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Default Air Force Logo Air Force members urged to use computer-based training resources
In an effort to fill the gap between tight budgets and training requirements, officials here are reminding people that there's a place to go for free computer-based training. Hosted on the Air Force Portal, the IT e-Learning program primarily offers continuing education to help communications professionals prepare for Information Technology
0 9/18
2007
Col. Christopher Cotts observes a capability demonstration by the Afghanistan National Army's Communications Support Element during a conference in Kabul that focused on the development of the country's comm capabilities. Airmen mentor Afghan military during communications conference
Air Force communicators worked with members of the Afghan National Army during a July conference to discuss strategic communications networks, tactical equipment fielding plans, signal policy issues and training requirements. It was during this conference, hosted by the Afghan Ministry of Defense, that they were able to truly incorporate doctrine,
0 8/10
2007
Default Air Force Logo Industry leaders headline Air Force IT conference
Leaders in the field of information technology Mike Lazaridis, president and CEO of Research-in-Motion, Scott McNealy, Chairman of Sun Microsystems Inc., and Douglus Merrill, vice president of engineering and CIO of Google, will address attendees of the 2007 Air Force Information Technology Conference Aug.13-17 at Auburn University Montgomery, in
0 8/03
2007
Page Layout Great ideas from innovative Airmen fuel transformation in AFSOC
As we commemorate the Air Force's 60th Anniversary, it's truly amazing to look back at our capability as an Air Force 60 years ago compared to today -- and especially to where we're heading. The best part of our Air Force heritage has been our success over the years in attracting bright men and women to serve. Our vast capability is a result of the
0 7/02
2007
Page Layout AF can learn from AFSOC mindset
Today's Air Force is going through a dramatic change that's not only affecting the size of the comm and info career field, but also altering how we must do business. You've heard it before, and you'll continue to hear it: We must work to achieve greater effects and more efficiently with fewer resources. This is the mindset for today's military;
0 7/02
2007
Page Layout Team modernizes comm support from forgotten Russian hardware to updated radio, data network
Locked and loaded-- with an arsenal that would make Rambo proud -- and eyes scanning the Kabul streets for IEDs and suicide bombers, a team of American military advisors convoy to meet with their Afghan counterparts. They were there as part of a team that was mobilized to help develop a plan to assist the Afghan National Army Air Corps during the
0 7/02
2007
Page Layout Readiness + innovation = mission success for tactical comm
Historically, the Air Force has sometimes required tactical comm units to deploy with less than three hours notice, so everything must be ready -- administratively, physically and mentally. But readiness isn't everything. We must also be innovative, or we'll lose that readiness very fast. We are constantly being asked to become lighter and more
0 7/02
2007
Page Layout Exercise Foal Eagle: Comm warriors bring support to Korean Forces
In March, Airmen from the 353rd Special Operations Group here deployed to Taegu Air Base, Republic of Korea for exercise Foal Eagle. As part of that group, 15 members from the 353rd Operations Support Squadron's communications flight deployed with its Theater Deployable Communications section. During this month-long exercise, the TDC team set up
0 7/02
2007
Page Layout ICE above the Arctic Circle
"So you're telling me we're going to lose all our satellite connectivity, my NIPR and SIPR and phones, and my tactical C2, for an hour and a half . . . every day?" "Yes, sir," I answered. "We still have line-of-sight, but in these mountains it's a crap shoot. And, we have our land lines provided by the Norwegians for wireless Internet and
0 7/02
2007
Page Layout Airborne Networking Integration
Net-centric warfare is not just about routers, switches and computers. Rather, it's an emerging theory of warfare and involves a culture change affecting large communities of interest groups across the Global Information Grid throughout three platforms: terrestrial, air and space. Airborne networking is the DOD's "GIG in the sky" and will enable
0 7/02
2007
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