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  • New online master's program for AF civilians now available

    Eligible Air Force civilians have until March 14 to apply for a new online master's degree program offered this June by Air University's Air Command and Staff College. The two-year program, for civilians GS-11 and above and pay band-02 and above who don't already have their master's degree, consists of 33 semester hours and
  • AFPC gains excellent rating in UCI

    The Air Force Personnel Center received five "outstanding"ratings out of eight areas inspected during the recent Unit Compliance Inspection, receiving an overall "excellent" rating. The Air Force Inspection Agency team from Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., spent Feb. 11-15, going over processes and programs. During the
  • New Web-based assignment application debuts March 3

    The power to apply for your next home-basing and follow-on assignment will soon be literally at your fingertips. Starting March 3, all active-duty enlisted members and officers (lieutenant colonel and below) who are slated to serve an unaccompanied tour of 15 months or less will have the ability to submit Web-based
  • Personnel Center announces advanced assignment, deferment program for deployed Airmen

    Some deployed Airmen who have served uncharacteristically long tours of duty will become qualified for a special advance assignment/deferment program, according to Air Force Personnel Center officials here. "This program recognizes that some of our Airmen, enlisted and officer, who have served a tour of duty of at least 300
  • Summer jobs available at Air Force bases worldwide

    Students and certain other eligible persons can gain marketable skills and earn money while enjoying their summer vacations, thanks to the Air Force Summer Hire Program, according to Air Force Personnel Center officials here. "These great temporary jobs will run from May through September," said Robbie Brown, technical
  • Airmen SRB, CSRB January reenlistment bonuses retroactive

    All eligible Airmen in Air Force specialty codes with a selective reenlistment bonus or those with a critical skills retention bonus who reenlisted Jan. 1 or later are authorized retroactive payment effective immediately. The 2008 National Defense Authorization Act., signed by President Bush Jan. 28, provided authorization.
  • Nurse commissioning program seeks enlisted applicants

    Officials at the Air Force Personnel Center here will conduct the annual Nurse Enlisted Commissioning Program board May 13-14 to select candidates for fall 2008 and spring 2009 start dates. The program offers active duty enlisted personnel the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in a high-need academic major. NECP
  • vMPF adds new self-service program for assignments

    A new self-service assignments application launching Feb. 19 will eliminate a visit to the Military Personnel Flight/Element, saving Airmen both time and effort as part of the continuing initiatives of the Air Force's Personnel Services Delivery Transformation. Using the Expanded Permissive Assignment program, active duty
  • Service still seeking special compensation claimants

    The approval rate of claims for Combat-Related Special Compensation is currently running 66 percent, but one-third of the eligible retirees still have not applied for the program. Air Force Personnel Center officials expected an increase in claims when the benefit was expanded to include all combat or combat-related
  • Air Force fiscal 2008 aviator continuation pay approved

    The fiscal 2008 Aviator Continuation Pay program was approved recently by Mr. Craig W. Duehring, assistant secretary of the Air Force, manpower and reserve affairs. The 2008 National Defense Authorization Act., which was signed by President Bush Jan. 28 provided authorization. The 2008 ACP program will offer eligible pilots
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