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  • FY17 NCORP application window now open

    The Air Force has released fiscal year 2017 retraining quotas for eligible noncommissioned officers via the NCO retraining program.  The retraining program is a complimentary tool used to help balance and sustain the enlisted force as the Air Force continues to grow. While the AF is still

  • 2015 Climate Survey results consistent with past years’ findings

    Results for the Air Force’s Total Force Climate Survey conducted March 13 - April 27, 2015, show that more than 80 percent of Airmen completing the survey are satisfied, in general.The survey was an opportunity for active duty, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard and civilian Airmen to give senior

  • Warrior CARE event slated for Joint Base Andrews Nov. 13-18

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, in coordination with the 11th Wing, Joint Base Andrews, District of Washington, will host a Warrior CARE event Nov. 13-18. Warrior CARE events are holistic wellness events for seriously wounded, ill and injured military members, veterans and their caregivers,

  • Air Force selects 720 civilians for developmental education

    More than 700 Air Force civilian employees were selected for basic, intermediate and senior developmental education opportunities during the 2016 Civilian Developmental Education Board held at the Air Force Personnel Center last month.  The board considered 916 high-potential employees for education

  • Air Force releases advanced degree and career broadening results

    An Air Force selection board has chosen 334 officers for advanced academic degree and career broadening opportunities.  As part of the force development construct, Advanced Academic Degree/Special Experience Exchange Duty programs provide targeted developmental education and broadening developmental

  • Health Profession Education Program candidates selected for 2017

    Air Force officials have selected more than 200 officers for the Air Force Medical Service Health Profession Education Program.   Development team boards held this summer for the Biomedical Sciences Corps, Medical Service Corps and Nurse Corps selected 216 officers from 20 career fields for the

  • $35K bonuses available for RPA pilots to stay beyond initial commitment

    UPDATED 10/26/2016: 18S corrected to 18XThe Air Force has authorized $35,000 critical skills retention bonus programs for qualified remotely piloted aircraft pilots. The bonuses are part of the Air Force’s RPA “Get Well” plan announced by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James Aug. 10 to

  • Selections announced for Civilian Strategic Leader Program

    Air Force officials have selected 21 senior civilians to participate in the 2017 Air Force Civilian Strategic Leader Program.   CSLP, the Air Force’s senior corporate career broadening program, is designed to develop multi-skilled GS-14 and GS-15 leaders by placing them in experiential assignments

  • Air Force approves Turkey incentive pay

    Active-duty Airmen assigned to Turkey between Aug. 29, 2016, and Dec. 31, 2018, may be eligible for the Secretary of the Air Force-approved Turkey Assignment Incentive Pay. Airmen may apply for TAIP at three points in time:  prior to departing their losing station, within 30 days of arrival in

  • Air Force issues implementation guidance for transgender Airmen

    Air Force officials released transgender implementation guidance Oct. 7 addressing specific procedures for transitioning and requesting an official change in gender as well as associated guidance in areas ranging from medical and privacy issues to deployments, fitness standards, and dress and

  • Air Force selects 1,931 for promotion to major

    The Air Force selected 1,931 officers for promotion to major during the Calendar Year 2016C Major Chaplain and Line of the Air Force central selection boards.  To view the lists, go to the Air Force Portal and select the promotion link, or log in to myPers, select “Any” from the drop down menu,

  • Air Force recertifies all fitness assessment courses

    The Air Force has directed a service-wide recertification of all installation 1.5-mile run and 2-kilometer walk courses by Oct. 31.  The recertification requirement comes after the identification of course-length issues by local officials at Goodfellow and Hanscom Air Force Bases. While conducting a

  • Air Force announces 2017 support squadron commander candidates

    Air Force officials have selected 921 officers from more than 20 career fields as the 2017 support, logistics and materiel leader commander candidates.  “This is a highly competitive selection process,” said Sophia Barnard, Air Force Personnel Center special duty assignments branch. “Selected

  • OTS flight commander positions open to reservists

    The Air Force has opportunities for air reserve component members to tap into the Voluntary Limited Period of Active Duty program in the Officer Training School at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officers in the grades of first lieutenant

