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  • Inaugural Department of the Air Force Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium announced

    Airmen and Guardians will have the opportunity to participate in the inaugural Department of the Air Force Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium virtual professional development series March 8-11, during Women’s History Month.
  • CMSAF discusses current, future Air Force culture at Grand Forks AFB

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass visited the 319th Reconnaissance Wing to meet with airmen behind the RQ-4 Global Hawk’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission Feb. 11-12, 2021. Chief Bass prioritized discussions with airmen in order to have crucial conversations regarding the present and future needs of the Air Force, with a focus on people, readiness and culture
  • Kirtland AFB female defenders get new female body armor

    After years of wearing the standard tactical vest originally designed for a male body frame, female Airmen from the 377th Security Forces Group at Kirtland Air Force Base were among the first Air Force defenders to receive the new issue of female body armor starting January 2021.
  • Air Force announces Airmen leadership qualities

    The Airman leadership qualities are expected to form the basis for the future officer and enlisted performance reporting systems. The alignment between evaluating units and evaluating Airmen is intended to further emphasize and accelerate an understanding and adoption of the associated leadership qualities.
  • Grand Forks Airmen receive COVID-19 vaccine

    The 319th Reconnaissance Wing received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines on Jan. 21. Within 30 hours, all doses had been either allocated or administered to hundreds of mission essential personnel.
  • BSC Appreciation Week

    The Air Force is designating January 25 through 29 as Biomedical Science Appreciation Week to recognize and honor the men and women who make up the professionally diverse Biomedical Science Corps. The BSC is a unique corps of 17 distinct specialties all working together to provide a broad base of clinical and scientific expertise for the Air Force
  • Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

    As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.
  • Department of the Air Force offers limited Active Duty Service Commitment waivers; expanded PALACE CHASE

    These programs provide provisions for both enlisted and officer members who meet specified criteria. The application window runs Jan. 20 – April 2.
  • Deployed families receive free meals in holiday spirit

    Nearly 40 free meals were provided to family members of deployed airmen here Dec. 16, 2020.
  • U.S. Space Force enters ‘Year 2’ with momentum and soaring expectations

    From the publicly available view on the outside, the birth and creation of the nation’s newest military service was going well; there was general agreement as to the need for the new service, its strategic importance and how it would fit in to the nation’s existing and sprawling military enterprise.
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