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Press Releases

  • AF announces staff sergeant promotion rates

    The Air Force selected 15,130 of 36,608 eligible senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant. The staff sergeant selection rate, 41.33 percent, rose 5.46 percent from last year. "The promotion opportunity for this year is outstanding," said Chief Master Sgt. Rusty Nicholson, enlisted promotion

  • Annual CFC kicks off

    The 2007 Combined Federal Campaign runs for six consecutive weeks Sept. 1 through Dec. 15 for both continental United States and overseas bases. The Local Federal Coordinating Committee will establish exact dates and campaign goals in each geographic area; this information will be available through

  • NCORP seeks to fill approximately 900 positions

    The 2008 Noncommissioned Officer Retraining Program began Aug. 7 as the Air Force seeks to fill approximately 900 shortage career field and special duty positions. NCOs notified of their vulnerability to retrain must submit their shortage career field choices they would most like to retrain into or

  • AF selects 27 Airmen for nurse enlisted commissioning program

    An Air Force board selected 27 enlisted Airmen to attend the Nurse Enlisted Commissioning Program beginning in either fall 2007 or spring 2008. Due to a shortfall in the number of qualified applicants, a supplemental board is scheduled for October 2007 to select 50 additional candidates for the

  • Customer service at MACH speed

    After a successful test at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., the Air Force Personnel Center here is providing personal assistance to officials in the field through the new Management Advisory Clearing House program. "The 30-day test, which went from November through December 2006, was a great

  • Air Force recognizes annual unit award winners

    The Secretary of the Air Force Personnel Council recognized the following units as Air Force Organizational Excellence Award winners during the period of 2006-2007. Headquarters, Air Combat Command, June 1, 2004 - May 31, 2006 Headquarters, Air Mobility Command, June 1, 2004 - May 31, 2006

  • TSP adds account number feature, improves security

    The Thrift Savings Plan will begin using account numbers to improve individual account holder security effective in October. TSP officials will mail new account numbers to participants in September replacing the use of Social Security numbers as the primary means to identify current civilian and

  • AFPC releases improved force development tool

    The ADP is a new web-based decision support tool designed to integrate numerous force development tools, including electronic records, duty histories and assignment preferences, into one platform. Phase one of the ADP will apply to active duty officers and will replace the transitional Officer

  • AF's vision of 'operationalizing' personnel moves one step closer

    On Aug. 31, multiple servers became operational, data warehouses were populated, computer systems were linked, and the sourcing and scheduling of a deployment requirement was completed. Such technical feats usually go unheralded by those who work outside server farms, but not for people here at the

  • AF changes leave, special liberty (pass)

    Airmen may now be granted a special liberty (pass) in conjunction with leave without requiring a duty day between the pass and leave periods. Airmen must be physically present in the local area when departing and returning from leave. If they wish to leave the local area during the pass period and