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  • Command issues guidance regarding deployments, exercises for AGRs

    Air Force Reserve senior leaders have clarified guidance for Reserve Citizen Airmen filling an Active Guard Reserve billet tasked to deploy or participate in a military exercise.
  • New and Improved AtHoc Keeps Base Personnel in the Loop

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO- With cold weather just around the corner, it’s important than that base personnel stay in the loop on changing base conditions.AtHoc recently ditched the purple globe version of its emergency mass notification system and switched to a new and improved white globe version. The new version upgraded from a
  • Goldfein outlines risks of budget uncertainties

    Funding for the entire U.S. government expires Nov. 22 at 12:01 a.m. unless Congress acts. While progress on forging a budget agreement has been slow, congressional aides say there is movement toward approving a short-term spending plan that keeps the government running into December.
  • Seasoning training helps Reservists stay mission-ready

    Reserve Citizen Airmen must be mission ready and trained to the same standard as their active duty counterparts which is facilitated by the seasoning training program that helps Reservists to meet their initial mobilization requirement and skill level.
  • New financial readiness training coming in November

    Beginning Nov. 15, financial readiness training will be required for all Reserve Citizen Airmen at defined touchpoints throughout their military career.
  • Reservist plays part on US basketball team in contention for bronze

    As the U.S. Armed Forces women’s basketball players began warmups in their matchup against host China Monday, a raucous crowd filed into Wuhan’s Hankou Culture and Sports Center. About 60 uniformed Chinese military sat on one end while China’s towering front line slowly made their way onto the court.One of those teammates warming up was Senior
  • Air Force releases findings of civil airport, aircrew lodging policy review

    The review, led by AMC’s deputy commander, focused on existing guidance and policies and how they are applied. Specifically, the review looked at aircrew lodging, the associated processes and procedures and the application of those policies to the use of civil airports and the advisability and appropriateness of use of commercial lodging facilities.
  • Air Force announces new officer developmental categories

    In an effort to enhance the officer talent management system and enable tailored and agile development, the Air Force is expanding the single Line of the Air Force promotion category into six distinct developmental categories, senior officials here announced Oct. 21.
  • Senate confirms Barrett to be Air Force secretary

    The 85 to 7 vote makes Barbara Barrett the third consecutive woman confirmed to lead the Air Force and its 685,000 total force Airmen. Barrett replaces Heather Wilson who resigned in May. Undersecretary Matthew Donovan served as acting secretary in the interim.
  • October is National Bullying Prevention Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio —The theme this year for National Bullying Prevention Month is, “Stomp out Bullying.” Almost on a daily basis, we read in the paper or see on the news a story about a child who was bullied while other kids tape it on their phones and post online. To change the kids that record the bullying into the kids that
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