The Air Force has awarded the Bronze Star medal to Lt. Col. Cedric Wilson, commander of the 42nd Contracting Squadron, Maxwell AFB, Ala., for his service while deployed as head of the Defense Contract Management Agency at Bagram AB, Afghanistan. Scott Knuteson reports that Wilson shepherded contracts worth more than $758 million, which often required him to go outside the wire to visit forward locations.
Sept. 28, 2023
Ukrainian pilots have arrived in the U.S. to train to fly F-16s. In the past few days, several pilots arrived at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, to begin English language training, a U.S. official told Air & Space Forces Magazine.