92 Missileers Implicated in Cheating Scandal

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said 92 missile launch officers assigned to Malmstrom AFB, Mont., have been implicated in an investigation of cheating on a monthly nuclear proficiency exam. All 92 missileers have temporarily been decertified pending the outcome...

Racking Up the Overtime

The nuclear control officers assigned to the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom AFB, Mont., who have not been implicated in the cheating scandal, are going to have to work overtime, at least for the time being, senior Air Force leaders...

Taking Action

Air Force Global Strike Command boss Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson has asked Lt. Gen. Mike Holmes, the vice commander of Air Education and Training Command, to lead an investigation into training and testing procedures at AFGSC as well as the...

NCSAF Report Calls For Further ARC Integration

The National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force report, which was released Thursday on Capitol Hill, praises the Air Force’s efforts to train and equip its reserve components to the same standards and capabilities as the Active Duty....

The USAF Rebalance

If the Air Force rebalances its end strength and resourcing across the Active Duty and reserve components, it stands to save valuable dollars in areas where Congress is offering little relief, according to the National Commission on the Structure of...

China Upping its Game

The People’s Liberation Army Air Force and naval aviation is upping its game in most areas: improving training, developing world-class gear, and fielding a lot of it, according to the Air Force’s top China airpower watcher. Lee Fuell, with the...

Chinese Red Flag

Besides fifth-generation J-20 and J-31 fighters in development, the PLAAF is improving its 4th-gen fighters with AESA radars and helmet-cued missiles as well as increasing their numbers, said Lee Fuell, technical director for force modernization and employment at the National...

Hagel Calls for Awards and Decorations Review

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered a review of the military awards and decoration process, Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said. “Now that we’re getting towards the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan, [Hagel] wants to take...

Innovative Learning

Air Mobility Command held a roundtable discussion at Scott AFB, Ill., with 15 chief learning officers to discuss ways to promote learning through innovative ideas and plans. With the war in Afghanistan winding down, the command is moving away from...