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  • Department of the Air Force stands up Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

    The task force is charged with identifying and changing policies, procedures, barriers and other practices that may be unfairly impacting underrepresented Air and Space Professionals.
  • Goldfein describes the future of the Air Force

    During the hour-long virtual appearance, the Air Force’s highest-ranking officer explained that the service has made progress toward high-priority goals that include all-domain, joint operations and adapting to meeting threats from near-peer powers.
  • Air Force senior leaders direct IG review into racial disparity

    On 2 June 2020, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, and Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. Raymond directed the Department of the Air Force Inspector General to conduct a review into racial disparity in the Department of the Air Force.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Commentary: Unrest in America

    To the Airmen who are mourning, angry, or weary of the battle against racial prejudice, discrimination, bias, and systemic discrimination, Chief Wright and I recognize your pain. As the Air Force's military leadership, we reflect on and acknowledge that what happens on America's streets is also resident in our Air Force.
  • Diversity is Our Strength

    Heroes of the Air Force Reserve,This is a somber time in our country. Many of us witnessed the protests erupting across the nation, sparked by the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. The deaths of these Americans reflect the inequalities and disparities within our society. You may have asked, ‘how are we still dealing with
  • June is Men's Health Month

    June is Men’s Health Month, a time to emphasize men’s well-being and create awareness by providing men with powerful tips and information they can utilize to continue making their health a top priority. While men and women are both uniquely different in their own ways. There are a few health conditions that men are more susceptible to.According to
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