There is no other country in the world so widely diverse, yet so deeply committed to being unified as the United States of America. The challenges we face today are far too serious, and the implications of failure far too great, for our Air Force to do less than fully and inclusively leverage our nation’s greatest strength—our remarkably diverse people. Across the force, diversity of background, experience, demographics, perspectives, thought and organization are essential to our ultimate success in an increasingly competitive and dynamic global environment. As airpower advocates, we must be culturally competent and operationally relevant to effectively accomplish our various missions.
The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is leading the postpartum health guidance revision efforts for the upcoming xplosive ordnance disposal Airmen-specific physical fitness test policy.
The addition of the International Senior Non-Commissioned Officer course to the Inter-American Air Forces Academy’s catalogue makes IAAFA the only institution in the Air Force to offer all three levels of Enlisted Professional Military Education.
The LGBTQ Initiatives Team, or LIT, a part of the Department of the Air Force Barrier Analysis Working Group, advocated for the change to include pronouns in the signature block's for Airmen and Guardians, one of the latest initiatives the DAF undertook to address barriers to service and promote a
Many people dream of becoming a fighter pilot, but the sky was never the limit for previous 71st Fighter Training Squadron T-38 Talon and 27th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor pilot, Maj. Nichole “Vapor” Ayers.
Two Air National Guardsmen participated in the first International Senior Noncommissioned Officer Course held all in Spanish by the Inter-American Air Force Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Oct. 4-Dec. 8.
AFIMSC prioritizes diversity, inclusion for EOD physical fitness test
First Spanish-language SNCO course at IAAFA fills partner nation need
Signature block pronouns now allowed for Airmen, Guardians
Explore. Discover. Dream. Former 1st FW pilot has a new mission to the stars
Guardsmen, partner nations attend first Air Force all-Spanish international SNCO course
A short history of integration in the US armed forces
Where does responsibility start?
Warrior braids and the Air Force Women’s Initiative Team – the invisible labor behind diversity, inclusion, and institutional change
Raised on resiliency: How military parents shape their child’s experiences
Diversity, inclusion are tools for national defense, not buzzwords
Air Force leaders, retirees, alumni and friends who are interested in getting involved with outreach and development efforts happening across the country can contact the Air Force Diversity & Inclusion office using the following link:
Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., Chief of Staff of the Air Force
“I want the wisdom and knowledge to lead, participate in, and listen to necessary conversations on racism, diversity and inclusion. I want the wisdom and knowledge to lead those willing to take committed and sustained action to make our Air Force better.”
JoAnne S. Bass, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
“Our Air Force is on the right side of history. We are creating not only historic moments … we are focused on setting a foundation for all Americans to see themselves in this great institution.”