Norton A Schwartz

Type: Person
Name: Norton A Schwartz
Title: Air Force Chief of Staff (AF/CC)
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

NATO nuclear drawdown now seems unlikely

Last summer in Berlin, President Obama called for "bold reductions" in U.S. and Russian tactical nuclear weapons to ease the risk of annihilation in Europe.Obama was referring to the roughly 200 B61 nuclear bombs that the U.S. has deployed in five NATO ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s No Combat Pledge Leaves Room for Forces at Front

Putting U.S. military boots on theground in Iraq doesn’t necessarily mean pitching infantry unitsinto the battlefield.The possibility raised by the top U.S. general this week ofinvolving American forces in the ground fight against theIslamic State presents ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Saga of the Spartans

​The Coast Guard and Army Special Operations Command now have 21 new or low-time C-27J Spartan light cargo airplanes in their fleets, provided at no charge by the Air Force, which spent more than $567 million to buy the aircraft. The Spartans were transferred ... [Published Air Force Association - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

‘A legitimate legend’ is laid to rest (PHOTOS)

FORT WALTON BEACH — On Wednesday, Bob Gates was dressed in his Air Force uniform for the last time.Then, the man — who spent 95 years crossing the globe, saving lives, defending his country, befriending the famous, becoming a father, a commander, a mayor, ... [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

US Dispatching 100 Missions a Day Over War-Torn Iraq

The U.S. Navy and Air Force are scheduling as many as 100 attack, reconnaissance and support missions daily over Iraq, according to a U.S. military official.The flights have averaged 90 a day since Aug. 9, including as many as 30 by Air Force refueling ... [Published NewsMax.com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 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 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]

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NATO nuclear drawdown now seems unlikely [Published Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago]
Obama’s No Combat Pledge Leaves Room for Forces... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 18 2014]
The Saga of the Spartans [Published Air Force Association - Sep 01 2014]
‘A legitimate legend’ is laid to rest (PHOTOS) [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - Aug 13 2014]
US Dispatching 100 Missions a Day Over War-Torn... [Published NewsMax.com - Aug 11 2014]
U.S. Said to Send 100 Air Missions Daily Over Iraq [Published Bloomberg - Aug 11 2014]
Six Whose Actions Also Merit MOH [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
US confronts difficulties in arming Iraqi air f... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 07 2014]
Budget cuts could ground unstoppable A-10 Warth... [Published PBS - Feb 26 2014]
NATO nuke upgrade planned [Published Ceasefire.ca - Feb 07 2014]
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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