  • DOD announces new-hire probationary period

    The probationary period for many new civilian employees hired by the Defense Department on or after Nov. 26, 2015, has changed from one year to two years, the acting deputy assistant secretary of defense for civilian personnel policy said. Julie Blanks confirmed the change to the statute governing

  • Air Force selects 1,855 for promotion to captain

    The Air Force selected 1,855 first lieutenants for promotion to captain during the Calendar Year 2016B Captain Line of the Air Force, Chaplain, Line of the Air Force-Judge Advocate, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps and Biomedical Service Corps quarterly selection process. To view the lists, go to

  • Air Force releases 2016 promotion statistics by AFSC

    Air Force officials have released the16E5, 16E6 and 16E7 promotion statistics broken down by Air Force Specialty Code and promotion recommendation.  In an effort to provide transparency to Airmen, the data has been posted to the myPers website by five letter-AFSC. AFSCs in which all eligible Airmen

  • AF leaders announce latest diversity, inclusion initiatives

    In ongoing efforts to attract and retain the most innovative, skillful and strategically agile force today, Air Force senior leaders released the second memorandum to Airmen relaying new diversity and inclusion initiatives.The 13 new initiatives include notable efforts to raise the bar for

  • Turkey now an unaccompanied, 12-month tour

    Air Force assignments to the Republic of Turkey are now unaccompanied, 12-month tours, effective Sept. 21, Air Force officials said today.   This decision was made taking into account the region’s current security environment and in consultation with the Department of State and Turkish government

  • AF announces 2017 NPSA nominee

    Air Force officials are pleased to announce Maj. Michael R. Couchman, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Virginia, Air Force District of Washington, as the Air Force nominee for the 2017 National Public Service Award.The American Society for Public Administration and the National

  • Competitive career opportunities exist via officer crossflow program

    One of today’s opportunities for officers to broaden career options comes from the nonrated line officer crossflow program, which currently has openings for officers on active duty in certain career fields to volunteer for retraining into undermanned career fields. The program is designed to

  • Air Force has openings for civilian aircraft maintainers

    The Air Force is looking for qualified civilian aircraft maintainers to fill vital positions within the Air Force Civilian Service.  Unique skills such as installation, modification, testing, repair and other critical areas are integral to ensuring the safety of Airmen around the world and the

  • Ten AF captains selected for Inter-American Squadron Officer School

    Ten captains have been selected to attend the 2017 Inter-American Squadron Officer School at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in fiscal year 2017.  Selected to attend are Captains Ruben Adornorodriguez, Ricardo Basora-Rovira, Edward Camacho, Nathan Elowe,

  • AFPC Airman wins 2016 Air Force Marathon

    First Lt. Zebulon Hanley, assigned to the Air Force Personnel Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, crossed the finish line with a winning time of 2:47:04 at the 20th annual U.S. Air Force Marathon at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Col.

  • FEGLI calculator makes choosing options easier during open season

    The Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance Program calculator helps eligible federal employees make the right choices for themselves and their families during this open season which runs until Sept. 30.   The Office of Personnel Management offers an FEGLI calculator to assist with rapid and

  • Missing pilot’s remains bring sister closure after 51 years

    Maj. Dean Klenda, an F-105 pilot, went to Vietnam in 1965. He never returned. His sister, Deanna, has been searching for answers ever since. Last year, she got them, and his remains are finally coming home. On Sept. 17, Maj. Klenda will be laid to rest, 51 years to the day from when his aircraft was

  • VLPAD adds multiple career fields, vacancies

    The Air Force’s Voluntary Limited Period of Active Duty program, or VLPAD, has added a number of career fields for selected air reserve component line of the Air Force officers. For three years and one day, Reserve and Air National Guard officers from certain Air Force specialties can fill vacant

  • Air Force selects six captains for prestigious doctorate program

    The Air Force has chosen six captains for the 2017 Chief of Staff of the Air Force Captains Prestigious Ph.D. Program as a result of a recent selection board.  The program exposes rising officers to a unique learning experience at top-tier universities. The captains will obtain doctorate degrees in

  • 2016 AFA Aerospace Award winners named

    The Air Force Association awards committee recently announced their selections for the 2016 National Aerospace and Specialty Award winners. The specific categories and respective winners are as follows: David C. Schilling Award for most outstanding contribution to national defense in the field of

  • Career Intermission Program provides hiatus from AF active duty

    A year ago, Capt. Katie Evans, a personnel officer, had two choices:  leave active duty to pursue full-time parenthood and hope to return some day, or apply for the new Career Intermission Program which would allow her to leave the service for a few years with a guaranteed return to active duty. CIP

  • Warrior CARE event slated for Offutt Sept. 19-22

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, in coordination with the 55th Wing, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, will host a Warrior CARE event Sept. 19-22. The CARE event provides seriously wounded, ill and injured military members, veterans and their caregivers focused and personalized service through

  • Nomination window open for 2017 Spirit of Hope Award

    Nominations for the 2017 Spirit of Hope Award will be accepted by the Air Force Personnel Center through Feb. 20. The award, named for comedian and actor Bob Hope, recognizes a military member, former military member, civilian or organization that epitomizes his values of duty, honor, courage,

  • AF opens enlisted RPA pilot program to all AFSCs

    Using a phased-application approach, Air Force senior leaders are casting a wider net to ensure more active-duty enlisted Airmen are eligible to apply for the service’s RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft program, a Pentagon official said Aug. 29. The program expands the eligibility pool from

  • Air Force selects 16,506 for promotion to staff sergeant

    The Air Force has selected 16,506 senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant of the 39,064 eligible. The overall selection rate was 42.25 percent, with an average selectee overall score of 360.88. Officials selected 2,318 Airmen with a Promote Now recommendation for 14.04 percent of the total

  • AFPC Assignments team visits Cannon

    Air Force Personnel Center career development professionals visited Cannon July 8-10 to share helpful information pertaining to assignments. The team hosted multiple briefings as well as one-on-one appointments to answer questions and speak about unique situations. “These events are very career

  • Air Force STEM scholarships available to college students

    Eric Wineman completed both his undergraduate and master’s degrees with no student loan debt and now works for the Air Force as an electronics engineer, courtesy of the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship for Service Program. Part of the National Defense Education

  • Vanguard Award nomination window open through January

    The Air Force Personnel Center is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Vanguard Award through Jan. 25. The Non Commissioned Officers Association annually sponsors the award to recognize one enlisted member from each branch of service for a heroic act, on or off duty, which results in saving

  • RPA pilots set to receive $35,000 annual bonus

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced an increase to the service’s remotely piloted aircraft pilot bonus Aug. 10 in a multi-pronged approach to increase RPA manning and incentivize RPA pilots within a community that has operated at surge capacity for more than 10 years. As part of the

  • AFPC launches new website

    The Air Force Personnel Center officially unveils the newest version of its public website, http://www.afpc.af.mil, today.   The site contains personnel news and information for current and former Airmen and civilians.  Air Force fitness policy and the dress and appearance pages are the most popular

  • Leader training on Blended Retirement System available via mobile app

    The new Blended Retirement System is a hot topic of conversation across the Department of Defense, and most total force members have questions on how it will work and who is eligible.The online BRS leader course released in June is designed to educate leaders on the new retirement system. The

  • Eight AF officers chosen for 2017 DARPA Service Chiefs’ Fellows Program

    The Air Force selected eight officers for the 2017 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Service Chiefs' Fellows Program.This 90-day program is designed specifically for highly motivated, active duty officers with clear potential for operational leadership positions, said Master Sgt. Catrina

  • Air Force seeks nominations for 2017 AFA Aerospace awards

    Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2017 Air Force Association Aerospace Awards through Jan. 6, 2017.The Aerospace awards recognize the most outstanding contribution to national defense in the fields of science and engineering relating to aerospace activity; flight, in the

  • AF announces 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2016

    Air Force officials have selected the service's top enlisted members, naming the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2016.An Air Force selection board at the Air Force Personnel Center considered 36 nominees who represented major commands, direct reporting units, field operating agencies and

  • Advanced degree, experience programs open to eligible AF officers

    Eligible active duty officers interested in 2017 advanced academic degree and experience broadening opportunities can now apply for various developmental programs, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced.As part of the force development construct, Advanced Academic Degree/Special Experience

