Home / Tag Archives: David Goldfein (page 6)

Tag Archives: David Goldfein

Reports: Gen. Hawk Carlisle Eyes IOC for F-35A Within August-December Window

The U.S. Air Force could determine an approval for initial operating capability of the service branch’s Lockheed Martin-built F-35A aircraft within the August-to-December window, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. Colin Clark writes Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, has said he does not see a yellow flag or red flag in the program and noted that …

Read More »

Gen. David Goldfein Assumes Top Air Force Uniformed Post

The Defense Department officially sworn in Gen. David Goldfein as the 21st chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force during a ceremony held Friday at the Pentagon. He is responsible for overseeing the service branch’s efforts to fully train and equip nearly 660,000 active-duty, civilian and reserve personnel, the Air Force said Friday. …

Read More »

Gen. David Goldfein Confirmed as Air Force Chief of Staff

Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein received Senate confirmation Wednesday as the military branch’s next chief of staff and will be sworn into office Friday. The 33-year veteran was nominated by the White House for the Air Force’s top uniformed post in April and testified at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing about …

Read More »

Air Force’s Randall Walden: B-21 Aircraft Dev’t Contract Value Should Remain Classified

Randall Walden, director and program executive officer of the U.S. Air Force’s rapid capabilities office, has said the value of the engineering, manufacturing and development contract for the B-21 Long-Range Strike Bomber aircraft should remain classified, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Richard Whittle writes Walden said at a Mitchell Institute event that …

Read More »

Gen. David Goldfein Nominated for Air Force Chief of Staff

Air Force Gen. David Goldfein, currently the service branch’s vice chief of staff, has been nominated to succeed the retiring Gen. Mark Welsh as chief of staff upon the scheduled completion of the latter’s four-year tenure July 1, the Pentagon said Thursday. Goldfein became the Air Force’s second-ranked uniform officer in August 2015 after …

Read More »