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AF Bios - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 10:05pm
Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Roosevelt Allen is the Director, Medical Operations and Research, and Chief of the Dental Corps, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Falls Church, Virginia. As Director of medical operations and research, he is responsible for executing health care policy in support of 44,000 personnel and 75 medical


AF Bios - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 9:48pm
Brig. Gen. Patrick J. Doherty is Commander, 82nd Training Wing, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. He is responsible for the training of more than 60,000 Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and international officer and enlisted students annually at Sheppard AFB, and more than 60 geographically separated units located throughout the world. The 82nd

Contracts for June 19, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 2:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

BLUE: Charlie Mike to recovery

AF News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 1:08pm
In this episode of BLUE, through the fog of post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic injury and illness, American veterans realize that the ability to regain control of their minds and bodies lies within themselves. Wounded warriors talk about how the Air Force Wounded Warrior Care Program has helped them on the road to recovery.

Carter opens 2015 Warrior Games

AF News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:24am
The 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games opened June 19, with about 250 athletes from the U.S. and U.K. gathering at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, to compete for a different victory: celebrating their new lives and their enduring abilities.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:51am
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.

Enlisted evaluation, promotion systems to use new EPR forms, forced distribution, stratification restrictions

AF News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 5:20am
With static closeout dates for each rank in place, the Air Force announced it will update the enlisted performance report forms and utilize new forced distribution and senior rater stratification restrictions to round out the incremental changes to enlisted evaluation and promotion systems with performance as the driving factor in promotions.

Contracts for June 18, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Breast cancer survivor’s journey leads her to Warrior Games

AF News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:32am
The Department of Defense Warrior Games 2015 will take place June 19-28 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. Tech. Sgt. Linn Knight, a breast cancer survivor and explosive ordnance disposal technician, competed and placed in several events at the trials, advancing her to the June games.


AF Bios - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 5:03am
Gen. Larry O. Spencer is Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. As Vice Chief, he presides over the Air Staff and serves as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Requirements Oversight Council and Deputy Advisory Working Group. He assists the Chief of Staff with organizing, training, and equipping of 664,000 active-duty, Guard,


AF Bios - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:51am
Gen. Mark A. Welsh III is Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.


AF Bios - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:57pm
Kathy L. Watern, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cost and Economics, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.  Mrs. Watern is responsible for directing and supervising Air Force cost, economic and business case analyses. She is also


AF Bios - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:54pm
Lisa S. Disbrow is the Acting Under Secretary of the Air Force and the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller.


AF Bios - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:31pm
Deborah Lee James is the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.


AF Bios - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:08pm
Brig. Gen. James J. “Jay” Burks is the Director, Manpower, Personnel and Resources, and Chief of the Medical Service Corps, Office of the Air Force Surgeon General, Falls Church, Virginia.


AF Bios - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:08pm
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Kruse is the Director of Intelligence for Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve.

LOS ANGELES CHAPTER: Speaker Discusses Challenges of Military Satellite Communications

Chapter News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:00pm
Thomas Becht, the civilian deputy and business manager of the Military Satellite Communications (MILSATCOM) Systems Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, spoke at the chapter’s June luncheon. Becht advises the MILSATCOM director, Robert E. Tarleton Jr., on activities that crosscut acquisition planning, programming, budgeting and operational support for the $40 billion portfolio that includes Milstar; the Defense Satellite Communications System; the Wideband Global SATCOM program; the Advanced Extremely High Frequency program; the Advanced Concepts Division; the Advanced Development Division; the Command and Control System-Consolidated program; and associated Air Force communication terminals and mission control systems. He discussed how the directorate is addressing challenges to military satellite communications, including cybersecurity threats such as interception, jamming and malicious viruses; difficulties with the space communications industrial base; and the fragility of space assets. The directorate is forming concepts to minimize the impact of such threats and provide future opportunities to improve the level of protected communication capabilities.

Contracts for June 17, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:02pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

US airpower on display in Paris

AF News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:37pm
Defense Department representatives and aircraft were on hand at the 51st International Paris Air Show, the largest aerospace event in the world, at Le Bourget Airport, France, June 15-21.

Armed assault survivor moves on to Warrior Games

AF News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 11:48am
Retired Staff Sgt. Daniel Crane, a victim of an armed assault, placed in several events at the trials and is moving on to the Warrior Games in June.
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