Mike Fabey is SpaceNews' senior staff writer covering military and national security space matters. Mike previously covered as Defense News’ air and space warfare reporter in 2005 and 2006.
Mike was an Aviation Week Pentagon-based editor from 2006 to 2016 where he won the 2014 Timothy White Award for his Pulitzer-nominated investigative series about the U.S. Navy’s attempts to hide the crippled condition of its newest warship.
The U.S. Air Force has named Shawn Barnes to be assistant deputy chief of staff for space operations directorate, and Maj. Gen. Pamela Lincoln to be mobilization assistant to the deputy chief of staff for space operations.
While the U.S Air Force is taking more steps to oversee nuclear command, control, and communications (NC3), the service must focus more on short-term problems than long-term issues, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says.