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  • Esper emphasizes need for military to ‘adapt’ to confront new threats, resurgent ‘great power competition’

    The blueprint for success, he said, is the National Defense Strategy, a comprehensive document assembled by former Defense Secretary James Mattis that reshapes the military to address new threats from near-peer competitors while also continuing to prosecute the war on terror and ensuring national security.
  • Pilot Training Next graduates 14 in learning experiment's second iteration

    PTN is an experimental program under the “Learning Next” umbrella with a focus on understanding how Airmen learn, as well as exploring and potentially prototyping a flying training environment that integrates various technologies to produce pilots in an accelerated-and learning-focused manner.
  • DoD agency keeps file swaps safe

    Now in the wheelhouse of DISA, the file transfer capability has been rebranded DoD SAFE, or secure access file exchange. The DoD SAFE capability is part of DISA's Defense Collaboration Services suite of applications.
  • Aviation Day: A time to celebrate the evolution of flight

    The development of aviation has changed the way of life for many around the globe and has played a critical role in the military and the U.S.'s success in wars and conflicts throughout the decades; aviation has had such as significant impact that President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Aug. 19, National Aviation Day, as a federal holiday in 1939.
  • Goldfein stresses promise of multi-domain operations, calls it ‘the single most critical’ tool for winning future high-end fights

    The complex effort, known as multi-domain operations or MDO, “will change the character of modern warfare” Goldfein said in a closely scrutinized keynote address at the Air and Space Power Conference 2019.
  • Donovan stresses ‘Digital Air Force’s’ importance and necessity

    As outlined in a July white paper, the Digital Air Force initiative encompasses comprehensive changes to how the force gathers, uses and shares data.
  • Online worksheet to replace biannual AGR review board

    One significant change to the program was the elimination of an AGR Review Board, or ARB, which was held twice a year. The board was co-chaired by the deputy to the chief of Air Force Reserve and the deputy commander of the Air Force Reserve Command, with the purpose of determining career status for probationary AGR members.
  • Independence Day message from Air Force leaders

    That same bold and courageous spirit put man on the moon 50 years ago. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and two Air Force Airmen, Michael Collins and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, crewed the famous Apollo 11 moon landing mission that produced those famous words we all know “…one giant leap for mankind.”
  • Displaying "Old Glory" with honor

    This week, American flags will be displayed across the nation in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. Following a few guidelines can ensure we are displaying Old Glory properly.
  • Air Force announces targeted special duty and instructor tour length changes

    The Air Force is reducing targeted special duty and instructor tour lengths. The tour length reduction from four to three years for military training instructors, military training leaders, AETC technical training instructors with prefix “T”, “J”, or “X”, and stateside professional military education instructors was announced July 1, 2019, renewing the focus on increasing operational readiness and improving Airmen resiliency.
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