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AF announces changes to Courses 14 and 15 AF announces changes to Courses 14 and 15
Effective immediately, Air Force officials have removed the requirement to complete Courses 14 and 15 for all Airmen serving in the active component. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen will have the option to complete their enlisted professional military education through distance learning or in-residence attendance.
0 4/26
2018
(U.S. Air Force graphic illustration/Master. Sgt. Christian Michael) Written Communication to Officer Promotion Selection Boards Requirement Change Notification
Title 10 U.S.C. Section 14106 allows officers meeting a promotion selection board to submit written communication addressing any matter they want the board to consider while their record is being reviewed. Previously, Section 14106 required the letters to be submitted to the board no later than the day before the board convene date.The 2018 NDAA
0 4/25
2018
N/A From tactical to strategic: Pittsburgh unit making the switch from C-130s to C-17s
The 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, is undergoing a significant mission change in order to meet the needs of the Air Force. The wing is converting from the tactical C-130 to the more strategic C-17 aircraft. While this is no minor task, the conversion is progressing rapidly.
0 4/24
2018
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Reserve and Guard component senior leaders testified at the Senate Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on Defense hearing on their FY19 budget issues and requests, April 17.SAC-D Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Vice Chairman Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) hosted the hearing to listen to resource challenges from the reserve and guard chiefs.“On
0 4/23
2018
Wright-Patterson Motorcycle Safety Day 2016 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force Motorcycle Safety Day: Ride, Eat, Sleep, Repeat
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Riders from the Wright-Patterson area will learn ways to “keep the rubber side down” during Motorcycle Safety Day 2018 scheduled for Friday, May 11, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Base Theater and Commissary/Exchange parking lot.The phrase, referencing the proper vertical orientation of a motorcycle,
0 4/20
2018
Severe thunderstorms have the potential to produce dangerous weather threats such as lightning, tornadoes, straight-line winds, floods and hail. The Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness reports that Ohio’s peek tornado season is generally April through July but tornadoes can happen any time of the year. (Courtesy photo/NOAA) Severe Thunderstorms – prepare and be aware!
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On April 3, a severe thunderstorm moved across the area producing dangerous weather conditions resulting in the activation of a tornado warning and individuals on the installation to take shelter. The National Weather Service has confirmed that four tornadoes touched down in the southwest area of Ohio during
0 4/18
2018
Numerous home fires are caused by grilling and almost half of all injuries involving grills are due to thermal burns. This accounts for a yearly average of 8,900 injuries. Grill safely, whether with charcoal or gas
With warmer weather here, neighborhood back yards are filled with the aroma of food cooking on the grill. According to the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, three out five households owns gas grill, which translates to a lot of tasty meals.
0 4/18
2018
Last year, ACC Airmen, their spouses and their children received almost $2 million in grants and loans from the Air Force Aid Society to help cover costs for basic living or medical expenses, emergency travel or child care. Our Airmen received another $236,000 in grants to help them further their education. When you can give, the Air Force Assistance Fund gives back
Since 1942, the AFAF campaign has been run by the Air Force family to help the Air Force family. Whether we are aware of it or not, each of us knows someone who has been helped by the Fund. Anything we can do today helps ensure that assistance will be available for other Airmen and other families when they need it tomorrow.
0 4/17
2018
A color-coded map, found on travelmaps.state.gov, indicates the threat levels found in each country. The blue stars represent U.S. embassies and the red stars represent Consulate General. State Department travel advisories describe risks found within each country and provide clear actions U.S. citizens can take to ensure their own safety. Dept. of State issues new travel advisory system
As travel season begins, it is important to remain mindful when traveling to a foreign country.
0 4/16
2018
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to airmen attending an Air Force Element Senior Enlisted Leader Conference at the Pentagon. Troxell: NCOs Must Keep Growing, Learning, Setting Example
Noncommissioned officers have to keep growing, learning and setting the example for the American military to remain the best in the world, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
0 4/12
2018
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