The Defense Department has designated Richard
Wightman to serve as the acting assistant secretary of defense for reserve
affairs following the appointment of Jessica Wright as the undersecretary of defense
for personnel and readiness.
of Defense Hagel paid a visit to Eglin AFB, Fla., last week to show support for
the grounded F-35 fleet.
Force Global Strike Command recently launched an ICBM officer exchange program
with the Navy to provide company grade officers joint experience with Navy
deterrent operations, officials announced.
lieutenants commissioned through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps
now have the opportunity to go directly into the reserve components.
Force maintainers and technicians at Tinker AFB, Okla., recently completed an
extended restoration of a disabled Saudi AWACs radar system.
The nominee for leadership of the ISAF mission
in Afghanistan believes troops will transition to a strategic advising mission,
even as US officials try to mend a hotly disputed election.
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