Nearly 1,300 members of the U.S. Air Force will support the ceremony and logistics for the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. The Air Force District of Washington gave members of the press a sneak peak of their rehearsals at Joint Base Andrews.
The Air Force is trying to take some of its cyber deception methods to new limits as the service doubles down on its cyber priorities.
The Air Force will hire more people to take care of its weapons systems if it can get Congress to pay for more airmen.
About 1,300 members of the U.S. Air Force, including members of the Air Force Band, Honor Guard, Reserve, National Guard and Academy, will participate in the 58th Inauguration Day. Some 1,000 members provide ceremonial support on site, while another 300 work off site on behind-the-scenes logistics and planning. Joint Base Andrews gave the media a preview of the role that the Air Force District of Washington will play Jan. 20.
The Air Force will no longer disqualify recruits for prior marijuana use.
The Air Force is standing up a new, full-time office dedicated to protecting its weapons systems from cyber attacks.
The new year brings a host of people on the move, including a new deputy CIO at the Defense Department and a familiar face leading the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s IT office.
As Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James closes out her tenure, she is setting up a new Air Force Digital Service.
One of the main tenets of the Pentagon’s Better Buying Power initiative is changing procurement for the better.
The Air Force is selecting its biggest class ever to participate in the Career Intermission Program.
The Air Force will implement a new civilian evaluation system next spring to increase communication between supervisors and employees.
The Air Force awarded a $31 million contract to review more than 100 command and control systems for cyber vulnerabilities.
A replacement for Air Force One made headlines recently. But the Air Force is dealing with multiple platforms that are aging and due for upgrades or replacement. Many of them belong to the Air Force. Maj. Gen. Mike Fortney, vice commander of the Air Force Global Strike Command, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin for a survey of what needs modernizing.
After cutting burdensome training and duties, the Air Force is creating a board to review more issues in the future.
Col. Jane Davies and Lt. Col. Paul Cianciolo with the Civil Air Patrol join host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss Saturday’s Wreaths Across America event, and the mission of the organization. December 16, 2016