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  • AFPC automates notifications for completion of probationary periods

    In AFPC's ongoing effort to improve consistency and efficiency across the Air Force, supervisors will now receive an e-mail notification when one of their civilian employees is within 90 days of completing a probationary period. New employees and new supervisors serve an established probationary period during which
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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,
  • 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
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