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  • DOD Official Details COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts

    The Defense Department's priority has been to protect the more than 3 million service members, their families and all DOD civilians and contractors, while continuing the national security mission during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Air Force provider burnout - pouring from an empty cup

    Air Force medics are on the front lines against COVID-19, and maintaining their mental well-being is critical to keeping them in the fight. Delivering medical care in a pandemic or other crisis creates new mental health challenges, and makes existing challenges more serious. Medics should be aware of the increased risk to their well-being, and how it could affect their work caring for patients. One of the biggest risks for providers is burnout, or compassion fatigue.
  • Federal law protects Airmen’s rights during service

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- With the introduction of the permanent change of station season, Airmen should know their rights.Service members’ rights are protected by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, a law designed to ease financial burdens on service members during periods of military service.SCRA is a federal law that provides
  • Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne S. Bass named 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

    In selecting Bass, incoming Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown said Bass brings skills, temperament and experience that the job requires and an outlook on leadership that meshes with his own.
  • Air Force Recruiting Service classic association with Reserve now operational

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Air Force Recruiting Service continues to forge ahead with Total Force recruiting. The order to form a classic associate partnership with AFRS and Air Force Reserve Recruiting Service is now signed and published with an effective date of June 14, 2020. The partnership will bolster effectiveness and combine
  • 23 IS achieves full operational capability for combat cyber mission forces

    The 23rd Intelligence Squadron achieved full operational capability (FOC) after almost three years of hard work and three months ahead of when originally projected.
  • The Hatch Act and You

    It is DoD policy to encourage active duty members to carry out their rights and responsibilities of citizenship. While on active duty, however, members are prohibited from engaging in certain political activities (i.e., activity directed at the success or failure of a political party, candidate for partisan political office, or partisan political group) in order to maintain good order and discipline and to avoid conflicts of interest and the appearance of improper endorsement in political matters.
  • 23 IS conducts unique virtual training event

    On June 7th, 2020, Airmen from the 23rd Intelligence Squadron organized an interactive, live training experience for the squadron’s first virtual unit training assembly (UTA). Three Airmen from the squadron used an online educational tool, as well as a video teleconferencing platform to organize a spirited 90 minute training session.
  • Air Force Recruiting Service releases Aim High mobile application to serve as a Total Force one stop Air Force shop

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas –  To help better communicate, inform and inspire new recruits and with embedded tools to guide them into the right Total Force career path, the Air Force Recruiting Service’s Innovation team launched the “Aim High” mobile phone application June 15, 2020.With recruiters no longer meeting potential recruits or
  • Van Ovost nominated to be next AMC commander

    Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, and Lt. Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, AMC deputy commander, marked the first time in history that an Air Force major command has been led by both a female commander and deputy. If confirmed, Van Ovost will pin on her fourth star, assume command of AMC, and, upon Miller’s retirement, become the highest-ranking female in the United States military.
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