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  • Defense Audit Provides Improved Accounting for Spending, Inventories

    The Defense Department audit that is underway will allow leaders in the White House, the Pentagon and Congress to find better ways to account for taxpayers’ dollars, DoD’s chief financial officer said.
  • 445th Airlift Wing receives AF Outstanding Unit Award

    The 445th Airlift Wing was recently named as a recipient of the prestigious 2016 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. The honor was given to the wing for exceptionally meritorious service. The announcement was made July 2, 2018.
  • Revitalizing squadrons, Air Force outlines progress

    The task force conducted an Air Force-wide review, driven by Airmen in the field, to promote best practices and identify improvements. Consisting of Total Force Airmen from diverse backgrounds, they reviewed survey data and gathered inputs from across the Air Force through on-line crowd sourcing and face-to-face discussions with nearly 4,000 individuals, including spouses, from 25 different bases representing all major commands, Reserve and National Guard.
  • DOD Implements Changes to Veterans’ Education Benefits

    The Department of Defense issued a fundamental change July 12, 2018, to its policy on the transfer of Post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefits.Effective one year from the date of this change, eligibility to transfer those benefits will be limited to service members with less than 16 years of total active duty or selected reserve service.Previously,
  • Reservists help provide bicycles to deserving children

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 655th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group’s, 14th Intelligence Squadron, donated their time to Bicycles for All in Dayton, Ohio, July 20, 2018.
  • Flying training reimagined as first PTN class graduates

    The Air Force’s pilot training landscape took a significant step forward in reimagining how Airmen learn to fly as 13 students from the first iteration of Pilot Training Next pinned on their silver wings in a ceremony Aug. 3, at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, Austin, Texas.
  • Air Force partners with VA, implements Women’s Health Transition Pilot Program

    The Air Force partnered with the Department of Veteran Affairs to implement the first Women’s Health Transition Pilot Program. The pilot program is an in-person course designed to provide a female perspective to active-duty, Reserve and guard servicewomen who plan to transition to civilian or Reserve/Guard status.
  • 445 AW August Spotlight Performer

    Tech. Sgt. Maggie Malidai, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron operations management, is the 445th Airlift Wing August 2018 Spotlight Performer.
  • Run for more than a personal best with the MAJCOM Challenge

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Runners can be known as a competitive bunch -- even if they’re only competing against themselves looking for a new personal record or searching for new and exciting trials. For challenge-hungry military runners participating in the U.S. Air Force Marathon, the Major Command Challenge might just be what the
  • New DoD Policy Prohibits GPS-Enabled Devices in Deployed Settings

    Deployed service members are going to have to ditch their “geolocation devices” in response to a new memo from Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan.