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Contracts for June 03, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

'Final frontier' now complex domain for space safety culture

Space and Technology - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:52am
Space, long thought to be America’s final frontier, has transformed over the past several decades into a complex domain the Air Force must operate in safely. Recent Hollywood productions depicting dangerous space events - hurtling space debris blowing satellites to bits; disconnected astronauts flying off into infinity - help show the risk, albeit exaggerated, of operating safely in space.

BRIGADIER GENERAL MITCHEL H BUTIKOFER

AF Bios - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 7:31am
Brig. Gen. Mitchel H Butikofer is the Director, Policy and Resources, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  He is responsible for producing prioritized and executable resource investment options; collecting and reporting the $7 billion Air Force

Contracts for June 02, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

BRIGADIER GENERAL KIETH M. GIVENS

AF Bios - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:51am
Brig. Gen. Keith M. Givens is the Commander, Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), Quantico, Virginia. AFOSI is a field operating agency under the direction and guidance of The Inspector General of the Air Force (SAF/IG). It is a federal law enforcement agency with responsibility for conducting criminal investigations,

Battlefield Airborne Communications Node ensures warfighter connectivity

Space and Technology - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 3:31am
Three recent achievements demonstrate how a critical communications capability managed here is continuing to keep warfighters connected. The Battlefield Airborne Communications Node, or BACN, translates and distributes imagery, video, voice and data, often from disparate elements, improving situational awareness by allowing ground troops to reach back for needed support over mountainous terrain.

JEFFREY C. ALLEN

AF Bios - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 9:30pm
Jeffrey C. Allen, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Executive Director, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. He is responsible for assisting the commander in providing operational planning and execution of Air Force Supply Chain Management and Depot Maintenance missions for a wide

Contracts for May 30, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Eglin AFB F-35s surpass 5,000 combined sorties

AF News - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 11:12am
The 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, etched another mark on the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program by logging its 5,000th combined sortie, May 28.

AF pilot helps in airline emergency

AF News - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:34am
An in-flight medical emergency caused Capt. Mark Gongol, a B-1B Lancer pilot, to jump into action and help safely land a commercial 737 on Dec. 30, 2013.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 5:43am
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.

Contracts for May 29, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Air Force recommends four-star position for Global Strike Command

AF News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 3:04pm
Air Force leaders continue to implement improvements to the Air Force’s nuclear mission and increase support to the men and women who operate, maintain and support the nation’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile force. Following visits to the missile bases and visits with the Airmen who perform the mission, Air Force top officials announced some sweeping initiatives.

Contracts for May 28, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 3:02pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Biden to Class of 2014: 'You carry America on your back'

AF News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 2:00pm
The Air Force Academy's Class of 2014 will face new missions as the United States draws down in Afghanistan, but the challenges they encounter will be no less formidable and complex, Vice President Joseph R. Biden said during the Academy's commencement May 28.

AF honors fallen hero with ship renaming

AF News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:19am
The Air Force decided May 23, to honor a fallen hero by naming the service’s newest pre-positioning vessel after Air Force logistician Capt. David I. Lyon.

Air Force mental health programs encourage seeking help

AF News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 8:16am
The number of Airmen seeking mental health care has increased over the last five years-- and this is a trend Air Force leaders encourage, according to a lead psychiatrist with the office of the Air Force Surgeon General.

LOS ANGELES CHAPTER: Los Angeles AFB CCAF Graduation Ceremony - Wed, 28 May 2014 00:00:00 EST

Chapter News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:00pm
At the Los Angeles Air Force Base Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) graduation ceremony in May, the chapter awarded scholarships totaling $3,000 to four airmen. Each airman also received a complimentary one-year AFCEA membership. The recipients of the scholarships were: Senior Airman Levi Mburu, USAF, Staff Sgt. Amanda Holmes, USAF; 1st Lt. Justin Tullos, USAF; and Staff Sgt. Raymond Ball Jr., USAF.

Contracts for May 27, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

MAJOR GENERAL JEFFREY A. ROCKWELL

AF Bios - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:42pm
Promoted to Major General and reassigned as Deputy Judge Advocate General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.,  May 23, 2014 New photo and biography pending Colonel Jeff Rockwell is the Commander, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. He is responsible for assisting The Judge Advocate General in

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