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Contracts for September 26, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

'Day in the Life' project showcases right Airman, right job, right time

AF News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:44am
The 86th Airlift Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, spent months of pre-planning, coordination and post-production efforts to create a multimedia project titled, "Day in the Life of the 86th Airlift Wing" showing how the wing supports multiple Air Force, joint and international missions daily.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:25am
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.

AF wind turbine helps power missile warning radar

Space and Technology - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:31am
A wind turbine at Cape Cod Air Force Station, part of Joint Base Cape Cod, Mass., is partially powering one of the largest ground-based missile warning radars in the United States.

Contracts for September 25, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Hill AFB in midst of robust F-35 preparation

AF News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:49am
Hill AFB’s preparations for the F-35A Lightning II, totaling more than $100 million, with 23 projects to be completed between September 2014 and July 2015, and 36 total projects will be finished once construction concludes in 2019.

MAJOR GENERAL MICHAEL B. COMPTON

AF Bios - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:42am
Maj. Gen. Mike Compton is the Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Pacific Air Forces is responsible for Air Force activities spread over half the globe in a command that supports 45,000 Airmen serving principally in Japan, Korea, Hawaii, Alaska and Guam.General Compton is a

BRIGADIER GENERAL KEVIN B. SCHNEIDER

AF Bios - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 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

BRIGADIER GENERAL ANTHONY J. COTTON

AF Bios - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:03am
Brig. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton is Deputy Director, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va. His responsibilities include assisting the Director and Principal Deputy Director in managing the strategic and tactical operations of the NRO. Also, as the Commander, Air Force Element, he manages all Air Force personnel and resources assigned to the

Contracts for September 24, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Minuteman III test missile launches from Vandenberg

Space and Technology - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:38pm
A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile Sept. 23 at 7:45 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Air Force leaders sign Total-Force Aircrew Management charter

AF News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:51pm
Senior Air Force leaders signed a Total Force Aircrew Management charter Sept. 18, during the Aircrew Summit at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.

BRIGADIER GENERAL (DR.) JOSEF F. SCHMID III

AF Bios - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:06pm
Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Josef Schmid III is the Deputy Joint Staff Surgeon and Director, Reserve Medical Readiness Operations and Affairs, Special Staff to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C. General Schmid graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Belmont Abbey College in 1988. Among his previous assignments are duty as a flight surgeon,

AF EOD mission completed in Afghanistan

AF News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 9:51am
From the front lines, explosive ordnance disposal Airmen have been clearing the way during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom for the past 12 years, providing safe passage for all other warriors to follow.

BRIGADIER GENERAL ANDREW J. TOTH

AF Bios - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 5:00am
Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Toth is the Commander, 36th Wing, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. He is responsible for five groups and 17 squadrons, executing Pacific Command's Continuous Bomber Presence, Theater Security Packages and Contingency Response Operations. He is also tasked to ensure the successful deployment, employment and integration of air and

Contracts for September 23, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Air Force fighters, bombers conduct strikes against ISIL targets in Syria

AF News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 12:18pm
U.S. military forces and partner nations, including the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, undertook military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria overnight, using a mix of fighter, bomber, remotely piloted aircraft and Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles to conduct 14 strikes against ISIL targets.

Army, AF share joint information network

Space and Technology - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 12:15pm
During September, the Army and Air Force achieved major network security and capacity upgrades at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, in partnership with the Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA.

BRIGADIER GENERAL DIXIE A. MORROW

AF Bios - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 9:35am
Brig. Gen. Dixie A. Morrow is the Mobilization Assistant to The Deputy Judge Advocate General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. General Morrow assists The Judge Advocate General and The Deputy Judge Advocate General in the professional oversight of more than 2,200 judge advocates, 350 civilian attorneys, 1,400 enlisted paralegals and

BRIGADIER GENERAL DAVID A. KRUMM

AF Bios - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 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

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