Posts Tagged: Air

Unpacking the “Black Box” of Incident Reporting

Government agencies regularly report “incident” data, such as the number of burglaries, house fires, cases of food poisoning, bankruptcies, workplace injuries, and more. While these data can be used externally for accountability, they can also be used internally to predict and prevent these kinds of incidents. These days, more detailed, near real-time data can be… Read more »

Air Force to Hold $2B Sensor Systems Competition

The U.S. Air Force is planning to launch a new potential seven-year, $2 billion sensor systems contract and make up to six awards, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie Censer writes the Sustainment and Modification of Optical and Radar Sensors program has drawn interest from more than 400 Deltek users. Heath Studer, a Deltek analyst,… Read more »

Charles Davis: Air Force Pilots to Fly, Train Less Under Sequestration

The Air Force has had to reduce the amount of hours pilots have to train due to sequestration’s impacts on the branch’s fiscal year 2013 and 2014 budgets and future years, a combat aviation official told House lawmakers Wednesdsay. Lt. Gen. Charles Davis, the branch’s military deputy for the office of the assistant secretary for… Read more »

Military video adoption increasing

Here’s a great article about how military video adoption is increasing. It’s encouraging to see how Unified Communications, like VTC are enabling decision makers from each branch of the military to collaborate and communicate face-to-face and in real time, despite geographic locations. Read the full post at http://feduc.us/unified-communications/view-from-technet-land-forces-south-shows-military-video-adoption-increasing/

Top 10 Books for Civilians Working with the Military

If you work in the defense industry or are looking to break into the defense business, a lack of military experience can be a major drawback. Fortunately, dozens of authors have come to your aid with books that can help you learn the ropes – and language – of your military colleagues. Read this article… Read more »

Air Force One: The Final Mission – SAM27000’s final journey

dpInk: DonnaInk Publications is happy to announce release of Air Force One: The Final Mission, by Co-Authors Joel Haskel Cohen and Michael Steven Cohen. Those of you who have been worked or played on Andrews Air Force Base over the years – have probably become as familiar with SAM27000 as we have. Seeing the Presidential… Read more »

Air Force Information Technology and HP

As we wrap up a busy week at the Air Force Air Force Information Technology Conference (AFITC) in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, I’m excited to announce that HP has been selected once again to provide new workstations, desktop PCs and other products to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) as a part of its enterprise IT purchase… Read more »

“A Reason to Put Your Shoes On In The Morning” – An Air Force Pilot’s Thoughts on Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day! What does everyone have planned for this weekend? As I take this time off for Memorial Day, I’ll be thinking of the service men and women who gave their lives for our freedom and safety. But I’m also happy to work with a number of men and women at HP who have… Read more »

Air Force names 2011 Cyberspace Operations and Support Hall of Fame inductees

Congrats to all the inductees, but especially for my colleague General Harry Raduege! He chairs Deloitte’s Center for Cyber Innovation (http://ow.ly/4eSgJ) and it’s a pleasure and honor to work with him. Original article link: http://ow.ly/4eRig 3/14/2011 by Tech. Sgt. Jess Harvey Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs 3/14/2011 – WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Five Airmen… Read more »

Air Force Information Technology and HP

I recently returned from the annual Air Force Information Technology Conference (AFITC) in beautiful downtown Montgomery, Alabama. While Montgomery may seem like an unusual choice of location for a military technology conference, Montgomery is home to Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base and the Gunter Annex, which is one of leading Air Force information technology centers in… Read more »