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  • AFPC accepting applications for ’09-’10 USAFA instructors

    Officers interested in serving as instructors at the U. S. Air Force Academy for the 2009-2010 school year should submit their applications to the Air Force Personnel Center here by July 15. Instructor duty is a four-year special duty assignment available to qualified first lieutenants through lieutenant colonels. Officers
  • AF combines officer promotion, developmental education releases

    Air Force officials recently announced they will begin combining the public releases for officer promotions and developmental education announcements as part of an ongoing effort to streamline personnel processes. The new initiative will start later this year with the September 2008B lieutenant colonel line of the Air Force
  • 437th AW wins 2008 Verne Orr Award

    The Air Force has selected the 437th Airlift Wing, Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., as the winner of the 2008 Verne Orr Award. The Air Force Association established this award in honor of former Secretary of the Air Force Verne Orr. The award recognizes an Air Force unit (active or Reserve) that makes the most effective use
  • AEF Evolution -- Implementing a tempo-based force generation construct

    An improved Global Air and Space Expeditionary Force construct will soon use a tempo-based rule set, building on the current 20-month cycle of five 120-day AEF pairs. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley recently approved the implementation of this tempo-based Global AEF force generation construct; and
  • Individual AEF information now visible on vMPF

    The Air Force Personnel Center here has taken another step to support Airmen and ensure all members know their air expeditionary force deployment status. Airmen can now access this information through vMPF. This capability provides real-time visibility for Airmen and is consistent with the initiative to cease production of
  • Pararescueman receives 2008 Pitsenbarger Award for lifesaving actions

    The Air Force Sergeants Association has named Tech. Sgt. Davide Keaton, an Air Force pararescueman at Pope Air Force Base, N.C., as its 2008 Pitsenbarger Award recipient. AFSA's Pitsenbarger Award annually recognizes Air Force enlisted members who perform heroic acts, on or off duty, that result in saving a life or
  • Air Force Fitness' 'In Training' program helps runners achieve goals

    Air Force Fitness has a new program that may improve Airmen's running goals. The "In Training" program, accessible from the Air Force Fitness Web site, www.usafsports.com, has guides for runners of all fitness levels. New runners can learn how easy it is to get started and all runners have access to the Air Force running
  • Applicants sought for air attaché duty

    The Air Force is accepting applications until June 13 from senior captains, majors and lieutenant colonels to fill 19 air attaché positions with in-country reporting dates from June 2010 to February 2011. Officers selected for attaché duty will attend training during the period of January to August 2009. An operations
  • AFPC Airmen help Wounded Warrior improve quality of life

    Tech. Sgt. Israel Del Toro's injuries from Afghanistan wouldn't allow him to build the gate he needed at his home in Cibolo, Texas, so he turned to Operation Homefront, which asked volunteers from the Air Force Personnel Center to make the needed changes to this wounded warrior's home last Wednesday. Sergeant Del Toro's
  • Two-time Airman of the Year honored by New Braunfels Chamber

    It wasn't a surprise that Senior Airman Jennifer Booth felt a touch of deja vu Thursday evening (May 1) while being honored by the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce as Randolph Airman of the Year. After all, she'd stood at the same spot and received the same award the year before. Guests at this year's reception included