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  • New club members get 3 month free membership

    All eligible personnel who join any Air Force club between June 15 and Aug. 15, will automatically receive three months of free dues as part of the Air Force's 2009 club membership campaign. New members will also receive the benefits of a free cash back rewards program and a six-month, zero percent annual percentage rate on
  • Air Force Services Agency changes hands

    Col. Sandra Adams assumed command of Headquarters Air Force Services Agency during a change-of-command ceremony May 12 at the officers club here. Colonel Adams, who recently completed a six-month deployment to Afghanistan and served as the agency's director of programs for nearly a year, succeeds Col. Frederic Ryder who
  • Relief coming soon for Airmen affected by housing slump

    Servicemember and federal employee homeowners relocating for their job are among groups of Airmen expected to soon have access to the Homeowners Assistance Program. Legislation passed in February allows the Secretary of Defense to make a determination to temporarily expand assistance to homeowners facing a military move
  • Air Force standardizes informal uniform

    As a result of the 96th Air Force Uniform Board, a standardized informal uniform is now authorized for wear. The informal uniform will be mandatory for wear by all applicable Air Force personnel starting Jan. 1, 2011. The Air Force Chief of Staff directed review of the informal uniform to help standardize it across all
  • Air Force officials release master sergeant selections statistics

    Air Force officials recently selected 5,604 of 22,748 eligible technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant for a selection rate of 24.64 percent. The average score for those selected was 340.41, with an average time in grade and time in service of 4.45 and 16.40 years respectively. The average score was based on
  • Air Force Hoops promotion nets 9 winners

    Air Force Services Agency officials recently announced the nine winners of the Air Force Hoops promotion contest. The free event gave participants Air Force-wide the opportunity to demonstrate their basketball "smarts" by picking the winners of the 2009 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Tournament. Game cards were handed
  • Airmen, veterans can now apply for new GI Bill

    The Department of Veterans Affairs opened its doors for accepting Post-9/11 GI Bill applications May 1. All Airmen and former Airmen with at least 90 days of active duty service since Sept. 11, 2001, can choose to apply for education benefits, which begin Aug. 1, 2009 under the new GI Bill law. To apply or for details on
  • AF transition assistance experts hone job-assistance skills

    About 120 transition assistance experts from across the Air Force came to downtown San Antonio April 28-30 to learn the latest in career and employment initiatives and how they relate to today's economic environment. The three-day conference kicked off with a one-day, Air Force specific event that included presentations and
  • New selective re-enlistment bonus list announced

    Pentagon officials recently released the latest selective re-enlistment bonus list which contains 82 Air Force specialties. The revised listing increased bonuses for one Air Force specialty code--contracting. Seventeen AFSCs will receive lower SRBs than previously offered and seven AFSCs were removed from the program.
  • Air Force to release master sergeant promotion list

    The Air Force Personnel Center will post the selection list for master sergeant promotions on the Air Force Portal and AFPC public and military Web sites May 14 at 8 a.m. Central Time. This is the first time in 12 years the master sergeant and technical sergeant promotion lists have not been released simultaneously. The
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