Daily Report: The day's top news on the US Air Force, airpower, and national security issues.
Joint military exercises between US and South Korean forces began Monday with computer-simulated combat scenarios.
Daily Report: Read the day's top news on the US Air Force, airpower, and national security issues.
The Air Force named two senior staff members for its
new space operations directorate Thursday. Shawn Barnes will serve as
the senior civilian for the directorate, and Maj. Gen. Pamela Lincoln
will be the mobilization assistant to the deputy chief of staff for
space operations, who has not yet been named.
The US is not currently considering a Chinese proposal
that would see North Korea halt its nuclear weapons program in exchange
for the cancellation of annual military drills between the US and
Republic of Korea forces.
The United States and Japan are accelerating the
implementation of a defense security agreement, focused specifically on
missile defense, in light of the increased threat posed by North Korea,
the heads of both nation’s militaries and diplomatic corps said
The Air Force has made progress in improving oversight
of its nuclear command, control, and communications in the short term,
but the service must improve its long-term needs, the Government
Accountability Office says in a new report.
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