Will Enterprise IT as a Service create a more digital Air Force?

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 02:04 pm

The U.S. Air Force is considering having an IT company handle it’s day-to-day enterprise computing tasks, such as base infrastructure and email service, as part of an internal reorganization and realignment.

In the new structure, portions of the Air Force’s main communications and IT arm, known as the A6, will align under the intelligence arm, or A2, creating a new A2/A6, similar to the Navy position that’s referred to as the N2/N6. Specifically, cyber effects, which include offensive cyber, defensive cyber and tactical communications, will realign to the A2 office. The Air Force has selected Lt. Gen. VeraLinn “Dash” Jamieson, the current director for Air Force intelligence, to lead that effort.

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