SAIC announces post-separation names

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Science Applications International Corp., which plans to split into two independent companies, has announced the proposed names of the firms.

SAIC plans spinoff

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Science Applications International Corp. announced plans to separate into two independent companies in the second half of the next fiscal year.

Partnership to develop defense ventures

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (UPI) -- The Gores Group, based in California, and the Four Star Group have formed a partnership to develop business ventures in defense and homeland security markets.

Panel saw no overt bias at A.F. Academy

NEW YORK, June 22 (UPI) -- A panel looking into the religious environment at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., found that intolerance is not a pervasive problem there.

Air Force to look into religious reference

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Unmanned aircraft crashes point to problem

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U.S. general cancels trip to Israel in row

JERUSALEM, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John Jumper has canceled a trip to Israel because he would not meet Defense Ministry Director-General Amos Yaron.

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MacGyver actor wins Air Force honor

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force is honoring MacGyver, er, Richard Dean Anderson, for his "positive depiction" of the Air Force over the last seven years.

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John Jumper
WAP2003032603 - WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- Air Force Chief of Staff John Jumper testifies before the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Defense about the Air Force's fiscal year 2004 budget on March 26, 2003, on Capitol Hill. Jumper also discussed the problems of sexual assault at the Air Force Academy. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI

General John P. Jumper is a United States Air Force officer who served as Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force from September 6, 2001 to September 2, 2005. He retired from the Air Force on November 1, 2005. Jumper was succeeded as Chief of Staff by General T. Michael Moseley.

Jumper was born in Paris, Texas. He earned his commission as a distinguished graduate of Virginia Military Institute's Air Force ROTC program in 1966. He has commanded a fighter squadron, two fighter wings, a numbered Air Force, and U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. Prior to becoming Chief of Staff of the Air Force, the general served as Commander of Air Combat Command at Langley Air Force Base.

Jumper has also served at the Pentagon as Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, as the Senior Military Assistant to two secretaries of defense, and as Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff for Roles and Missions. A command pilot with more than 5,000 flying hours, principally in fighter aircraft, Jumper served two tours in Southeast Asia, accumulating more than 1,400 combat hours.

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