USAF Spec. Ops. general only receives counseling for fraud, abusive behavior

Brig. Gen. Brenda Cartier (Dennis Carlson/Air Force) A brigadier general in charge of operations at the US Air Force Special Operations Command headquarters in Florida has been counseled after she mistreated subordinates and falsely claimed flight hours. Brigadier General Brenda Carter reportedly logged false flight hours on an MC-130J in 2017, earning her [...]

Air Force Academy special operations pilot accused of raping child multiple times

Major Travis Burns, a pilot with the 58th Special Operations Wing, gives an overview of the controls of a CV-22 in 2016. (Air Force) A special operations pilot at the United States Air Force Academy has been accused of raping a pre-teen on multiple occasions, according to information from the academy as well [...]

Air Force says airmen need to study more than ever to be ready against China, Russia and others

Cyber warfare operators serving with the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group of the Maryland Air National Guard at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md., monitor cyber attacks on the operations floor of the 275th Cyber Operations Squadron, known as the Hunter's Den, Dec. 2, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.) [...]

Air Force senior leaders update OCP uniform guidance

The Air Force announced April 23 new rules on Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms that aim to better fit the needs of Airmen and the jobs they do while also holding fast to tradition. The changes highlighted include authorization of the two-piece Flight Duty Uniform in garrison and updated patch guidance for the OCP uniform. “During [...]

By | April 23rd, 2019|Featured, Leadership and Managing|3 Comments

Two USAF commanders relieved of command over hazing incident

Col. Benjamin Bishop (USAF) The commanders of two USAF squadrons have been relieved, following an extensive probe into hazing allegations. The two commanders were based in different parts of the United States, with one in Alaska and the other in Washington. According to  a statement from the Alaska-based 354th Fighter Wing public affairs [...]

Air Force wing commander fired for alleged conduct unbecoming an officer

Col. Ryan Marshall A US Air Force Wing Commander out of New Jersey was sacked on Wednesday, following allegations of conduct unbecoming of an officer. Colonel Ryan Marshall has been removed from command of the 621st Contingency Response Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. According to the Air Force Times, Air Force Expeditionary Center [...]

By | February 21st, 2019|Featured, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Air Force leaders propose allowing families to withhold rent for substandard base housing

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) The [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Featured, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments