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Default Air Force Logo NCOs selected for Enlisted to AFIT program
Air Force officials selected nine enlisted Airmen to continue their education through the Enlisted to Air Force Institute of Technology Graduate Degree Program. "The Air Force has a strong tradition of valuing education," said Lt. Col. Douglas Wall, Air Force Personnel Center's chief of developmental education. "This
0 3/25
2009
Craig Duehring, assistant Secretary of the Air Force, manpower and Reserve affairs, and Lt. Gen. Richard Y. Newton III, the Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, answer questions from members of House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee in Washington March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Amaani Lyle) AF personnel leaders focus on Airmen, modernization
As mission requirements continue to grow, Air Force personnel leaders said before the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee in Washington March 17 that the service will refine priorities to win today's fight and prepare for tomorrow's challenges. The Honorable Craig Duehring, assistant Secretary of the Air Force,
0 3/24
2009
Capt. Darren Rubi gets his uniform quality checked by Karen Walker at clothing issue during the Push-Pull 2007 exercise at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Push-Pull 2009 is scheduled to take place April 6 to 10 at Lackland AFB and will include 150 regular Air Force retirees.  These biennial exercises are designed to exercise and evaluate the Air Force's mobilization processes and crisis-action procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alan Boedeker)
Push-Pull to test real-world AF capabilities
"Push-Pull 2009" may sound like a new type of fitness regimen to some, but to about 150 regular Air Force retirees it's a mobilization exercise of a different kind. The Push-Pull 2009 exercise, scheduled to take place April 6 to 10 at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, is designed to exercise and evaluate mobilization
0 3/24
2009
Default Air Force Logo Verifying records, personal information vital to career progression
Successful career progression for Airmen requires hard work, planning and dedication, but even more importantly, an accurate personnel record. Of all the actions Airmen can take to affect their chances for promotion and professional development, the most important is ensuring their personal information is correct. Missing
0 3/18
2009
Default Air Force Logo Special assignments considered for Airmen in time of need
Being the parent of a teenager with a bipolar disorder, said one Randolph AFB Airman, is often a difficult and emotional journey. "Like any parent of a child with special needs, there's always a concern that the next location will not have the medical or psychiatric facilities to care for my son," she said. "However,
0 3/18
2009
Default Air Force Logo AFPC establishes diversity council
The Air Force Personnel Center Diversity Council held its first official meeting on February 26, here, and will serve as an advisory committee to the commander for diversity issues. "AFPC is committed to fostering appreciation for diversity," said Maj. Gen. K.C. McClain, AFPC commander. "By increasing the diversity of an
0 3/16
2009
Numerous programs exist for veterans interested in post-military careers in science, technology, engineering and math--or STEM.  STEM initiatives either offer to train and educate transitioning Airmen, or directly hire veterans coming from technical career fields, and place them into needed federal jobs in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. 
Careers in science, engineering available to transitioning Airmen
In today's struggling economy, job opportunities for separating and retiring military members may seem scarce. However, numerous programs exist for veterans interested in post-military careers in science, technology, engineering and math--or STEM. The STEM initiatives either offer to train and educate transitioning Airmen,
0 3/13
2009
Default Air Force Logo New personnel accountability system helps leaders, families during crises
When a natural disaster or large-scale crisis strikes, the Air Force wants to ensure the safety of all Airmen, and their family members. To account for its personnel, the Air Force will implement a new program April 1, the Air Force Personnel Accountability and Assessment System, to improve accountability management,
0 3/10
2009
Default Air Force Logo New records viewing system improves access to unit records
Air Force Personnel Center officials will release the new Personnel Records Display Application--or PRDA--in early April. PRDA is an electronic viewer for the Automated Records Management System, facilitating search, retrieval and management of personnel records in ARMS through a role based access process. "PRDA greatly
0 3/10
2009
Default Air Force Logo AF golf courses honored by National Golf Foundation
Eight Air Force golf courses were recently honored with Customer Loyalty Awards by the National Golf Foundation. These annual awards are based on results from a customer loyalty survey, administered by the foundation's data research team, of hundreds of civilian and military golf courses in various price ranges. Awards were
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2009
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