The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, June 4, 2012.
By United Press International
Gates talks accountability to Air Force

Gates talks accountability to Air Force

DENVER, June 10 (UPI) -- Accountability starts at the top, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates told a Colorado gathering of those responsible for U.S. intercontinental nuclear weapons.

Gates makes recommendations for Air Force

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- In the wake of a U.S. Air Force shakeup, Defense Secretary Robert Gates recommended that Michael Donley be nominated to serve as secretary of the Air Force.

Gates nominates two to top Air Force posts

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has sent his nominees for the top civilian and military Air Force leaders to U.S. President George Bush, the Pentagon said.
Gates ready to name new Air Force chief

Gates ready to name new Air Force chief

WASHINGTON, June 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is expected to name Michael Donley to replace the Air Force secretary forced to resign, Pentagon officials said Friday.
Top Air Force leaders asked to resign

Top Air Force leaders asked to resign

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- The top civilian and military leaders of the U.S. Air Force were asked to resign Thursday over the branch's handling of nuclear weapons, officials said.

Defense probing shipment mix-up to Taiwan

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency mistakenly shipped non-nuclear nose cone fuses to Taiwan instead of the requested helicopter batteries, the Pentagon said.

USAF: No home for Cyber Command till Dec.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force says it will not decide the permanent location of the headquarters of its new Cyber Command until the end of the year.

BMD Watch: S. Korea plans BMD exercises

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The Navy will conduct regular missile exercises to prepare for threats posed by North Korean ballistic missiles like the Scud and Rodong., the Chosun Ilbo reported Friday
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

USAF: No timeline to pick cyber command HQ

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The Air Force secretary says he has no timeline for making a decision on where the new U.S. cyber-space military command will be based.

Troop tribute said to mix church and state

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- U.S. military officials say that there is no government sponsorship of a "Salute to the Troops" celebration planned by a Christian group.

NASA, Air Force form aeronautics project

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- NASA and the U.S. Air Force have announced formation of an aeronautics research partnership.

Pentagon expands procurement probe

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The Pentagon is broadening its inquiry of procurement procedures to see how one woman was able to give preferential treatment to the Boeing Corp.

Air Force wants help reviewing Boeing ties

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The Pentagon is considering a massive, independent review of the Air Force's contracting procedures and major weapons programs awarded to Boeing.

Washington Agenda-Federal

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Michael Wynne
Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne (L) sits next to President George W. Bush at the United States Air Force Academy graduation ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado on May 28, 2008. Secretary Wynne tendered his resignation to Defense Secretary Robert Gates on June 5, 2008. FILE PHOTO (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Michael W. Wynne (born September 4, 1944) is an American business executive and was the 21st United States Secretary of the Air Force. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates asked for and received his resignation (and that of Chief of Staff T. Michael Moseley) on June 5, 2008, in the wake of the 2007 United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident and the mistaken shipment of Minuteman III parts to Taiwan in 2006, followed by an investigation by and a critical report from Admiral Kirkland H. Donald regarding the Minuteman incident.

Michael B. Donley, Department of Defense Director of Administration and Management, was nominated to replace Wynne by President George W. Bush on June 9, 2008.

Wynne was born in Clearwater, Florida, and raised in Melbourne, Florida.

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