Defense

November 8, 2017
 

Around the Air Force: Nov. 8

On this look around the Air Force President Trump visit Yokota Air Base, Japan, the chief master sergeant of the Air Force gets on Instagram, and the 130th Airlift Wing returns from deployment.




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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais

Newest F-22 demo pilot certifies at Shaw AFB

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais Maj. Paul Lopez, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team pilot, shakes hands with an F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team crew chief before taking off for his certification flight at Shaw Air Fo...
 
 

SecAF, CSAF direct review of all Air Force programs

Air Force senior leaders have directed a Zero-Based Review of all Air Force programs, budget accounts and associated manpower authorizations in preparation for assembling the Fiscal Year 2020 Program Objective Memorandum and Future Years Defense Plan. The review will examine whether the right services are being provided the right way across the Air Force. “We...
 
 

Acquisitions chief details DOD efforts to speed, reform acquisition processes

The Defense Department is charging ahead in using new authorities to streamline, speed up and reform the acquisition system to ensure warfighters get what they need when they need it, the Pentagon’s top acquisition official told the Senate Armed Services Committee Dec. 7, 2017. Ellen M. Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics,...