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  • DOD Official Discusses Conditions-Based Reopenings, Future of Telework

    Conditions-based reopenings have worked well for the Defense Department to date, and the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness anticipates the same stringent requirements will remain in place.
  • Staying safe and healthy all summer

    As the summer months wind down, leadership at all levels advocate for the continued health and safety of our Airmen and Space Professionals on and off duty. The Air and Space Forces top five leaders continued the conversation with a recently released memorandum encouraging vigilance in combatting the threats of coronavirus and injury from
  • Air Force announces cancellation of 20OT03 OTS selection board

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- The upcoming 20OT03 Officer Training School selection board scheduled for September 14-18, 2020, has been cancelled.The board, which focused on the following career fields: 13S - Space Operations; 15W – Weather, 32EXA - Architect/Architectural Engineer;  32EXC - Civil Engineer; 32EXE - Electrical Engineer;
  • New policy allows privately owned firearms on Wright-Patt AFB for CCW permit holders

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Base personnel will soon be able to request approval to transport licensed firearms to and from the installation.  Holders of a Federal Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act permit, Ohio concealed carry permit, or another state’s concealed carry permit that has a reciprocity with the state of Ohio, will be
  • Facing unconscious bias head on, key to healing

    The Air Force’s stance on unlawful discrimination, specifically racism is “zero tolerance.” But this is only relevant if the situation is substantiated. From the Equal Opportunity perspective, racism is difficult to prove because people, generally speaking, shy away from the conversation.
  • Space Force releases 1st doctrine, defines “spacepower” as distinct form of military power

    Fewer than eight months after its creation, America’s newest military service published its first doctrine, the U.S. Space Force’s Space Capstone Publication, entitled Spacepower.
  • Air Force recognizes Safe + Sound Week

    The Department of the Air Force partners with OSHA in Safe + Sound Week each August. Safe + Sound is a nationwide event to raise awareness about workplace safety.
  • Brown formally installed as 22nd Air Force Chief of Staff

    In remarks following the formal “Change of Responsibility” ceremony in which he took over from retiring Gen. David L. Goldfein, the 21st Chief of Staff, Brown acknowledged an array of people who influenced his life. Among them were his wife, Sharene, and his parents, as well as a list of Air Force colleagues, including Goldfein and other “extraordinary leaders.”
  • 445th AW Citizen Airmen perform in-person UTA

    Despite the challenges associated with facing an unprecedented global pandemic, the men and women of the 445th Airlift Wing continue pressing forward in support of the Air Force mission.
  • 445th SFS train during UTA

    Staff Sgt. Johnathan Rogers, front, and Staff Sgt. Luke Gehring, 445th Security Forces Squadron, engage a target in a locker room during a use of force training on July 12, 2020. The training, designed to closely mirror real-world scenarios, incorporated vests which deliver a minor electric shock to the wearer if another participant makes positive