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Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 6:27am
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 May 15, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 3:19pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

DOD shows science, technology success despite hard year for workforce

Space and Technology - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:47pm
Despite a year of workforce furloughs and dwindling budgets, the Defense Department’s science and technology enterprise reports advances ranging from a full hypersonic weapon system and high-energy lasers to light-based brain treatments and new core capabilities in cyber warfare, senior DOD officials told a Senate panel today.

DOD shows science, technology success despite hard year for workforce

AF News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:47pm
Despite a year of workforce furloughs and dwindling budgets, the Defense Department’s science and technology enterprise reports advances ranging from a full hypersonic weapon system and high-energy lasers to light-based brain treatments and new core capabilities in cyber warfare, senior DOD officials told a Senate panel today.

LOS ANGELES CHAPTER: Luncheon Features Speaker and Awards - Thu, 15 May 2014 00:00:00 EST

Chapter News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 10:00pm
Cordell DeLaPena, a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, and director, Program Management and Integration Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, spoke at the chapter’s May luncheon. He is the primary advisor to the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Space for weapon system management, acquisition, integration and analysis. He develops and deploys policies, strategies, processes and tools for these functions across the Space and Missile Systems Center. He is responsible for the training and equipping of more than 900 military and civilian program managers, executing $8 billion annually. They develop, acquire, field and sustain systems in the areas of space superiority, space support, force application and space force enhancement. DeLaPena discussed the challenge that exists to reduce the time of the procurement cycle. Process improvements are being assessed, and he indicated that they need industry support to improve the overall timeline.

Contracts for May 14, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:59pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Airman becomes part of presidential advisory commission

AF News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:24am
With family, friends and co-workers in the audience the Air Force District of Washington executive officer sat among a group of leaders in the Asian American and Pacific Islander, or AAPI, community waiting to be sworn into the President's Advisory Commission on AAPIs May 6.

Comptroller notes progress in DOD financial management

AF News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:16am
Despite financial uncertainties, the Defense Department has made significant progress in improving financial management, DOD Comptroller Robert F. Hale told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee May 13 while in attendance with military senior leadership.

Contracts for May 13, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:04pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

PME, families, civilians focus of latest Chiefchat

AF News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 8:26am
FORT MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody answered questions from Airmen, civilians and family members during his fourth worldwide CHIEFchat at the Defense Media Activity here April 29.CHIEFchat gives Airmen around the world the chance to directly ask their questions to Cody, addressing topics ranging from military

F-35 flies first training sortie at Luke AFB

AF News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 8:25am
An F-35 Lightning II took to the skies over the West Valley, Arizona, May 5, in what was the first local training sortie for the fifth-generation fighter jet.

BRIGADIER GENERAL PAUL H. GUEMMER

AF Bios - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 6:54am
Brig. Gen. Paul H. Guemmer is the Deputy Director (Military) Strategy, Capabilities, Policy, and Logistics Directorate, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. He is responsible for DOD transportation strategy across the entire Joint Deployment and Distribution Enterprise to include infrastructure, long-range programs, future

SecAF honors Airmen with leadership awards

AF News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 6:46am
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James presented four Airmen with the 2014 Secretary of the Air Force Leadership Award, May 5, during ceremonies at Air University schools here.

Contracts for May 12, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Air Force official testifies on dangers of 'space junk'

Space and Technology - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 1:03pm
One congresswoman summed up the issue succinctly during a House Science, Space and Technology Committee hearing May 9: space junk is a growing problem.

Air Force official testifies on dangers of 'space junk'

AF News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 1:03pm
One congresswoman summed up the issue succinctly during a House Science, Space and Technology Committee hearing May 9: space junk is a growing problem.

Quadriplegic drives racing 'vette with help from AF performance lab

Space and Technology - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 9:57am
Human performance technologies developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory, along with Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., were on display here May 6 as quadriplegic Sam Schmidt, a former Indy Racing League driver, got back behind the wheel once again.

Contracts for May 09, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 3:00pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.

Air Force Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 5:11am
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 May 08, 2014

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 05/08/2014 - 3:01pm
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.
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