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  • From the sky to the classroom: Air Force Academy launches virtual tour

    Connect to Air Force Academy's virtual tour today.
  • Youth summer camps offer engagement, growth

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – It may seem far away, but schools will be out for the summer before most realize. How are you going to keep your kids engaged and excited during their break and give them opportunities to grow?The Air Force Services Activity, headquartered here, manages many programs designed specifically for kids, to
  • Latest Sex Assault Stats are ‘Call to Action’ for DOD Leaders, Official says

    The Defense Department is seeing an increase in sexual assault concentrated on young servicewomen, said Elise Van Winkle, DOD’s executive director for force resiliency. “It is a call to action for us,” she said.
  • HQ ARPC streamlines retirement application process

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center released a web-based application April 29 enabling retired Guard and Reserve Airmen to more easily apply for retirement pay and benefits.Retirees approaching age 60, or those that qualify for a reduced retired pay age (RRPA) will no longer need to mail their DD Form 2656 and ARPC Form 83 for their
  • Technology, fitness helps resiliency during deployment

    Col. Sean P. Pierce, 446th Airlift Wing commander, recently returned from a six-month long deployment and shared his deployment experience, as well as tips on staying resilient while deployed.
  • Reminder: ALL AT requests must be submitted NLT June 1, 2019.

    Per AFI 36-2254 vol. 1, para 5.7.1, all reservists must have annual tour (AT) orders published by 30 June each Fiscal Year. Adhering to this requirement ensures funding for AT orders is secured.In order to meet these requirements, all AT requests by IMAs for the remainder of FY19 must be submitted through the Air Reserve Orders Writing
  • Air Force sports seeks male, female softball players

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force is looking for men and women for 2019 Air Force Softball Trial Camps. The men’s camp is at Eglin AFB, Florida, and the women’s is at Hurlburt Field, Florida. Both camps are July 25 – Aug. 11.Armed Forces Softball Championships are Aug. 12-18 at Pensacola Naval Air Station, Florida.Applications
  • Changing Perceptions

    In 2018, a young boy picked up his video game controller in his house as he has done many times. He turned on Fortnite and selected his go-to character to battle with – a female skin.The other kids on the game began teasing him about his character choice.His reply? “I just like that skin. My mom is a fighter pilot and girls can pretty much do
  • Air Force adopts USAJOBs as civilian deployment application platform

    Civilian Airmen who wish to volunteer for a deployment now have the benefit of using USAJOBs to submit their applications, which enhances their ability to pursue expeditionary civilian opportunities.
  • Air Force senior leaders update OCP uniform guidance

    The Air Force announced April 23 new rules on Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms that aim to better fit the needs of Airmen and the jobs they do while also holding fast to tradition.
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