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The goal is to transition the airspace back to Iraqi control before the last plane carrying Americans takes off.
The Air Force says it is nearly ready to turn air traffic control in Iraq over to Iraqis as part of Operation New Dawn.
The Air Force is planning to make payments to civilian employees to encourage them to leave the federal payroll, in addition to offers of early retirement. The service is trying to get to the level of civilian employment authorized under DoD's civilian hiring freeze, which mandates the department maintain its non-uniformed workforce at fiscal 2010 levels.
The aircraft has been grounded since May because of reports of a bad oxygen system.
The service no can longer pump money into ambitions that don't offer any immediate prospect of payoff, especially if those projects don't promise to deliver something the Air Force truly needs, the service's top officer said Tuesday.
Air Force Secretary Michael Donley said Monday there are certain capabilities the service must keep whole as it navigates the current budget situation. He did not offer clues as to what the service would be willing to give up.
Under the deal's terms, Lockheed will support the integration of software and components for the Air Force's combat support automated information systems.
Panetta says the attacks a decade ago have in some ways strengthened the United States at home and abroad.
The Air Force has awarded Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation a $50 million contract to evaluate the service's inventory of sensors. The Atlanta company will survey the sensor market and test how well different devices work and will also look at new ways for the military to use sensors.
The contract is for HP to provide work stations, processors and other products.
For the first time this weekend, dual-commanders were deployed for a natural disaster, the Defense Department announced.
Todd Canni, the Air Force Associate General Counsel, joined the Federal Drive to discuss a recent article he wrote dealing with contractor suspensions and debarments.
Agencies must sharpen their pencils to figure out what they can afford in 2012 and beyond. The Labor Department is asking program offices to rethink and redo budget proposals and plans. The Air Force will need to take more surgical cuts to find savings.
The Pentagon will issue a strategic management plan by the end of August highlighting the services and agencies' plans and milestones to cut costs from back-office functions. DoD Deputy Chief Management Officer Beth McGrath said there are seven main areas DoD will review, including IT infrastructure, acquisition and the workforce. McGrath already is conducting reviews of the first set of efficiency initiatives that began this year.
Thanks to the pay freeze and an increasingly hostile Congress, many federal and postal workers said they'd retire in a heartbeat if Uncle Sam would make them an offer, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey reports. So what are the odds...
On today's Federal Drive: Buyouts at the Air Force and the Government Accountability Office, new screening methods for traumatic brain injuries and a streamlining effort at NASA.
The Air Force announced a 90-day hiring freeze for civilian positions, and will also offer early retirement and voluntary separation.
The defense contractor will supply the service with four weapons systems trainers.
Air Force Captain Travis Passey says you can't simulate the environment of flying with the Gs and some of the stresses that you have on your body, the heat, things like that.
Lockheed Martin was awarded an $84 million deal with the Air Force to supply the service with four weapons systems trainers, This story is part of Federal News Radio's daily DoD Report.