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Blended Retirement System Blended retirement system: Is it right for you?
The military can often present difficult decisions for Airmen: Should you cross-train? Do you get out or reenlist? Now there’s another important decision for those active duty Airmen with less than 12 years in service and National Guard and Reserve service members who have accrued fewer than 4,320 retirement points as of December 31, 2017; do you
0 11/09
2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force recognizes veterans in blue
Veterans in Blue 2017 is now available online. First launched in 2010, Veterans in Blue is a portrait collection showcasing men and women who have contributed to the security of our nation and the legacy of the Air Force.
0 11/09
2017
Default Air Force Logo AF civilian tuition assistance increases course limits
Air Force officials have raised the course limit for civilian tuition assistance from one course per semester or quarter to two courses for fiscal year 2018.
0 11/08
2017
We really do have the technology: 3-D printing takes wounded warriors to a new dimension 3-D printing takes wounded warriors to a new dimension
One wounded warrior wanted to amble around the hotel pool during his honeymoon without strapping on prosthetic legs. Another wanted ice skates to fit snugly onto his prosthetic feet so he’d receive the sensory feedback he’d come to expect when engaging in his favorite pastime. And yet another wanted to hold a fishing rod while enjoying full use of the hook where his hand used to be.
0 11/03
2017
Default Air Force Logo Enlisted RPA pilot opportunity window open for NCOs, SNCO's: Apply before Nov.15 deadline
Noncommissioned and senior noncommissioned officers interested in transferring to the Air Force’s newest enlisted aviation Air Force Specialty Code have until Nov. 15, 2017, to submit their applications to meet the next selection board. More than 800 applicants submitted for the program last year; those who were not selected by the inaugural board
0 11/02
2017
Staff Sgt. Avery Keller (front), second aeromedical evacuation technician, Staff Sgt. Sarah Bell (middle), charge medical technician, and Maj. Jeff Barley (right), medical crew director, all from the 137th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City, restrain a simulated patient, Senior Airman Andrew Dyer, 137th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron from the same base, as he acts out an escape scenario during patient transportation aboard a C-17 Globemaster III from the 105th Airlift Wing, Stewart Air National Guard Base, N.Y., en route to Altus Air Force Base, Altus, Okla., Oct. 30, 2017. The flight was part of a wildfire scenario during Vigilant Guard, a North American Command-sponsored, state-wide emergency response exercise held Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, 2017. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Kasey M. Phipps) 137th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron transports ‘wounded’ in Vigilant Guard exercise
Members from the 137th Special Operations Wing, Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City, participated in Vigilant Guard, a federally organized state-wide exercise that focuses on the state’s emergency response capabilities, Oct. 30, 2017.
0 11/02
2017
Air Combat Command’s 2017 recipient of the Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught Visionary Leadership Award, officer category, is Capt. Rosie, assistant director of operations, 25th Intelligence Squadron. Exceptional ISR leader, role model recognized
The Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught Visionary Leadership Award is presented annually to exceptional, selfless women who inspire others. This year, Air Combat Command selected Capt. Rosie, assistant director of operations, 25th Intelligence Squadron, to receive the honor in the officer category.
0 11/01
2017
Crowds begin to gather in the morning light at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial, the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C. for the 20th anniversary ceremony, Oct. 21, 2017. Nearly 40 Oklahoma Air and Army National Guard women gathered with hundreds of active-duty, retired and reserve servicewomen from all branches of the military to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the dedication of the memorial to honor the women who came before them and celebrate the opportunities that are still to come. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Kasey Phipps) Oklahoma servicewomen remember past, celebrate future of women in U.S. military
In the strengthening sunlight of Oct. 21, 2017, nearly 40 Oklahoma Air and Army National Guard women gathered with hundreds of active-duty, retired and reserve service men and women from all branches of the military to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the dedication of a memorial in Washington D.C. — the Women in Military Service for America Memorial — to honor the women who came before them and celebrate the opportunities that are still to come.
0 10/30
2017
No money no mission:  Funding the fight at the 353rd SOG No money no mission
Money makes the world go-round and operations at the 353rd Special Operations Group (SOG) would not be possible without the financial management team paying the bills. “From equipment and training to multilateral exercises and real-world contingencies, nothing happens without money,” said U.S. Air Force Capt. Brandy Jayne, 353rd SOG comptroller.
0 10/25
2017
Airmen from the 193rd Special Operations Wing return home from deployment 193rd SOW Airmen to return from deployment
More than 50 Airmen from the 193rd Special Operations Wing are scheduled to return home this week following an overseas deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
0 10/25
2017
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