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  • Air Force officials release staff sergeant selection statistics

    Air Force officials selected 15,223 of 30,574 eligible senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant for a selection rate of 49.79 percent. The average score for those selected was 275.81, with an average time in grade and time in service of 2.09 and 4.69 years, respectively. The average score was based on the following
  • Education opportunity available for senior level civilians

    Air Force civilians interested in applying for the Academic Year 2011 Defense Senior Leader Development Program (DSLDP) have until Sept. 11 to submit nomination packets to the Air Force Personnel Center here. The Department of Defense's DSLDP focuses on how to effectively lead organizations and programs, as well how to be
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill guidance sent to Airmen, commanders

    Air Force Personnel Center leadership provided updates to the field recently on the Air Force implementation of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. For updated guidance, checklists and timeline information, visit the "Ask" AFPC Web site and click on the Post-9/11 GI Bill link. The updates include guidance on how eligible Airmen can
  • Joan Orr Spouse Award open for nominations

    Air Force members can now submit nominations for their spouse as the 2010 Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year. The period of the award runs Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2009. The Joan Orr Spouse of the Year Award is sponsored by the Air Force Association and honors the significant contributions made by non-military spouses of Air
  • Air Force to hire civilians to manage unit programs

    Squadrons with more than 50 military and civilian members could start seeing relief in managing their additional duties as early as this fall, courtesy of 1,200 newly created civilian unit program coordinators positions. Feedback from the 2008 Airman's Time Assessment revealed Airmen were being pulled away from their
  • Air Force Academy seeking instructor applications

    Active duty officers interested in applying for instructor duty for academic year 2010-2011 at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. must submit applications to the Air Force Personnel Center here by Sep. 30. Officers in the ranks of First Lieutenant through Lieutenant Colonel may apply for positions in the USAFA dean of
  • Service demographics offer snapshot of force

    Air Force Personnel Center officials here recently published a demographics report offering a snapshot of the service's active-duty and civilian force. This data is current as of June 30 and can also be found at Air Force demographics. Statistics are rounded to the nearest tenth. Active-duty demographics Snapshot of the Air
  • 2010 Verne Orr Award nominations open

    The Air Force Personnel Center here is now accepting nominations for the 2010 Verne Orr Award. The Verne Orr Award is sponsored by the Air Force Association and recognizes an Air Force unit which makes the most effective use of its human resources. The award is open to all Air Force units and organizations regardless of
  • Special developmental education programs open for application

    Officers with demonstrated leadership and scholarship abilities interested in applying for special developmental education programs for the 2010-2011 academic year, have until Aug. 31 to submit their applications to the Air Force Personnel Center. The four special DE programs include the Olmsted Scholarship Program, with
  • CMSAF discusses force priorities, continued support for families and wounded warriors

    The Air Force's top enlisted leader toured several military bases in the San Antonio area July 7-9 to meet with Airmen here and discuss Air Force priorities. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Roy assumed his new position during an appointment ceremony June 30 at Bolling Air Force Base, D.C. Chief Roy said some
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