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  • Department of the Air Force releases findings on racial disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released its report on the findings of an Air Force Inspector General independent review into racial disparity Dec. 21. The full report is available for download on AF.mil.
  • 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.
  • Around the Air Force: SECAF on language & culture, a generational roundtable with Tuskegee Airmen

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett’s message to Airmen about the impact language and cultural competence have on Air Force capabilities, and Air Force Cadets speak with two Tuskegee Airmen during a roundtable hosted by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. (Produced by Staff Sgt. Timmethy James)
  • Reservists save life of Tinker teammate

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Three Reserve Airmen from the 507th Force Support Squadron here worked together to save the life of a contractor electrician following a near fatal electric shock Oct. 24 during the November unit training assembly.Senior Airmen Thomas Stege, Victoria Slaughter and Khoa Dang, all radio frequency transmission systems
  • Two squadrons train for readiness

    Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 433rd Operations Support Squadron set up a decontamination line here Nov. 8, and processed two 68th Airlift Squadron Airmen through the line for mutual training.
  • Mt. Home: Weed whacking

    This story is part of a series giving an inside look at how the 910th Airlift Wing conducts aerial spray herbicide missions at Mountain Home Air Force Base's Saylor Creek Training Range in Idaho.
  • App for military resources available to service members, families

    The purpose of Military OneSource is to put as many resources as possible in one place, so people have an easier time finding what they need, said Erika Slaton, Military Community Support Programs associate director. The app makes it more convenient when users are away from their computers and are only carrying a smartphone.
  • A Gold Star to remember

    The last Sunday of September every year is Gold Star Mother’s and Family Day, where the families of service members who died while in the line of duty are honored. On this day, these families are remembered for the losses they suffered. While many choose to honor their losses in different ways, Tech. Sgt. Joseph Perez, 26th Aerial Port Squadron ramp services supervisor, said he chose to honor his father by serving in the same unit as him.
  • Air Force improves lactation support for nursing mothers

    The updated policy, which is effective immediately, increases flexibility with lactation breaks and also mandates access to a refrigerator for the purpose of storing human milk.
  • Brown and Bass discuss PT tests, empowering Airmen and leading during pandemic

    In addition to the discussion of fitness and testing, the session also touched on issues ranging from the force’s resilience and mental health, to how the Air Force will cope with budget uncertainty this fall and winter, diversity, and how to reshape the service to confront peer adversaries, among others.
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