Defense officials used unreliable information in reports to Congress about military housing, GAO says

Data collected to determine the satisfaction of residents living in privatized military housing and the health of the homes available to them was deemed unreliable and potentially misleading by a Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday. The Defense Department used the data in reports to Congress and to determine whether the 14 private companies managing [...]

Airman says demoted general would have been “fragged” if they were deployed

A former lieutenant general became the subject of an internal investigation while he was on terminal leave- and it cost him one of his three stars.

By | November 27th, 2019|Featured, Leadership and Managing|2 Comments

USAF warns that even owning CBD oil for a pet can result in court-martial

The U.S. Air Force warned its service members this week to steer clear of those trendy CBD oil products or risk being court-martialed.

By | November 21st, 2019|Featured, Leadership and Managing|2 Comments

USAF leader who wrote essay about respecting subordinates fired for disrespecting subordinates

The top enlisted man of a South Carolina fighter wing was quietly removed from his position after he was allegedly found to be disrespectful and unprofessional.

By | November 20th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured, Leadership and Managing|1 Comment

Airman found dead at Ellsworth AFB has been identified

Ellsworth Air Force Base officials have identified the airman whose body was found at his off-base residence Monday Senior Airman William Horton was a B-1 journeyman with the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 28th Bomb Wing, according to a base spokesman. “Team Ellsworth lost a member of the Raider family, and we are deeply saddened by [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Lt. Colonel at Dyess Air Force Base relieved of command

Lt. Col. Pete Leija, shown here as a major during a 2015 change of command ceremony, was removed from command of the 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Dyess Air Force Base in Texas Aug. 5, 2019. (Naoto Anazewa/Air Force) The commander of the 317th Maintenance Squadron in Texas has been relieved of command [...]

Details about General John Hyten’s alleged sexual assault made public

A USAF general who has been selected to be the next vice-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been accused of sexual misconduct following his nomination, years after the alleged incident took place. General John Hyten reportedly subjected an unnamed female aide to unwanted sexual advances in 2017, to include kissing, hugging and rubbing [...]

By | July 17th, 2019|Leadership and Managing|4 Comments