Daily Report

June 8, 2016

Wolters Tapped to Lead USAFE

President Barack Obama has nominated Lt. Gen. Tod D. Wolters for a fourth star and to head US Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa and Allied Air Command, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. Wolters has been the director of operations on...

Cyber Cooperation

The US and India on Tuesday committed to “deepen cooperation on cybersecurity,” and worked to finalize a formal cyber framework between the two countries, the White House said after President Barack Obama’s meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in...

Surgery Goes Mobile

The Air Force’s medical support mission and capabilities are rapidly evolving along with service’s undertakings, Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger said Tuesday morning. Speaking at an AFA-sponsored Air Force breakfast in Arlington, Va., Ediger said the treatment...

Another Veto Threat

?Just as the Senate began debating amendments to the defense authorization bill, the White House issued a veto threat. A statement released by the Office and Management and Budget on Tuesday noted President Barack Obama’s advisors would recommend he veto...

New ANG Command Chief

The Air National Guard has a new top enlisted leader. CMS Ronald Anderson on June 2 became the ANG’s 12th command chief master sergeant, replacing CMS J?ames Hotaling. Anderson previously served as command chief master sergeant for Continental US North...

Summer Watch

The Zika virus is a “significant concern” for the Air Force, USAF Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger said Tuesday. A Pentagon report released last week revealed at least 11 US service members, including three airmen, have been infected with...

Preparing for the Worst

Airmen and other troops with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa practiced how to respond to a mass casualty in an exercise at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The June 1 exercise simulated a vehicle-borne IED that caused two casualties, according to...