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  United States Department of the Air Force - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Department of the Air Force was formed in 1949 and is a component agency of the United States Department of Defense.
It was formed by the transfer and reorganization of the Army Air Forces (formerly the Army Air Corps).
The highest ranking military officer is the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, who sits on the Joint Chiefs of Staff and reports directly to the Secretary of the Air Force.
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 United States Air Force - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aviation branch of the United States armed forces.
In 1941, the Army Air Corps became the U.S. Army Air Force and the GHQ Air Force was redesignated the Air Force Combat Command.
Air Force personnel assigned to honor guard duties wear, for dress occasions, a modified version of the standard service dress uniform, but with silver trim on the sleeves and trousers, with the addition of medals, sword belt, and a silver shoulder cord.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Air_Force   (2797 words)

 MSN Encarta - US Air Force
The U.S. Air Force is under the control of the United States Department of the Air Force, which is led by the secretary of the air force, a civilian.
The Air Force is overseeing the development of a new airplane, the F-22, to replace the F-15 and F-16.
The air force bases (AFB) under USAFE are Ramstein and Spangdahlem AFB in Germany; İncirlik AFB in Turkey; Royal Air Force (RAF) Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall, in England; and Aviano AFB in Italy.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761574015/United_States_Air_Force.html   (1619 words)

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Plaintiff appealed the decision not to release the non-copyrighted material, and the Air Force denied the appeal, responding that the data "are library materials acquired solely for the purpose of reference, and therefore not subject to mandatory release under FOIA." (Joint Stmt.
On January 27, 1995, the Air Force filed a motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(1), and on February 8, 1995, Baizer filed an opposition and a motion for summary judgment under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56.
It is undisputed that the Air Force possesses the requested decisions of the Supreme [**6] Court in computerized form.
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 Air Force, United States Department of the on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Air Force traces its roots to the founding of the Aeronautical Division of the Army Signal Corps (1907), variously renamed before becoming a separate service under the National Security Act of 1947.
The Air Force played a major part in the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and numerous cold war confrontations (see Berlin airlift, Cuban missile crisis).
A helicopter from the L.A. County Fire Department dumps water on the side of a hill at Simi Valley, CA to fight the Califorina Fires, October 29, 2003.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/A/AirF1orce.asp   (706 words)

 United States Air Force   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In 2004 the Chief of Staff of the Air Force was General (Gen) John P. Jumper.
Air Forces were at one time composed of two or more air divisions, but this organization has become obsolete and unused.
USAF air power was also used in the 1996 NATO air operations over Bosnia, and the subsequent 1999 war with Yugoslavia over Kosovo.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/U/United-States-Air-Force.htm   (2039 words)

 96-2134 -- Gowan v. U.S Dept. Of the Air Force -- 07/17/1998
Air Force policy was changed in 1990 to allow the inclusion of statements of disagreement.
The Air Force indicates that Colonel Amor was Major Gowan's commanding officer and that he was kept apprised of the investigation as it progressed.
However, the Air Force contends that its release of the file and its willingness to attach the statements of disagreement were not motivated by Major Gowan's lawsuit but by new, less restrictive directives issued during the pendency of the litigation.
www.kscourts.org /ca10/cases/1998/07/96-2134.htm   (5724 words)

 Day v. Massachusetts Air National Guard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Acting under the Westfall Act, the United States Attorney certified that Duquette, Duclos and Balisle had been acting within the scope of their office or employment "at the time of the incident out of which the claim arose." 28 U.S.C. § 2679(d)(1).
The effect of certification is to substitute the United States as defendant on certified claims and protect the individual from liability as to such claims.
As to the federal government defendants, all claims--whether against the United States (substituted for Duquette and two other defendants) or the Department of the Air Force (named in the complaint) are barred by the Feres doctrine.
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 United States Air Force and the United States Armed Forces and American Military History and the Arkansas Encyclopedia ...
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the
The mission of the USAF is "to defend the United States through control and exploitation of air and space".
The Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force is the senior enlisted man in the Air Force.
kajeroj.freeservers.com /airforce.html   (674 words)

 Faleomavaega (AS00) - Member of Congress at the United States Department of Air Force Conference on Implications Of ...
For the past half-century, the United States has played a major role in preserving peace and stability in Asia and the Pacific, providing the foundation upon which the region's growth, prosperity and $500 billion a year trade with the U.S. has been built.
With the overwhelming superiority of the United States in nuclear weapons technology and conventional forces, we should be sensitive to exaggerating the security threat that the People's Republic of China poses to America.
Because of the dangers increasingly posed by North Korea and other rogue states such as Iran, Iraq, Syria and Libya, I strongly support efforts leading to the establishment of a theater missile defense for the U.S. and its allies, as well as a limited national missile defense system for the United States.
www.house.gov /apps/list/speech/as00_faleomavaega/sp_armsconpac.html   (2668 words)

