In this recent episode of FYI, Tech. Sgt. Holly Roberts-Davis discusses how to transfer Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits to dependents.
Out of the 39,064 eligible senior airmen, 16,506 were selected for promotion to staff sergeant, Air
CONTRACTS NAVY Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded $45,395,007 for a
The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces.
Brigadier General Linda S. Hurry is the Director of Expeditionary Support, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
An arriving C-130 Hercules taxies to a large hangar where about 60 Army paratroopers wait to board. Lugging about 100 pounds of gear, the Soldiers quickly line up and load into the aircraft as its four idling engines blow hot gusts over the tarmac. Minutes later, the plane is flying at 150 mph and the paratroopers jump, being whisked away in a rush of fresh air during the routine training mission -- one of hundreds held each year at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina. While short lived, these airdrops are meticulously prepared months ahead by dozens of Air Force and Army planners. Their goal: to get Airmen and Soldiers primed to rapidly respond to urgent combat or humanitarian efforts.
CONTRACTS NAVY Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia (N00189-16-D-Z039); Lockheed Martin Missiles
CONTRACTS ARMY CB&I Federal Services LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (W912DY-16-D-0022); CH2M Hill
Brig. Gen. Kenneth T. Bibb Jr. is the Commander, 618th Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. - Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Georgia, has
On this look around the Air Force all three of Air Force Global Strike Command’s bombers -- the B-52 Stratofortress, B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit -- conduct a mission together, and A-10 Thunderbolt IIs practice tactical takeoff and landing scenarios on a highway in Estonia.
Air Force TV has released the latest episode of the Air Force's flagship television program, BLUE. This episode features Airmen with multiple goals – to serve their country and to compete in the Olympic Games. Thanks to the Air Force World Class Athlete Program, elite athletes can do both – they can serve as active-duty Airmen without giving up their dreams of representing the United States at the Olympics.
In a memorandum to Airmen released Aug. 19, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein announced the service has established a task force titled “Airmen’s Time,” charged with streamlining, and in some cases eliminating, additional duties.
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 AIR FORCE The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, has been awarded a $2,814,816,489 contract
The Joint Functional Component Command for Space officially tasked the 1st Space Operations Squadron to support Navy’s ongoing Mobile User Objective System-5 anomaly effort after the satellite failed to reach its target geosynchronous orbit on July 3.
Brigadier General Michael Lutton is the Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.
Brigadier General James J. Fontanella is the Commander, Force Generation Center, Headquarters Air
In remarks at the State Department’s Foreign Press Center in New York Aug. 17, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James outlined the Air Force’s multifaceted approach to expedite the service’s portion of the foreign military sales process.
CONTRACTS MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY Utah State University Research Foundation, Logan, Utah, is being