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AF senior leaders caution against sequestration

AF News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 9:28am
The Air Force’s top two leaders justified their service’s funding proposal in the fiscal year 2016 President’s Budget request to members of the Senate Appropriations Committee during an Air Force posture hearing Feb. 25, in Washington, D.C.

CHIEFchat: TA rumors, slowing the growth of pay, benefits

AF News - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 7:59am
During his latest CHIEFchat, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody put to rest rumors of changes to tuition assistance. He also discussed military pay and benefits, the growing cyber domain, and master sergeant evaluation boards.

Contracts for February 25, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

ROBERT T. "BO" MARLIN

AF Bios - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:27am
Robert T. “Bo” Marlin is a Defense Intelligence Senior Leader in the Senior Executive Service and serves as the Technical Adviser for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Capabilities and Integration, Deputy Chief of Staff for ISR; Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Contracts for February 24, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

AF marks first RQ-4 non-military base landing

AF News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 8:45am
A remotely piloted U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft landed Feb. 22, at Avalon Airport in Victoria, Australia, marking this the first time a high-altitude asset has flown into a non-military air base to be viewed by the general public.

Contracts for February 23, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

BRIGADIER GENERAL GREGORY S. OTEY

AF Bios - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 7:24am
Brig. Gen. Gregory S. Otey is the Director, Nuclear Enterprise Support Directorate (J10), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

LIEUTENANT GENERAL JOHN W. HESTERMAN III

AF Bios - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 11:14pm
Lt. Gen. John Hesterman is Commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Southwest Asia.

Contracts for February 20, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

SecAF, AFGSC commander visit Malmstrom

AF News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 1:22pm
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Global Strike Commander Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson visited Malmstrom Air Force Base Feb. 19, to meet with Airmen, specifically those who deploy to the missile fields, and see benefits of the grass-roots feedback program known as the Force Improvement Program before the Nuclear Oversight Board at Minot AFB, North Dakota.

ISR invests in infrastructure, Airmen

AF News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:08pm
Increasing demands for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, coupled with limited funding across the Air Force, were discussed during the Air Force Association’s monthly breakfast Feb. 18, in Arlington, Virginia.

Air Force agents prevent online exploitation of children

AF News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 7:58am
Child sex crimes are not unique to any particular base but are a perpetual problem across the Air Force and society. Online exploitation of children continues to be a problem and is routinely investigated by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). As part of this effort, AFOSI field units have partnered with Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task forces throughout the United States, especially where a task force is located in the vicinity of an Air Force base.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 2:00am
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.

Contracts for February 19, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

SBIRS constellation forms under one roof

Space and Technology - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 10:44am
Airmen from the 460th Operations Group have made history by successfully completing the first series of Space Based Infrared System satellite and antenna communication on Jan. 28-30 from Block 10, the new operations floor, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.

MAJOR GENERAL DOROTHY A. HOGG

AF Bios - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 7:37am
Selected for reassignment as Deputy Surgeon General and Chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.Maj. Gen. Hogg is the Director, Medical Operations and Research, and Chief of the Nurse Corps, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Falls Church,

MAJOR GENERAL (DR.) ROOSEVELT ALLEN

AF Bios - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:05pm
Selected for reassignment as Director, Medical Operations and Research and Assistant Surgeon General for Dental Services, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Falls Church, Virginia Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Roosevelt Allen is the Commander, 79th Medical Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. The wing consists of 1,550 Air Force health

LOS ANGELES CHAPTER: Advanced Systems and Development at SMC

Chapter News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:00pm
Col. Troy Brashear, USAF, is the director of the Advanced Systems and Development Directorate at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, and the commander of Space and Missile Systems Center's (SMC's) Detachment 1 at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. The directorate's mission is to deliver responsive space capabilities to users across the national security space community and conduct developmental planning, science and technology, and presystems acquisition for the SMC. Col.Brashear leads a combined team of more than 740 military, government civilians and contractors in four geographically separated units responsible for development, acquisition, demonstration, launch, test and operations of Defense Department and civil space systems. Col. Brashear discussed the challenges of blending two organizations together to form the Air Force's premier center for advanced systems and developmental planning when he spoke to the chapter in February. He reviewed the organization's core functions and strategic objectives in order to achieve these goals.

Contracts for February 18, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 3:21pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.
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