Combatant Commander

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Name: Combatant Commander
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Congressman: Obama plotting ISIS airstrikes a 'big mistake'

Text smaller Text biggerRep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., is ripping President Obama over reports he will personally oversee the bombing of ISIS targets in Syria and believes the bipartisan vote to arm and train Syrian rebels for the fight is a “big m ... [Published WorldNetDaily - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Innovation is key to stabilizing the Pacific

WASHINGTON (AFNS) --The only way to continue forward is through innovation, Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of the Pacific Air Forces Command, said during a speech at the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition, Washington ... [Published Air Force Link - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Air guard unit to deploy overseas

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  The 122nd Fighter Wing based at the Fort Wayne Air National Guard Base announced Wednesday it will deploy 300 airmen to the U.S. Central Command Region which consists of consists of 20 countries, including Afghanistan, Bahrain, ... [Published WANE-TV - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Outgoing Air Force Combat Command Chief Slams Congress

The problem is that it doesn’t look like Congress is going to take that advice, which will force the Air Force to make sacrifices to readiness, he said.“My job is not to complain about whether I have enough resources,” he said. “My job is to produce as ... [Published National Defense Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

State of Air Force Reserve discussed at AFA

WASHINGTON (AFNS) --Senior Department of Defense and industry leaders gathered at the Air Force Association’s 2014 Air and Space conference and technology exposition Sept. 15 to discuss the future of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve.More than 5,000 ... [Published Air Force Link - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

5 takeaways from Obama's ISIS speech

When President Obama announced his plan Wednesday night to launch air strikes in Syria against ISIS, he opened a new chapter in the American war on Islamic extremism. Click here to get all the facts on President Obama's speech to the nation on his new ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

MSAS air advisors complete military engagement in Honduras

612th Air Base Squadron9/10/2014 - SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron from Travis Air Force Base, California, deployed a mobile training team here to provide instruction to the Honduran Air Force and Navy, July ... [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Honduras, Training, Squadron
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Cyberspace chief: Beware, the adversary is watching

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 3, 2014) — The adversary is looking to exploit vulnerabilities in Army computer systems, said the chief of the Army’s Cyberspace and Information Operations Division. “That threat is out there; it’s every day,” ... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Northrop Grumman Awarded Global Hawk Modification Contract

The Air Force hasordered the final three RQ-4B Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft frommanufacturer Northrop Grumman, completing the block’s program of record of 21airframes. The $240.7 million contract covers production of three Global Hawksas well ... [Published Air Force Association - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Bataan ARG Deployment Extended in 5th Fleet

ARABIAN GULF (NNS) — The Secretary of Defense ordered the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Aug. 30, to remain in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) until the beginning of October. ... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

West Coast Marine Brigade Changes Command at Camp Pendleton Aug. 29

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. –Brigadier Gen. Joaquin F. Malavet, designated a Naval Aviator in 1987 as a CH-53D pilot, will assume command of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade during a ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Friday, August 29 at 10 ... [Published United States Marine Corps - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

USAF RQ-4 Global Hawk expands operational area

15th August 2014 - 13:20The US Air Force has expanded the operational area of its unmanned aerial vehicle into the Pacific to support US Pacific Command peacetime surveillance requirements in the region. The move has seen two Global Hawk aircraft deployed ... [Published Shephard - Aug 15 2014]

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...capability of the U-2, so the combatant commanders are going to suffer for eight years and the best they're going to get is 90 percent,” he said. "We'll make the Global Hawk work ... but it's not the optimum military solution.”"
"Bold leadership from our Airmen and Congress will also help us fully integrate our components across the force - our active duty, our National Guard and our Reserve,” said James.  “Determining a right mix of these components will be key to our success in the future.  As many of you know we have committed to develop 80% analysis by the end of this year where we will go mission by mission to determine if we can put more capability into the National Guard and Reserve.”"
...Lloyd Austin, Combatant Commander, Central Command. What is he hearing right now? I think what Gen. Austin hears was, "Let me get this straight. You want me to expand operations into a country that is having a civil war, where we don't like the leader of the country. We're expanding operations in a country that is still having a religious war and has a little bit of turmoil in their government. You're are asking me to train more forces, bring potentially a 40-member coalition together and conduct air strikes where I don't hurt innocents. - CNN military analyst Lt Gen. Mark Hertling, U S Army, ret."
...Specifically for Honduras, "we are trying to prevent drugs from making it into the United States" said Tech. Sgt. Gerson Henriquez, 571 MSAS air advisor

