systems to foster continued development of the military and civilian force.

CAROLYN M. GLEASON

AF Bios - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 1:06am
Ms. Carolyn M. Gleason, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Executive Director, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (Provisional), Joint Base Andrews-Naval Air Facility Washington, Maryland. She is responsible for establishing business processes for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, the single

MAJOR GENERAL STEPHEN T. DENKER

AF Bios - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 10:48pm
Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Denker is the Director of Integrated Air, Space, Cyberspace and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Operations, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The directorate is responsible for organizing, training, and equipping Air Force Space Command units for globally integrated space,

MAJOR GENERAL MARK A. KYLE

AF Bios - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 10:26pm
Maj. Gen. Mark A. Kyle is the Director of Air, Space and Information Operations, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He is responsible for directing Reserve operations for 69 reserve flying units and 10 operational space units gained by eight major commands to fulfill commitments in support of U.S. national objectives. The

Contracts for January 23, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Air Force BMT introduces innovative Capstone Week

AF News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:07am
Air Force basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph-Lackland will soon restructure its current eight-and-a-half-week course to make room for a new five-day program called Capstone Week, beginning Jan. 27 with trainees entering BMT.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:46am
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.

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