• SECAF: Innovation ‘in Our DNA’

    SECAF: Innovation ‘in Our DNA’0

    “Innovation is one of the hallmarks of our service,” Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said Thursday. “It’s in our DNA.” Modernizing is not just about “what we’re doing on readiness,” Wilson said in remarks at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium. “It’s also about what we’re not doing, including wasting time on stupid stuff.”

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  • Certainty Is Key in Air Force Budget, Chief of Staff Says

    Certainty Is Key in Air Force Budget, Chief of Staff Says0

    Budget stability and on-time appropriations are more important than spending levels, Air Force chief of staff Gen. David Goldfein said Tuesday at the Brookings Institution. “My ability to build the Air Force we need is dependent 100 percent on budget stability,” he said, thanking Congress for reversing budget cuts that damaged readiness. “Now in ’19,

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  • DOD Study Disputes Air Force on More Mobility Aircraft

    DOD Study Disputes Air Force on More Mobility Aircraft0

    The Air Force does not need to increase the number of mobility aircraft as it has said, according to a new study from the Pentagon and U.S. Transportation Command. Congress asked for the study in the defense authorization bill. The Mobility Capabilities and Requirements Study was submitted to Capitol Hill last month, according to an

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