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Air Force announces more force management measures

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

Tags: DoD

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.

Tags: DoD , Dover Air Force Base , Leon Panetta , Michael Donley , John Dorrian

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

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.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report ,

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.

Tags: Francis Rose , industry , DoD , F-22 , In Depth , John Jumper , F-22 Raptor

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.

Tags: Michelle LoweSolis , workforce , hiring , DoD

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.

Tags: DoD , AFNET , enterprise email , enterprise services , IT efficiency , technology , Michael Basla , Jared Serbu , software consolidation , data center consolidation

Friday - 12/09/2011, 05:42am EST
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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?

Tags: DoD , management , reorganization , Goldwater-Nichols Act , James Locher , David Jones , Ike Skelton , Rudy deLeon , Jared Serbu , Joint Chiefs of Staff , Army , Navy , Marines

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 05:30am EST
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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.

Tags: DoD , management , reorganization , Goldwater-Nichols Act , Barry Goldwater , Sam Nunn , Bill Nichols , James Locher , David Jones , Ike Skelton , Rudy deLeon , Lindsey Graham , Jared Serbu , Joint Chiefs of Staff , Army , Navy , Marines

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 05:48am EST
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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.

Tags: DoD , Air Force Materiel Command , In Depth , Francis Rose

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 06:56pm EST
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