Air Force

  • Just call her ‘Captain Fitness’.

    Air Force Captain Charlotta Blalock says she gets some strange looks from people when she’s on a plane, and will drop to the deck and start doing push ups at 14,000 feet. Blalock, who is aide de camp to General Roger Brady, head of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, is now a competitive bodybuilder, after deciding four years ago to step it up when it came to her fitness. She scores ”excellent” in the Air Force fitness test. I’m Max Cacas.

  • AF tests readiness of retirees

    More than 140 Air Force retirees gathered at the 2009 Push-Pull Exercise to test the Air Force’s ability to recall retirees to active duty. The week-long event was held at Lackland Air Force Base in…

  • Secretary Gates at the Air War College

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates delivered a speech yesterday at the Air War College in Montgomery, Alabama. He is speaking at all of the service war colleges this week to discuss his budget recommendations for FY…

  • New guidelines to close 20 biggest cyber holes

    The guidelines, issued Monday by public and private sector cybersecurity experts, are considered the low-hanging fruit to help agencies improve their network security immediately, says John Gilligan, a former Air Force and Energy Department chief information officer.

  • DoD, students provide a glimpse of the future

    One approach DoD and many other agencies are using to address the impending retirement wave is by attracting high school students through the Chief Information Officer Council’s Information Technology Job Shadow Day.

  • U.S. Air Force

    Lt. General James Roudebush Surgeon General, U.S. Air Force, DoD October 27th and 29th, 2008

  • Pentagon delays $35B Air Force tanker decision

    The Defense Department will wait until the next administration to award a disputed $35 billion contract to build a new fleet of aerial refueling tankers.