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Air Force secretary sees 'systemic' problems in nuclear workforce

Air Force's new civilian leader returns from tour of the service's nuclear sites with a dim assessment of the workforce's leader development and training culture. In 60 days, the service will recommend an action plan to the Pentagon.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , workforce , Deborah Lee James , Chuck Hagel , training , management , oversight , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 03:50am EST
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Air Force empowers its CIO, centralizes IT planning

Senior uniformed Air Force leaders have agreed it's time to give more authority to the service's chief information officer. The CIO is drafting plans that will give it more say-so over planning the overall IT environment and the dollars targeted toward individual projects.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , Joint Information Environment , AFNET , Michael Basla , William Shelton , technology , AFCEA , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 06:18am EDT
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2013 Air and Space Conference

The Air Force Association brings together agency leadership, industry experts, academia and current event specialists from around the world to discuss the issues and challenges facing America and the aerospace community at the 2013 Air and Space Conference.

Tags: Air and Space Conference , Craig McKinley , John Michel , Bernie Skoch , Mark Uberauga , Rob Marshall , Seven Summits Challenge team , Casey Anderson , Jason Payne , David Deptula , Brian Anderson , Doolittle Tokyo Raiders , Sydney Savion

Monday - 09/16/2013, 04:41pm EDT

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.

Tags: Air Force , DoD , budget , In Depth , Francis Rose , NDU , Michael Dunn ,

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 07:09pm EST
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Air Force to consume not pay for the development of biofuels

The Air Force wants to fulfill half of its U.S.-based jet fuel needs with alternative fuels by 2016 and expects to be ready for that target ahead of time. But, with the view that it is a consumer, not a producer of energy, the service says it doesn't intend to play a direct role in helping to develop biofuel technologies.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , Energy , alternative energy , green government , Kevin Geiss , biofuels , industry , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Thursday - 10/27/2011, 07:44am EDT
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Analysis: Will EADS protest Air Force tanker contract award?

Defense contractor EADS is thinking about its options, following the Air Force's choice to give Boeing that $35 billion tanker contract.

Tags: Mike Dunn , DoD , Air Force , EADS , Boeing , tanker , KC-X , contracting , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 04:04pm EST
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CyberPatriot III details announced

CyberPatriot combines online education and preliminary competition rounds delivered over the internet, proceeding to in-person finals held in conjunction with AFA National Symposia. We get details from Northrop Grumman's Diane Miller and the Air Force Association's David Buckwalter.

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , Cyberpatriot 3 , David Buckwalter , Diane Miller , Northrop Grumman

Thursday - 05/13/2010, 09:30am EDT
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