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Default Air Force Logo Air Force continues support to affected communities BRAC
Across the nation, communities are being reshaped by the military's transformation due to Base Realignment and Closure changes. At a conference for these communities, mayors, engineers, construction companies and others met to discuss the best way for their neighborhoods faced with base closure or realignment to move forward. In support of these
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2007
William C. Anderson shares breakfast with several Airmen Jan. 20 during his visit to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. As assistant secretary of the Air Force, Mr. Anderson heads three division departments that deal at the policy level with Air Force facility and logistical issues. The department's responsibilities include installations, military construction, base closure and realignment; environment, safety and occupational health issues; and all logistical matters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Miranda Moorer)
Service secretaries visit Guam to analyze joint basing status
William C. Anderson, assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, and his Navy counterpart, B J Penn, traveled to Guam to analyze the status of joint basing and future Guam development.Retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. David Bice accompanied the assistant secretaries as the newly appointed executive director of
0 1/23
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force implements BRAC decisions
This Base Realignment and Closure Commission affects the Air Force like no other, given the war on terrorism, the Quadrennial Defense Review, Air Force transformation and force structure changes, said William C. Anderson.The assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics explained the Air Force BRAC implementation
0 1/09
2007
A B-52 Stratofortress takes off from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 15 during a flight-test mission using a blend of synthetic fuel and JP-8 in all eight engines.  This is the first time a B-52 has flown using a synfuel-blend as the only fuel on board.  In September, the Air Force successfully flew a B-52 with two-engines using the synfuel-blend while the others used standard fuel. The B-52 test flights at Edwards are the initial steps in the Air Force process to test and certify a synthetic blend of fuel for its aviation fleet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Eric M. Grill) Test center commander pilots first eight-engine alternative fuel test
For the first time in 36 years, the Air Force Flight Test Center commander at Edwards piloted a milestone flight as part of a test program here Friday.A seasoned B-52 test pilot, Maj. Gen. Curtis Bedke took the opportunity to pilot a B-52 on its first flight running all eight engines on a Fischer-Tropsch synthetic fuel blend."As a test pilot with
0 1/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force leaders develop strategic view on fuels
Air Force leaders from major commands met here recently to discuss the service's strategic viewpoint on fuel conservation.As the Department of Defense's greatest fuel consumer, the Air Force must examine every aspect of fuel consumption while maintaining its core competencies and power-projection capabilities, said Col. Anne Dunlap, Air Force
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2007
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