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  • 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

  • 2016 AF Trials begin today at Nellis

    The 2016 Air Force Trials begin today and run through March 5 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.The Air Force Trials are an adaptive and rehabilitative sports event designed to promote the mental and physical well-being of seriously wounded, ill and injured military members and veterans."We will have

  • Air Force names visionary leadership award winners for 2016

    Air Force officials recently named the winners of the 2016 Brigadier General Wilma Vaught Visionary Leadership Award.The award was created in honor of Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught, and recognizes Airmen who exhibit her attributes of character, innovation, commitment and selfless spirit of service.The

  • 54 selected for Undergraduate Flying Training program

    Fifty-three company grade officers and one major have been selected for the Air Force's Undergraduate Flying Training program.The UFT annual selection board convened in January to consider active duty candidates for the program. Those selected will attend pilot, remotely piloted aircraft, combat

  • AF implements new DOD-wide changes to maternity leave

    Editor's note: The Office of the Secretary of Defense clarified the expanded maternity leave effective date of Feb. 2.Beginning Feb. 2, active-duty female Airmen will receive up to 12 continuous, non-transferable weeks of fully paid maternity leave in accordance with Defense Department-wide changes

  • USO 2016 Service Member of the Year nominees sought

    Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2016 USO Service Member of the Year Award.This award, sponsored by the USO, recognizes specific acts of heroism by E-5 or below enlisted members from each branch of the military.Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major

  • New co-chairman joins Air Force Retiree Council

    A new co-chairman will share the head of the table at this year's Air Force Retiree Council annual meeting in May.Retired Lt. Gen. Stephen Hoog, who left active duty in October 2015, succeeds retired Lt. Gen. Steven Polk as council co-chair with retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney

  • Survivor Benefit Plan annuities now payable to special-needs trusts

    The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2015 gives retirees the option of now having Survivor Benefit Plan annuity payments go directly into a special-needs trust for a disabled child. This special-needs trust statute does not apply to disabled spouses."This new option is the result of an

  • Air Force seeks 2016 First Sergeant of the Year nominations

    Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 2016 First Sergeant of the Year award.The award recognizes the important contributions and leadership qualities exhibited by Air Force members in the first sergeant special duty career field.Nominations must include examples of leadership and job

  • Cold Case - Air Force Style

    Currently, there are 62 Air Force deserters who remain fugitives of justice. The oldest deserter on the Air Force books is now 85 years old. He deserted in 1967. The most recent deserter, who is still on the lam, is Master Sergeant Danreddy Jalos. He deserted from an Army installation in the

  • AF selects 187 enlisted members for promotion

    The Air Force selected 187 enlisted Airmen for promotion via the February 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

  • AF implements new DOD-wide changes to maternity leave

    Beginning Feb. 5, active-duty female Airmen will receive up to 12 continuous, non-transferable weeks of fully paid maternity leave in accordance with Defense Department-wide changes to the policy outlined in Defense Secretary Ash Carter's Force of the Future announcement Jan. 28.This new policy

  • Nominations sought for 2016 NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award

    Nominations for the 2016 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by March 21.The award honors military members and Department of Defense civilian employees who have supported the DOD mission or overseas

  • Nominations for 2016 Fisher humanitarian award due March 18

    Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2016 Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award.Established in 1996 by the Secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force, the award is named in honor of Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher, both of whom contributed extensively

  • Enlisted commissioning program 'intent to apply' due Feb. 12

    - Eligible active duty enlisted Airmen interested in receiving a nursing commission through the Direct Enlisted Commissioning Program have until Feb. 12 to submit 'intent to apply' to the Air Force Personnel Center.The DEC program offers active duty enlisted personnel who have a bachelor's degree

  • Officer developmental education application window opens Feb. 8

    Eligible active duty officers can apply for intermediate and senior developmental education opportunities beginning in February.Officer nominations, with senior rater endorsements, will be accepted beginning Feb. 8 and are due to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than March 14."There are many

  • Round two of time in grade, service points phase out

    Changes announced to the Weighted Airman Promotion System model in July 2014 included a reduction in the points associated with time in service and time in grade to place further emphasis on performance.The multipliers for calculating total time-in-grade and time-in-service points will be reduced

  • AF announces year two adjustments to enlisted evaluations, promotions

    Incorporating various observations and assessments from the first year under the new enlisted evaluation and promotion systems, the Air Force is making several adjustments for year two to ease execution and strengthen processes.In 2015, the Air Force began execution of the new enlisted evaluation

  • OPM offers limited enrollment period for new self-plus-one option

    Employees currently enrolled in self-and family coverage in the Federal Employees Health Benefits programs can change to the new self-plus-one option during the Office of Personnel Management limited enrollment period open now thru Feb. 29.The self-plus-one option allows enrollees to cover

  • HYT extension for SrA-MSgt in 122 specialties

    Eligible senior airmen, staff sergeants, technical sergeants and master sergeants in 122 Air Force specialties can apply for a high year of tenure extension and, if approved will be able to extend between 12 and 24 months past their current HYT.Eligible Airmen who apply for an extension should be

  • AF Selective Re-enlistment Bonus program list triples

    Air Force officials released details on the fiscal year 2016 Selective Re-enlistment Bonus program Feb. 1. This year's program, consisting of 117 Air Force specialties eligible to receive bonuses, is a substantial increase from the previous year's program where 40 Air Force specialty codes were

  • 2,098 selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel, major

    The 2015C Lieutenant Colonel Chaplain and Major Line of the Air Force and Chaplain Central Selection Boards selected 16 majors and 2,082 captains for promotion.To see the promotion lists, go to the Air Force Portal at https://my.af.mil and select the promotion link, or the officer promotion page on

  • Warrior CARE event Jan. 19-22 on Randolph

    More than 120 wounded, ill or injured service men and women from across the nation are gathering here today through Jan. 22 for a Warrior CARE event.Warrior CARE events provide seriously wounded, ill and injured military members, veterans and their caregivers access to services such as caregiver

  • Air Force selects 1,096 for promotion to captain

    Air Force officials selected 1,096 first lieutenants for promotion to captain during the calendar year 2015C Line of the Air Force, Chaplain, LAF Judge Advocate, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps and Biomedical Sciences Corps Quarterly Selection Process.To see the  promotions list, visit the 

  • AF seeks nominations for 61st DOD Distinguished Civilian Service Award

    Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 61st Annual Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award.This is the highest award presented to DOD career civilian employees whose careers reflect exceptional devotion to duty and significant contributions of broad scope to DOD

  • AF selects 38 career intermission program participants

    Thirty-eight officers and enlisted Airmen were selected to participate in the 2015 Air Force Career Intermission Program, which offers Airmen between one and three years out of uniform to focus on personal and professional pursuits.The 2009 National Defense Authorization Act authorizes each military

  • AFW2 updates program features to enhance Warrior CARE

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program has enhanced services to provide more comprehensive care for the wounded, ill or injured recovering service members and their caregivers."In the past we offered adaptive and rehabilitative sports camps to wounded, ill and injured recovering service members while

  • Spirit of Hope Award nominations due Feb. 19

    Nominations for the 2016 Spirit of Hope Award are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by Feb. 19.The award, named for comedian and actor Bob Hope, recognizes a military member, former military member, civilian or organization that epitomizes duty, honor, courage, loyalty, commitment, integrity and

  • AF officials announce civilian reduction in force

    In a continuing effort to meet Defense Department funding targets and rebalance the civilian workforce, some Air Force installations will implement civilian reduction in force authorities effective through April 4.Following a major command needs assessment in early August, more than 1,000 civilian

  • AF introduces enlisted Global Hawk pilots

    Air Force officials announced a new initiative Dec. 17 to enhance the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance mission by integrating enlisted remotely piloted aircraft pilots into the force.Air Force officials stated a dynamic threat environment calls for innovative approaches to high-demand

  • Developmental education grads selected for advanced studies group

    Eighty Air Force officers have been selected as primary or alternate academic year 2016 advanced studies group participants.The board, which convened in November, considered eligible officers who had completed, or were completing, their in-residence intermediate developmental education program, said

