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Air Force announces second round of buyouts, early retirements

The Air Force has announced a second round of buyouts and early retirements affecting the service's civilian employees. Officials said the second round is part of the

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 06:44pm EST

Air Force announces more force management measures

Air Force completes 2011 approximately 1,200 airmen over its endstrength.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 08:43am EST

Air Force seeks outside advice on Dover penalties

Air Force Secretary Michael Donley is asking a retired general and two experts to review the punishments in mishandling of body parts at Dover, Del., military mortuary.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 07:44pm EST

Financial Matters of the Air Force

Dr. Morin serves as the Air Force's Chief Financial Officer and principal adviser to the Secretary of the Air Force on all financial matters.

Monday - 12/19/2011, 07:56pm EST
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Drone pilots face exhaustion, Air Force responds

Airmen in charge of the Predators, Reapers and Global Hawks are complaining of increasing workloads, shift changes and mind-numbing monotony.

Monday - 12/19/2011, 08:27am EST

End of the production line for F-22

Gen. John Jumper, the former Air Force chief of staff, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the past, present and future of the aerial inventory on the heels of the announcement that the F-22 order is now complete.

Friday - 12/16/2011, 07:52pm EST
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Air Force lifts hiring freeze

The service has been trying to bring workforce numbers down to 2010 levels. Since the spring, the Air Force cut nearly 9,000 positions with 4,500 more to go to reach their goal.

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 11:25am EST

Air Force doubling down on IT efficiencies

The Air Force, already facing a $1.2 billion budget cut from its IT portfolio, is looking at how to cut another billion. The service is looking to application rationalization and other efficiencies to meet its targets.

Friday - 12/09/2011, 05:42am EST
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Remains of 274 troops dumped in landfill

A published report says the remains of many more troops have been dumped in a Virginia landfill than the military originally acknowledged.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 02:50pm EST

Part 2: DoD finds clear benefits in aftermath of Goldwater-Nichols

After the passage of the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act, the Pentagon stopped fighting the Congressional push for the military services to come together. Instead, it innovated joint operations beyond the wildest hopes of reformers in Congress. Can that model be exported to the rest of the federal government?

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 05:30am EST
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Report: Remains of 274 troops dumped in landfill

A published report says the remains of many more troops have been dumped in a Virginia landfill than the military originally acknowledged.

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 09:53pm EST

Part 1: 25 years ago, Goldwater-Nichols united the Pentagon

It took more than four years, but Congress succeeded in revamping the organizational structure of the Pentagon over the strident objections of the military's own leadership 25 years ago.

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 05:48am EST
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Expert wonders if it's time to put F-35 out of its misery

Winslow Wheeler, director of the Straus Military Reform Project at the Center for Defense Information, says that the latest holdups with the F-35 joint strike fighter program are nothing new. He suggests that it might be time for the DoD to pull the plug on the ill-fated program and seek other solutions.

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 11:30am EST
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Analysis: Friction increasing between agencies, vendors

A new report from GAO shows vendors filed the largest number of bid protests in 2011 since 1995. At the same time, a recent report shows increased use of suspension and debarment. These two reports show a growing tension between agencies and vendors.

Monday - 12/05/2011, 05:36am EST

Air Force munitions squadron undergoing shift

Col. Carey Tucker, the chief of the Munitions Division at the Air Force Global Strike Command, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss how the realignment is going.

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 06:56pm EST
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Air Force reinstates contractors suspended last month

The Air Force has reinstated Advanced C4 Solutions, Superior Communications Solutions and Iron Bow Technologies after the government reviewed all the facts. The contractors, who were suspended on Oct. 24th, were working on a project at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 05:11pm EST

Gen. John Abizaid to head up Dover mortuary panel

Retired general spent 34 years in the Army. He will be in charge of a review to evaluate the changes made to the mortuary procedures.

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 07:59am EST

Gunman barricaded in building at Colorado air base

Schriever Air Force Base spokeswoman Jennifer Thibault says the building was evacuated after the standoff began Monday. She says no shots were fired and no one was injured.

Monday - 11/21/2011, 06:07pm EST

Head of military mortuary probe panel steps down

The Pentagon says the doctor named to head a review of problems at the military's mortuary in Delaware is stepping down to run for U.S. Senate.

Friday - 11/11/2011, 03:36pm EST

DoD officials celebrate opening of new Walter Reed hospital

The hospital is a merger of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center. The Army moved patients from the Washington facility to the Bethesda campus and a new hospital at Fort Belvoir in Northern Virginia.

Friday - 11/11/2011, 10:21am EST
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