Greg Hadley

Greg Hadley is the News Editor of Air & Space Forces Magazine. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, he has more than seven years of experience in national and local media, working for The State (Columbia, S.C.) and the McClatchy D.C. Bureau.


Recent stories by Greg Hadley

Tactical Vehicle Rollover on WWII-Era Road Leaves 2 Airmen Disabled

One Airman was left permanently paralyzed below the waist and another suffered internal bleeding and had her leg amputated after an all-terrain search-and-recuse vehicle they were riding in rolled over on the island of Tinian last year. A subsequent investigation determined neither Airman was wearing ...

Air Force, Lockheed Test New Reentry Vehicle for Sentinel ICBM

The Air Force and Lockheed Martin announced their first test of a new reentry vehicle that is planned to go atop the Sentinel intercontinental ballistic missile. The operational test launch of an unarmed Mk21A took place late June 17 at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. ...

PHOTOS: B-2 Bombers Land on Guam for First Time in 5 Years

Multiple B-2 bombers flew to the Pacific last week to participate in a large-scale joint exercise around Guam, Palau, and the Northern Mariana Islands. During the deployment, the stealthy bombers landed on Guam for the first time in years.

Air Force’s New Goal: 24 Deployable Combat Wings

The Air Force believes it needs 24 Deployable Combat Wings to meet its rotational demands and have a cushion for times of crisis, Lt. Gen. Adrian L. Spain, deputy chief of staff for operations, said June 18. That number offers a new goal for the service to aim ...

Space Force Cancels 3 Satellites Planned for MEO

The Space Force’s planned constellation of missile warning/missile tracking satellites in medium-Earth orbit took a small hit June 17, as the service canceled a contract for three space vehicles due to rising costs and schedule delays. Space Systems Command notified RTX, formerly called Raytheon, that it ...

The New ACC: Allvin Re-Imagines Air Combat Command

Air Combat Command is “transitioning into a different type of command” focused more on readiness than developing requirements or presenting forces to combatant commanders, Chief of Staff Gen. David W. Allvin said, part of a major shift in how the Air Force manages its structure. 

House Appropriators Want to Cut the Space Force Budget Even More

The Space Force, already facing its first-ever budget cut in fiscal 2025, would face even bigger reductions if House appropriators get their way. In their version of the 2025 defense appropriations bill, House lawmakers want to slash $900 million from the Space Force’s proposed $29.6 billion ...

Pay Raise for Junior Enlisted Faces White House Opposition, High Cost Estimates

President Joe Biden’s administration opposes a bipartisan provision in the House of Representatives to significantly boost pay for junior enlisted service members, arguing major changes should wait until the Pentagon completes its quadrennial review on compensation. At the same time, Congress’ own budget analysts estimate the ...

How the Air Force Slashed EW Update Time From Weeks to Hours

The Air Force’s lone spectrum warfare wing is getting faster—much faster—in gathering data and responding to new threats, its leader said last week. The world of electronic warfare is often compared to a game of cat-and-mouse, with both sides constantly shifting tactics, frequencies, and software to both ...

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