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Sustaining Balance

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, Jr. is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center commander at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The organization is the single center responsible for total life cycle management covering all aircraft, engines, munitions and electronic systems. jQuery(document).ready(function($){ // If multiple elements are selected, it will use the first element. var player = new Vimeo.Player($('#a...
Tags: Boston, Military, Delta, Air Force, Einstein, Amara, U S Air Force, McMurray, Kessel, James Richardson, Kessel Run, McMurry, CBM, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, United States Department of Defense


T-38 Talon

For more than 50 years, the Northrop T-38 Talon has been the principal supersonic jet trainer used by the U.S. Air Force. The twin jet-powered aircraft, which has tandem-seats for the instructor and student pilot, is the world’s first supersonic trainer. jQuery(document).ready(function($){ // If multiple elements are selected, it will use the first element. var player = new Vimeo.Player($('#aesop-vm-17126-2')); ...
Tags: Space, Ge, Navy, America, Training, Opec, History, Nasa, Military, United States, Nato, Vietnam, Air Force, Supersonic, General Electric, Reserve


KC-135 Stratotanker

“Nobody kicks ass without tanker gas.” jQuery(document).ready(function($){ // If multiple elements are selected, it will use the first element. var player = new Vimeo.Player($('#aesop-vm-17052-2')); $('#aesop-video-17052-2').waypoint({ offset: '100%', handler: function(direction){ if (direction == 'up') { player.pause(); ...
Tags: Florida, Amc, Uncategorized, Afghanistan, Military, Marine Corps, Pegasus, Wwii, Air Force, Boeing, Baltic Sea, Cfm, Tanker, U S Air Force, United States Air Force, Air National Guard


Wright-Patt general officers promoted

A brigadier general will take over one of the leadership posts within the Air Force Materiel Command, transferring to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base from a position in Virginia. Brig. Gen. Allan Day will be the new director of logistics with the Air Force Materiel Command's civil engineering and force protection, according to the Department of Defense. Day is moving to the new post from his role as commander at the Defense Logistics Agency-Aviation, in Richmond, Va. The director of logistics...
Tags: Virginia, Richmond VA, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright Patt


Air Force Says F-35 Glitches Mean the A-10 Will Keep Flying 'Indefinitely' (slashdot)

The A-10 aircraft "is just too effective to get rid of," wrote one defense blogger -- especially in light of ongoing issues with the F-35. schwit1 quotes Jalopnik: Strategists have feared that the jet will be axed in favor of funding the F-35, but the U.S. Air Force recently confirmed that it plans to keep the A-10 flying "indefinitely." While the Air Force is theoretically supposed to be diverting the A-10's operating expenses to feed the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the people in charge are now ...
Tags: News, Congress, Air Force, U S Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, EditorDavid


Air Force Says F-35 Glitches Mean the A-10 Will Keep Flying 'Indefinitely'

The A-10 aircraft "is just too effective to get rid of," wrote one defense blogger -- especially in light of ongoing issues with the F-35. schwit1 quotes Jalopnik: Strategists have feared that the jet will be axed in favor of funding the F-35, but the U.S. Air Force recently confirmed that it plans to keep the A-10 flying "indefinitely." While the Air Force is theoretically supposed to be diverting the A-10's operating expenses to feed the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the people in charge are now ...
Tags: Congress, Tech, Air Force, U S Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command


Air Force command in Ohio aims at more agility

Officials with the Air Force Materiel Command in southwest Ohio says the command will roll out a new strategy for increasing its agility in developing war-winning capabilities. The Dayton Daily News reports that commander Gen.
Tags: Ohio, Air Force, Dayton Daily News, Air Force Materiel Command