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AF Bios - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:34am
Maj. Gen. Richard C. Johnston is the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. International Affairs is responsible for formulating and integrating Air Force policy with respect to political-military relationships, security assistance, technology and

Strategic agility is the future of the Air Force

AF News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:09am
The Air Force’s ability to continue to adapt and respond faster than the potential adversaries is the greatest challenge it faces during the next 30 years.


AF Bios - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 7:34am
Brig. Gen. Ferdinand “Fred” B. Stoss III is the Director of Strategic Plans, Programs, Requirements, and Assessments, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La. He is responsible for strategic planning, establishing requirements, and programming advocacy for the nation's Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic


AF Bios - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 7:14am
Dr. Glenn Sjoden is the Chief Scientist, Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. The center operates and maintains the U.S. Atomic Energy Detection System, a suite of space-based and subsurface sensors, which monitors foreign compliance with the treaties limiting nuclear testing. A network of trace material


AF Bios - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 7:14am
Brig. Gen. David A. Krumm is Vice Commander, 5th Air Force, and Director, Pacific Air Forces Joint Air Component Command Element, Yokota Air Base, Japan.  Fifth Air Force conducts joint and bilateral planning and engagements to defend Japan and respond to regional contingencies.  In addition, the command coordinates joint and bilateral actions and


AF Bios - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:23pm
Mr. Gilbert J. Montoya, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio Randolph, Texas. The directorate provides maintenance engineering, supply, transportation, civil engineering, and security forces support for 12

Contracts for July 29, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Vice chief of staff talks STEM to local educators

AF News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:50pm
Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry O. Spencer spoke to local educators about the particular importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to the Air Force during an ASM Materials Teachers Camp July 18, at Shaw-Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Ramstein AB Airmen discover body in C-130 wheel well

AF News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:16pm
Airmen at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, found the body of an adolescent boy in the wheel well of a C-130J Super Hercules July 27, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said July 29.

Pacific Angel-Tonga wraps up

AF News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:19am
More than 4,300 patients received care and five schools obtained much needed upgrades as Operation Pacific Angel 14-3, a joint and combined humanitarian mission, closed July 25.

Space and Missile Systems Center awards first-of-its-kind hosted payload solutions contract

Space and Technology - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:39am
The U.S. Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center awarded an indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity, or IDIQ, contract under the Hosted Payload Solutions, or HoPS, program, July 10.


AF Bios - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:54am
Maj. Gen. Jay G. Santee is Deputy Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Fort Belvoir, Virginia.  The DTRA mission is to safeguard the U.S. and its allies from weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear) and high yield explosives by providing capabilities to reduce, eliminate, and counter the threat and


AF Bios - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:46am
Brig. Gen. James R. Barkley is the Mobilization Assistant to the Director of Plans, Programs and Analyses for Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe and U.S. Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany (A5/8/9). A5/8/9 leads theater engagement throughout Europe by managing unit basing, organization, force structure and analyses. The director is

Contracts for July 28, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

55th Strategic Communications Squadron receives top-level awards

Space and Technology - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:35pm
The men and women of the 55th Strategic Communications Squadron recently learned that their dedication to excellence was about to be awarded with the Defense Information Systems Agency's top award.

AF Assistance Fund may not hit 2014 goal

AF News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:23pm
In spite of persistent economic difficulties, active-duty and retired Airmen have contributed more than $6 million to the Air Force Assistance Fund, or AFAF, during this year’s fund drive.

ACC, PACAF commanders confirmed

AF News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:19am
Pacific Air Forces Commander Gen. Herbert Carlisle will be the next commander of Air Combat Command and ACC Vice Commander Lt. Gen. Lori Robinson will be the next commander of Pacific Air Forces, according to a Senate confirmation vote July 23.


AF Bios - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:44am
Brig. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider is the Assistant Deputy Commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, and Assistant Vice Commander, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. As such, the general assists with the development of contingency plans and the execution of air operations for the 20-nation U.S. Central Command area of


AF Bios - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:18am
Brig. Gen. John W. Doucette is currently assigned as Inspector General, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. He leads more than 160 experts responsible for conducting more than 75 inspections annually.  By spearheading both a rigorous inspection schedule and an open-complaint resolution process, General Doucette


AF Bios - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:51am
Major General Jon A. Norman is the Chief of Staff, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. He is responsible for the development of plans, policies, and procedures to ensure efficient operation of the Headquarters PACAF staff and seamless interface with subordinate commands and agencies. He exercises oversight on

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