 FOIA Requests to Air Force Lost, Delayed and Ignored
Washington, D.C., March 18, 2005 - The National Security Archive today filed suit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against the Department of the Air Force for a pattern and practice of mishandling scores of FOIA requests.
The suit alleges that the Air Force fails to acknowledge FOIA requests, loses FOIA requests, fails to process requests, tries to discourage the public from pursuing FOIA requests, fails to respond to inquiries about the status of the requests and lets requests languish while records are destroyed or transferred to other agencies.
David Dean, a partner at the law firm James and Hoffman, who is handling the suit noted, "The Air Force appears to do a far worse job than other military departments and its system is so decentralized that there seems to be no way for the public to push for improvement.
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/news/20050318   (460 words)

 Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) - WWW.AFIT.EDU - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Air Force Institute of Technology honored three 2005 Distinguished Alumni November 18 at the Wright-Patterson Club & Banquet Center.
Anthony N. Palazotto, Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology, was recently elected to be Fellow in two prestigious engineering societies: the American Academy of Mechanics and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Marc Shaver, Course Directors in the Air Force Institute of Technology’s School of Systems and Logistics, are the recipients of the International Test & Evaluation Association’s Richard G. Cross Award.
www.afit.edu   (362 words)

 The United States Army Home Page
In Baghdad and Tikrit, Iraqi and U.S. forces launched a series of operations, resulting in the capture of dozens of terrorists.
Multi-National Forces are turning over control of Forward Operating Base Danger and the former Saddam Hussein Palace Complex in Tikrit to Iraqi government officials on Nov. 22.
Much of the other progress goes unnoticed by many, he said, such as the dramatic increase in unescorted commercial traffic, which in turn, is boosting the Iraqi economy.
www.army.mil   (506 words)

 58:0636(162) ca - Multiple-File Decision - - Dept. of the Air Force, Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center, ...
In light of the court's decision in Dep't of the Air Force, 315th Airlift Wing v.
In this regard, the court stated that "[f]lagrant misconduct is a sufficient, but not necessary, condition for a loss of privilege under § 7102 [of the Statute]." 294 F.3d at 201.
Under the Letterkenny framework, the agency has the burden of establishing its affirmative defense by a preponderance of the evidence, and the GC has the overall burden of establishing the violation by a preponderance of the evidence on the record as a whole.
www.flra.gov /decisions/v58/58-162ab.html   (1321 words)

 Air Force Reserve Command Public Access Web Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, GA.— The Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve, under the direction of Capt. Chad Steffey, will present a free holiday concert at the Warner Robins Civic Center on Dec. 8.
With NSPS, Department of Defense civilians can influence the amount of money they will receive by their performance, their value to the organization and their mission accomplishment contributions, said Sharon Seymour, the Air Force associate director of personnel plans and integration for NSPS.
The comedian toured Charleston AFB and visited with active-duty and Air Force Reserve men and women to show his support for the troops defending America.
www.afrc.af.mil   (1101 words)

 Headquarters, United States Special Operations Command (Unclassified)
An Air Force widow was presented the Purple Heart for her husband, who suffered enemy fire during the Korean War, in a posthumous ceremony at Bob Hope Air Force Enlisted Village.
The 6th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., is the only unit in the United States military with a wartime mission to assess, train, advise and assist foreign aviation forces.
In these environments, the Air Commandos in the 6th SOS are challenged to enable our foreign allies to employ and sustain air and space power.
www.socom.mil   (1984 words)

 U.S. Department of Defense Official Website - 11/22/2005 - Edition 1
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2005 – The Defense Department achieved a major milestone with the launch of its global electronic health record system, at a ceremony at the National Naval Medical Center Bethesda today.
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2005 – More than a decade ago, Marilyn Kott spent a few minutes at a mobility processing line to learn about a program that matches volunteers with persons who need bone marrow transplants.
Then this summer she received a phone call informing her that she was a possible match for a baby that needed a transplant.
www.defenselink.mil   (476 words)

 Maxwell AFB and Gunter Annex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The information presented on this site(and the pages contained therein) is provided unrestricted to the general public with world wide access, and provided by the US Air Force IAW AFI 33-129 to provide general information as a public service concerning the Maxwell/Gunter community.
The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Air Force, the Defense Technical Information Center, or the Department of Defense of this Web site, or the information, products or services contained therein.
This Air Force web site is compliant with Section 508 standards as of 11 July 2005.
www.au.af.mil   (394 words)

 Air Force, United States Department of the
Air Force, United States Department of the (The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition)
Spectrum Sciences Secures United States Air Force Contract; Contract Supports Munitions Testing and Development for Department of Defense in War Against Terrorism.
News transcript from the United States Department of Defense - DoD News Briefing Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, CJCS Thursday, June 12, 2003 - 1:53 p.m.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0802895.html   (420 words)

