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‘Like watching your kid grow up’: B-2 Spirit 25th anniversary

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:23am
The first B-2 Spirit to "slip the surly bonds of earth" celebrates its 25th anniversary of flight July 17, providing the Airmen and civilians who work with the airframe a chance to reflect on the strategic impact 20 aircraft can have in the entire Defense Department arsenal.

Existing tools help users reduce PII breaches

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 8:10am
Members of 24th Air Force are refurbishing an old email tool to help Air Force users reduce breaches of personally identifiable information, or PII.

Air Force to highlight S&T priorities at industry event

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 7:54am
Creating tomorrow's Air Force is a delicate balance. It requires a mix of science and technology, or S&T, investment to meet current warfighter needs, as well as cutting edge research to develop revolutionary capabilities which today's Airmen can only imagine, and may not see fielded this decade.

Air Force announces changes to headquarters organization

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:41am
Air Force leaders announced changes to headquarters staff manning and organization July 14.

Air Force creates Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:38am
The Air Force is centralizing its installation support management within a newly created Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force officials announced July 11. The change resulted from a comprehensive effort to reduce overhead costs; increase efficiencies; eliminate redundant activities; improve effectiveness and business processes; and will help meet the Defense Department’s directive to reduce costs and staff levels by at least 20 percent.

ISR Agency becomes part of newest Numbered Air Force

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:38am
The Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency is being realigned from Headquarters Air Force as a Field Operating Agency to become part of a new operational Numbered Air Force, or NAF, under Air Combat Command, or ACC, officials said July 11.

Roll Call: One Air Force

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:55am
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody released the latest installment of Roll Call, explaining to Airmen the importance of being “one Air Force” that encompasses active, Guard, Reserve and civilian Airmen.

AF moves forward with future bomber

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 12:54pm
The U.S. Air Force released its Long Range Strike Bomber, or LRS-B, request for proposal to industry July 9 with a contract award expected in spring 2015.

Air Force Week in Photos

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 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.

AF introduces Total Force Commissioning Process

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:56am
Air Force officials announced the Total Force Commissioning Process July 10. This new process allows the Air Force to provide multiple career avenues for officers being commissioned through Air Force ROTC by offering cadets the chance to pursue opportunities in the Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard.

AFGSC to kick off Striker Trident professional development program

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:37am
Striker Trident is an Air Force - Navy exchange program that supports professional development of company grade officers trained and qualified in similar nuclear deterrence missions.

AF selects 9,403 for promotion to staff sergeant

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:49am
Of the 36,739 eligible senior airman eligible for promotion to staff sergeant, 9,403 were selected, a 25.59 percent selection rate, Air Force officials said July 10.

July 7 – Pulse on AF force management

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:25am
Featured in this force management update are details regarding civilian force management program expansions and ongoing officer early retirement and enlisted retention boards.

Kadena Airmen prep for Typhoon Neoguri

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:13am
Kadena Air Base Airmen and their families are bracing for a massive typhoon expected to slam the island July 8, with winds gusts nearing 200 mph.