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Default Air Force Logo Policy update to make civilian hiring quicker
To increase the efficiency in filling civilian vacancies, effective New Year's Day, selecting officials will have 45 days instead of 90 to choose the best-qualified candidate. "We continue to refine the civilian hiring process where we can to speed up the hiring action," said Maj. Gen. K.C. McClain, Air Force Personnel
0 12/19
2008
Air Force Personnel Center Executive Director Sheila Earle and Taiwan's Administrative Deputy Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. Yu-Pao Lin discuss personnel topics in the AFPC Conference Center Dec. 12, 2008. A delegation from the Taiwan air force visited AFPC, Randolph AFB, Texas, to gain knowledge on how to establish and all-volunteer force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joel Martinez) Taiwan air force visits AFPC to exchange personnel ideas
Members of the Taiwan air force visited the Air Force Personnel Center here Dec. 12 to gain knowledge on how to establish an all-volunteer force. Fifteen members of the TAF, including Taiwan's Administrative Deputy Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. Yu-Pao Lin and Rear Adm. Chih-lung "Larry" Tan, director general of Taiwan's
0 12/18
2008
Default Air Force Logo Course gives officers new outlook on force support
The first Force Support Officers' Course graduated 57 officers Dec. 11 at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., with Lt. Gen. Richard Newton on hand to congratulate the officers on their achievement. "These outstanding officers made history as they walked across the stage," said General Newton, the deputy chief of staff for
0 12/17
2008
Default Air Force Logo Congress authorizes paternity leave
Eligible Airmen are now authorized 10 days of non-chargeable paternity leave following the birth of their newborns, courtesy of the 2009 Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act. The law applies to married, active-duty Airmen. The Airman's wife must have given birth to the child on or after Oct. 14, 2008. "This is
0 12/15
2008
Bill Carr, deputy undersecretary military personnel policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, presents a Presidential Rank Award to Sheila Earle, Air Force Personnel Center executive director, during a ceremony Dec. 9. Ms. Earle was conferred the rank of "Meritorious Executive in the Senior Executive Service" for her accomplishments in U.S. Government program management and for her quality and efficiency in service to the public. (U.S. Air Force photo by Melissa Peterson)
AFPC Executive Director presented Presidential Rank Award
Bill Carr, deputy undersecretary (military personnel policy) for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, presented the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award Tuesday to Sheila Earle, executive director, Air Force Personnel Center. "Sheila has been a colleague, a friend, and a brilliant contributor to military human resources
0 12/10
2008
Default Air Force Logo Team brings personal touch to personnel issues
A six-person team from the Air Force Personnel Center here spoke to Team Randolph members in two separate sessions Dec. 8 as part of the Air Force-wide "Spread the Word" tour. The Spread the Word briefings provided information on personnel issues and delivery transformation, and allowed all Airmen direct contact with AFPC
0 12/10
2008
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board recently announced an increase in the 2009 elective deferral limit for regular Thrift Savings Plan contributions. The limit is now $16,500, up from $15,500 for 2008. (U.S. Air Force illustration/Mike Carabajal) 
New TSP contribution limits set for 2009
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board recently announced an increase in the 2009 elective deferral limit for regular Thrift Savings Plan contributions. The limit is now $16,500, up from $15,500 for 2008. In addition, contributions for the TSP catch-up plan will increase to $5,500, up from the $5,000 limit set for
0 12/05
2008
Default Air Force Logo AF Climate Survey deadline extended to Dec. 14
 If you want to play a part in shaping our future Air Force, an effective and proven tool may be sitting in your inbox. Since Oct. 1, an initial e-mail invitation and several follow-on reminders were sent out Air Force-wide, which included a link to the 2008 Air Force Climate Survey and easy-to-follow instructions. So far,
0 12/03
2008
Default Air Force Logo Federal hiring authority makes it easier to hire disabled employees
The Air Force is working to increase manager understanding of how to hire qualified people with disabilities. The Schedule A hiring authority, a noncompetitive government hiring process, allows federal employers to hire qualified people with mental retardation, severe physical disabilities or psychiatric disabilities to
0 12/01
2008
Maj. Gen. K.C. McClain, Air Force Personnel Center commander, greets Staff Sgt. Scott Lilley at the AFPC Warrior Care Run on Nov. 25, 2008, at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. Sergeant Lilley is an Air Force wounded warrior currently stationed at Lackland AFB, Texas, who spoke at the event. (USAF Photo by Don Lindsey) AFPC hosts unit run in honor of Warrior Care Month
Hundreds of Airmen from the Air Force Personnel Center here ran through the streets around Airmen's Heritage Park Nov. 25 in honor of Air Force wounded warriors. AFPC hosted the run as part of Warrior Care Month to honor the sacrifices of Air Force wounded warriors and to increase awareness and support. Maj. Gen. K.C.
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2008
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