 U.S. Pacific Command: An Official Military Website Tue, Nov. 22, 2005
HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE, Hawaii -- Brigadier General Gregory J. Ihde, Vice Commander of General George C. Kenney Headquarters (Provisional) participates in a Hawaiian ceremony blessing the newly completed Pacific Air Operations Center.
In June, Pacific Air Forces established a provisional warfighting headquarters at Hickam AFB, Hawaii.
INDONESIA -- The U.S. Defense Department would like to increase its military interaction with Indonesia, but in a vote earlier this month the U.S. Congress continued its practice of imposing restrictions on that interaction until Indonesia improves its human rights record.
www.pacom.mil   (475 words)

 Air Force Link - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing’s five chaplains and three assistants offer the same services found at stateside bases.
BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AFPN) -- When serving half a world away from home, many servicemembers treasure the little tokens they brought with them to remind them of home.
WASHINGTON (AFPN) -- The Defense Department is nearly doubling its funding for earthquake relief operations in Pakistan -- to $110 million -- State Department officials said Nov. 19.
www.af.mil   (451 words)

 PEACE OPERATIONS AND COMMANDERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Stressors and their impact on the health amd morale of UN peacekeeping forces in Yugoslavia, 1992-1993.
Describes the mission of United States armed forces in Somalia which began as a humanitarian effort and dissolved into combat.
United States efforts in the Dominican Republic and Somalia.
www.au.af.mil /au/aul/bibs/peacecom/peacecom.htm   (1752 words)

 58:0014(6) CA - Multiple-File Decision - - Air Force, Randolph AFB, San Antonio, TX and AFGE Local 1840 - 2002 FLRAdec ...
(b) Post at its facilities at the United States Department of the Air Force, Randolph Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, where NAF bargaining unit employees are located, copies of the attached Notice on forms to be furnished by the Federal Labor Relations Authority.
Upon receipt of such forms, they shall be signed by the Commander, Randolph Air Force Base, and shall be posted and maintained for sixty consecutive days thereafter, in conspicuous places, including all bulletin boards and other places where notices to employees are customarily posted.
As the Respondent did not except to the Judge's finding that the newsletter was not so offensive as to constitute flagrant misconduct, we do not address that portion of the decision.
www.flra.gov /decisions/v58/58-006ab.html   (664 words)

Start with the DATE and LOCATION, state WHO was Involved, including titles.
A fitness assessment composite score of 75 or greater is required for all members to include Air National Guard personnel to graduate from formal technical training.
Bastas that these technicians would attend technical training schools in technician status-that is, civilian employment status-because money is not available for them to attend in military status.
www.actnat.com /ULPvNGB.htm   (476 words)

 Headquarters United States European Command
AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy —A UH-60 Black Hawk departs here Nov. 15 with a team to conduct an aerial evaluation of the base.
General James L. Jones, welcome to the United States European Command.
USEUCOM is a unified combatant command whose mission is to maintain ready forces to conduct the full spectrum of military operations unilaterally or in concert with the coalition partners; to enhance transatlantic security through support to NATO; to promote regional stability; and advance U.S. interests in
www.eucom.mil   (325 words)

 MSN Encarta - Print Preview - US Air Force
MSN Encarta - Print Preview - US Air Force
On the File menu, click Print to print the information.
Daniel J. Kaufman, B.S., M.P.A., Ph.D. Dean of the Academic Board, United States Military Academy, West Point.
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 biology - United States Air Force   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In 2004 the Secretary of the Air Force was Dr. James G. Roche.
The USAF is organized into nine MAJCOMS, reporting to Headquarters, United States Air Force (HQ USAF):
The NAF is a level of command directly under a MAJCOM.
www.biologydaily.com /biology/USAF   (1656 words)

 Eglin Air Force Base Public Home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Air Force of this Web site or the information, products, or services contained therein.
For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and morale, welfare and recreation sites, the United States Air Force does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations.
Various organizations throughout the Department of Defense are collecting feedback about provided services.
www.eglin.af.mil   (453 words)

 USJFCOM: Leading the transformation of the U.S. military
Armed with results of past work, U.S. Joint Forces Command officials agree that partnering with academic and educational institutions is beneficial to the command and the future of joint warfighting.
U.S. Joint Forces Command, National Defense University and the United Kingdom's Royal United Services Institute participate in their third conference on how to deal with adversaries who operate on the cusp of military operations.
During a ceremony on a Navy aircraft carrier, Air Force Gen. Lance L. Smith became the Supreme Allied Commander, Transformation and the commander of U.S. Joint Forces Command, becoming the first Air Force general to hold both positions.
www.jfcom.mil   (428 words)

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