17-year-old hacks the Air Force, earns most money from bug bounty program

Then 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 [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|3 Comments

Former SecAF Debbie James Named to Unisys Board of Directors

Debrorah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force, enters Falcon Stadium at the U.S. Air Force Academy to deliver a commencement address to the Class of 2015 in Colorado Springs, Colo. May 28, 2015. Over 800 cadets will walk across the stage and become the newest second lieutenants in the USAF. (Air Force photo [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|1 Comment

USAF Secretary says the force is stretched too thin, she’s looking for new ways to do business

For anyone watching the 24-hour news cycle, it’s clear to see the geopolitical landscape can change in seconds — or in 140 characters. To address threats to America and its allies, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson says it’s time to change the way the Air Force is doing business. “The United States Air Force is [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|1 Comment

Accelerating Reform Efforts, Air Force Leaders Vow to Slash Written Rules

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee for Defense June 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The subcommittee hearing was held to discuss the FY2018 budget request for the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) As [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|4 Comments

No, CMSAF is Not Picking a Fight With JQP

This article is to correct the record. On August 3rd, we published a piece questioning whether CMSAF Kaleth Wright was spoiling for a fight with JQP. The piece was a response to three separate reports from airmen that Wright had discouraged participation in social media generally and JQP specifically -- most recently during a presentation [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|2 Comments

North Korea Surrenders After Reading Air Force Commander’s Insightful Memo

In a surprise development, the Kim Jong Un regime has vowed to lay down arms, rendering "thousand-fold" apologies to the international community and promptly loading its nuclear arsenal onto a makeshift barge, dislodging scores of hapless would-be refugees. The prompt and unexpected surrender of "number Un" was apparently triggered by the letter below, penned by [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|7 Comments

Update: Former Vice Chief Opines on Pilot Shortage

  I chose this photo for its irony. Here is Larry Spencer having his fourth star pinned by Gen. Norton Schwartz, who in his tenure as Chief of Staff did as much as anyone in modern airpower history to transform the institution into a self-loathing stew of pilot-hating supportism. His notorious rulebookery and insistence that [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|Air Force / Air Power|5 Comments