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AF Bios - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 8:25am
Brigadier General Tracey A. Siems is the Mobilization Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Budget, Washington, D.C.

Contracts For July 22, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 2:00pm
 CONTRACTS NAVY Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $194,802,989

AF Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:23am
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 July 21, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS DEFENSE HEALTH AGENCY Humana Government Business Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, has been

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

AF News - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 7:07am
The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium here July 20.<br /> <br /> During the 70-minute forum, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody answered several questions from the crowd and addressed their key concerns.<br /> <br /> “What I have found over my career is, to have staying power, you have to spend time listening,” Goldfein said. “So, for Chief Cody and I, this is actually about squinting with our ears and actually listening to what’s on your mind and giving you straight talk.”<br /> <br /> One concern weighing on many Airmen’s minds was the recent Senate proposal to overhaul basic allowance for housing.<br /> <br /> “We don’t think it’s a good idea,” Cody said. “There has been a lot of effort by all of our senior leadership to go (to Congress) and have conversations with senators on this.”<br /> <br /> A range of questions were asked on various aspects of the Air Force, from leadership and command and control, to on-base housing and warfighting.<br /> <br /> One question allowed Goldfein to state his vision for the Air Force.<br /> <br /> “I look at the global landscape and the building of joint task forces that operate trans-regionally across geographic combatant commands … what I see is an Air Force that is equally capable of supporting or being supported in the business of joint-combined arms warfare in the future,” Goldfein said.<br /> <br /> Concluding the town hall, Goldfein left the audience with one final thought.<br /> <br /> “Our charter as Airmen is to take the greatest treasure in our nation’s arsenal, which is the young men and women who choose to serve and put on this uniform, and we mold, train and develop them,” Goldfein said. “And through our domain through air and space, we make the world a better place for our kids -- that’s our call and that’s why we serve.”<br /> <br /> <iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FUSairforce%2Fvideos%2F10154956439134989%2F&show_text=0&width=560" width="560" height="315" style="border: none; overflow: hidden;" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowtransparency="true" allowfullscreen="true"></iframe>

7,501 selected for promotion to technical sergeant

AF News - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 6:48am
The Air Force has selected 7,501 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant of the 33,569 eligible. The overall selection rate was 22.35 percent, with an average selectee overall score of 380.67.

Contracts For July 20, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY Orbital ATK Inc., Chandler, Arizona, has been awarded a


AF Bios - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 1:38pm
Brigadier General Patricia ("Patty") N. Beyer, is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility, Maryland.

100-plus aircraft fly in for exercise Red Flag 16-3

AF News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 9:30am
The three-week long Red Flag 16-3, a U.S.-only exercise that tests all participating units’ combat capabilities in a joint environment that centers on multi-domain integration, kicked off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 11.

Contracts For July 19, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS NAVY Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $544,668,978 modification to the previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target, Lot 17-21 multi-year contract (N00019-12-C-2001).  This modification provides for the long lead production materials and the manufacture and delivery of four MV-22 tilt rotor


AF Bios - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:05pm
Brigadier General Angela M. Cadwell is the director, Command, Control, Communications, and Cyber (C4) Systems, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

US personnel in Turkey safe, Pentagon spokesman says

AF News - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 6:00am
All U.S. service members and civilians in Turkey are safe in the wake of the July 15 attempted coup there, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters July 18.

Contracts For July 18, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Hudson Technologies Co.,* Pearl River, New York, has been awarded a maximum $148,514,169 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for compressed gas and cylinder products. This was a competitive acquisition with two responses received. This is a five-year base


AF Bios - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 1:33pm
Brigadier General Jeffrey A. Kruse is the Director of Intelligence for US Pacific Command. In this role he serves as the Senior Intelligence Officer in the Asia-Pacific region and is responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of intelligence operations across the 36-nation theater.

KC-46 completes required flight tests

AF News - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 1:01pm
The successful A-10 mission was the last of six in-flight refueling demonstrations required before the tanker program can request approval from Frank Kendall, the under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, to award production Lots 1 and 2, totaling 19 KC-46A aircraft.

Program works to reduce risk on next Air Force One

AF News - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 2:05pm
The Air Force awarded a contract modification to Boeing July 15 to continue risk reduction activities for the Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization program, which will field the next Air Force One.

Contracts For July 15, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 2:00pm
 CONTRACTS  AIR FORCE The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, has been awarded a $127,300,000 modification to previously awarded contract FA8625-16-C-6599 for Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization (PAR) program, phase 2 pre-milestone B activities. This modification is another step in a deliberate process to control program risk and life-cycle costs.

AF Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 6:55am
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 July 14, 2016

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 2:00pm
CONTRACTS NAVY Orocon-Carothers JV2,* Oxford, Mississippi (N69450-16-D-1108); Whitesell-Green Inc.,* Pensacola, Florida (N69450-16-D-1109); ARTEC Group,* Sarasota, Florida (N69450-16-D-1110); Desbuild Inc.,* Hyattsville, Maryland (N69450-16-D-1111); Southeast Cherokee Construction Inc.,* Montgomery, Alabama (N69450-16-D-1112);  Leebcor Services


AF Bios - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:36pm
Brigadier General B. Chance “Salty” Saltzman serves as the Director of Future Operations, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters U.S Air Force, Washington, D.C.

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