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Acting Secretary of the Air Force Lisa Disbrow and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discuss the importance of Defense Digital Service and what they bring to the fight with Chris Lynch, the team leader (right) and Paul Tagliamonte, a section member at the Pentagon, April 12, 2017. The DDS section is a unique team of industry experts assisting the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark) Do you have what it takes to ‘Hack the Air Force’?
The Air Force is inviting vetted computer security specialists from across the U.S. and select partner nations to do their best to hack some of its key public websites. The initiative is part of the Cyber Secure campaign sponsored by the Air Force’s Chief Information Office as a measure to further operationalize the domain and leverage talent from both within and outside the Defense Department.
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Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center Operations Analyst, 1st Lt. Kyle Palko, presents hardened electronic flight bag applications, submitted by private firms, to Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Commander Lt. Gen. John Thompson and U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. David L. Goldfein March 28, 2017. Also on hand are EFB PlugTest Program Manager Brittany Ridings and Master Sgt. Benjamin Lewis, Air Mobility Command loadmaster and EFB program expert. Goldfein toured the HCIC and underscored the importance of multi-domain connectivity during his March 28-30 tour of Hanscom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mark Herlihy)
Aircrew test secured Electronic Flight Bags at Hanscom
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Private industry is competing to provide aircrew with upgraded Electronic Flight Bag applications in a PlugTest event at the Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center. EFBs are used by aircrew to plan, execute and debrief flights. Applications on the tablets enable pilots and their crews to determine weather
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Default Air Force Logo Goldfein: Future of war is networked, multi-domain
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discussed the Air Force’s role in a networked and multi-domain environment during the Future of War Conference 2017 in Washington, D.C., March 21.
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Default Air Force Logo CSAF letter to Airmen
Fellow Airmen, Below you will find the final paper in my CSAF series. As with the first paper (Revitalizing Squadrons) and the second paper (Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams), the third paper directly aligns with our strategic documents.
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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein gives his "Air Force Update," at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium March 2, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Goldfein: Multi-domain C2 is way of thinking
Now eight months into his tenure, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an Air Force update during the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Florida, March 2, 2017.
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Default Air Force Logo ‘Make Every Dollar Count’ continues, adds new initiatives
Capitalizing on the Air Force culture of innovation, the “Make Every Dollar Count” program continues to evolve to maximize the impact of each dollar with the addition of six new initiatives.
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Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James waves to attendees during her farewell ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 11, 2017.  James took office as the 23rd secretary of the Air Force in December 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) James bids farewell as SecAF
The men and women of the Air Force bid farewell to the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James during a ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Jan. 11.
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New Air Force Tattoo Policy AF evolves policies to access more talent, maintain high standards
The Air Force announced new policies on dress and appearance with regard to tattoos, as well as changes to service medical accession policy Jan. 9.
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Defense One’s Marcus Weisgerber, left, speaks with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein about multidomain warfare at the Defense One Summit in Washington D.C., Nov. 17, 2016. (Courtesy photo) Goldfein discusses changing face of war
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein spoke with Defense One’s Marcus Weisgerber in Washington D.C. Nov. 17 and gave the reasoning behind the changes being contemplated for the future of defense. In addition to being responsible for the “man, train and equip” mission for the Air Force, the chief of staff is also a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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Default Air Force Logo AF takes initial steps to reduce training unrelated to primary missions
The Air Force plans to reduce training not related to Airmen’s primary jobs in order to address concerns that excessive and non-mission related demands are impacting Airmen’s ability to focus on and accomplish their core duties, officials announced Oct. 31.
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