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By Law Requirements

 

Congress has passed several “by law” requirements and programs that come with a level of responsibility for Reserve Citizen Airmen and AFRC leaders. The intent of this video is to raise awareness of these programs.

 

  • 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.
  • Total Force Airmen can now self-report joint experience in MyVector

    Total Force officer, enlisted and civilian personnel now have the ability to input their joint experiences within the MyVector platform, allowing members to, more effectively, report joint experiences when being selected for future development and assignments by commanders.
  • TAP reforms help Reservists

    Until recently, Reserve Citizen Airmen were required to complete the Transition Assistance Program with every new 180 day set of military orders. With new reforms enacted by Congress, Reservists are no longer required to attend TAP with every 180 day set of orders, according to the policy.
  • Air Reserve Component field orientation videos for AFR now available

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center Public Affairs has produced and published videos from the
  • Air Force hits record retention levels, reviews voluntary force management efforts

    The Department of the Air Force is seeing its highest retention levels in 20 years, second only to rates recorded shortly after 9/11 in 2002.
  • Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey helps civilians voice their opinions

    The FEVS is a government-wide, Office of Personnel Management administered annual survey that Air Force civilian employees have been participating in since 2006. The approximately 100-question survey takes 20-to-30 minutes to complete and is anonymous. The survey includes questions about employees’ work-life, job and organizational satisfaction, commitment, engagement, performance management and communication. It measures employee perceptions of whether their organization is successful.
  • Reserve Officer Development Categories

    On October 21, 2019 the Air Force announced it formally established six officer developmental groupings for active component line officers that took effect in March 2020 for the lieutenant colonel promotion board which convenes in May 2020.
  • 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.
  • Command issues guidance regarding deployments, exercises for AGRs

    Air Force Reserve senior leaders have clarified guidance for Reserve Citizen Airmen filling an Active Guard Reserve billet tasked to deploy or participate in a military exercise.
  • NCO Career Status Program doesn't apply to Reserve Citizen Airmen

    The change will eliminate the need for Airmen who have 12 or more years of service to continue to reenlist by aligning their separation dates with their high year of tenure dates.
  • HQ ARPC hosts 2019 Joint IRR Conference

    The Joint IRR Conference included representatives from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy, educating one another on their service-specific IRR programs. While each service program has the same Office of the Secretary of Defense policies driving them, the consensus was that the conference was of great value for each service to attend by being able to discuss ongoing problems experienced by each branch.
  • CPI symposium focuses on lessons learned, reform

    In March, Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, AFRC commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, issued a memorandum, titled “Leading a Culture of Continuous Process Improvement,” in which he made clear the Reserve’s commitment to building and sustaining a culture of CPI.
  • Secretary, chief of staff initiate dialogue with commanders on a plan for new officer promotion categories

    The memo explains the proposed change and directs commanders to solicit and provide feedback from officers to major command commanders by July 31, with “a final recommendation due to the secretary and chief not later than 30 August 2019.”
  • Air Force simplifies promotion recommendation forms for officers

    The Air Force announced today it will make adjustments to the way the Air Force Form 709, Promotion Recommendation Form, will be filled out and used for Total Force officer promotion boards beginning in September 2019.
  • HQ ARPC reduces retirement order processing time

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center concentrated efforts during the month of February to reduce the inventory of retirement applications for Guard and Reserve members turning 60 years of age.
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