The Air Force has awarded a Bronze Star medal to Capt. Dana Metzger, operations officer for the 437th Security Forces Squadron at Charleston AFB, S.C, for his actions while deployed to Iraq. SSgt. Jennifer Arredondo reports that Metzger led the Iraqi Corrections Officer Training Academy and helped establish a training regimen that produced more than 1,000 certified Iraqi corrections officers.
Unlike nearly every other innovative technology throughout history, Maj. Gen. DeAnna M. Burt believes the space enterprise emerged backward. “Every other domain started with an entrepreneur who built something,” Burt, the special assistant to the Chief of Space Operations, told an audience at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference.