News

  • DoD adds fentanyl to drug testing panel

    The Department of Defense implemented new policy in March 2019 to direct all service Drug Demand Reduction Program labs to test for fentanyl and norfentanyl.
  • An introduction – Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett

    Barbara M. Barrett is a lawyer, a rancher and instrument-rated pilot with a long history of corporate and federal service, including serving as ambassador to Finland and in senior positions with the Federal Aviation Administration and Civil Aeronautics Board. Before she was 30, she was an executive with two global Fortune 500 companies.
  • Civilian Developmental Education, Civilian Strategic Leader Program application window to open Jan. 13

    Eligible Air Force civilians will use MyVECTOR to apply for Civilian Developmental Education for the 2021 academic year; and Civilian Strategic Leader and the Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program assignments for the 2021 fiscal year.
  • Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award nominations

    The Freedom Award is the highest honor the Department of Defense gives to employers for supporting National Guard and Reserve employees. The employers chosen exemplify what it means to go above and beyond federal requirements in support of military employees.Only six weeks remain to nominate your outstanding employer for the Secretary of Defense
  • HQ ARPC introduces online retirement application tracker

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center recently introduced a virtual tracking status bar for Guard and Reserve members to monitor the status of their submitted retirement application.
  • AFMC to host virtual career fair

    A virtual career fair, hosted by the Air Force Materiel Command, will focus on filling more than 100 vacancies across the command in career fields to include contracting, financial management, force support, information technology, intelligence, logistics, medical, program management, public affairs, safety and security.
  • Air Force says CBD products not ok to use, may cause positive drug test

    Cannabidiol oil, also known as CBD oil, is growing in popularity as an ingredient in health and pet products, but is it okay for service members and federal employees to use? The simple answer is no.
  • Changes to TSP coming in December

    According to the thrift savings plan website, all TSP participants must have validated contact information and use two-step authentication to log into the TSP My Account beginning in December 2019.
  • TRICARE Open Season FEDVIP coverage

    The Federal Benefits Open Season began on Nov. 11 and ends on Dec. 9.
  • Honoring our nations: Native American history

    Over 108,000 Native Americans have served our country in the Armed Forces, from the Civil War through the Vietnam War, and still today. In history, they could often be found serving as scouts, interpreters and guides, because their unique skills and languages greatly impacted military operations and communications. From Choctaw code talkers in World War I, to the Comanche, Hopi, Kiowa, Seminole, Creek, Cherokee and Navajo code talkers during World War II.
  • AF Art Contest offers chance to showcase creativity

    2019 Air Force Art Contest is open for submissions through Nov. 30. There are various categories for adults and youth.
  • Air Force civic leaders experience AETC mission to recruit, train and educate exceptional Airmen

    The goal of the visit was to enable a better understanding of AETC and the Air Force mission. The civic leaders from around the country gained knowledge that enables them to better advocate for the service in multiple areas.
  • Air Force creates Cyberspace Capabilities Center to streamline communications enterprise

    The Air Force created a new Cyberspace Capabilities Center Nov. 7 in an effort to bridge cyber support gaps and synchronize enterprise requirements to best support today’s warfighter.
  • HQ ARPC builds leaders through force development

    Maj. Gen. John C. Flournoy and a team of four colonels, came together Oct. 28 through Nov. 1 as the AY20/21 Reserve Developmental Education Designation Board (RDEDB).
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
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