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AF News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 7:18am
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.

Air Force names 2-star to lead F-35 Integration Office

AF News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 7:00am
With the initial operating capability date of the F-35 Lightning II quickly approaching, the Air Force appointed Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian as the director of a larger Air Force F-35 Integration Office, Feb. 1.

BRIGADIER GENERAL KEVIN B. SCHNEIDER

AF Bios - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 6:44am
Selected for reassignment as Chief of Staff, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HawaiiBrig. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider is the Assistant Deputy Commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, and Assistant Vice Commander, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. As such, the general assists with the

MAJOR GENERAL WARREN D. BERRY

AF Bios - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 4:02am
Selected for reassignment as Director, Logistics, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VirginiaMaj. Gen. Warren D. Berry is the Director of Logistics, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. He develops policy and provides critical guidance to organize, train, and equip aircraft maintenance, aerial port,

LIEUTENANT GENERAL ROBERT P. "BOB" OTTO

AF Bios - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:51pm
Lt. Gen. Robert P. "Bob" Otto is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He is responsible to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for policy formulation, planning, evaluation, oversight, and leadership of Air Force intelligence, surveillance and

BRIGADIER GENERAL SCOTT A. KINDSVATER

AF Bios - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:26pm
Selected for reassignment as Assistant Deputy Commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, and Assistant Vice Commander, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command, Shaw AFB, South CarolinaBrig. Gen. Scott A. Kindsvater is Commander, 82nd Training Wing, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. He is responsible for the training of more than 60,000

BRIGADIER GENERAL EDWARD BARBER

AF Bios - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:24pm
Edward Barber was born at Covington, Ky., in 1900. He was appointed second lieutenant, Coast Artillery Corps, Regular Army, Aug. 17, 1921 with rank from Aug. 4, 1921; accepted Aug. 20, 1921; promoted to first lieutenant (permanent), Nov. 28, 1921; discharged as first lieutenant and appointed second lieutenant, Dec. 15, 1922; accepted Dec. 15, 1922;

MAJOR GENERAL KELLY K. MCKEAGUE

AF Bios - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:18pm
Maj. Gen. Kelly K. McKeague is Deputy Director, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. DPAA is responsible for the global analysis and investigation, search and recovery, and laboratory operations to identify unaccounted-for Americans from past conflicts in order to support the Department of

BRIGADIER GENERAL PATRICK J. DOHERTY

AF Bios - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:48pm
Selected for reassignment as Commander, 82nd Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Sheppard AFB, TexasBrig. Gen. Patrick J. Doherty is the Director of Air Force Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. His organization's mission is to increase combat capability and improve productivity through programs promoting

Contracts for January 29, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 2:48pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Lakenheath's 493rd FS awarded 2014 Raytheon Trophy

AF News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:24am
It's known as "Gold," it's the home of the Grim Reapers, and, for 2014, it's been named the top fighter squadron in the Air Force. The 493rd Fighter Squadron demonstrated their ability to remain “Forward, Ready, Now,” and was recently awarded the highly competitive and prestigious Raytheon Trophy.

MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM BUCK WALDROP JR.

AF Bios - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:54am
Maj. Gen. William B. Waldrop Jr. is the Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Reserve Matters, Washington, D.C. In this capacity he serves as the principal adviser to the Chairman on all matters affecting the Reserve components of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and, where appropriate, the Coast Guard. He also acts as

MAJOR GENERAL MICHAEL T. PLEHN

AF Bios - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:40pm
Maj. Gen. Mike Plehn is the Chief of Staff, U.S. Southern Command, Doral, Florida. He is responsible for successfully integrating and synchronizing the efforts of nine directorates and 15 special staff offices in support of the combatant commander’s theater campaign plan.General Plehn graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with military

MAJOR GENERAL MARGARET B. POORE

AF Bios - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:19pm
Maj. Gen. Margaret B. Poore is Commander, Air Force Personnel Center, Joint Base San Antonio - Randolph, Texas. AFPC ensures commanders around the world have the right number of skilled Air Force personnel to conduct the mission. The center defines requirements and executes programs covering the entire life cycle of military and civilian personnel

Air Force risks becoming too small to succeed under sequestration

AF News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:31pm
During testimony on Capitol Hill Jan. 28, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III stressed the negative impact sequestration will have on future Air Force capabilities, emphasizing further budget cuts will lead to low morale and declined readiness in the Air Force.

Contracts for January 28, 2015

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

AF Identifies Boeing 747-8 platform for next Air Force One

AF News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:28pm
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, in coordination with the under secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall, has determined the Boeing 747-8 will serve as the next presidential aircraft, commonly known as Air Force One.

Japan, South Korea commissaries adjust to overseas embargo on poultry

AF News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:54am
Commissary patrons in South Korea and Japan will see shortages of some U.S. poultry products because of local embargoes related to avian flu discoveries in several U.S. states.

DR. MORLEY O. STONE

AF Bios - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:32am
Dr. Morley O. Stone, a member of the scientific and technical cadre of senior executives, is the Chief Technology Officer for Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  As the primary science and technology adviser to the AFRL commander, he is responsible for assisting with the planning and

BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT I. MILLER

AF Bios - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:50pm
Brig. Gen. Robert I. Miller is the Director, Education and Training, Defense Health Agency and Commandant, Medical Education and Training Campus. As the DHA Education and Training Director, he leads three divisions responsible for professional development/sustainment training initiatives and academic review/policy oversight for all service

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