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Air Force Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski to Retire in September

Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of the Air Force Materiel Command, is due to retire in September after three years in the position and four decades of military service. Pawlikoski has led an 80,000-employee organization that works to design, develop, acquire, test, sustain, modernize and retire weapons systems for the Air …

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Report: Air Force to Mull Potential Light ISR Aircraft Demo

The U.S. Air Force is looking into the possibility of hosting an event to test off-the-shelf light aircraft designed for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, Defense News reported Thursday. Gen. Mike Holmes, head of the Air Combat Command, told Defense News that the service branch’s leaders will examine if light …

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Air Force Establishes New Strategic Development Planning & Execution Office

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled a new office with responsibility over strategic development functions in support of the military branch’s development planning and experimentations initiatives. The Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Execution Office will work to aid senior-level decision makers in efforts to build on agility and structure strategies through development planning and testing efforts, the …

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Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski: US Must Act to Protect Space Assets

A draft of the 2016 defense authorization bill would add national space security to the U.S. Defense Department‘s Major Force Programs, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Colin Clark writes Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, the U.S. Air Force deputy for acquisition, said DoD and the intelligence community plan to invest in programs …

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Ellen Pawlikowski Nominated to Lead Air Force Materiel Command

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, the U.S. Air Force deputy for acquisition, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the next Air Force Materiel Command commander. President Obama also recommended that Pawlikowski be promoted to the rank of general, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Wednesday. She manages the …

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