Norton A Schwartz

Type: Person
Name: Norton A Schwartz
Title: Air Force Chief of Staff (AF/CC)
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Six Whose Actions Also Merit MOH

COL David Maxwell posted this and I think you'll find it interesting: 6 modern U.S. troops whose extreme heroism didn't get the Medal of Honor http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2014/07/22/6-modern-u-s-troops-whose-extreme-heroism-didnt-get-the-medal-of-honor/ ... [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

GB Community Center teams up with Heather Reed

By Instead of organizing short field trips to Deadman’s Island Heather Reed is holding a summer marine biology camp throughout July and August until school starts. Camps are open to children and teens (ages 8-18) each week from 8 a.m to noon Monday through ... [Published Gulf Breeze News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Local residents attend DAR Continental Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation’s capital recently welcomed more than 3,500 members of one of its service organizations with the arrival of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for the 123rd annual Continental Congress. Attending was Chapter Regent ... [Published New Jersey Herald - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

DAR Continental Congress

June 24 through 29, Suzanne Terry and Wilma Scofield, members of the Three Rivers Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), attended the 123 rd Continental Congress in Washington, D.C.Leaders from around the world meet at ... [Published Santa Rosa Press Gazette - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

US confronts difficulties in arming Iraqi air forces with missiles and F-16s

Despite complaints by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki that the United States has been slow in its delivery of F-16 fighter jets, no Iraqi pilot team has qualified to fly the aircraft in combat and none will be ready before mid-August, according to an ... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Iraq desperate for planes it can't fly

There are some concerns within the US government that the Iraqi air force will use the Hellfire missiles not only to kill terrorist leaders but also to intensify a sectarian campaign against Sunni political foes, according to senior US military officials ... [Published Sunday Star-Times - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

The A-10 and the Rescue Helicopter

​Air Force leaders have made no secret about the difficult decisions made during the service's deliberations on the Fiscal 2015 budget. For the first time, the Air Force—like the rest of the military—was required to adhere to congressionally mandated ... [Published Air Force Association - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Preston Trail attends Continental Congress

Pottsboro -- Regent Lisa Lettie of the Preston Trail Chapter in Pottsboro and Karolyn Burton, Corresponding Secretary are delegate for Preston Trail NSDAR. They will be attending this week-long gala event. The nation’s capital will welcome more than 3,500 ... [Published North Texas e-News - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

How to Make Defense Spending a Little Bit Better

In my column on May 28, I discussed the Senate Armed Services Committee’s consideration of the Pentagon policy bill for fiscal year 2015. I noted missed opportunities to make policy changes that would help to make the Pentagon budget sustainable in these ... [Published US News & World Report - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Resurrecting a stealthy giant: B-2 in Guam fire repaired

(MCT) – It wasn't long after the morning sun came up over the Mojave Desert that Sean Byrne noticed a black speck fluttering just above the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.He knew what it was, as did the other workers from Northrop Grumman Corp. ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

B61s in Europe: Sharing is Caring

One of the more glaring head-scratchers about U.S. nuclear policy is that we continue to forward deploy roughly 180 tactical B61s in Europe despite the fact that the military mission for which these weapons was originally intended – stopping a Soviet ... [Published Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Feb 26 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 1 reports

Budget cuts could ground unstoppable A-10 Warthog aircraft

GWEN IFILL: As Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced yesterday, the Pentagon is grappling with what to keep and what to cut in a time of tight budgets and national security challenges.At the Air Force, leaders have set their sights on grounding a plane ... [Published PBS - Feb 26 2014]

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"the current fleet of -60s is early '80s vintage" Schwartz, now the president and CEO of Business ExecutivesBusiness Executives for National Security, said in an interview. "And I've flown them...

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Six Whose Actions Also Merit MOH [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
6 more modern cases for the Medal of Honor [Published Washington Post - Jul 22 2014]
GB Community Center teams up with Heather Reed [Published Gulf Breeze News - Jul 17 2014]
Local residents attend DAR Continental Congress [Published New Jersey Herald - Jul 13 2014]
DAR Continental Congress [Published Santa Rosa Press Gazette - Jul 11 2014]
Local women attend 123rd Continental Congress i... [Published Cape Gazette - Jul 11 2014]
US confronts difficulties in arming Iraqi air f... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 07 2014]
Iraq desperate for planes it can't fly [Published Sunday Star-Times - Jul 04 2014]
U.S. confronts difficulties in arming Iraqi air... [Published Washington Post - Jul 04 2014]
The A-10 and the Rescue Helicopter [Published Air Force Association - Jun 30 2014]
Preston Trail attends Continental Congress [Published North Texas e-News - Jun 25 2014]
How to Make Defense Spending a Little Bit Better [Published US News & World Report - Jun 24 2014]
Resurrecting a stealthy giant: B-2 in Guam fire... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Jun 16 2014]
B61s in Europe: Sharing is Caring [Published Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation - Jun 15 2014]
Budget cuts could ground unstoppable A-10 Warth... [Published PBS - Feb 26 2014]
NATO nuke upgrade planned [Published Ceasefire.ca - Feb 07 2014]
First-Ever Cruise to Support U.S. Veterans Sets... [Published PRWeb - Nov 05 2013]
Interview with Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula [Published defense news - Jan 11 2009]
Fact Sheet for U.S. Air Force [Published Able2Act - Aug 13 2008]
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Six Whose Actions Also Merit MOH [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
COL David Maxwell posted this and I think you'll find it interesting: 6 modern U.S. troops whose extreme heroism didn't get the Medal of Honor http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2014/07/22/6-modern-u-s-troops-whose-extreme-heroism-didnt-get-the-medal-of-honor/ ...
US confronts difficulties in arming Iraqi air f... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 07 2014]
Despite complaints by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki that the United States has been slow in its delivery of F-16 fighter jets, no Iraqi pilot team has qualified to fly the aircraft in combat and none will be ready before mid-August, according to an ...
NATO nuke upgrade planned [Published Ceasefire.ca - Feb 07 2014]
Former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz has confirmed that a planned upgrade of the B61 nuclear bomb (the B61-12) will give the weapon enhanced military capabilities. ...
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