Brig. Gen. Kenneth R. Lapierre is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. He assists the Commander in providing operational planning and execution for the Air Force supply chain management and depot maintenance for a wide range of aircraft,
After World War II the threat of nuclear weapons was felt by every man, woman and child in the country. America knew it needed a platform to help deter a nuclear strike, and the solution was the B-36 Peacemaker.
Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Douglas J. Robb is the Director, Defense Health Agency (DHA), Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, Virginia.
Thoughts of suicide are not necessarily something people explicitly announce to the world, which means loved ones often have no idea that their friend or family member is contemplating it. But there are signs and risk factors, and while somebody might think they can’t make a difference by themselves, that’s wrong. Experts say that’s sometimes all it takes.
Brig. Gen. Gregory M. Guillot is the Director of Strategic Plans, Requirements, and Programs, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. PACAF's primary mission is to provide ready air and space power to promote United States interests in the Asia-Pacific region during peacetime, through crisis and in war. General
CONTRACTS ARMY Jacobs Technology, Tullahoma, Tennessee, was awarded a $260,906,926 contract for non-advisory and assistance test support for the Aberdeen Proving Ground Test Center's automotive, firepower, survivability lethality, technology, and warfighter mission areas to include range, laboratory, engineering/scientific, and administrative
Brig. Gen. John A. Cherrey is Director of Intelligence, Operations and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio Randolph, Texas. He is responsible for developing policies and programming resources for Air Force technical and aircrew training programs. This includes undergraduate flying and initial
CONTRACTS DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY Segovia Inc., doing business as Inmarsat Government, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a competitive, single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for worldwide commercial telecommunications services to include satellite capacity in C, Ku, Ka, and X-Band for mobile and
Maj. Gen. Bradford J. “B.J.” Shwedo is the Commander, 25th Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
Brig Gen. Shaun Q. Morris is the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Weapons and Director of the Armament Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
Selected for reassignment as Director, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Strategy, Plans, Doctrine and Force Development, Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Geary is the Director of Intelligence, Surveillance, and
Lt. Gen. Stephen W. “Seve” Wilson assumed duties as Deputy Commander of U.S. Strategic Command in July 2015.
William E. MacLure is the Deputy Director of Current Operations, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. The directorate, encompassing five divisions as well as the Air Force Operations Group and the Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation, is responsible for policy, guidance, and oversight of Air
Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Azzano is Commander, 96th Test Wing, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. He leads more than 9,800 military, civilian, and contractor personnel in accomplishing the test wing's missions of developmental testing and evaluation of conventional munitions, command and control systems, aircraft avionics
Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier is the Commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Hill Air Force Base, Utah. As commander, he leads a team of approximately 8,100 personnel to perform depot repair, overhaul, and modification of the A-10, C-130, F-16, F-22, F-35 and T-38 aircraft, the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile system, and a wide range
Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, the Airman who helped foil a terrorist attack on a train in France Aug. 21, arrived at Travis Air Force Base, California, Sept. 3, with his mother and brother by his side.
CONTRACTS ARMY AM General LLC, South Bend, Indiana, was awarded a $428,295,155 firm-fixed-price, multi-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for M997A3-configured high mobility multi-wheeled ambulance chassis vehicles for domestic disaster relief efforts by the Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard. Funding and work location
Effective Sept. 2, Department of Defense-funded travel to Adana, Turkey (including Incirlik Air Base), for dependents has been suspended, and military and civilian dependents in the region are authorized to depart Turkey, announced Department of State and DOD officials.
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.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Propper International Inc., Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, has been awarded a maximum $128,037,522 modification (P00118) exercising the second one-year option period of a one-year base contract (SPM1C1-13-D-1062) with two one-year option periods for modular lightweight load-carrying equipment. This is a firm-fixed-price contract.