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AFW2 helps Airmen take steps toward recovery

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 1:00pm
One would never know the twelve current and retired Airmen walking into the Joint Base Andrews West Fitness Center, Nov. 18, were wounded, ill or seriously injured. Minutes later, it is evident as the bleachers and floor fill with gym bags, volleyballs and prosthetic limbs, while two dogs sit loyally on the sideline waiting for their owners to return from practice.

AF expands digital library content for Airmen

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:42am
Airmen at 19 Air Force installations around the world will soon have access to a new 200-title audiobook and eBook digital library, Air Force officials said.

Make Every Dollar Count campaign spotlights contract court

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:52am
The Air Force convened a service-wide contract court to streamline procurement of services sourcing and gain efficiencies within the service’s constrained budget.

TACP receives second Silver Star medal

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:13pm
Master Sgt. Thomas Case, a tactical air control party Airman in the 18th Air Support Operations Group here, received his second Silver Star medal Nov. 13, for heroic actions during a 2009 deployment to Afghanistan.

Field promotion: Lieutenant advances to major

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:02pm
A second lieutenant at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center had the honor to be promoted directly to the rank of major by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III here Nov. 12.

AF tests first all-electric vehicle fleet in California

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:45am
Air Force officials unveiled the Department of Defense’s first non-tactical vehicle fleet, composed entirely of plug-in electric vehicles, at Los Angeles Air Force Base Nov. 14.

DOD, Air Force nuclear force reviews consistent with force improvement efforts

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:21am
The Secretary of Defense announced the results of the Nuclear Enterprise Review during a press briefing at the Pentagon, Nov. 14.

292 Airmen on November enlisted supplemental promotion list

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:51am
The Air Force selected 292 enlisted Airmen for promotion via the supplemental promotion process, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced.

First 90 returnees enter controlled monitoring period after Ebola response

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:42am
Ninety U.S. service members arrived at Joint Base Langley-Eustis' Langley Transit Center Nov. 13 to begin a 21-day controlled monitoring period prior to returning to their home stations.

Air Force Week in Photos

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:37am
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

Air Force Singing Sergeants dazzle vets, global audience at Concert for Valor

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 1:49pm
When producers of the Concert for Valor requested the Air Force Singing Sergeants to croon with Carrie Underwood on stage Nov. 11, the 23-member active-duty chorale group didn’t hesitate to step up and represent Airmen and all veterans.

Roll Call: Giants among us

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 4:55am
The Air Force’s senior enlisted Airman released the latest installment of Roll Call, urging Airmen to continue to honor veterans, past and present, beyond the holiday.

Secretary praises, thanks veterans, service members

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 7:49am
Every year, we set aside Veterans Day to honor all the men and women who've served our country in uniform. We celebrate veterans from generations past. We welcome a new generation of veterans home from war. And we thank our future veterans, still serving at home and abroad.

Air Force updates AF Instruction 1-1

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 1:00pm
Air Force officials approved Air Force Instruction 1-1, Air Force Standards, on Nov. 7, 2014 to clarify guidance on Airmen’s religious rights and commanders’ authority and responsibility to protect those rights.

Health Benefits Program open season dates set

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:54am
Open season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and the Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program will run Nov. 10 through Dec. 8, officials announced recently.

Commentary: Airmen Powered by Innovation program launches new site

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:50am
In April of this year we launched the Airmen Powered by Innovation program aimed at turning your ideas into real cost savings for our Air Force. Since coming online API has received and reviewed more than 2,400 ideas and that number continues to climb. Thank you and keep the great ideas flowing.

ISR aircraft hones in on strategic agility

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:37am
Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities have been in high demand from combatant commanders. In order to meet this new operational demand, Air Force officials answered the call back in 2008 by rapidly acquiring and deploying the MC-12W Liberty.

Veterans in Blue Volume V out now

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:38am
For decades, Airmen have answered the call to serve and protect the nation’s interests, people and cherished freedoms that underpin it all, risking their lives for others, and thus, becoming heroes in the eyes of those they protected.

Benefits claim process for voluntary separatees

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 8:17am
Records for all Airmen separated or retired under the fiscal year 2014 Voluntary Separation Pay program were updated Nov. 5 to reflect eligibility for transitional medical benefits.

Senior leaders, Airmen gather to focus on mobility mission

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:17am
More than 1,400 Air Force senior leaders and Airmen from across the mobility enterprise attended the 2014 Airlift/Tanker Association and Air Mobility Command Symposium from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 in Nashville, Tennessee.