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Air Force to institute new method to protect PII Air Force to institute new method to protect PII
Air Force officials announced Feb. 6, 2018, emails containing personally identifiable information, and similar numeric constructs, will be blocked from transmission unless the email is encrypted. For members unable to send or receive encrypted emails, members will be directed to utilize the AMRDEC SAFE application.
0 2/08
2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force travelers reminded of flat rate per diem policy (update)
Some Air Force travelers may not be aware of a flat rate per diem policy established a few years ago that focused on extended temporary duty travel.
0 12/01
2017
Wilson speech to Airmen SecAF speaks to JAG Airmen
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson addressed Judge Advocate General Corps Airmen during the 2017 Horizons Summer Conference, Aug. 28, 2017, in Falls Church, Virginia.
0 8/28
2017
Default Air Force Logo AFIT prepares nuclear enterprise to deal with any scenario
With talk of nuclear weapons returning to Americans’ everyday conversations, it might be excusable for the average person to think that the technology somehow had left the mainstream; this couldn’t be further from the truth.
0 8/20
2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force implements changes to joint matters, joint tour credit
The definition of “joint matters” and the authorized length of joint tours, two major joint officer management laws affecting active and reserve component Air Force officers, have recently changed following publication of guidance from the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
0 5/02
2017
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: Jan. 13
On this look around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James bids farewell as the SecAF, and major changes are coming to the Air Force’s tattoo policy.
0 1/13
2017
New Air Force Tattoo Policy AF evolves policies to access more talent, maintain high standards
The Air Force announced new policies on dress and appearance with regard to tattoos, as well as changes to service medical accession policy Jan. 9.
0 1/10
2017
Special Tactics officer candidates pull a Zodiac boat to the shore during a selection at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014. Special Tactics career field training pipelines are some of the most physically and psychologically challenging in the Air Force. To ensure the correct individuals are on the battlefield, a group of Special Tactics Airmen weed out the cross-training candidates who don’t meet the high standards, putting them through a week-long selection process to select only the best-qualified individuals. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Katrina Cheesman) 
Policy changes allow Airmen to retrain into special ops
In a move to meet the high demand for battlefield Airmen, the Air Force announced changes to retraining and cross-flow, outlined in a policy memorandum from April. The changes allow Airmen to be released from their current jobs in the Air Force to cross-train into the special tactics career fields, should they be selected following an assessment of physical, mental and psychological attributes.
0 7/26
2016
Reviewing a prototype women’s service dress uniform overblouse, left to right, at the Air Force Uniform Office, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are Tracy Roan, the clothing designer; 2nd Lt. Adam Samlowski, the program manager; Yvonne Wilson, the section chief, clothing and textiles; and Maggie Tanner, the pattern designer. (Skywrighter photo/Amy Rollins) AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway
When an Airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
0 5/18
2016
Maj. Nathan Perry, the chief of airborne capabilities for Air Staff 10 that handles the Air Force’s nuclear mission, discusses nuclear operations with policymakers during an Air Force 101 session at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 2015. The bi-monthly sessions educate policymakers on Air Force matters to help them make informed decisions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Kimmons) Air Force 101: Talks aim to improve legislation for AF missions
A day after the Air Force flew a B-52 Stratofortress over South Korea in the wake of their northern neighbor’s nuclear bomb test, Air Force officers discussed the service’s nuclear capabilities with policymakers Jan. 11.
0 1/12
2016
(U.S. Air Force graphic/Corey Parrish) AF's updated policy further promotes tobacco-free environments
The Air Force has led the military in advancing innovative tobacco control policies, such as the tobacco-free medical campus and prohibiting tobacco use outside "designated tobacco areas." Now, an updated Air Force instruction, published in March, seeks to further reduce health impacts from smoking, the nation's leading cause of death.
5 4/01
2015
Default Air Force Logo Air Force updates AF Instruction 1-1
Air Force officials approved Air Force Instruction 1-1, Air Force Standards, on Nov. 7, 2014 to clarify guidance on Airmen’s religious rights and commanders’ authority and responsibility to protect those rights.
7 11/10
2014
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Global Security Forum Nov. 5, 2013, in Washington D.C.  
Hagel: Six priorities shape future defense institutions
In the months since the 2012 defense strategic guidance first reflected a new budget reality, Pentagon officials and military leaders have been working on the department's longer-term budget and strategy, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said here this morning.
8 11/05
2013
Default Air Force Logo Curriculum policy changes mark start of new DODEA school year
Department of Defense Education Activity students, parents and employees should expect quite a few changes in the upcoming school year, the DODEA director said in an Aug. 23 interview. Those changes will be both visible and behind the scenes, but they all are geared toward improving the quality of education at DODEA schools, Marilee Fitzgerald told American Forces Press Service and the Pentagon Channel.
0 8/26
2013
Default Air Force Logo Leaders discuss roles of reserve components
Continuing to perform an operational role, while solving manpower costs and dealing with shrinking defense budgets, was one of the challenges discussed by military and civilian leaders at the Reserve Officers Association 2013 National Security Symposium here Aug. 7-10.
0 8/12
2013
Default Air Force Logo TRICARE moves forward with prime service area reductions
Defense Department officials will reduce the number of TRICARE Prime service areas in the United States beginning Oct. 1, affecting about 171,000 retirees and their family members. Those beneficiaries, who mostly reside more than 40 miles from a military clinic or hospital, received a letter earlier this year explaining their options. They will
6 8/07
2013
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