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  • CSAF letter to Air Force spouses

    Dear Air Force Spouses,Thank you for your courage and strength, and for being part of our Air Force family. Those in uniform are easily recognized for their service and sacrifices, but it’s you...the unsung heroes of our Air Force who sacrifice so much to support your family, the Air Force, and our nation. As spouses, you are all too familiar with
  • Airman crosses four decade threshold while deployed to the 332nd AEW

    Looking back 40 years is something many of us can do, however it’s a far more select group that can look back over a 40-year career. Chief Master Sgt. David R. Purtee enlisted in the U.S. Air Force April 25, 1981, at 17 years-of-age, from his hometown of Lancaster, Ohio.
  • AFW2 Behind the Scenes: The Family We Choose

    Family consists of the people that you are born to such as your mother, father, and siblings. Those ties are usually stronger than any other relationship throughout our lives, but the family that we choose can be just as strong as those we don’t choose. The Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program emphasizes the strength of the family that we are born into, as well as, the family we choose.
  • ACC builds leaders armed for action

    Inspired by the Greek goddess of wisdom and war Athena, Air Combat Command recently completed the first-ever inaugural Sword Athena Leadership Symposium Aug 12-14, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The theme for this year’s event was “Building Leaders Armed for Action.”
  • Air Force stands up new division to enhance customer service for EFMP families

    The Department of the Air Force stood up a new division at the Air Force’s Personnel Center to integrate three Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) components -- medical, family support and assignments.
  • Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne S. Bass named Air Force’s 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

    In selecting Bass, incoming Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown said Bass brings skills, temperament and experience that the job requires and an outlook on leadership that meshes with his own.
  • SAPR Office opening brings security, stability

    Airmen celebrated the opening of a new Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, or SAPR, Office at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 30, 2019.
  • Keep the safety momentum going strong all summer

    Since starting the Quest for Zero campaign in 2014, we’ve seen an approximate 30% reduction in occupational on-the-job injuries. My hope for this summer is that we carry that safety momentum over into the fun and relaxing off-duty activities we participate in with friends and family. An even better goal is to keep building that safety mindset all the way to the end of summer and beyond.
  • AFPC offers follow-on option to Airmen taking short tours

    Airmen selected for a dependent-restricted short tour for their second or later assignments can voluntarily apply to participate in the Follow-On assignment program, providing them greater flexibility in the assignment process and greater stability for their families.
  • Stronger through adversity: Airman rebounding after aneurysm

    Early on Dec. 9, 2015, Staff Sgt. Rasheed, a 7th Intelligence Squadron signals intelligence analyst, experienced a cerebral aneurysm. From what he can recall, and what he has been told, a neighbor found him unresponsive in his Maryland apartment while his dog ran loose outside, door wide open.
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