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TASC to support SMC with cost estimating, risk analysis

Posted June 22, 2012 by Staff

The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., has awarded TASC, Inc. a $3.9 million contract to provide cost-estimating services to the Development Planning Directorate. The two-year contract has a one-year base and two six-month options. “We will build on the work TASC’s systems engineering and integration…

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Annual Scouting award nominees sought

Posted March 1, 2013 by Louise Brown

The Air Force is accepting nominations for the 5th Annual Scouting Salutes the Military Award, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced today. Sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America, the award recognizes an enlisted member, grade E-4 through E-6, from each branch of the military who has either displayed outstanding military service, performed a heroic…

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Fourth AEHF protected communications satellite begins integration months ahead of schedule

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The fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite produced by Lockheed Martin is taking shape after early deliveries of its payload and propulsion core. AEHF-4, expected to launch in 2017, will enable the constellation to reach full operational capability.

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Self-service requests available for civilians online

Posted April 27, 2012 by by Erin Tindell

Air Force civilians are now able to request updates to their personnel records through an online self-service initiative. Air Force Personnel Center human resources officials here launched an initiative that allows civilians to submit online requests for name change and veterans preference inquiries. Previously, these requests were made by contacting a local civilian personnel office….

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Second AEHF satellite payload activated

Posted August 31, 2012 by

The U.S. Air Force successfully activated the AEHF-2 communications payload, Aug. 14.

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Airman of the Year receives Hermosa Beach certificate of recognition

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Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez SrA. Levi Mburu (left) receives a certificate of recognition from Hermosa Beach Mayor, Patrick Bobko, during a council meeting March 12, 2013. SrA Mburu was selected as the Airman of the Year for Los Angeles Air Force Base, home of the Space and Missile Systems Center in El Segundo,…

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Air Force officials launch myPers

Posted May 25, 2012 by by Capt. Lesley Lilly

The Air Force Personnel Services website is now known as myPers and has a new address. Airmen can access myPers via a secure link, https://mypers.af.mil, to use existing personnel services information and transaction applications. All transactions are conducted within a secure environment, officials said, who remind Airmen to use the “https” prefix when entering the…

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Morin talks space superiority at AFA conference

Posted November 30, 2012 by MSgt. Angelita Colón-Francia

Acting Under Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Jamie Morin addressed more than 320 Airmen, industry officials and Air Force Association members at AFA’s Global Warfare Symposium in Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 15. Morin opened the symposium with a discussion on space superiority as an enduring source of American strength. “Space is a fundamental pillar…

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Raytheon wins U.S. Navy Next Generation Jammer competition

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Raytheon announced July 9 it has been awarded a $279.4 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract by the U.S. Navy to conduct the Technology Development phase of the Navy’s Next Generation Jammer program. “We believe the Navy’s choice validates Raytheon’s leadership in advanced electronic attack systems and technologies,” said Rick Yuse, president of Raytheon’s…

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Second Boeing-built X-37B successfully completes first flight

Posted June 22, 2012 by Staff

The Air Force’s unmanned, reusable space plane landed in the early morning of June 16 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., a successful conclusion to a record-setting test-flight mission that began March 5...

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