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Contracts for June 26, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

AF awards new combat rescue helicopter contract

AF News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:15pm
The Air Force awarded a $1.28 billion contract for the initial engineering and manufacturing development phase of the new combat rescue helicopter to Sikorsky Aircraft Company on June 26.

AF awards new combat rescue helicopter contract

Space and Technology - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:15pm
The Air Force awarded a $1.28 billion contract for the initial engineering and manufacturing development phase of the new combat rescue helicopter to Sikorsky Aircraft Company on June 26.

BRIGADIER GENERAL JOSE R. MONTEAGUDO

AF Bios - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:39am
Brig. Gen. Jose R. Monteagudo is the Deputy Director of Operations, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Fla. SOUTHCOM conducts joint and combined full-spectrum military operations and supports whole-of-government efforts to enhance regional security and cooperation in Central and South America and the Caribbean Basin. General Monteagudo entered the Air

Force Improvement Program changing future of Global Strike

Space and Technology - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 7:36am
Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, addressed members of the Air Force Association on how the Force Improvement Program, or FIP, is fostering a culture of empowerment among nuclear enterprise Airmen and helping restore nation’s trust in the Air Force’s management of the nuclear enterprise.

Force Improvement Program changing future of Global Strike

AF News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 7:36am
Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, addressed members of the Air Force Association on how the Force Improvement Program, or FIP, is fostering a culture of empowerment among nuclear enterprise Airmen and helping restore nation’s trust in the Air Force’s management of the nuclear enterprise.

BRIGADIER GENERAL MICHAEL A. FANTINI

AF Bios - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:10am
Brig. Gen. Michael A. Fantini is Commander, Kandahar Airfield (NATO), Kandahar, Afghanistan. As COMKAF, he is responsible for the operational efficiency and readiness of Kandahar Airfield. General Fantini acts as Senior Airfield Authority and a task force commander-equivalent in defense of the airfield exercising centralized coordination of

Contracts for June 25, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Pilots, combat systems officers may be eligible for retention incentives

AF News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 5:00am
Eligible active-duty pilots and combat systems officers have until Sept. 30 to apply for the fiscal year 2014 Aviator Retention Pay Program, Air Force officials said June 25.

Contracts for June 24, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 2:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Contracts for June 23, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

U.S. conducts successful missile intercept test in Pacific

Space and Technology - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 9:00pm
The U.S. military today successfully intercepted an intermediate-range ballistic missile test target launched from the U.S. Army’s Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, according to a Defense Department news release issued today.

Contracts for June 20, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

June 19 – Pulse on AF force management

AF News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 8:22am
Air Force leaders recently decided to bolster manning for nuclear-related career fields, an intention to make adjustments to account for budgetary uncertainties tied to proposed force structure changes. Those actions, coupled with previously approved voluntary applications and recent increases in non-force management related retirements and separations, resulted in significant reductions in the number of Airmen slated to meet involuntary boards.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 8:10am
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 June 19, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 3:22pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

'Workhorse' becomes first F-35 to achieve 1,000 flight hours

AF News - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 12:03pm
AF-2, the second production F-35 Lightning II for the Air Force, became the first F-35 to reach 1,000 flight hours June 11.

Global Strike, local university team to develop new bomber defensive systems

Space and Technology - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 9:06am
Air Force Global Strike Command and Louisiana Tech University recently signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement which will allow the two to work together to develop new defensive systems for the bomber fleet based on nanoengineered graphene.

BRIGADIER GENERAL DARREN E. HARTFORD

AF Bios - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 8:14am
Brig. Gen. Darren E. Hartford is the Commander, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. This composite wing includes strike; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; mobility; aeromedical evacuation; and command and control assets, which support Operation Enduring Freedom. The wing provides support to more than 8,300 Air

DR. MERRI J. SANCHEZ

AF Bios - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 6:49am
Dr. Merri J. Sanchez, a Senior Level executive, is Chief Science and Technical Advisor, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The command comprises 42,000 space and cyberspace professionals. The command oversees Air Force network operations; manages a global network of satellite command and control,

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