DLA provides Thanksgiving to American military in West Africa

December 11, 2014

American service members working to stop the spread of Ebola in West Africa may be away from home during the holidays, but they will still enjoy a Thanksgiving Day meal with all the trimmings thanks to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Air Force releases major, lieutenant colonel, colonel selection board results

December 11, 2014

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force has selected 652 captains, 260 majors and 85 lieutenant colonels for promotion to major, lieutenant colonel and colonel, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced.

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DLA Aviation provides supplies for safety of OUA units

November 27, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. — Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is ensuring equipment needed to live in austere conditions is available for the health and safety of service members deploying to help contain the Ebola virus in West Africa.

Hill among flight test community preparing for federal spectrum auction

November 27, 2014

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Since the rise in demand for commercial spectrum and faster data transfer rates for commercial wireless use, flight testers throughout the country have been working towards solutions to be able to function in line with this compatible growth.

Hill Tax Center seeks volunteers during tax season

November 27, 2014

Each year the Hill Air Force Base Tax Center offers tax preparation services for military members, retirees, and their dependents. These services can save hundreds of dollars per client in tax return preparation costs. Over the past few years, the Tax Center has saved military and retiree families over $1 million in tax return preparation costs. The Tax Center is seeking volunteers to help in continuing to provide these services to military members and their families. 

AF reveals AFIMSC candidate bases

November 27, 2014

WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced today Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia; Joint Base San Antonio, Texas; Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; and Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, as candidate bases to potentially host the headquarters (HQ) for the new Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC). 

Air Force announces AFMC senior leader changes

November 27, 2014

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Air Force announced Nov. 17 the nomination of Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch for re-assignment from Air Force Materiel Command vice commander to director of the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Va. He will be replaced by Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker, Sr., currently director of logistics at Headquarters AFMC.

A special recipe for leadership

November 27, 2014

Is there a special recipe for leadership? In today’s Air Force, we struggle trying to find that special recipe to get our teams to perform at their top levels of efficiency. As technology catapults us into the future and new leadership philosophies develop through the halls of universities worldwide, we still rely on the one thing that cannot be imitated by computers or taught in class – personal relationships. Are a dash of development, two sprinkles of inspiration, two cubes of communication, and three lumps of standards enough to create a strong leader?

Hagel: ‘I did not make this decision lightly’

November 27, 2014

WASHINGTON — To the men and women of the Department of Defense,

I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that this morning, President Obama accepted my letter of resignation. I have agreed to continue to serve as Secretary of Defense until my successor is confirmed by the United States Senate.

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