  • Nominations sought for 2016 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year Award

    Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 2016 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year Award. There are three categories for award:  Airman, Noncommissioned Officer and Senior NCO. Major Commands and the Air Force District of Washington may each nominate three candidates (one per category) to

  • 525 selected for promotion to chief

    The Air Force selected 525 out of 2,521 eligible senior master sergeants for promotion to chief for a 20.83 percent selection rate.To see the selection list, go to the Air Force Portal at https://my.af.mil, or myPers enlisted promotion page. Airmen will be able to access their score notices on the

  • AF names 2015 GEICO Military Service Award nominees

    Air Force Personnel Center officials have nominated four Airmen for the 2015 Government Employees Insurance Company Military Service Award.The categories and nominees are as follows:Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Category: Master Sgt. Charleen Jones, Directorate of Medical Services and Training,

  • Air Force seeks enlisted nurse commissioning program applicants

    Eligible active duty enlisted Airmen interested in a nursing commission have until Jan. 29 to submit an "intent to apply" email to the Air Force Personnel Center.The Nurse Enlisted Commissioning Program offers members an opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing and an Air Force

  • Reservists go active duty

    At the beginning of fiscal year 2016 the Air Force Personnel Center launched the Voluntary Period of Active Duty program.The program is offering some great opportunities for Air Force Reservists interested in returning to active duty.Under VLPAD, opportunities to serve an active-duty tour for a

  • AF announces FY16 aviator bonuses: RPA pilots eligible for first time

    Eligible active-duty aviators have until Sept. 30 to apply for the fiscal year 2016 Aviator Retention Pay or Critical Skills Retention Bonus programs, Air Force officials announced Dec. 15."The cost to train and develop our Airmen is a significant investment for the Air Force," said Air Force Chief

  • Nominations sought for 2016 Joan Orr spouse award

    Air Force Personnel Center officials will accept nominations for the 2016 Air Force Association Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year Award through Feb. 1, 2016.The award honors significant contributions made by non-military spouses of Air Force military members.The nominee's spouse must be an

  • U.S. Military Academy to Host 2016 DoD Warrior Games

    The Department of Defense announced today that the 2016 DoD Warrior Games will be hosted at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, June 14-22.This is the first year the United States Army is hosting the Warrior Games, which is an annual sporting competition bringing together

  • 176 Airmen on December enlisted supplemental promotion list

    The Air Force selected 176 enlisted Airmen for promotion via the December enlisted 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

  • AFPC hosts active duty retirement webinars Dec. 15, 17

    The Air Force Personnel Center Retirements and Separations Branch will host two officer and two enlisted retirement webinars this month to provide interested Airmen with information and guidance on the retirement process.Enlisted retirement webinars will be Dec. 15, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central

  • Air Force selects 514 for squadron command

    More than 500 officers from various Air Force line and non-line career fields have been selected for logistics, support, materiel leader, air base, training, recruiting, test, and medical squadron command.Using squadron commander candidate lists released in September, wing hiring officials, major

  • Senior civilians selected for strategic leadership program

    The Air Force has selected 15 senior civilian leaders for the Air Force Civilian Strategic Leader Program following intense screening and assessment by a 10-member selection board.CSLP is the Air Force senior corporate career broadening program designed to develop multi-skilled GS-14 and GS-15

  • All Air Force occupations open to women

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced all occupations in the U.S. military will be open to men and women alike during a press conference Dec. 3.The announcement came after a thorough review of findings from the last three years of studies, and the subsequent recommendation of service secretaries

  • AF selects 52 for test pilot school program

    The Air Force selected 52 primary and alternate attendees for the U.S. Air Force, U.S Naval, British, and French test pilot schools, with classes slated to begin in June 2016.The 2015 USAF Test Pilot School Selection Board, which convened in July, considered 149 officer and civilian candidates for

  • USAF selects 8 for weather squadron command

    The Air Force has selected eight lieutenant colonels and lieutenant colonel-selects for weather squadron command.The officers were among 14 candidates named earlier this year. Candidates who are not on the selection list will remain eligible for additional vacancies as they occur throughout the

  • 2016 Vanguard Award nominations due Jan. 25

    Noncommissioned Officers Association 2016 Vanguard Award nominations are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by Jan. 25.The award annually recognizes one enlisted member from each of the uniformed services for an act of heroism that results in saving someone's life or preventing serious injury. 

