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  • Classified network modernized with over $150 million contract

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- The Hanscom program executive office overseeing the Air Force Secret Internet Protocol Router Network awarded a five-year contract to unify and standardize classified computing at more than 180 Air Force locations worldwide.The Enterprise Information Technology and Cyber Infrastructure Division of the Command,
  • Aiming higher: Airmen contribute to human spaceflight from Apollo to tomorrow

    From Air Force Col. Nick Hague, who is currently aboard the International Space Station, all the way back to Buzz Aldrin, who was a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot in the Korean War, Airmen are among the more than 60% of astronauts who came from the uniformed service.
  • AF SBIR program director: Pitch Days prove service can move at speed of innovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – David Shahady, director of the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Program knows a thing or two about competition – both athletically and the business variety.A seven-time Ironman Triathlete, he has been racing for almost 19 years – although he had never won a
  • DoD partners with VA, implements Women’s Health Transition Training Program

    The Department of Veterans Affairs partnered with the Department of Defense to implement the first Women’s Health Transition Training. The program is an in-person and virtual course designed to provide a female perspective to active-duty, Reserve and National Guard servicewomen who plan to transition to civilian or Reserve/National Guard status.
  • Air Force releases request for proposals for new ICBM system

    The request is for the weapon system’s Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase and includes five production lot options to produce and deploy the weapon system.
  • Next-gen combat search and rescue helicopter takes flight

    The 413th Flight Test Squadron will be primary unit for developmental testing of combat search and rescue aircraft.
  • AFMC We Need team to conduct focus groups across enterprise

    The Air Force Materiel Command’s AFMC We Need team will travel to operating locations across the command footprint to conduct in-person focus groups beginning July 22. The AFMC We Need enterprise-wide initiative, launched in late June, seeks inputs and recommendations from AFMC civilian and military Airmen that can help posture the command to best support the National Defense Strategy today and in the decades to come.
  • New cyber defense facility to augment weapons resiliency, threat protection

    One of the Air Force’s ongoing challenges is to create processes, infrastructure and capabilities to counter threats to its weapon systems. To address this, organizations are looking at creative ways to forge partnerships and alliances to advance the cyber resiliency of weapon systems by protecting information and eliminating communications barriers.
  • College students welcomed to Air Force careers during intern symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Nearly 250 college students attended the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Premier College Intern Program symposium hosted by the Air Force Personnel Center, June 25-27.The PCIP is an Air Force-wide program initiated two years ago by former Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. It is a 12-week paid
  • SFS Airman receives AFSA Pitsenbarger Award

    A member of the 66th Security Forces Squadron here recently learned he is the Air Force Materiel Command 2019 Air Force Sergeants Association Pitsenbarger Award recipient.
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