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  • AF nominates 114 officers for astronaut training

    The Air Force Astronaut Nomination Board has forwarded 114 nominees to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for consideration in the pilot and mission specialist categories. The board convened here May 13-15 and the Medical Screening Panel convened May 20-22, considering 213 applications. Forty-eight names were
  • Air Force names 2008 LULAC Excellence in Military Service Award winner

    The Air Force has selected Captain Elisa Valenzuela from the Air Force Materiel Command as the winner of the 2008 League of United Latin American Citizens Excellence in Military Service award. The award recognizes members who have made significant contributions to the advancement of minority groups, the promotion of
  • Nurse Enlisted Commissioning Program selectees announced

    Officials at the Air Force Personnel Center here selected 31 enlisted Airmen to attend the Nurse Enlisted Commissioning Program beginning in either fall 2008 or spring 2009. Those attending fall 2008 are: Tech. Sgt. Meki Bocage Tech. Sgt. Michele Bortvit Tech. Sgt. Samuel Cash Tech. Sgt. Samuel Cerezo Tech. Sgt. Edson
  • Citizenship path for Airmen now a Total Force reality

    Senior Airman Karla Bustamante has career aspirations. As an information management journeyman with the 375th Mission Support Group at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., she wants to make staff sergeant and someday finish her bachelor's degree in computer science. Airman Bustamante, a Nicaraguan native, recently completed a
  • Final record scan moves AFPC closer to total virtual service

    There were no cakes, ribbons or special dignitaries on hand June 3 when Blanca Rubio, a contract scanning team leader at the Air Force Personnel Center here, performed an electronic scan of the Air Force's last paper unit personnel record. However, according to Sharon Hogue, chief of AFPC's Master Personnel Records Branch,
  • AFPC assignments team earns second straight championship

    More than 600 members of the Air Force Personnel Center here turned out wearing their directorate colors for AFPC's sports day June 4. The competition started earlier in the week with good-natured heckling, threats and challenges sent by the various directors. However, the challengers got down to real business with the 5K
  • AFPC providing service, virtually

    The Air Force Personnel Center here opened the virtual communication lines when monthly Internet based information sessions launched late last year for military and civilian personnelists around the Air Force. The intent of the monthly Internet conferences, known as webcasts, is to provide preliminary details on upcoming
  • CMSAF spends day with AFPC Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley visited the Airmen of the Air Force Personnel Center here May 29. Chief McKinley and other board members were in town holding the boards that select the next Air Force 12 Outstanding Airmen and First Sergeant of the Year. During his visit to AFPC, the chief talked with
  • Centralization of separation actions to AFPC complete

    Under the Personnel Services Delivery Transformation initiative, beginning May 30, the Air Force Personnel Center here becomes the service center for all separation actions to include providing Airmen with their separation orders and DD Form 214s. Using a new automated notification method, Airmen approaching their normal
  • Service demographics offer snapshot of force

    The Air Force Personnel Center here recently published its demographics report offering a snapshot of the service's active-duty and civilian force. This data is current as of April 30 and can also be found at Air Force demographics. Statistics are rounded to the nearest tenth. Active-duty demographics Snapshot of the Air