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Gregory Burnett: Air Force Explores Use of Google Glass for Tactical Operations

Air Force researchers are testing how Google Glass wearable display could be used by front-line military units to execute their missions, according to a Wright-Patterson Air Force Base ...

GAO Report: Air Force Must Improve Morale of Drone Pilots

The Government Accountability Office has released a report detailing the unhappy morale of U.S. Air Force drone pilots and suggestions to better retain qualified candidates, DefenseNews ...
Deborah Lee James

Deborah Lee James: Air Force Faces Fiscal, Security Challenges Amid Budget Cuts

Deborah Lee James Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has told a Senate hearing the service is struggling with fiscal and security challenges posed by budget cuts, American Forces ...
Wendy Masiello

Wendy Masiello, 2-Star Air Force General, Nominated Defense Contract Management Agency Lead

Wendy Masiello Air Force Major Gen. Wendy Masiello has been nominated to lead the Defense Contract Management Agency as director and for a promotion to lieutenant general, Defense Secretary ...
Defense Meteorological Satellite

Air Force Launches Defense Meteorological Satellite; Scott Larrimore Comments

The U.S. Air Force has launched a Lockheed Martin-built satellite into orbit for the military’s terrestrial and space weather program. The 19th defense meteorological satellite lifted ...
Gen. Mark Welsh

Gen. Mark Welsh: Budget Reductions Hit Combatant Commands

Gen. Mark Welsh Gen. Mark Welsh, U.S. Air Force chief of staff, has told a House defense subcommittee that he believes budget cuts are harming the combatant commanders’ future capabilities, ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Ray Odierno: Army, Joint Chiefs of Staff Talk Multinational Network Concept

Gen. Ray Odierno U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno has introduced a new concept for working with other countries to jointly respond to contingencies, Defense News reported Thursday. Paul ...
Deborah Lee James

Deborah Lee James: Air Force Seeks $41B in Sequester Relief

Deborah Lee James Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said at a Bloomberg Government-hosted event last week that the branch is seeking $41 billion in additional funds to help manage ...

David Robbins & Tony Smeraglinolo on GovCon Ethics in a ‘Low Price, Technically Acceptable’ World

“If it’s not illegal, immoral, or unethical, I’ve got your back.” Tony Smeraglinolo, president and CEO of government services contractor Engility Corp., regularly ...
Lt. Gen. Robert Otto

Robert Otto: Air Force to Hone on Counterterrorism, ISR Efforts

Lt. Gen. Robert Otto The U.S. Air Force‘s deputy chief of staff for ISR says the branch will work to stay focused on counterterrorism missions over the next 10 years as the U.S. ...

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