  • 7,501 selected for promotion to technical sergeant

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- The Air Force has selected 7,501 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant of the 33,569 eligible.The overall selection rate was 22.35 percent, with an average selectee overall score of 380.67. Officials selected 2,020 Airmen with a Promote Now

  • 2017 Verne Orr Award nominations sought

    Air Force officials will accept nominations for the 2017 Air Force Association Verne Orr Award through Jan. 6, 2017.The Air Force Association established this award in honor of former Secretary of the Air Force Verne Orr to recognize mission-oriented accomplishments and achievements by units which

  • Air Force opens Career Intermission Program application window

    Air Force officials are accepting applications for the Career Intermission Program through Sept. 12 from active duty and career status active guard and reserve Airmen.CIP provides select Airmen the opportunity for a one-time temporary transition from active duty to the Individual Ready Reserve - for

  • Air Force selects 489 for promotion to captain

    The Air Force selected 489 first lieutenants for promotion to captain during the 2016A Captain Line of the Air Force, Chaplain, LAF Judge Advocate, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps and Biomedical Sciences Corps Quarterly Selection Process.To see the list, go to the Air Force Portal and select the

  • Nominations open for 68th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award

    Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 68th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award through Nov. 18.The award, sponsored by George Washington University and the Arthur S. Flemming Awards Commission, honors outstanding federal employees who have made significant and extraordinary contributions

  • Pararescueman receives 2016 Pitsenbarger Award for lifesaving actions

    The Air Force Sergeants Association has named Technical Sgt. Daniel S. Flechsenhaar, an Air Force pararescueman at Pope Air Force Base, N.C., as its 2016 Pitsenbarger Award recipient.AFSA's Pitsenbarger Award annually recognizes Air Force enlisted members who perform heroic acts, on or off duty,

  • Training for new civilian performance management program now available

    WASHINGTON (AFNS) - Educational training is available to civilians and their supervisors in advance of the Air Force's April 2017 transition to the new Department of Defense-wide Performance Management and Appraisal Program.A phased implementation of DPMAP, part of the DOD's collaborative

  • AF has openings for civilian medical professionals

    The Air Force is looking for qualified civilian medical professionals to work with the Air Force Medical Service.The AFMS operates and manages a worldwide health care system capable of responding to a full spectrum of health requirements and provides an integrated health care system with an emphasis

  • AF accepting applications for undergraduate flying training

    The Air Force Personnel Center is accepting applications through Nov. 18 for the next Undergraduate Flying Training selection board.The UFT selection board will convene Jan. 23-26, 2017, to review applications for 2017-2018 pilot, remotely piloted aircraft pilot, combat systems officer and air

  • Air Force announces nominees for 2016 AFA Aerospace Awards

    The Air Force has selected its nominees to compete for the 2016 Air Force Association Aerospace Awards.The Aerospace awards recognize the most outstanding contributions to national defense and are open to all Air Force military members, Department of the Air Force civilians, units or group of

  • Air Force accepting nominations for 2017 O’Malley Award

    Air Force officials will accept nominations for the 2017 General and Mrs. Jerome F. O'Malley Award through Jan. 27, 2017.The award recognizes the wing commander and spouse team whose contributions to the nation, Air Force and local community best exemplify the highest ideals and positive leadership

  • Airman earns 'Ultimate Champion' title at Warrior Games

    Medically retired Master Sgt. Reese Hines earned the "Ultimate Champion" title and bragging rights at the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Military Academy here.Vying for the title, athletes competed in their respective disability classifications in five sporting events. Each

  • 2017 AF scholarship, fellowship programs offer development opportunities

    Active duty officers interested in unique developmental opportunities may be eligible for one of several scholar or fellowship programs in 2017.The White House Fellows, Mansfield Fellowship Exchange and Olmsted Scholar programs offer distinctive professional career broadening experiences for Air

  • Novice earns silver medal in visually impaired archery at Warrior Games

    Though she's new to archery, Air Force 1st Lt. Sarah Frankosky  earned a silver medal in the visually impaired archery category in the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Military Academy here.Since June 15, about 250 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans

  • Blended retirement system training now available

    Online training designed to educate Airmen about the new Blended Retirement System, the Defense Department system with changes on the current military retirement system, is now available via Joint Knowledge Online course number P-US1330. The course is also available to those without a Common Access

