This is a critical year for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. Already the most expensive military program ever, the number of all-weather, stealthy combat aircraft the Pentagon can buy each year will depend primarily upon orders from international buyers.
The Air Force is changing its military education for enlisted airmen to make classes more flexible about their lives.
Air Force civilians can now start working part-time while taking some of their retirement annuity.
What is the US Air Force’s Information Dominance Strategy? How is the Air Force changing the way it does IT? What is the US Air Force doing to leverage advances of mobile technologies? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Bill Marion, Deputy Chief, Information Dominance & Deputy Chief Information Officer, U.S. Air Force.
Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama is teaming with AT&T to use internet of things and smart city technologies to make the base run more smoothly. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione spoke with AT&T Air Force Client Executive Vice President Rocky Thurston and Maxwell’s 42nd Mission Support Group Commander Col. Don Lewis on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the updates.
The Navy announced its bonus reenlistment numbers for pilots in 2018. Meanwhile, Congress is trying to give more money to the Air Force to retain pilots.
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.