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  • Wargame explores Air Force options for 2030

    While exercising the strategic proverb of a legendary 16th century samurai warrior, 130 military strategists and planners gathered here Oct. 14-19 to explore future Air Force constructs based on technologies and concepts of the year 2030. Miyamoto Musashi stressed the importance of taking a distanced view of close things and seeing distant things
  • AETC focuses on fitness with $2 million in improvements

    Despite budget constraints, the Air Education and Training Command commander set aside $2 million for fitness projects, programs and equipment across the command in fiscal 2007. Gen. William R. Looney III, commander of AETC, highlighted fitness as an area of particular focus and emphasis for the command. "Fitness is an important part of our Air
  • Altus supports California firefighting

    A C-17 Globemaster III from the 97th Air Mobility Wing here mobilized yesterday to airlift firefighting equipment and personnel to California in support of ongoing efforts to control the wildfires there. "We flew to San Antonio to pick up Maj. Gen. Thomas Matthews, commander of Operations Command Post 2 with U.S. Army North at Fort Sam Houston,
  • View from the Top: balanced scorecard spells out command's vision

    One Command...One Strategy! Just over two years ago, I challenged my senior leaders to embrace this goal. At that time I set in motion the Balanced Scorecard process - a management tool for our near-term strategy of recruiting, training and educating. The BSC strategy map articulates AETC leadership's vision of where we want to lead the command.
  • CV-22 Osprey flies first search and recovery mission

    A CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 58th Special Operations Wing here participated in the aircraft's first search and recovery mission Oct. 5, responding to the fatal crash of a medical aircraft in the mountains of southern Colorado. Airport officials lost contact with the Arizona-based Beechcraft King airplane at 11:22 p.m. Oct. 4 as the air
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