  • AF selects 1,447 for promotion to colonel, lieutenant colonel, major

    The Air Force selected 1,447 for promotion to colonel, lieutenant colonel and major during the 2016B Colonel Biomedical Sciences Corps; Lieutenant Colonel Line of the Air Force, Medical Service Corps and Biomedical Sciences Corps; and Major Biomedical Sciences Corps central selection boards.The

  • AFROTC accepting instructor applications for summer 2017

    Air Force officials have announced 95 projected AF Reserve Officers' Training Corps detachment instructor vacancies for summer 2017.Eligible officers include active duty first lieutenants, captains or majors in the line of the Air Force competitive category. Additional eligibility criteria must be

  • Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year Award winner announced

    Air Force officials announced Mrs. Nicole R. Bridge of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, as the 2016 Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year.Mrs. Bridge, spouse of Technical Sgt. Matthew J. Bridge, 86th Security Forces Squadron, oversaw and managed the Ramstein Enlisted Spouses' Association as President.

  • New Jersey-based unit wins 2016 Verne Orr Award

    Air Force officials announced the 305th Aerial Port Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, as the winner of the 2016 Verne Orr Award.This Air Force Association award recognizes a Total Force Air Force unit that makes the most effective use of its human resources.During the award

  • Air Force officer final DoD winner of 67th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award

    Air Force officials announced that Maj. Christopher Jefferson of the National Reconnaissance Office, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, is the Department of Defense 67th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award final winner.The award, sponsored by George Washington University and the Arthur S.

  • Test Pilot School Ph.D. program accepting applications

    The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School is accepting graduate applications through July 31 for the Air Force Institute of Technology in-residence engineering Ph.D. program.The primary purpose of the program is to ensure the TPS curriculum and research programs reflect the state of the art in

  • Forced distribution driving more promotions for top performers

    Results of the first promotion board using the forced distribution process were released May 25, highlighting a close connection between commander recommendations and those selected for promotion."These results are achieving the intended purpose of the new evaluation and promotion systems we

  • AF seeks 2016 GEICO Military Service Awards nominations

    Air Force officials are accepting nominations through Sept. 12 for the 2016 Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Military Service Awards. The GEICO Military Service Awards annually recognize enlisted Total Force members from all branches of service for contributions to military or civilian

  • Nominations sought for 2016 Sijan Award

    The Air Force Personnel Center is currently accepting nominations through Aug. 31 for the 2016 Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award. The award recognizes the accomplishments of Total Force officers and enlisted leaders who demonstrate the highest qualities of leadership in the performance

  • Final Air Force winners announced for 2015 GEICO Awards

    Air Force officials announced that Master Sgt. Michael Champion, 312th Training Squadron, Air Education and Training Command, and Master Sgt. Joi Pearson, Headquarters, Air Reserve Personnel Center, Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, have been selected as the final winners of the 2015

  • AF selects 319 for promotion to colonel, lieutenant colonel, major

    The Air Force selected 319 for promotion to colonel, lieutenant colonel and major during the 2016A Colonel Chaplain and Medical Service Corps; Lieutenant Colonel Line of the Air Force Judge Advocate and Nurse Corps; and Major LAF-J, Medical Service Corps and Nurse Corps central selection boards.The

  • AF selects 42 physician assistant training program candidates

    The Air Force has selected 42 active duty Airmen for the Interservice Physician Assistant Program with phase one training beginning in August at Fort Sam Houston."The 29-month program is open to enlisted, officers and academy and reserve officer training corps cadets," said Kevin Smith, Air Force

  • 26 Airmen on April supplemental promotion list

    The Air Force selected 26 enlisted Airmen for promotion via the supplemental promotion process.To see the list, go to the Air Force Portal and select the promotion news link, or go to myPers, select "Active Duty AF Enlisted" from the drop down menu, select the "Promotion" link under "Learn More

  • Air Force approves RPA initiatives

    The Air Force recently approved two initiatives for the remotely piloted aircraft career field, redesignating eight RPA recon squadrons as attack squadrons and authorization for RPA aircrews to log combat time under certain circumstances.

  • AF presents 2014, 2015 Sijan award winners

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III presented the 2014 and 2015 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Awards to eight Airmen in the Airman's Hall on April 7 at the Pentagon.The Sijan award, first given in 1981, is named in honor of the first U.S. Air Force Academy graduate to receive the

  • Wounded warrior sport events return

    The U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, in coordination with the 96th Test Wing, will host a Warrior CARE event and Warrior Games team training camp here April 4-8.The CARE event provides seriously wounded, ill and injured military members, veterans and their caregivers focused and personalized

  • Air Force selects 397 for promotion to captain

    The Air Force selected 397 first lieutenants for promotion to captain during the 2015D Line of the Air Force, Chaplain, LAF Judge Advocate, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps and Biomedical Sciences Corps Quarterly Selection Process.To see the list, go to the Air Force Portal and select the

  • AF selects five for Olmsted 2017 Scholar Program

    Five Air Force officers have been selected to participate in the Olmsted Scholar Program, which is sponsored by the George and Carol Olmsted Foundation, Air Force Personnel Center officials said today."The program offers Air Force line officers an opportunity to study in a foreign language at an

  • 66 on March supplemental promotion list

    The Air Force selected 66 enlisted Airmen for promotion via the March enlisted supplemental promotion process.To see the list, go to myPers, select "Active Duty AF Enlisted" from the drop down menu, select the "Promotion" link under "Learn More About," and scroll down to the supplemental promotion

  • Air Force summer hire program opens today

    Now is the time for those interested in temporary summer employment to apply for an Air Force job. Air Force summer vacancies will be posted for positions such as office automation and computer clerk, laborer, lifeguard, recreation aide and food service worker.To be considered for a summer position,

  • Nominees for 67th Annual Flemming Award announced

    Eight Airmen have been nominated for the 67th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award, Air Force officials said.The Flemming award annually recognizes outstanding federal employees who have made significant and extraordinary contributions to the federal government.The following Airmen have been nominated in

  • AF selects 497 for promotion to Colonel

    The Air Force selected 497 lieutenant colonels for promotion to colonel during the calendar year 2015C colonel central selection boards.To see the promotion lists visit the myPers active duty officer promotion page and scroll down to the promotion selection lists section. For more information about

  • Civilian developmental education application deadline May 1

    Civilian Airmen have until May 1 to submit applications for civilian developmental education programs to the Air Force Personnel Center."Educational opportunities, in conjunction with experience and training, are a key component of the continuum of learning designed to deliberately develop Air Force

  • AF announces Operation Colony Glacier casualty recovery

    The Air Force announced on March 7 the names of two service members who have been recovered from a C-124 Globemaster II that was lost on Nov. 22, 1952.Airmen 2nd Class Thomas Condon and Conrad Sprague have been recovered and will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors.On

  • Spirit of service award nominations due April 15

    Nominations for the 2016 American Legion Spirit of Service Award are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by April 15.The award is presented annually to one enlisted member from each of the military and reserve services for outstanding volunteer service performed off duty in the local community.

  • AF selects six enlisted Airmen for medical prep school

    Six enlisted Airmen have been selected to participate in the Enlisted Medical Degree Preparatory Program.The program, which begins in July, offers enlisted members a chance to attend medical prep school full time for two years while maintaining active duty status.  The program includes coursework in

  • 1,467 selected for promotion to senior master sergeant

    The Air Force has selected 1,467 master sergeants for promotion to senior master sergeant.To access test and board scores, go to the virtual MPF via the secure applications page.The selection rate was 12.32 percent, with an average selectee overall score of 533.18.  Selectees' average time in grade

  • Nominations sought for 2016 DOD disability award

    The Air Force is accepting nominations for the 2016 Outstanding Department of Defense Employee or Service Member with a Disability Award.The award honors civilian and military members with disabilities who supported the DOD mission or overseas contingency operations, or whose activities best

  • The 2016 Air Force Trials Have Begun

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. - U.S. Air Force and Australian wounded warriors gathered together here Feb. 26 to celebrate the opening ceremony of the third annual Air Force Trials competition at the Warrior Fitness Center.The Air Force Trials is an adaptive sports event designed to promote the mental

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