  • AF releases Form 910, implements forced distribution

    The revised Air Force Form 910, Enlisted Performance Report (AB Thru TSGT), and Interim Change 3 to Air Force Instruction 36-2406,  Officer And Enlisted Evaluation Systems, have been published on the Air Force e-Publishing website.  The interim change codifies forced distribution of promotion

  • 2016 AFA Aerospace Award nominations sought

    Air Force Personnel Center officials will accept nominations through Jan. 7 for the 2016 Air Force Association Aerospace Awards for outstanding contributions to national defense in a variety of fields.Available awards include the following:Theodore Von Karman Award - for contributions in the field

  • AF hosts, wins wounded warrior sitting volleyball tournament

    The Air Force hosted a joint-service Warrior Care Month Sitting Volleyball Tournament Nov. 19 at the Pentagon Athletic Center, and the Air Force wounded warrior Airmen took home the trophy.The tournament was part of the weeklong Warrior CARE Event, held primarily at Joint Base Andrews, where more

  • 2016 Verne Orr award nominations sought

    Air Force Personnel Center officials will accept nominations for the 2016 Air Force Association Verne Orr Award through Jan. 7.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

  • Astronaut application window opens mid-December

    Eligible active duty officers and enlisted members interested in astronaut duty can submit an application package to NASA via the USAJobs website between Dec. 15 and mid-February.Interested Airmen must also submit a separate application package to the Air Force Astronaut Nomination Board using

  • AF welcomes newest 3-star general to lead manpower, personnel, services

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein welcomed the newest lieutenant general to the Air Force, who will serve as the 31st Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, during a Nov. 16 ceremony at the Pentagon.With her new title, Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso is

  • Wheelchair rugby makes debut for Warrior CARE month

    Fifty-pound wheeled chariots made of steel, aluminum and over-sized wheels were the modes of battle Nov. 16 as teams of joint-service wounded, ill and injured kicked off a demonstration of wheelchair rugby.It was the kickoff -- as it were -- of Warrior CARE Month and of the Joint Service Wheelchair

  • 2016 FEHB open season effective through Dec. 14

    The 2016 Open Season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program, and the Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program will run through Dec. 14.During open season employees and retirees will have the chance to review their current plans

  • 13 selected for nuclear, missile squadron command, chief of safety

    The Air Force has selected 13 lieutenant colonels and lieutenant colonel-selects for nuclear and missile operations squadron commander and chief of safety positions.The officers were among 30 candidates named earlier this year. Candidates who are not on the selection list will remain eligible for

  • Air Force selects 111 for ROTC detachment command

    The Air Force identified 111 lieutenant colonels and lieutenant colonel-selects as candidates for Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment command.Special duty command opportunities like this one are highly sought, according to Sundy Muniz, Air Force Personnel Center special duty

  • Sharpen your resume with purpose, relevance

    Writing a resume for federal employment consideration doesn't have to be daunting.In fact, it's about providing an applicant's best qualities when it comes to showcasing workplace responsibilities, education and career accomplishments.Keeping a current resume has a purpose and several benefits, from

  • Reminder: Enlisted attaché duty applications due Sunday, Nov. 15

    Active duty staff through senior master sergeants interested in attaché duty opportunities with international affairs teams around the world must submit their applications by Nov. 15 to be considered.The Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs is accepting

  • AF earns DOD best military department disability award, Airmen honored

    The Air Force received the secretary of defense trophy for the best disability program among large military components for the fourth year in a row. Two Airmen were recognized for their work during a ceremony at the Pentagon Oct. 29.For the past 35 years, the Office of Diversity Management and Equal

