Airmen around the world participated in 9/11 remembrance ceremonies to honor of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. This photo series highlights some of those ceremonies.
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.
On Sep 11, 2001, America was under attack and the president was hundreds of miles away. The pilot and crew of Air Force One made sure the commander in chief stayed safe and helped get him where he needed to be to lead the country.
Selected for reassignment as Commander, Eighteenth Air Force, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, IllinoisLt. Gen. Samuel D. Cox is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. General Cox serves as the senior Air Force officer responsible for comprehensive plans and policies
Wendy J. Kay, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director, Security, Special Program Oversight and Information Protection, Office of the Administrative Assistant, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.Ms. Kay was born and raised in Minden, Iowa. She graduated from Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, Iowa, in 1988
CONTRACTS ARMY Nammo Talley Inc., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $97,200,000 firm-fixed-price contract for production and delivery of Shoulder-Launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon rounds consisting of the 83mm high-explosive dual-purpose round (HX05), the 83mm common practice round (HX07), and 83mm novel explosive round (HA34), with respective inert
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and his wife, Betty, visited the 24th and 25th Air Forces Aug. 25-27 at Joint Base San Antonio, Lackland, Texas, to gain a firsthand look at the mission synergy of cyber, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
Members of the U.S. Air Force and Navy, Defence Forces of Timor-Leste, and New Zealand army began humanitarian assistance operations as part of Pacific Angel 15-2 Sept. 7, in Baucau, Timor Leste.
Brig. Gen. Kenneth R. Lapierre is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. He assists the Commander in providing operational planning and execution for the Air Force supply chain management and depot maintenance for a wide range of aircraft,
After World War II the threat of nuclear weapons was felt by every man, woman and child in the country. America knew it needed a platform to help deter a nuclear strike, and the solution was the B-36 Peacemaker.
Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Douglas J. Robb is the Director, Defense Health Agency (DHA), Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, Virginia.
Thoughts of suicide are not necessarily something people explicitly announce to the world, which means loved ones often have no idea that their friend or family member is contemplating it. But there are signs and risk factors, and while somebody might think they can’t make a difference by themselves, that’s wrong. Experts say that’s sometimes all it takes.
Brig. Gen. Gregory M. Guillot is the Director of Strategic Plans, Requirements, and Programs, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. PACAF's primary mission is to provide ready air and space power to promote United States interests in the Asia-Pacific region during peacetime, through crisis and in war. General
CONTRACTS ARMY Jacobs Technology, Tullahoma, Tennessee, was awarded a $260,906,926 contract for non-advisory and assistance test support for the Aberdeen Proving Ground Test Center's automotive, firepower, survivability lethality, technology, and warfighter mission areas to include range, laboratory, engineering/scientific, and administrative
Brig. Gen. John A. Cherrey is Director of Intelligence, Operations and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio Randolph, Texas. He is responsible for developing policies and programming resources for Air Force technical and aircrew training programs. This includes undergraduate flying and initial
CONTRACTS DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY Segovia Inc., doing business as Inmarsat Government, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a competitive, single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for worldwide commercial telecommunications services to include satellite capacity in C, Ku, Ka, and X-Band for mobile and
Maj. Gen. Bradford J. “B.J.” Shwedo is the Commander, 25th Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
Brig Gen. Shaun Q. Morris is the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Weapons and Director of the Armament Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
Selected for reassignment as Director, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Strategy, Plans, Doctrine and Force Development, Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Geary is the Director of Intelligence, Surveillance, and
Lt. Gen. Stephen W. “Seve” Wilson assumed duties as Deputy Commander of U.S. Strategic Command in July 2015.