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Contracts For May 31, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum Heights, Maryland, has been awarded a

Hill AFB Airmen generate 3,000th F-35A sortie, adopt upgraded ALIS

AF News - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 5:50am
The 3,000th F-35A Lighting II sortie departed Hill Air Force Base generated by maintainers from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve’s 419th FW May 22, 2017.

Hill Airmen generate 3,000th F-35A sortie, adopt upgraded ALIS

AF News - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 5:50am
The 3,000th F-35A Lighting II sortie departed Hill Air Force Base generated by maintainers from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve’s 419th FW May 22, 2017.

Contracts For May 30, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS NAVY Philadelphia Gear Corp. (a brand of Timken Gears and Services Inc.), King of Prussia,

Contracts For May 26, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 2:30pm
CONTRACTS ARMY Vectrus Systems Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $212,032,488

Vice chief addresses need to modernize nuclear triad

AF News - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:52am
Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson discussed the state of the nuclear triad during a Mitchell Institute breakfast at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C., May 25, 2017.

Arctic Challenge exercise aims to increase interoperability

AF News - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 6:35am
Twelve F-15C Eagles and about 200 personnel from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, and two KC-135 Stratotankers and over 30 personnel from the 351st Air Refueling Squadron at RAF Mildenhall, England, deployed to bases in Finland and Sweden for exercise Arctic Challenge 2017.

AF Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:00am
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.

Dunford urges new AF officers to lead in Academy graduation address

AF News - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:00am
While the new officers of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Class of 2017 must never stop learning, it's time to lead, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at graduation ceremonies in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford thanked the 979 graduates for answering the call to duty in a very challenging time.

Contracts For May 25, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS ARMY American Systems Corp., Chantilly, Virginia (W91247-17-D-0005); Mag DS Corp.,

BLUE: Recruit, train, execute

AF News - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 1:18pm
Recruit, Train and Educate. That's the motto of Air Education and Training Command. In this episode we show the Instructors training next generation of Airmen for today's battlefield.

BLUE: Recruit, train, educate

AF News - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 1:18pm
Recruit, Train and Educate. That's the motto of Air Education and Training Command. In this episode we show the Instructors training the next generation of Airmen for today's battlefield.

Follow-on options available to Airmen who volunteer for extended deployment

AF News - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 7:36am
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Airmen, both officers and enlisted, who volunteer for an extended 365-day deployment can apply for one of two assignment options: either an advanced assignment or a two-year deferment from a permanent change of station, if eligible.

AF rolls out fiscal 2018 space budget

Space and Technology - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 7:30am
Air Force leaders met with media to discuss specifics of the service’s fiscal 2018 space investment budget at the Pentagon May 24, 2017. The request totals $7.75 billion, an approximately 20 percent increase from fiscal year 2017.

AF rolls out fiscal 2018 space budget

AF News - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 7:30am
Air Force leaders met with media to discuss specifics of the service’s fiscal 2018 space investment budget at the Pentagon May 24, 2017. The request totals $7.75 billion, an approximately 20 percent increase from fiscal year 2017.

Contracts For May 24, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Mitchel Field, New York, is being awarded

AF proposes 1,600 personnel increase to command support staffs

AF News - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:41am
The Air Force plans to increase commander support staff manning across the force by 1,600 by fiscal year 2022 increasing total authorizations to more than 6,300. Currently, the personnel increase calls for 170 officers, 469 enlisted and 961 civilians with all civilian hires authorized for fiscal 2018.

AF selects 1,303 officers for field grade promotions

AF News - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:51am
The Air Force has selected 1,303 active-duty officers for promotion to colonel, lieutenant colonel and major during the 2017A Colonel Medical Service Corps, Lieutenant Colonel Line of the Air Force and Medical Service Corps, and Major Medical Service Corps central selection boards.

AF selects 5,166 for promotion to master sergeant

AF News - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:37am
The Air Force has selected 5,166 technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant of the 20,169 eligible. The overall selection rate was 25.61 percent, with an average selectee overall score of 523.22. Selectees’ average time-in-grade was 3.86 years, time-in-service was 14.36 years and the average decorations score was 11.42. Additionally, the U.S. Air Force Supervisory Examination average score was 71.46 and the average board score was 374.48.

Contracts For May 23, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS ARMY PAE Government Services, Arlington, Virginia, was awarded a $142,061,874
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