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  • Two Air Force T-38 Talons mishap NEWS RELEASE #002

    Two Vance Air Force Base Airmen were killed in an aircraft mishap at approximately 9:10 a.m. today
  • Chief’s Corner: The power of thank you

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – A few years ago I was in uniform at the gas station when an older gentleman from the next lane peered around the pump and said, “Thanks for your service.” As I said thank you back, I noticed from his license plate that he was a Purple Heart recipient. I wondered why he was thanking me after what he earned.
  • Long Ranger Resilience: Col. Dennis Britten

    As part of an on-going series of features and interviews on resiliency, we highlight a Reserve Citizen Airman of the 307th Bomb Wing who has overcome obstacles to improve themselves and the Air Force. This month, we feature Col. Dennis Britten, 307th Medical Squadron commander whose work ethic and never-say-quit attitude have been instrumental in shaping his career and the careers of those around him.
  • 340th FTG welcomes group's first airman basic, honors USAF heroes

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – A dozen-plus members of the 340th Flying Training Group traveled to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas to celebrate the Nov. 8 basic military training graduation of the group's first "slick sleeve" member, Airman Basic Kevin Rios Rivera.Following completion of technical school training, Rivera will
  • Air Force Chief of Staff outlines risks of budget uncertainties

    Funding for the entire U.S. government expires Nov. 22 at 12:01 a.m. unless Congress acts. While progress on forging a budget agreement has been slow, congressional aides say there is movement toward approving a short-term spending plan that keeps the government running into December.
  • Air Force Employee Assistance Program: New phone number, new website goes live Nov. 10

    The Air Force Employee Assistance Program will relaunch at 12:01 a.m. Nov. 10 with a new phone number and new website.
  • Changes to the AFR Transition Assistance Program impact Citizen Airmen

    The new FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Transition Assistance Program (TAP) requirements became effective on 1 October 2019. The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19 NDAA) was signed into law on 13 August 2018 and called for significant changes to TAP.  This legislation implemented new
  • COMMENTARY: Let us solemnly remember this Veterans Day

    Originally known as Armistice Day, Nov. 11 commemorates the end of World War I, ceremoniously declared on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a bill officially establishing the day as Veterans Day.
  • AFPC improves military retirement eligibility process with automation

    The Air Force’s Personnel Center implemented an automated process Nov. 7 that provides Airmen with an immediate determination of their retirement eligibility and prevents unnecessary application processing.
  • Aspiring Air Force pilots: Don’t let height standards get in the way

    Those who aspire to one day become a U.S. Air Force aviator must first meet several requirements, including height, before they are considered for pilot training. For those who fall outside of the Air Force’s height requirements, height waivers are available.
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