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  • Wilson’s glide path for a more lethal, ready Air Force of the future

    Emphasizing priorities that will largely define the year ahead, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson stressed the need to modernize and grow the force. She also highlighted how streamlining acquisitions will inject innovative ideas and tools faster and more reliably into every corner of the organization.
  • Faster, smarter: Speed is key in acquisition reform

    Dr. Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, spoke about fielding tomorrow’s Air Force faster and smarter by reforming the acquisition process at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Dec. 28.
  • Focus on Defense: Sustaining the nuclear triad

    The 2017 Focus on Defense Symposium was held June 21st at the Ogden Eccles Center and was co-hosted by the Air Force Sustainment Center and Utah Air Force Association.
  • Annual acquisition conference focuses on 'decisive edge'

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Hundreds of acquisition and industry professionals gathered at the Air Force Institute of Technology here June 13-14, for two days of demonstrations and presentations from some of the greatest and brightest minds in acquisition, technology, intelligence and sustainment.  Hosted by the Air Force Life Cycle
  • Independence Day is a day of gratitude

    The Fourth of July is a day of celebration. Whether with parades, fireworks, backyard barbecues or enjoying a baseball game, we Americans will soon celebrate our nation’s birthday.
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force fourth building now open

    Visitors from around the world can once again walk in the footsteps of presidents, astronauts, test pilots and those brought out of captivity as the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force opens its fourth building on June 8.The new $40.8 million, 224,000 square foot fourth building, which was privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation,
  • Air Force Secretary visits Edwards Air Force Base, updates Team Edwards duing promotion ceremony, all call

    Airmen who pinned on their next rank this month got an extra special promotion ceremony in the base theater June 1.Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James presented the newly promoted Airmen with their certificates during a combined enlisted promotion ceremony and base all call.A packed house watched as the 23rd SECAF congratulated the
  • Air Force Secretary kicks off AFRL Forward Operating Base of the Future Project

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James toured Joint Base San Antonio's Basic Expeditionary Airmen Skills Training facility March 22, 2016, to gain insight about the various operations and capabilities, and to kick off the Air Force Research Laboratory's Forward Operating Base of the Future demonstration project."Today, I'm pleased to announce
  • AFSOC commander to Robins AFB: We trust you

    Due to the work of the C-130 Air Force Special Operations Command Acceleration Flight here, the "quiet professionals" of AFSOC can rest assured that an AC-130 gunship will be at their disposal whenever and wherever the mission calls.During a tour of 560th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintenance operations March 22, 2016, Lt. Gen. Bradley
  • AF leader cites high value of AFSC

    The Air Force leader responsible for efficient and effective management of Air Force resources cited the high value of the Air Force Sustainment Center during a visit here June 29, 2015.The Honorable Lisa Disbrow, Acting Under Secretary of the Air Force and the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, praised