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AF Bios - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:06pm
Brig. Gen. John Pletcher is the Comptroller, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. As the Commander's Chief Financial Officer, he is responsible for more than 35 percent of the Air Force Appropriated Budget. This includes the financial planning and fiscal execution of the Air Force's research, development,

Contracts for October 21, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

ISR: A critical capability for 21st century warfare

AF News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:22pm
The progressive adaptations and breakthroughs made in the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance arena have changed the way wars are fought, and the way commanders think about the battlespace.

'Hurricane Hunters' busy with missions on both coasts

AF News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:44am
It's been a busy two weeks for the Air Force Reserve's Hurricane Hunters. The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron flew their last of 15 missions into Hurricane Ana in the Pacific Monday while gathering weather data for the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. On the other side of the globe, the hunters wrapped up a week-long deployment to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, flying their last Hurricane Gonzalo mission Oct. 16 in the Atlantic.

BLUE: Air Force TV premiers new show

AF News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:31am
Air Force Television here released its all-new premier broadcast show BLUE. The 30-minute show replaces the former Today's Air Force. Blue will be released quarterly in order to provide more exclusive and in-depth look into what is happening around the Air Force. This show's line-up includes:


AF Bios - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:26pm
Brig. Gen. Thomas E. Kittler is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 18th Air Force, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. As Air Mobility Command's sole warfighting numbered air force, 18th Air Force is responsible for the command's worldwide operational mission of providing rapid, global mobility and sustainment for America's armed forces


AF Bios - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:47pm
Lt. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II is Commander, 18th Air Force, Scott Air force Base, Illinois. As Air Mobility Command’s sole warfighting numbered air force, 18th Air Force is responsible for the command’s worldwide operational mission of providing rapid, global mobility and sustainment for America’s armed forces through airlift, aerial refueling,


AF Bios - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:22pm
Maj. Gen. Joseph S. Ward, Jr. is the Deputy Director, Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange), Dallas, Texas. He plans, trains, equips and leads this organization to meet the needs of field commanders and their troops, whether deployed to forward locations, garrison or training centers. The Exchange operates as a Soldier and Airman owned

Contracts for October 20, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.


AF Bios - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:09am
Maj. Gen. Mark Brown is the Commander, Second Air Force, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.  He is responsible for the development, oversight, and direction of all operational aspects of basic military training, initial skills training, and advanced technical training for the U.S. Air Force enlisted force and support officers. Second Air Force


AF Bios - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:06am
Lt. Gen. Burton M. Field is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He is responsible to the secretary of the Air Force and the chief of staff for formulating policy supporting air, space, irregular warfare, counter-proliferation, homeland security, weather and cyber


AF Bios - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:01am
Maj. Gen. Scott J. Zobrist is the Director of Plans, Programs, and Requirements, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. He is responsible for planning and programming $28 billion annually for a force of more than 140,000 personnel and 2,600 aircraft, supporting nine unified commands and NORAD.  He is responsible for


AF Bios - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:16pm
Kevin E. Williams, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director for Studies, Analyses and Assessments, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.  He is responsible to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for leading, carrying out, reviewing and ensuring the analytic integrity of studies, analyses and assessments across


AF Bios - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:07pm
Brig. Gen. Thomas L. Gibson is Vice Commander, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center is the Air Force's Center of Excellence for advanced expeditionary combat support training and education, while also providing direct oversight for en route and installation


AF Bios - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 9:00pm
Doug Bennett, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He has oversight of the budgeting, cost estimating and financial operations of more than $110 billion in resources annually in support of Air

Contracts for October 17, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.


AF Bios - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:58am
New photo pendingMaj. Gen. J. Marcus Hicks is the Director of Operations, Headquarters, Air Force Special Operations Command. General Hicks is responsible for implementing and directing operational command policy for AFSOC's worldwide special operations units including 16,000 personnel, 212 aircraft and $14.4 billion of assets.General Hicks

Obama activates reserves for Operation United Assistance

AF News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:24am
President Barack Obama has authorized the Defense Department to call up a small number of National Guard or reserve troops that possess special skills needed to aid efforts in stopping the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa.

Scientific Advisory Board begins 2015 studies

AF News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:18am
The U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board 2015 season officially kicked off at an event here in September that brought together new and returning members to discuss the Secretary of the Air Force’s approved studies.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 5:52am
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.

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