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Air Force News

Air Force marks 4,500 more civilian jobs for elimination

The Air Force has targeted an additional 4,500 civilian positions for elimination as it completes a broad restructuring of its civilian workforce. The latest reductions follow a rebalancing in November, which saw 9,000 positions marked for elimination and a second wave of buyouts announced Jan. 3.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 08:28pm EST

Air Force to phase out older aircraft?

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Dunn, president and CEO of the Air Force Association, discussed the Air Force's purported plans to scale back on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 07:09pm EST
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Air Force, EPA partner for greener base cleanups

The Air Force and EPA signed a memorandum of understanding last month to conduct environmental footprint analyses on Air Force installations in the Pacific Southwest Region.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 09:31am EST
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Basla to be named Air Force CIO following Lord's July departure

The Air Force has announced Lt. Gen. Bill Lord, will retire as the service's chief information officer at the end of July. Taking over for Lord, who was named chief of warfighting integration and the chief information officer in July 2009, will be Lt. Gen. Michael Basla.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 08:41pm EST

Correction: Boeing-Wichita story

In a story Jan. 4 about The Boeing Co.'s announcement that it is closing its plant in Wichita, Kan., The Associated Press reported erroneously that the closure will cost 2,160 workers their jobs. An unspecified number of those workers will be allowed to transfer to the company's plants in other states.

Friday - 01/06/2012, 06:04pm EST

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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