Tag Archives: Air Force

Steven Shepro Nominated as NATO Military Committee Deputy Chairman

President Barack Obama has nominated Air Force Maj. Gen. Steven Shepro, vice director of strategic plans and policy (J-5) for the Joint Staff, as deputy chairman of NATO’s military committee. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced in a notice published Friday that Shepro has also been designated for a promotion to the rank of lieutenant general. If confirmed, …

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Defense News: AF Considers UTC’s ACES 5 For F-35 Ejection Seat Replacement

The U.S. Air Force is considering whether to adopt United Technologies‘ ACES 5 ejection seat for the F-35 fighter jet as a replacement for the Martin-Baker US16E version, Defense News reported Monday. Air Force Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, the service branch’s lead uniformed acquisition officer, told Defense News the service branch sent a letter to the F-35 Joint Program …

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GAO Asks DoD to Clarify Guidance on Facility Assessments, Ratings

The Government Accountability Office has released a report that asks the Defense Department to clarify guidance on facility condition assessments and ratings in order to monitor the military’s implementation of standard facility policy requirements. GAO said Thursday that the military services need to implement a standardized process for facility conditions …

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