Air Force

  • EADS North America announced on Tuesday that it plans to bid on the U.S. Air Force\'s tanker modernization program.

    April 20, 2010
  • In our ongoing series, HReinvented, Ruby Butler DeMesme, Director of Human Capital Innovative Market Strategy for Deloitte and a former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force tells us why she believes one of the most infamous pay-for-performance systems, the National Security Personnel System, didn\'t work out as planned.

    April 09, 2010
  • The 2010 academy nomination season now is open. We get details from Captain Eric Brown, Assistant Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

    April 09, 2010
  • Service\'s new program focuses on giving civilian leaders a broader education of the Air Force\'s mission. The program is funded by Air Force headquarters and aims to give civilian leaders similar training to those in the military.

    April 08, 2010
  • The United States Air Force is taking a corporate approach to training civilian leaders. It will launch the new program this summer.

    April 07, 2010
  • The Air Force\'s new cyber organization received the \"ready\" sign to move to initial operating capability.

    January 26, 2010
  • In 2047, the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, there\'s a good chance that unmanned aircraft will play a bigger role than ever. Officials say the \"Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Plan\" recognizes that pilots on the ground still operate the U-A-Vs, as they\'re called. The advantage is that they can fly over fixed positions for long periods of time, something you can\'t do when a human being is in the plane.

    July 27, 2009
  • Service using special authority approved by Congress. New process brings on new procurement workers in as little as 17 days.

    July 17, 2009
  • It was the ride of a lifetime for National Security Correspondent J.J. Green. He recently got the chance to fly at 9 G’s with the Thunderbirds. He sat down with our own Jane Norris to…

    June 01, 2009
  • By Emily Jarvis Internet Editor FederalNewsRadio.com The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter may be the last manned military aircraft developed in the United States. Congressman Joe Sestak (D-PA) made the comments on FederalNewsRadio’s Federal Drive with…

    May 27, 2009
  • The Air Force once again is leading the federal effort to address some obvious cybersecurity gaps. The service and Microsoft teamed up to develop secure server configurations for Windows servers. This work comes about two…

    May 18, 2009
  • 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.

    May 18, 2009
  • 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…

    April 24, 2009
  • 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…

    April 16, 2009

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