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Congressman: Obama plotting ISIS airstrikes a '... [Published WorldNetDaily - 23 hours ago]
Innovation is key to stabilizing the Pacific [Published Air Force Link - Sep 18 2014]
122nd Fighter Wing deploying 300 airmen to Mideast [Published Journal-Gazette - Sep 17 2014]
Outgoing Air Force Combat Command Chief Slams C... [Published National Defense Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
Air guard unit to deploy overseas [Published WANE-TV - Sep 17 2014]
State of Air Force Reserve discussed at AFA [Published Air Force Link - Sep 16 2014]
5 takeaways from Obama's ISIS speech [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 11 2014]
MSAS air advisors complete military engagement ... [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Sep 10 2014]
U.S. Marine Corps’ Aggressive Move Into An Amph... [Published USNI - Sep 08 2014]
Cyberspace chief: Beware, the adversary is watc... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 05 2014]
Cyberspace chief: Beware, the adversary is watc... [Published United States Army - Sep 04 2014]
Brig. Gen. Joaquin F. Malavet takes command of ... [Published United States Marine Corps - Sep 03 2014]
Northrop Grumman Awarded Global Hawk Modificati... [Published Air Force Association - Sep 02 2014]
Bataan ARG Deployment Extended in 5th Fleet [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 01 2014]
Bataan ARG Deployment Extended in 5th Fleet [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Sep 01 2014]
Brig. Gen. Joaquin F. Malavet takes command of ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 29 2014]
West Coast Marine Brigade Changes Command at Ca... [Published United States Marine Corps - Aug 27 2014]
1st TSC leaders discuss reshaping the force [Published DVIDS - Aug 20 2014]
Northrop Grumman : Completes Global Hawk's 100t... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
Guidance Aviation's Helicopter Supports Wildlan... [Published Aero-News Network - Aug 17 2014]
Payload Integration Underway For Arianespace's ... [Published Aero-News Network - Aug 17 2014]
NASA Selects Proposals For Advanced Energy Stor... [Published Aero-News Network - Aug 17 2014]
USAF Thunderbirds To Headline Embry-Riddles Win... [Published Aero-News Network - Aug 17 2014]
ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.17.14) [Published Aero-News Network - Aug 17 2014]
Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (08.17.14) [Published Aero-News Network - Aug 17 2014]
Serco Wins $22.7 Million Contract to Support De... [Published WashingtonExec - Aug 15 2014]
Gen. Allyn prepares to depart Fort Bragg for ne... [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 15 2014]
USAF RQ-4 Global Hawk expands operational area [Published Shephard - Aug 15 2014]
Global Hawk Reaches New Milestone, Expands Oper... [Published Good Day Sacramento - Aug 14 2014]
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Cyberspace chief: Beware, the adversary is watc... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 05 2014]
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 3, 2014) — The adversary is looking to exploit vulnerabilities in Army computer systems, said the chief of the Army’s Cyberspace and Information Operations Division. “That threat is out there; it’s every day,” ...
Bataan ARG Deployment Extended in 5th Fleet [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 01 2014]
ARABIAN GULF (NNS) — The Secretary of Defense ordered the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Aug. 30, to remain in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) until the beginning of October. ...
U.S. Missile Defense System Destroys Target in ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 23 2014]
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. missile defense system managed by Boeing Co on Sunday hit a simulated enemy missile over the Pacific in the first successful intercept test of the program since 2008, the U.S. Defense Department said. ...
Eye on Iran: July Deadline for Iran Nuclear Dea... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 04 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Join UANI             Top Stories Reuters: "It is increasingly unlikely that six world powers and Iran willmeet their July 20 deadline to negotiate a long-term deal for Iran tocurb its nuclear ...
USAF Selects NGC for Combatant and Strategic Co... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 02 2014]
MCLEAN, Va. - The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) to enhance and maintain the Global Adaptive Planning Collaborative Information Environment (GAP CIE) software system with a five year, indefinite delivery, indefinite ...
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