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  • Around the Air Force: Air, Space & Cyber

    On this look around the Air Force, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, shares his outlook at the Air Force Association’s 2019 Air, Space and Cyber Conference. His speech focused on multi-domain operations and the future Air Force.
  • AMC commander talks readiness, transformation at AFA

    Throughout the Air Force Association’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference, Sept. 16-18, at National Harbor, Maryland, defense and Air Force leaders spoke about the need for change as the Department of Defense focuses its attention on great power competition at the direction of the 2018 National Defense Strategy.
  • DoD launches new pain rating scale

    The Department of Defense launched a pain rating scale for use in hospitals to better assess pain in patients.
  • Air Force fields new hiring process for new first sergeants

    The Air Force has removed the first sergeant assignment from developmental special duty and is using a combination volunteer and nomination process when bringing on first sergeants for their initial assignments in the career field to ensure the right Airmen are selected and assigned to these special duty positions.
  • Roper: Air Force of the future is faster, smarter, bolder

    “To become a more competitive acquisition system, the Air Force needs to be aware of trends in technology,” Roper said. “The world is changing, we have to change with it. The key is to decide which technology will be successful and being able to act on those trends with a system that is leaner, meaner and faster than our opponents.”
  • AFH1 phone app available now on Apple and Google Play

    The AFH1 app includes the “The Air Force Handbook 1,” and study guide, as well as Air Force Instruction 36-2618, The Enlisted Force Structure, known as the “The Little Brown Book.” There is also access to the “The Little Blue Book” which focuses on the profession of arms. Other tools such as flash cards, audio and practice tests can also be found on the app.
  • FY19 travel claims should be filed prior to end of fiscal year

    Per DoD FMR Vol 9, Chapter 5, 0804, travelers must submit all claims within five working days of return to, or arrival at, the permanent duty station. This statement is on the back of all travel orders and applies to both temporary duty (TDY) and permanent duty travel (PDT) claims. This is particularly important as we near the end of the fiscal
  • STOP Movement in effect for Hurricane Dorian

    Due to the potential threat of Hurricane Dorian, all Individual Reservists (IR) must heed the following guidance.A STOP MOVEMENT has been issued for both TDY and PCS actions for all Airmen and Civilians projected into Joint Base Charleston, Patrick AFB, and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.IRs should not proceed on orders to a STOP MOVEMENT or
  • Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program 2019-20

    It’s that time of the year again! Peak flu season is upon us and Air Force personnel are required to get their annual flu shot before Dec. 31.Individual Reservists must receive their flu vaccination, from either their servicing Military Treatment Facilities or a civilian provider. Vaccinations from Military Treatment Facilities:Members must be in
  • September is National Preparedness Month; make time to plan for disasters

    September is recognized as National Preparedness Month, which serves as a reminder to plan and prepare for emergencies that could impact our homes, workplace, schools and communities. Planning and preparation is essential in building resilient communities and coincides with this year’s theme of “Prepared, Not Scared. Be Ready for Disasters.”
  • DOD agency keeps file swaps safe

    The Defense Information Systems Agency has taken over an online resource that allows Defense Department personnel to swap files too large to be sent by email. Now in the wheelhouse of DISA, the file transfer capability has been rebranded DoD SAFE, or secure access file exchange. The DoD SAFE capability is part of DISA's Defense Collaboration Services suite of applications.
  • Airman Leadership School Class 19-F graduates

    Congratulations to the following service members who graduated from the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, Aug. 15.Staff Sgt. Samantha Alamo, 627th Security Forces SquadronSenior Airman Christian Aldridgewerre, 627th Logistics Readiness SquadronSenior Airman Caleb Alley, 62nd Airlift WingPetty Officer 3rd Class Sara Clark, U.S. Coast
  • New DOD Program Leaves Sexual Predators Nowhere to Hide

    A new Defense Department program called Catch a Serial Offender, or "CATCH," aims to make it more difficult for sexual assault perpetrators to evade identification and capture by law enforcement. The new tool is expected to allow victims making a restricted report of sexual assault — a reporting mechanism that allows a victim to remain confidential — to help investigators do a better job of finding wrongdoers and bring them to justice.
  • 446th Airlift Wing Volunteer Takes Lead

    A visit with an old friend steers an Airman towards an interesting volunteer opportunity.
  • Emerging technology may save Airmen’s lives

    Emerging technology may save Airmen’s live
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