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May 16 – Pulse on AF force management

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 7:27am
The latest news on Air Force force management.

Air Force Week in Photos

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 6:27am
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.

DOD shows science, technology success despite hard year for workforce

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:47pm
Despite a year of workforce furloughs and dwindling budgets, the Defense Department’s science and technology enterprise reports advances ranging from a full hypersonic weapon system and high-energy lasers to light-based brain treatments and new core capabilities in cyber warfare, senior DOD officials told a Senate panel today.

Airman becomes part of presidential advisory commission

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:24am
With family, friends and co-workers in the audience the Air Force District of Washington executive officer sat among a group of leaders in the Asian American and Pacific Islander, or AAPI, community waiting to be sworn into the President's Advisory Commission on AAPIs May 6.

Comptroller notes progress in DOD financial management

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:16am
Despite financial uncertainties, the Defense Department has made significant progress in improving financial management, DOD Comptroller Robert F. Hale told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee May 13 while in attendance with military senior leadership.

PME, families, civilians focus of latest Chiefchat

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 8:26am
FORT MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody answered questions from Airmen, civilians and family members during his fourth worldwide CHIEFchat at the Defense Media Activity here April 29.CHIEFchat gives Airmen around the world the chance to directly ask their questions to Cody, addressing topics ranging from military

F-35 flies first training sortie at Luke AFB

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 8:25am
An F-35 Lightning II took to the skies over the West Valley, Arizona, May 5, in what was the first local training sortie for the fifth-generation fighter jet.

SecAF honors Airmen with leadership awards

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 6:46am
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James presented four Airmen with the 2014 Secretary of the Air Force Leadership Award, May 5, during ceremonies at Air University schools here.

Air Force official testifies on dangers of 'space junk'

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 1:03pm
One congresswoman summed up the issue succinctly during a House Science, Space and Technology Committee hearing May 9: space junk is a growing problem.

Air Force Week in Photos

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 5:11am
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.

President lands at Little Rock AFB to view Arkansas tornado damage

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 12:20pm
President Barack Obama landed at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, May 6, to tour the local communities damaged by the April 27 tornado.

Airman sings with country star during salute to troops

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 9:51am
Staff Sgt. Baily Zimmerman sang with recording artist Kellie Pickler April 7 during the taping of Academy of Country Music Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops.

DOD values civilian employees’ contributions

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 5:37am
The Defense Department greatly appreciates the contributions of its civilian employees as it works toward achieving more efficiency across the workforce, a senior personnel official told a Senate homeland security and governmental affairs panel May 6.

Latest Airman magazine available to download

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 8:19am
The May/June issue of Airman magazine is now available to download and viewable through a Web browser.

CSAF to Airmen: Take care of each other

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 12:53pm
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III touched on two topics in his latest message to Airmen calling on them to take care of each other.

CSAF describes Air Force’s ‘precarious’ position

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 12:50pm
After 23 years of high-tempo operations, the Air Force is in a precarious position, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III told the Senate Armed Services Committee May 6.

May 5 – Pulse on AF force management

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 9:41am
The latest news on Air Force force management.

Air Force Week in Photos

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 4:38am
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.