Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

625th Strategic Operations Squadron Unveils New Offutt AFB Virtual Training System

Virtual Training System

The 625th Strategic Operations Squadron (STOS) has installed a new virtual trainer system designed to help airmen at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska carry out in-house training activities. Offutt AFB's traditional trainer unit was damaged by a flood in 2019, prompting 625th STOS to seek alternative training methods.

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USAF Retires First KC-10 Extender for Replacement

KC-10 Extender

The U.S. Air Force held a ceremony to recognize a KC-10 Extender refueling aircraft decommissioned from operational service. The ceremony took place at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey and honored the tanker's three decades of USAF service.

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Space Force to Begin Transitioning More Than 2.4K USAF Personnel in September; David Thompson Quoted

Lt. Gen. Thompson

The U.S. Space Force has chosen 2,410 space operations personnel from the U.S. Air Force to transfer to the new military branch starting Sept. 1. Space Force said that the selected personnel will assume space systems operations (1C6) and space operations (13S) duties as part of the transition.

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Air Force Materiel Command Presents New Readiness Plan; Gen. Arnold Bunch Quoted

Gen. Arnold Bunch

Air Force Materiel Command has unveiled a plan that highlights four focus areas aiming to sustain the Department of the Air Force's combat readiness. The plan revolves around AFMC's efforts to boost readiness and lethality, speedily perform deliveries, strengthen the materiel team and foster connections in support of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force, USAF said Wednesday.

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Bob De Luca Appointed FDIC Deputy CIO

FDIC

Bob De Luca, formerly executive director of General Services Administration's (GSA) Information Technology Centers of Excellence, has joined the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as deputy chief information officer. De Luca will supervise the Chief Information Officer Organization's administrative duties and support FDIC's application and infrastructure security initiatives under his new capacity

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Air Force Develops Data Call List for Civil Engineers

U.S. Air Force

The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC) and the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) have partnered to create a data call list of deliverables that will guide base civil engineers in mapping projects and requirements. Each data call includes snapshots of timelines and a list of actions meant to help installations complete tasks within specific timeframes. 

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