The Air Force is changing some of its policies to bring squadrons into the 21st century. Meanwhile, the service is reviewing medically separated airmen’s disability ratings.
The House Armed Services Committee voted Wednesday to carve out the Air Force’s current space missions and turn them over to a new U.S. Space Corps. But several members objected, saying the full committee has never even held a hearing on the issue.
Camron Gorguinpour, principal at Woden, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss innovation, open systems architecture and how his company helps organizations gain a new perspective on diversity and defense acquisition. June 27, 2017
The Navy has removed almost all of its departmentwide computer-based training requirements for both sailors and civilians, in favor of more local control by commands. The Air Force has cut its servicewide online training demands in half, with more reductions possibly on the way.
The Air Force is giving battlefield airmen incentive pay even when they are not in a war zone to encourage them to seek medical care and stay in the service.
The military is writing new policies to protect building from sea level rise.
Heather Wilson, the newly-confirmed Secretary of the Air Force, wants to know whether her service’s acquisition professionals are actually using legislative provisions meant to help the Pentagon speed up and simplify the acquisition process
In one of her first public appearances, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson gives pilots more flexibility in contract lengths.
The Air Force plans to hire 1,400 cyber and 2,000 acquisition personnel over the next year. To do that, it’s taking a fresh approach to how it recruits.
Military officials say the lockdown of a U.S. Air Force base in Texas has been lifted after a preliminary search of a community center there did not reveal any danger
The Air Force let go of more than 1,100 airmen in 2015 and 2016 as part of its 2014 force reduction.
The 2018 budget proposal funds programs that will keep airmen in the service and better their life outside the military.
The Air Force is getting about 5,000 visitors a day on its site created to aggregate ideas on how to better squadrons.
The Air Force is asking airmen to log in online to comment, share and vote on ideas that will better its squadron units. The crowdsourcing initiative is part of a larger push started by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein to fundamentally change the service.