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CSAF utilizes new technologies to engage with Airmen

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 8:30pm
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.

Air Force Week in Photos

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 10:18am
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

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:29am
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

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:00am
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.

Air Force senior leadership addresses need to stabilize RPA enterprise

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:53pm
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

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:51pm
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.

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

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 10:47am
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.

James: New acquisition initiative aims to cut costs

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 8:06am
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.

Ship named in honor of Air Force captain

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:06pm
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.

Resurrecting a mission: Family christens ship for fallen Airman

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:00pm
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

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:31am
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.

Hagel underscores nuclear mission importance at B-2 base

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 7:41am
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel opened his final domestic trip with a stop at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Jan. 13, home of the 509th Bomb Wing -- the world's only B-2 Spirit stealth bomber unit.

BLUE: Air Force TV releases new documentary on F-22 Raptors

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:10am
Air Force TV here released the latest episode of the Air Force's flagship television program, BLUE

Sexual Assault Prevention Summit tackles tough issues

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 6:59am
Top Air Force leaders kicked off a Sexual Assault Prevention summit Jan. 12, at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to tackle tough issues and get honest and open dialogue from Airmen.

SAPR summit tackles tough issues

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 6:59am
Top Air Force leaders kicked off a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response summit Jan. 12, at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to tackle tough issues and get honest and open dialogue from Airmen.

Lockheed awarded $68M contract for F-22 work at Hill AFB

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 9:38am
The Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $67.8 million contract to help finish a year's worth of maintenance and repair work for the F-22 Raptor at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Air Force, DOD switch HOMES

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 8:39am
Air Force members now have access to HOMES.mil, a new official Defense Department website designed to modernize the way all service members search for housing when relocating.