Air Force ends promotion testing for E-7 and above

Janice Roberts hugs her son, Master Sgt. Stephen Roberts, after his promotion ceremony at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., May 4, 2018. Roberts is a 339th Flight Test Squadron NCO in charge of aircrew flight equipment quality assurance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jamal D. Sutter) ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The Air Force [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Air Force colonel facing court-martial for rape and sexual assault

Col. Jason Costello A US Air Force Colonel assigned to the North American Aerospace Defense Command- Northern Command HQ in Colorado is looking at a court-martial in a few months after being charged with sexual assault and assault. Colonel Jason Costello has been accused of three counts of sexual assault and two counts [...]

USAF accepts flawed aircraft a week after acting Sec. Def., former Boeing executive is sworn in

The Air Force has decided to accept Boeing's KC-46A Pegasus tanker a week after the acting Secretory of Defense was sworn in despite the long-troubled program. Photos by Master Sgt. Michael Jackson And Tech Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr. The US Air Force has accepted to accept the first flawed batch of Boeing KC-46A [...]

Former USAF Major suing the Air Force for mishandling criminal case

A Former US Air Force Major in Alabama is taking the USAF to court over wrongful imprisonment for sexual assault. Former Major Clarence Anderson was accused of sexually assaulting his ex-wife, Kendra Bell Anderson, which ultimately led to a conviction and imprisonment. When new evidence surfaced, Anderson claims a military judge refused to look at [...]

By | January 9th, 2019|Featured, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Weeks before retirement, MSgt threatens to kill coworkers; arrested with 70 firearms

Rogue Diegel (Facebook/Air Force) An Air Force veteran was three weeks from retirement as a civilian Air Force employee when he allegedly threatened to murder co-workers at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, resulting in an arrest and subsequent seizure of over 70 firearms by police. Former Michigan Air National Guard Master Sergeant Roque [...]

By | December 19th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Air Force Base secretary faked payroll for 17 years, giving herself an extra $1.46 million

Screenshot from video below NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A former employee at Langley Air Force Base admitted Wednesday that she bilked the federal government out of $1.46 million — mainly by faking the amount of overtime she worked over 17 years. Michelle M. Holt, 52, was a civilian secretary at the base, where [...]

By | December 14th, 2018|Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

President nominates Lt. Gen. Bunch to command the Air Force Materiel Command

Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. has been nominated by the president for a fourth star to become the next commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He currently serves as military deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. [...]

By | December 13th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments