At last report, the search for Air Force Maj. Jill Metzger, who disappeared Sept. 5 during a trip to a store in downtown Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, is still in place. More details are slowly emerging as a joint US-Kyrgyz investigation is underway for the major who was nearing the end of her deployment as a personnel officer at Manas AB, Kyrgyzstan. The New York Times reports that there have been no claims of abduction or signs of foul play.
Feb. 23, 2024
The Department of the Air Force’s space acquisition boss called for industry to stop low-bidding contracts and for the Pentagon to only select realistic proposals on Feb. 23, arguing that failures to do so eventually forces the Space Force to “rob our future to pay for the past.”