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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.

2014 AFA symposium begins

AF News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 2:27pm
The Growing Partnerships panel kicked off this year’s Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition, Feb. 20 in Orlando Fla.

MAFs become ‘home away from home’ for Airmen in missile fields

AF News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 1:22pm
The North Dakota plains are covered with patches of slushy snow and ice along stretches of long, winding gravel roads leading to local farms and other agricultural communities. Some of these rocky paths make their way to large buildings surrounded by tall steel fences topped with razor-sharp barbed wire.

AF announces change to reduction in force board schedule

AF News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 7:00am
Air Force leaders announced a change Feb. 20 to the officer reduction in force board, or RIF, originally scheduled to convene June 16 at the Air Force Personnel Center.

Contracts for February 19, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Next-generation mobility solutions beginning

Space and Technology - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 9:23am
The initial rollout of modernized commercial mobile technologies, or CMT, has begun across the Air Force. The rollout will focus on BlackBerry replacement and executive users while the distribution process will be focused on enabling approximately 5,000 iOS devices.

Contracts for February 18, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

LaPlante confirmed for top acquisition leadership position

AF News - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:47pm
The senate confirmed Dr. Bill LaPlante as the next assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition Feb. 12.

Security forces members receive nuclear-focused breacher training

AF News - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 11:55am
About 100 miles northeast of the base here, the Nuclear Security Combat Training Center at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., provides advanced tactics and marksmanship training for security forces members who guard and secure the Air Force’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile force.

CMSAF: 'Don’t ever apologize for living our Air Force Core Values'

AF News - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:41am
The Air Force’s top enlisted leader released his February edition of Roll Call Feb. 18, detailing the importance of holding high standards and fighting off complacency.

Airmen can 'chat' live via myPers for personnel support

AF News - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:08am
Air Force Personnel officials have implemented a live chat capability on the myPers website to allow real-time communication between Airmen and personnel specialists.

Contracts for February 14, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:35pm
This week's photos feature Airmen around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America.

AF officer honored with space operations award

Space and Technology - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 11:04am
Lt. Col. Samuel A. Little, director of operations, 45th Launch Support Squadron was recently named by the National Space Club as recipient of the prestigious General Bernard Schriever Award, honoring excellence in military space operations and acquisition.

SecAF outlines plan to address 'systemic problems'

AF News - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 11:51am
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James shared her observations from her visit with airmen across the ICBM community following revelations of a proficiency-test cheating scandal at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., last month. Speaking to an audience at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, James discussed her visits to bases in Wyoming, North Dakota, Montana and Louisiana.

Contracts for February 12, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 3:03pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.
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