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AF Bios - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:46pm
Brig. Gen. James R. Barkley is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and U.S. Air Forces Africa, headquartered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany; USAFE is the air component to both U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command, and is responsible for Air Force activities, conducted through 3rd Air Force, in an area of


AF Bios - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:05pm
Chevalier P. “Chevy” Cleaves, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He is responsible for leading diversity and inclusion transformation for the Air Force’s 632,000 active duty, Air National Guard,

Pentagon salutes Dr. King’s life, legacy

AF News - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 9:01pm
Defense Department members gathered Jan. 15 at the Pentagon’s annual observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, ahead of the federal holiday.

CSAF utilizes new technologies to engage with Airmen

AF News - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 7:30pm
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Mark A. Welsh III teamed up with Google to launch a live discussion with Airmen from bases around the world, using video chat technology.

Contracts for January 16, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 2:02pm
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, 01/16/2015 - 9:18am
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.

Air Force brings ideas to Defense Innovation Initiative

AF News - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:29am
In dual remarks during the State of the Air Force press briefing here Jan. 15, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and the Air Force chief of staff announced plans to bring the service’s research, science and technology ideas to the Defense Innovation Initiative, led by Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work.

AF safeguards national security in uncertain budget environment

AF News - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:00am
At the same time the Air Force is navigating a fragile budget environment, it is actively engaged in addressing critical national security issues, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said Jan. 15.


AF Bios - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 10:56pm
Brig. Gen. Brian S. Robinson is the Vice Commander, 618th Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The 618th AOC (TACC) is responsible for planning, scheduling and directing a fleet of approximately 1,300 aircraft in support of combat delivery and strategic airlift, air refueling and aeromedical

Air Force senior leadership addresses need to stabilize RPA enterprise

AF News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:53pm
During a State of the Air Force address held at the Pentagon, Jan 15, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced immediate preliminary steps to develop a get-well plan to improve the health of the MQ-1B Predator and MQ-9 Reaper enterprise in light of extensive combatant commander operational needs.

SecAF, CSAF discuss future of the Air Force

AF News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:51pm
Senior leadership addressed the key issues, priorities, initiatives and challenges facing the Air Force during the State of the Air Force press briefing, Jan. 15 at the Pentagon.

Contracts for January 15, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Airmen given opportunity to ‘hangout’ with CSAF, Jan. 16

AF News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 9:47am
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and his wife, Betty, will be hosting a Google Hangout, open forum, on the Air Force’s Google+ page at noon EST, Jan. 16.


AF Bios - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:30am
Brig. Gen. Sami D. Said is the Military Deputy to The Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. In this capacity, General Said is responsible for providing authoritative guidance, advice, and leadership in support of USG security policy and operations efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Prior to this assignment, General Said was the

James: New acquisition initiative aims to cut costs

AF News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:06am
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced the Bending the Cost Curve program Jan. 14, at the Atlantic Council in Washington D.C, the new initiative is designed to help the Air Force partner with industry, encourage innovation and drive down the cost of systems.


AF Bios - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:28am
Dr. Michael Eismann is Chief Scientist, Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  In this capacity, he serves as the directorate’s principal scientific and technical advisor, and is responsible for the technical direction, content and quality of a science and technology portfolio addressing critical

Ship named in honor of Air Force captain

AF News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:06pm
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus conducted the official naming ceremony of Motor Vessel Capt. David I. Lyon Jan. 14, at the Pentagon.

Contracts for January 14, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:02pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Resurrecting a mission: Family christens ship for fallen Airman

AF News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:00pm
On Aug. 11, 2014, Capt. Dana M. Lyon christened the motor vessel that was named after her husband, Capt. David I. Lyon, who was killed in Afghanistan Dec. 27, 2013. The christen took place before the vessel departed to perform its wartime mission.

Dempsey praises Scowcroft during dedication ceremony

AF News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:31am
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, praised the career of retired Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft during a dedication ceremony in honor of Scowcroft’s achievements Jan. 13, held at the National War College on Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C.

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