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  • Former POW addresses deployers

    Flying an F-4C Phantom, the Georgia native was shot down in November 1967 over North Vietnam and held captive through March 1973. He spoke about the challenges of having been captured, returning home, how to survive and what he did to do so. His Texas audience consisted of participants in Yellow Ribbon, which promotes the well-being of pre- and post-deployment reservists and those closest to them by connecting them with resources.
  • C-17, Honor Guard, MIA lab part of Wright-Patterson base tour for school officials

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It was a rare inside look at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for local college faculty, staff and administrators.Air Force officials took the opportunity to underscore the importance of higher education to national defense and to detail the numerous career opportunities for college graduates.It was all part
  • DoD agency keeps file swaps safe

    Now in the wheelhouse of DISA, the file transfer capability has been rebranded DoD SAFE, or secure access file exchange. The DoD SAFE capability is part of DISA's Defense Collaboration Services suite of applications.
  • President honors Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

    WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 18 – 24 as National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week.The week recognizes the essential contributions employers continue to make supporting the military service of their National Guard and Reserve employees.The president said, "Our great Nation's hard-fought
  • Aviation Day: A time to celebrate the evolution of flight

    The development of aviation has changed the way of life for many around the globe and has played a critical role in the military and the U.S.'s success in wars and conflicts throughout the decades; aviation has had such as significant impact that President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Aug. 19, National Aviation Day, as a federal holiday in 1939.
  • For healthy older adults, new shingles vaccine is worth the wait

    Availability of the new shingles vaccine is improving across the Military Health System, according to Defense Health Agency Immunization Healthcare. The vaccine, Shingrix, is recommended for healthy adults 50 and older to prevent the painful skin rash that can have debilitating long-term effects for older people.
  • Patriot Warrior: More than just and exercise

    More than 600 Reserve Citizen Airmen from 42 installations have descended upon three different military installations as Patriot Warrior 2019 kicks off.
  • HQ ARPC announces CYl9B Reserve School Selection Board results

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center released the results of the Calendar Year 19B Reserve School Selection Board (RSSB) Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at 1 p.m. MST.The selection board convened at the center July 15-18,2019, to match selected members to their respective schools based upon the needs of the Air Force Reserve and consideration for the
  • New DOD Program Leaves Sexual Predators Nowhere to Hide

    A new Defense Department program called Catch a Serial Offender, or "CATCH," aims to make it more difficult for perpetrators of sexual assault to evade identification and capture by law enforcement. While the new tool isn't good news for offenders, it's expected to allow victims making a restricted report of sexual assault — a reporting mechanism that allows a victim to remain confidential — to help investigators do a better job of finding wrongdoers and bring them to justice.
  • A1 Support Team to be Available on Primary UTA Weekends

    Beginning in October, the A1 directorate will have a team available to provide support to the field on all primary unit training assembly weekends. This effort is just one of many transformation initiatives AFRC A1 is implementing to reform the human capital enterprise and further enable ready, resilient Airmen, according to Col. Lisa Craig, AFRC A1 director.
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