Daily Report

Feb. 17, 2017

Mattis: NATO Must Accelerate ISIS Fight

The United States and NATO must accelerate the fight against ISIS, which has served as a “direct and immediate threat to Europe and to us all,” Defense Secretary James Mattis said during a ministerial meeting Thursday in Brussels. All nations...

CMSAF Cody Addresses Family Stability

CMSAF James Cody expressed support for the families of airmen in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday. In the midst of personnel drawdowns and continuous deployments, Cody said, “the past few years have been extremely trying for all...

The Fastest Wins

In the world of multi-domain command and control, victory goes to whomever is quickest, the Air Force’s top information officers said at an AFCEA event in Arlington, Va. The development of next-generation C2 that fuses operations in air, space, and...

Speeding Up Cyber Accreditation

The Air Force is about to get faster in developing cyber defense capabilities, top generals in the Office of Information Dominance said Thursday. The key challenge in cyber warfare is “the new pace of change” at which adversaries develop cyber...

F-16s and KC-135s Return to Europe After African Deployment

Airmen, F-16s, and KC-135s returned to Europe earlier this month after a seven-month rotation to Africa that was requested to help protect American interests in South Sudan. The airmen, along with F-16s from the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano AB,...