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  • World War II laborer champions ‘Rosie the Riveter’ legacy at Pentagon, Capitol Hill

    When it comes to symbolizing the influx of women in the workforce and the wave of patriotism and feminism that surge sparked during World War II, few American icons are more recognizable than “Rosie the Riveter.” Artist J. Howard Miller’s 1942 poster, featuring a bandanna-donning, blue-collared woman with the famed flex beneath the rally cry, “We Can Do It!” grew over time to represent millions of women who stepped up to fill various stateside labor-intensive jobs once held by men, now tapped to fight German and Japanese forces.
  • Air Force unveils new infrastructure strategy to get more value for money, improve facilities

    The Air Force announced on March 22 a new Infrastructure Investment Strategy following a yearlong review that brings new analytical tools and focus that will enhance readiness at bases worldwide.
  • CY19A Reserve School Selection Board Public Release

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center officials have released the results of the semi-annual CY19A Reserve School Selection Board as of Friday, March 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. MT.The selection board convened at HQ ARPC Feb. 4-7, 2019, to match selected members to their respective schools based upon the needs of the Air Force Reserve and consideration
  • Air Force seeks triathletes for Armed Forces competition

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force is looking for men and women for the 2019 Armed Forces Triathlon June 19-23, in Ventura County, California.Applications are due April 26 for coaching staffs and May 3 for athletes. Active-duty, guard and reserve members can apply through the APPTRAC system. Access the application site at
  • Shanahan: Space Force to Preserve Margin of Dominance, $19 Trillion Economy

    If the gap is to be maintained between what the United States has in space technology and capability and what its closest competitors have -- a gap that’s closing fast -- it’ll be the recently approved Space Force that maintains it, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said.
  • International environment, innovation to headline 21st-century pilot training

    The 77th meeting of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Steering Committee, which is the governing body of the world’s only internationally manned and operated pilot training program, was held at Sheppard Air Force Base, March 11-15, to give representatives from partner nations an opportunity to discuss the physical and financial health of the 55-week long program. The committee also took a look at the course syllabus and any possible changes that need to be made, such as employing tools like virtual and mixed realities.
  • AFPAAS aids Airmen, families during emergencies

    The Air Force Personnel Accountability and Assessment System, accessed through a user-friendly website at https://afpaas.af.mil, is designed to help Air Force personnel and their families who are directly affected by major natural and man-made emergency events such as fires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and evacuations.
  • 655th ISRW Airmen participate in career fair

    Airmen from the 655th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing’s 14th and 71st Intelligence Squadrons spoke with senior class students at Xenia High School, Xenia, Ohio, during a career fair held at the school March 13, 2019.
  • Air Force Assistance Fund is just around the corner

    The annual Air Force Assistance Fund, or AFAF, campaign will begin March 18 and will run through April 26.
  • 445th Ops units participate in survival training

    Members of the 445th Airlift Wing Operations Group performed their annual training at Naval Amphibious Base, Coronado and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar near San Diego, California Jan. 18-27, 2019. The training included water survival, Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Evasion, and low altitude flying.