The Air Force has sent 12 F-15Cs and two KC-135s, along
with 230 personnel, to support the Arctic Challenge 2017 exercise in
Finland and Sweden.
The House voted 418-0 on May 24 to amend the Uniform Code of Military Justice to explicitly ban the “wrongful broadcast or distribution of intimate visual images.”
The Air Force now expects the cost of the GPS III
ground control system (OCX) to reach $5.5 billion, spokeswoman Capt.
Annmarie Annicelli said in an email statement.
The Department of Defense cannot fully track $2.3 billion worth of equipment provided to Iraqi and Kurdish forces through the Iraq Train and Equip Fund (ITEF), according to a Government Accountability Office report released on May 25.
The Air Force Association held its first annual Wounded
Airmen Cycling Challenge fundraising ride on May 20 at CycleBar, an
indoor cycling studio with over 120 locations nationwide. The Wounded Airmen Cycling Challenge raised over $54,000 in support of AFA’s Wounded Airmen and Family Programs, surpassing its original goal of $50,000.
Retired Maj. Joe Campbell was awarded a Distinguished
Flying Cross on May 18 for his actions as a B-29 Superfortress pilot
during the Korean War.
The Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $46 million
modification to the production contract for geosynchronous vehicles
five and six in the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) program.
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