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  • Summer safety with a splash of awareness

    School’s out, the sun is shining, and bags are being packed as families head out on vacation. Summer has officially arrived and AFW2 is providing some safety tips to ensure you, and your family, are prepared for some fun in the sun.
  • Air Force IG directed to independently examine racial disparities in service’s discipline, advancement opportunities

    Department of the Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett and service chiefs, Gen. David Goldfein and Gen. Jay Raymond, have directed the Department of the Air Force Inspector General to independently review the service’s record on military discipline and developmental opportunities for African American Airmen and Space Professionals. The review will assess and capture existing racial disparities, assess Air Force-specific causal factors, like culture and policies, assimilate the analysis and conclusions of previous racial disparity studies by external organizations and make concrete recommendations resulting in impactful and lasting change.
  • Senate confirms Brown to be 22nd Air Force chief of staff on unanimous vote

    The U.S. Senate confirmed Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., June 9, to be the 22nd Air Force chief of staff, clearing the way for the decorated pilot and experienced commander to become the first African American in history to lead a branch of the U.S. military as its highest-ranking officer.
  • DOD updates travel restrictions, releases list of 'green locations'

    The Secretary of Defense recently signed a memo, moving to a conditions-based, phased approach to personnel movement and travel.
  • Finances made easy with new online portal

    A new way of getting financial support is sweeping across the Air Force. With six bases, including Joint Base San Antonio, having already tested the newest tool from the Air Force Financial Management community, called Comptroller Services Portal, it’s expected to be implemented to the remaining installations by the end of the fiscal year.
  • Take time to prepare so you can enjoy your summer plans

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – When you think summer, chances are, you immediately begin thinking about having barbecue cookouts, spending time at the lake or coast, or taking a long awaited vacation.Unfortunately, summer also means storms, and when you're involved in typical summer activities, it's easy to overlook the dangers.Although
  • Wing recognizes 1st quarter CY 20 award winners

    The 445th Airlift Wing is proud to announce the following Airmen as the first quarter CY 20 award winners;
  • Spread the Word briefings now available online

    Spread the Word briefings, delivered during the National Capital Region Air Force Reserve Assembly in May, are now available on the HQ ARPC YouTube channel. The Spread the Word program provides Total Force members access to subject matter experts from HQ Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley AFB, Colorado, to discuss topics impacting Airmen at
  • 445th Airlift Wing Commandos coming home

    It’s been about two months since seven Citizen Airmen departed Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio with only 24 hours’ notice to support COVID-19 relief efforts in New York City.
  • AFIs guide Airmen to dos, don’ts of political activities

    With the 2020 Presidential election approaching, it’s important Airmen understand political guidelines, restrictions and how they can participate.
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