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  • Brown articulates vision for Air Force’s future in Mitchell Institute appearance

    In his first appearance at the influential Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies since becoming the Air Force’s highest ranking officer, Brown offered his prescription during the virtual event for maintaining the service’s excellence, his approach on leadership and insights on an array of topics ranging from the status of the nuclear triad to the value of war games and bureaucracy.
  • Air Force Reserve adds chaplain, first sergeant positions to boost resiliency

    In an effort to promote resiliency, Air Force Reserve Command is placing 10 Active Guard/Reserve chaplains and 30 AGR first sergeants at select Reserve locations around the country.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen look to reform the organization during Spark Tank 2021

    Reserve Citizen Airmen are highly encouraged to support their wingmen by logging into the crowdsourcing platform Airman Powered by Innovation (CAC required) and vote for their favorite ideas (direct links below).
  • Military and Politics—Exercising your rights as an Airman and citizen

    Currently, it seems every time you open your smartphone or computer and scroll through any number of social media and internet news outlets you’re bombarded with articles, analysis, and pundits discussing the same topic: politics. With election season in full-swing in the United States, political debate is difficult to avoid. However, the subject of politics in the Armed Forces is justifiably taboo.
  • AF Reserve Tuition Assistance Update

    Department of the Air Force officials recently announced a reduction in tuition assistance benefits from $4,500 to $3,750 per fiscal year. This change, however, applies only to the military tuition assistance program (MilTA) and does not impact the Reserve tuition assistance program (ResTA).
  • Hispanic Heritage Month - Celebrating History

     What is Hispanic Heritage Month?Across the United States, Hispanics celebrate their heritage each and every day through their food, music, shows, and more. Hispanics bring their one-of-a-kind perspective to different spaces, continuously redefining what America represents. September 15 marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to
  • Air Force improves lactation support for nursing mothers

    The updated policy, which is effective immediately, increases flexibility with lactation breaks and also mandates access to a refrigerator for the purpose of storing human milk.
  • Brown and Bass discuss PT tests, empowering Airmen and leading during pandemic

    In addition to the discussion of fitness and testing, the session also touched on issues ranging from the force’s resilience and mental health, to how the Air Force will cope with budget uncertainty this fall and winter, diversity, and how to reshape the service to confront peer adversaries, among others.
  • Department of the Air Force pushes fitness testing to Jan. 1

    Official physical fitness assessments across the Department of the Air Force will resume Jan. 1, 2021, officials announced Sept. 16.
  • How to Buy Back Military Time

    Eligible military service time can be added to a federal employee’s retirement date. This action is called a military deposit under the Federal Employee Retirement System, or better known as “buying back” military time.
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