Air Force Secretary Deborah
Lee James said Wednesday she expects the service to announce changes to its
space launch procurement program later this year.
Air Force officials announced plans July 30 to
allow up to 40 Active Duty, Reserve, and Air National Guard personnel to take
from one-to-three years of partially paid time out of uniform to focus on other
personal or professional purposes under the congressionally authorized Career
Intermission Pilot Program.
Air Force Reserve Command announced it is delaying the
inactivation of the 815th Airlift Squadron at Keesler AFB, Miss., until
the details of the Fiscal 2015 defense authorization bill are clear.
Langley-Eustis, Va., will be “considered” for the location of the Air Force’s
new Installation and Support Center, according to a July 30 release from the
Virginia congressional delegation.
The Air Force rolled out its new long-term
vision document Wednesday, which calls for a more nimble force that is quicker
at spotting geopolitical and technological change, the service’s top leaders
said at a Pentagon press conference.
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