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  • 23 IS conducts unique virtual training event

    On June 7th, 2020, Airmen from the 23rd Intelligence Squadron organized an interactive, live training experience for the squadron’s first virtual unit training assembly (UTA). Three Airmen from the squadron used an online educational tool, as well as a video teleconferencing platform to organize a spirited 90 minute training session.
  • Air Force signs agreement for oral fluid coronavirus testing at Air Force installations

    The Department of the Air Force signed an agreement April 17 with Curative, Inc., to deploy and scale an oral fluid coronavirus test, which recently received an FDA emergency use authorization, across Air Force installations.
  • TFSC introduces chat function for the Guard and Reserve

    The Total Force Service center has introduced a new tool for Guard and Reserve members to reach a representative with their personnel-related questions. Now when members of the Air Reserve Component log into myPers, they will see a banner advertising the new chat feature to communicate with a live agent to handle their inquiries. Customers will also notice a pop-up screen will appear when they are reading knowledge articles on the myPers website asking if they would like to initiate a chat session.
  • 71st IS conducts virtual UTA

    When faced with the dilemma of being unable to connect in-person for their April unit training assembly, the 71st Intelligence Squadron was forced to adapt to these challenging times while still maintaining mission readiness … they held a virtual UTA.
  • Scheduling training is about to get easier for C-17 crews

    Scheduling training for C-17 Globemaster III pilots and crew is about to get easier with the launch of Puckboard, a data-powered software application to plan aircrew qualification flights automatically. The tool, developed by and for Airmen, allows schedulers to rapidly match aircraft commanders, pilots, and loadmasters with available flights to complete currency requirements such as aerial refueling and tactical training events required throughout the year.
  • Continuous process improvement key to 14 IS continued success

    Each winter, the 14th Intelligence Squadron has an annual tradition of reviewing and updating goals for the calendar year. Led by Lt. Col. Ben Smallwood, 14 IS commander, the squadron carried out this tradition once again in January 2019 and added an entirely new goal: to execute one official Continuous Process Improvement event that year.
  • Reserve Chief Testifies Before House and Senate

    In back to back hearings, Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, testified before the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense and the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense March 2-3.Scobee was joined for both hearings by his counterparts: Gen.
  • Vice Chief’s Challenge is back — to save Airmen time

    That’s the intent of this year‘s Vice Chief’s Challenge, which will allow Airmen to pitch ideas and solve problems related to automation or elimination of menial tasks.
  • Beating Bad Weather: Command announces indoor alternative to physical fitness assessment

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Air Force Reserve Command commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, has approved an indoor alternative to the 1.5 mile run physical fitness assessment for Reserve Citizen Airmen.
  • Around the wing...

    Airman 1st Class Clayton Langston (left) and Staff Sgt. Charles Swaim (right), aircraft structural maintenance technicians with the 445th Maintenance Squadron, prepare a newly received aircraft panel to be installed on a C-17 Globemaster III here Jan. 5, 2020. The new panel will protect the structure of the aircraft from debris and wear.(U.S. Air
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