  • AFPC opens administrative qualification cell for nuclear enterprise

    The Air Force is taking steps to further ensure the safety, security and reliability of nuclear weapons by standing up the first central Personnel Reliability Program Administrative Qualification Cell under the Air Force Personnel Center last month.The PRP is used to select and maintain individuals

  • TAP today for a prosperous tomorrow

    Based on feedback from Airmen, the Transition Assistance Program is having a positive impact on preparing them for life outside of the military.More than 230,000 people have attended transition workshops since 2012 when the TAP program was redesigned to better prepare Airmen for separation or

  • Air Force selects 1,378 for developmental education

    The Air Force selected 786 officers and 592 civilians for basic, intermediate and senior developmental education during the 2015 Developmental Education Designation Board held this month at the Air Force Personnel Center."Developmental education is vital to the Air Force because it supports the

  • AF announces Operation Colony Glacier casualty recovery

    The Air Force announced Oct. 29 the name of a service member whose remains have been recovered from a C-124 Globemaster aircraft that was lost on Nov. 22, 1952.Airman 3rd Class Loyd L. Matthews has been recovered and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.On Nov. 22,

  • Air Force approves special duty assignment pay

    Special duty assignment pay levels for a handful of career fields changed effective Oct. 1, following the most recent Air Force annual review resulting in 14 career fields or assignment areas being modified or added.The annual review focused on identifying Airmen in extremely demanding positions

  • Air Force accepting nominations for 2016 O'Malley Award

    Air Force Personnel Center officials will accept nominations for the 2016 General and Mrs. Jerome F. O'Malley Award through Jan. 28.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

  • AFPC hosts active duty retirement webinars

    The Air Force Personnel Center Retirements and Separations Branch will host two officer and two enlisted retirement webinars this month to provide interested Airmen with information and guidance on the retirement process.Enlisted retirement webinars will be Oct. 20, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. central time,

  • Air Force selects 1,955 for promotion to captain

    Air Force officials selected 1,955 first lieutenants for promotion to captain during the calendar year 2015B 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

  • AVD for Incirlik dependents extended 30 days

    The authorized voluntary departure of dependents was extended for an additional 30 days Oct. 2 for those assigned to Incirlik AB or living in the surrounding area which includes the city of Adana.The extension was approved by the Deputy Secretary of Defense to continue ensuring the safety and

  • 356 Airmen on October supplemental promotion list

    The Air Force selected 356 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

  • Recovery care coordinators watch over Airmen in greatest need

    Living with post-traumatic stress disorder, some days are better than others for retired Air Force Maj. Josh Leete.Dec. 4 last year started as a rough one. Before it was over, though, what happened that day may have saved his life, the major says.The career air traffic control officer parked his car

  • SEJPME program completes transition to Joint Staff J-7

    The Joint Staff J-7 Joint Knowledge Online Division in Suffolk, Virginia, has assumed responsibility for the Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education program, capping a year-long transition from the National Defense University.The Joint Staff J-7, director for Joint Force Development,

  • Air Force announces squadron commander candidates

    More than 980 officers from 29 career fields were selected by development teams as 2016 support, logistics, materiel leader, training, recruiting and medical commander candidates."This is a highly competitive selection process," said Joseph Marchino, Air Force Personnel Center assignment officer.

  • AF Secretariat releases CY16 selection board schedule

    The Air Force Selection Board Secretariat has released the calendar year 2016 selection board schedule. The schedule includes dates for master, senior master and chief master sergeant evaluation boards, senior noncommissioned officer supplemental evaluation boards, officer selection boards and the

  • AFA names 2015 outstanding civilian award winners

    Air Force officials have announced the winners of the 2015 Air Force Association Outstanding Air Force Civilian of the Year awards.Each year, the AFA recognizes four Air Force civilian employees for outstanding achievement in contributing to the Air Force mission. This year's recipients are:Civilian

  • Pararescue senior NCOs eligible for retention bonus

    Master, senior master and chief master sergeant pararescue Airmen who have between 19 and 28 years of service may be eligible for a critical skills retention bonus.The CSRB is one tool the Air Force uses to maintain strength in critical career fields, and to ensure operational and mission capacity

