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Command Chief retires after 33 years Command Chief retires after 33 years
The 920th Rescue Wing’s highest ranking enlisted member retired during a ceremony Aug. 5 at the base theater.Command Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Bianchi retired after nearly 33 years in the Air Force. He spent more than two decades of his career with the 920th RQW.Col. Jeffrey Macrander, former 920th RQW commander, presided over the ceremony, which
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The Blended Retirement System Opt-In course provides information for eligible Airmen to make an educated decision on which retirement plan is right for them. The Opt-In course is now available on Joint Knowledge Online. (Department of Defense graphic) Blended Retirement System Opt-In training now available to all Airmen
The Defense Department will implement the new Blended Retirement System in less than a year. While no one needs to make a decision until Jan. 1, 2018, all Airmen should take advantage of training and informational resources to research their options during 2017.
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Default Air Force Logo FYI: Blended Retirement System
The new Blended Retirement System is on its way, and with that comes some changes. In this episode of FYI, Tech. Sgt. Holly Roberts-Davis gives us some general comparisons to help us make an informed decision.
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Default Air Force Logo Goldfein announces Cody’s retirement
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody will retire in early 2017, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein announced during an Air Force town hall in National Harbor, Maryland, Sept. 20.
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Default Air Force Logo Leader training on Blended Retirement System available via mobile app
The online Blended Retirement System leader course, released in June, is designed to educate leaders on the new retirement system. The training provides both military and civilian leaders of Airmen with a working knowledge of the BRS and the Defense Department plan to educate the force prior to implementation on Jan. 1, 2018.
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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III thanks his family during his retirement ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 24, 2016.  Welsh has served as the 20th chief of staff since 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts) Air Force bids farewell to Welsh
Stealing a moment of silence, looking into the eyes of his wife, he takes a deep breath and prepares for what’s to come. Standing tall and proud, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III walks into a hangar in front of hundreds of onlookers, all there to bid him farewell.
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Blended Retirement System Blended retirement system training now available
Online training designed to educate Airmen about the new Blended Retirement System, the Defense Department system with changes on the current military retirement system, is now available via Joint Knowledge Online course number P-US1330. The course is also available to those without a Common Access Card -- to include family members -- via an alternate website.
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Col. Malia Spranger (center), HQ RIO Detachment 6 commander, and her husband, Lt. Col. Kurt Spranger (left), retired July 17. Maj. Gen Thomas J. Sharpy (right) presided over the ceremony. HQ RIO Det 6 commander, husband retire same day
On July 17, Headquarters RIO lost 28 years of Individual Reserve management experience when the Detachment 6 commander retired. In a joint ceremony held in the Davis Conference Center at MacDill Air Force Base, Col. Malia Spranger, the Det. 6 commander, retired alongside her husband, Lt. Col. Kurt Spranger, U.S. Southern Command international
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