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  • ‘Basic’ docuseries goes behind the scenes at USAF BMT beginning Oct. 28

    “Basic” presents the unique perspective of five enlistees from various parts of the country as they navigate the ups and downs of basic military training beginning in October 2019.
  • Religious accommodation requests: What to expect

    For Airmen seeking a religious accommodation request, chaplains play a critical role in ensuring each request is fully considered in accordance with DAFI 52-201, Religious Freedom in the Department of the Air Force.
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • Air Force revises wing, vice and group command screening board process

    This year, the Air Force implemented a revised process for the 2022 wing, vice and group command screening boards to streamline notification, align more closely with joint partners and enhance senior leader talent management. Approximately 24% of all O-6 positions are command billets and half of the 780 command positions come vacant each year.
  • Earth Day tree planting ceremony

    Col. John F. Robinson, commander of the 911th Airlift Wing, Marjorie Schurr, chief of the 911th AW Public Affairs, Charlie Krisfalusi, real property maintenance manager with EAST Operations and Maintenance, and Allison Yeckel, environmental engineer with the 911th Civil Engineering, participate in a tree planting ceremony at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, April 27, 2021.
  • Air Force celebrates April as Month of the Military Child

    Each year, communities worldwide look to April as an important month for children who have one or both parents or guardians serving in uniform.
  • PT test pushed to July, updates to scoring, physical components ahead

    When assessments resume, the three-component fitness test (1.5 mile run, 1 minute of pushups and situps) will be reset with scores calculated on a new three component scoring table. In addition, work is underway to separate scoring into five-year age groups as opposed to the previous ten – for example, age groups will start at <25, 25-29 years old, 30-34, years old, etc.
  • Department of the Air Force to allow shorts for maintainers, updates variety of uniform options

    Airmen and Guardians will now have more dress and appearance options with upcoming uniform changes to Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Appearance.
  • 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.
  • Roth to serve as acting Secretary of the Air Force

    John P. Roth will serve as the Acting Secretary of the Air Force as of Jan. 20, 2021 until the President nominates and the Senate confirms a permanent replacement.
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