  • Nominations open for 67th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award

    Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 67th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award.The award is sponsored by George Washington University in conjunction with the Arthur S. Flemming Awards Commission. It honors outstanding federal employees who have made significant and extraordinary

  • Eligible civilians can apply for out-of-cycle developmental education

    Eligible Air Force civilians interested in out-of-cycle opportunities to enroll in the Air Command and Staff College Online Master's Program or attend Civilian Acculturation Leadership Training can apply through Sept. 30 for a 2016 slot.The ACSC master's program and CALT are two of many

  • NCO retraining application window open through Oct. 9

    Eligible noncommissioned officers have through Oct. 9 to apply for retraining under Phase I of the Fiscal Year 2016 NCO Retraining Program, implemented Aug. 31.The two-phase program is used to balance and sustain the enlisted force, said Master Sgt. Christine Ward, Air Force Personnel Center

  • Air Force selects 3 captains for prestigious PhD program

    Three officers were selected for the 2015 Chief of Staff of the Air Force Captains Prestigious Ph.D. Program.Selectees include Captains Bradley R. Dewees, U.S. Air Force Academy; Jason M. Rathje, Air Force Materiel Command; and Benjamin D. Schaftel, Air Mobility Command.Officers selected for the

  • New AF streamers approved for Global War on Terrorism Operations

    The secretary of the Air Force has authorized the use of war service streamers and the new Global War on Terrorism Service (GWOT-S) streamer. In addition, the Air Force credited 1,442 units with campaign participation, making them eligible for a campaign streamer.The war service streamers allow the

  • 2016 Visionary leadership award nominees sought

    Nominations for the 2016 General Wilma Vaught Visionary Leadership Award will be accepted through Oct. 16.Named in honor of Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught, the award recognizes service members and civilians who have exhibited innovation, commitment and a selfless spirit of service while inspiring others

  • AF names 2015 NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award winners

    Senior Master Sgt. Hamp Lee III, 316th Training Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Air Education and Training Command, and Ms. Carolyn Peeler, 49th Force Support Squadron, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Air Combat Command, have been selected as the 2015 NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown

  • AF seeks GEICO 2015 Military Service Award nominees

    Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Government Employees Insurance Company Military Service Awards.The annual awards recognize enlisted members from all military service branches, including active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, for their contributions to

  • Air Force announces 2014 Sijan award winners

    Air Force officials have announced the winners of the 2014 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award.The Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award is named in honor of the late Capt. Lance P. Sijan, an Air Force Academy graduate and combat pilot, who was posthumously, awarded the Medal of Honor for his intrepidity

  • Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program intent to apply due Oct. 2

    Eligible active duty enlisted Airmen interested in pursuing a medical degree must submit their intent to apply emails to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than Oct. 2.The Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program offers active duty enlisted members an opportunity to complete the

  • Undergrad flying training applications due in November

    The 2016 Air Force Undergraduate Flying Training selection board will convene Jan. 25-28 to select applicants for 2016-2017 pilot, remotely piloted aircraft, combat systems officer and air battle manager training opportunities.Eligible active duty officers must apply by Nov. 20 and selection results

  • AF selects 13,269 for staff sergeant

    The Air Force selected 13,269 for promotion to staff sergeant out of 39,260 considered during the 15E5 cycle, for a 33.8 percent selection rate.The staff sergeant promotion selection list will be posted to the myPers enlisted promotion page Aug. 20 at 8 a.m. Central Daylight Time. The list will also

  • AFPC renovates for the future

    Nearly 47 years after construction, the Air Force Personnel Center B wing is being torn down from its location on the historic AFPC Building 499 campus.The AFPC campus includes five wings (A through E), each a separate building that houses most of AFPC's 2,700 Airmen who work to develop and deliver

  • AFPC hosts FB live chat on Career Intermission Program

    The Air Force Personnel Center will host a Facebook live chat Aug. 4, 1:30-2 p.m. Central Daylight Time, to answer questions about the Career Intermission Program.Approved in the 2009 National Defense Authorization Act, the program allows selected high-performing active duty and career status active

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