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Press Releases

  • Air Force names 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    The Air Force has selected the service's top enlisted members, naming the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2007. An Air Force selection board at the Air Force Personnel Center here considered 33 nominees who represented major commands, direct reporting units, field operating agencies and Air

  • Some AF personnel authorized to wear NATO medals

    Some deployed Air Force military and civilian personnel are now authorized to wear one of four North Atlantic Treaty Organization medals. Those who served in a NATO unit for 30 continuous or accumulated days and were listed on a Combined Joint Statement of Requirements may be awarded either the NATO

  • AF announces master, technical sergeant promotion rates

    The Air Force selected 6,002 of 24,115 eligible technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant, and 7,314 of 39,797 eligible staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant. The master sergeant selection rate, 24.89 percent, rose 5.03 percent from last year, while this year's technical

  • AF releases latest force shaping board results

    The Air Force released the results of the 2007 Line of the Air Force, Force Shaping Board with senior raters notifying eligible officers of their retention status on May 2. The force shaping board which convened at the Air Force Personnel Center here March 12 selected 1,347 out of 1,626 officers in

  • Transformation builds on employment benefits system

    For 10 years, the Air Force has provided some civilian employees access to online, self-service benefits and entitlements programs that have shed light on current efforts to transform personnel services. The transformation, known as Personnel Services Delivery or PSD, seeks to establish convenient

  • Retirement pay not impacted by LES misprint

    An error found on active duty Air Force May, June and July Leave and Earning Statements does not affect Airmen's retirement pay and benefits, according to Air Force officials. All information in the Military Personnel Data System is correct, and the error caused no additional effects beyond the

  • Air Force announces captain selections

    The Air Force selected 137 first lieutenants for promotion from 139 officers considered during the Calendar Year 2007A captain selection process. The entire list of promotion selects will be posted on the Air Force Personnel Center's officer promotions home page no later than today at 2 p.m. CDT.

  • 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, as of June 30. Statistics rounded to the nearest tenth. Active-duty demographics Snapshot of the Air Force - 336,081 individuals are on active duty --

  • Air Force announces selections to colonel, lieutenant colonel

    The 2007A Line of the Air Force, Biomedical Sciences Corps, Nurse Corps, and Medical Service Corps central selection boards selected 598 lieutenant colonels and 147 majors for promotion. The boards considered 5,016 lieutenant colonels and 909 majors for promotion. The results of the boards are as

  • AFPC adds CONUS assignment exchange to vMPF

    Officials at the Air Force Personnel Center here have added the continental United States assignment exchange application process to the virtual Military Personnel Flight, as the Air Force continues Personnel Services Delivery Transformation. Beginning June 29, active duty enlisted Airmen and