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Maj. Gen. Dwyer Dennis Named Air Force C3I & Networks PEO

Maj. Gen. Dwyer Dennis, formerly director of global reach programs at the U.S. Air Force headquarters, has been appointed as the service branch’s program executive officer for command, control, communications, intelligence and networks, the Defense Department said Friday. Dennis will be based at Air Force Materiel Command in his new assignment and was previously …

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Deborah Lee James: Long-Term CR Would Give Air Force $13B Budget Hit

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has said a long-term continuing resolution would force the service branch to operate “with over $13 billion less” and could affect some of its modernization programs in an interview with Air Force Times published Monday. James told Air Force Times reporter Stephen Losey the service branch would have …

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Duke Richardson: Stopgap Bill Could End Air Force’s KC-46 Contract

A U.S. Air Force official has warned that a continuing resolution could force the service branch to end its current contract with Boeing over the KC-46 tanker aircraft, Defense News reported Tuesday. Brig. Gen. Duke Richardson, program executive on the Air Force’s KC-46 tanker program, said Boeing’s financial liability on the …

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House Appropriations Committee OKs $570B FY 2015 Defense Budget

House appropriators have approved a bill that authorizes a $491 billion base budget and $79.4 billion in overseas contingency funds for the next fiscal year, Defense News reported Tuesday. John Bennett writes that the legislation includes $63.4 billion to finance weapon research and development projects, a $370 million increase from …

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