Retirement. Air Combat Commander Commander Gen. James “Mike” Holmes expects to retire at the end of August, the commander said June 22 during a Mitchell Institute webinar. Earlier in June, the Trump administration announced that Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly was nominated to replace Holmes as ACC ...

New AFWERX Virtual Event. AFWERX will host a digital JADC2 prototyping demonstration event between June 15-22, the Air Force said Friday. The event follows a series of service-led meetings and efforts over the past two months to attract companies who could provide solutions for key technologies. ...

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions. Pentagon leadership is currently evaluating whether sufficient COVID-19 prevention measures are in place to roll back the current travel restriction date from June 30, Undersecretary of Defense for Manpower and Personnel Matt Donovan told reporters on Thursday. Defense ...

New DHS CFO. The Senate last week by a vote of 62-31 confirmed Troy Edgar to be the new chief financial officer for the Department of Homeland Security, making him responsible for the department’s fiscal management, integrity and accountability. Edgar was appointed associate deputy under ...