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Press Releases

  • AF announces virtual In-System Supplemental promotions

    The December In-System Supplemental release, scheduled for Dec. 13 at 8 a.m. CST, will be the first use of the virtual enlisted promotion release for monthly in-system releases. The Air Force went to virtual notification Nov. 14 with the release of the chief master sergeant list. More than 400

  • Air Force announces selections to major

    The 2007A line of the Air Force, biomedical sciences corps, nurse corps and medical service corps central selection board selected 2,535 captains for promotion. The complete select list is available on the Air Force Personnel Center public Web site at The board

  • Astronaut applications available for May board

    Active duty Air Force members have the opportunity to compete for pilot and mission specialist crew positions with the nation's space program through the Air Force Astronaut nomination program. Air Force nominees will compete with representatives from the other services for the chance to become an

  • Thrift investment board sets 2008 TSP contribution limits

    The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has announced that 2008's elective deferral limit for regular TSP contributions is $15,500, which is the same for 2007. In addition, contributions for the catch-up plan will remain at the same $5,000 limit set in 2006 and 2007. "TSP is a long-term

  • Services program manager nets new A1 award

    He provided around-the-clock assistance to more than 200 families who suffered the loss of an active-duty member, mentored 25 Airmen seriously injured or wounded in action, and was appointed by the secretary of defense to serve on the Independent Review Group at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • AF begins NCO retraining program involuntary phase

    Airmen identified as required to retrain must submit a retraining request by Dec. 17 or separate from the Air Force under Phase II of the Air Force Fiscal 2008 Noncommissioned Officer Retraining Program. After meeting the Dec. 17 deadline, Phase II eligibles must next choose an Air Force specialty

  • PERSCO teams do more than track 'boots on the ground'

    Every commander needs to know who is in the field and how those numbers affect Air Force readiness -- in short, how many "boots are on the ground." The Personnel Support for Contingency Operations team's mission is to maintain deployed accountability and casualty reporting for all deployed Airman

  • AFPC to conduct force shaping board

    The next force shaping board is scheduled to convene March 31 at the Air Force Personnel Center here for some lieutenants in the 2005 year group. The board will evaluate active-duty line officers in overage career fields in the 2005 accession year group, except for officers in the intelligence,

  • AF accepting physician assistant applications

    The Air Force is taking applications from active duty enlisted Airmen for Physician Assistant Phase I training classes beginning January, April and August 2009. Completed applications must arrive at HQ AFPC/DPAMW, 550 C Street West, Suite 27, Randolph AFB TX 78150-4729 no later than Jan. 25. The

  • AF accepting applications for PFE project support

    The Air Force is accepting nomination packages until Dec. 14 to select subject matter experts for three performance fitness examination projects beginning in March 2008. Nominees must be a chief or senior master sergeant, or a senior master sergeant select with documented outstanding duty