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Gen. Bill Lord said the community transformation plan focuses on "delivering warfighting effects while protecting an interconnected and interoperable domain."
An independent federal investigative agency says supervisors at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware engaged in a campaign of retaliation against whistleblowers who disclosed poor management of the mortuary, including the mishandling of human remains.
n 2007, 75 percent of the Air Force's service contracts were awarded through competitive procurements. By last year, that had fallen to 59 percent.
The Defense Department Health Behaviors Survey found self-reported misuse of pain medication for non-medical purposes by servicemembers increased from 2 percent in 2002 to 7 percent in 2005 to 17 percent in 2008, according to an Air Force release.
Air Force Lt. Gen Brooks Bash, the staff logistics director, will oversee a seven-point plan to reduce battlefield energy consumption. The plan came out in June, and a has been put in place.
Lt. Gen. Darrell Jones, the Air Force's deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, says that mandated cuts will not alter the services' ability to do its job.
The Air Force is right-sizing everything down to its musical bands as it tries to meet force reduction goals of its 2013 budget.
With cyber skills in high demand, military and General Schedule pay scales can't possibly compete with industry paychecks. The Air Force hopes to compete by letting airmen make a career out of cyber.
Lt. Gen. Bill Lord, the chief information officer of the Air Force, spoke with Federal News Radio's Jason Miller at the recent AFCEA Air Force IT Day in Vienna, Va.