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Suicide prevention more than a month-long campaign

AF News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:00am
All Airmen have a responsibility that last much longer than a one-month campaign. This responsibility extends beyond ourselves and includes our work environment, our families, friends, fellow Airmen and our communities. While Suicide Prevention Month is observed across the United States in September, the month-long event is a reminder of everyone's 24/7, 365-day responsibility to be a true Wingman.


AF Bios - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:02am
Maj. Gen. Brian G. Neal is the Special Assistant to the Director, Air National Guard (DANG), for International Affairs. General Neal is the the DANG’s primary advisor for International Affairs, providing situational awareness on international affairs.  Duties of this position involve matters that relate to national military strategy, strategic


AF Bios - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:28am
Brig. Gen. Udo K. "Karl" McGregor is the Vice Commander, Joint Enabling Capabilities Command, Norfolk, Virginia. As Vice Commander he is charged with the readiness, training and deployment of the joint enabling capabilities provided by the Joint Planning Support Element, Joint Public Affairs Support Element and Joint Communications Support

Contracts for August 29, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:03pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

National Guard identifies fallen F-15C aviator

AF News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:03am
Massachusetts National Guard officials identified the pilot of an F-15C Eagle jet that crashed in Virginia as Air Force Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr.

Retired AF officer picked for simulated mission to Mars

Space and Technology - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:36am
An Air Force Institute of Technology alumnus and retired Air Force officer was selected by NASA and the University of Hawaii as one of nine team members to participate in an upcoming simulated mission to Mars.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 8:51am
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.

F-15C Eagle pilot found dead in remote Virginia mountains

AF News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:43am
Officials confirmed today the pilot was fatally injured in the Aug. 27 crash of an F-15C Eagle in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va.

Contracts for August 28, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Be disaster aware, take action to prepare

AF News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:21am
Devastating earthquakes, floods, wildfires and tornadoes never announce a time or place – that’s why it’s important to be prepared! Air Force Emergency Management is using National Preparedness Month this September to encourage Airmen and their families to “Be Ready!”

AFRL's directed energy receives AF Organizational Excellence award

Space and Technology - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:59am
The Air Force Research Laboratory's Directed Energy Directorate received the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award, its fifth AFOE award since 1997.

Edwards, NASA say goodbye to historic landmark

Space and Technology - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:08am
A structure synonymous with NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center for the past 38 years, the grey-colored space shuttle Mate-Demate Device (MDD) at Edwards Air Force Base is being dismantled and demolished as a part of the final chapter in the U.S. space shuttle program.

Search for missing F-15 pilot expands

AF News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:43am
The search for the missing 104th Fighter Wing pilot expands with Air Force resources as day breaks over the Washington National Forest near Deerfield Valley, Virginia.


AF Bios - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:18am
Brig. Gen. Thomas Deale is the Commandant, Air Command and Staff College, and Vice Commander, Spaatz Center for Officer Education, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. As Commandant, he leads the world's premier in-residence and distance learning professional military education college for midcareer officers and civilians which focuses


AF Bios - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:54pm
Brig. Gen. Sarah E. Zabel is the Director, Cyberspace Strategy and Policy, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington D.C.  As the Cyberspace Operations and Support Career Field Functional Manager, General Zabel is responsible for the development of 43,000

Contracts for August 27, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.


AF Bios - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:19am
Brig. Gen. Glen D. VanHerck is the Commander, 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. He is responsible for the combat readiness of the Air Force's only B-2 wing, including development and employment of the B-2's combat capability as part of the Air Force's Global Strike Task Force. His command provides logistics support for the Air

F-15C crashes over Shenandoah Valley

AF News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:09am
At approximately 9:05 a.m. today the 104th Fighter Wing lost radio contact with an F-15C aircraft during a cross country mission over the Shenandoah Valley Virginia.

Trading places: Minot chosen as test base for crew swaps

AF News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:03am
In order to implement new initiatives stemming from the Force Improvement Program, Minot Air Force Base was chosen as the test bed for two modifications currently underway within the missile community.


AF Bios - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:15am
Lt Gen James K. "Kevin" McLaughlin is the Deputy Commander, U.S. Cyber Command (USCC), Fort Meade, Maryland. USCC directs the forces and daily activities of U.S. Cyber Command and coordinates the Department of Defense computer network attack and computer network defense missions.General McLaughlin entered the Air Force in 1983 as a graduate of the

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