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  • Air Force promotes pilot diversity with ACE Flight Program

    The inaugural class of the U.S. Air Force’s Aviation, Character and Education Flight Program recently graduated the three-week pilot training camp August 4.
  • Women of Weather: Hurricane Hunters make a difference

    Those goals became reality for Maj. Ashley Lundry, an aerial reconnaissance weather officer, and Maj. Devon Meister, a pilot, both members of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, referred to as the Hurricane Hunters, a unit in the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • NY ANG member is first woman, Airman to serve as state’s top enlisted leader

    Command Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto, became the first Air National Guard member–and the first woman–to serve as the top enlisted advisor to the Adjutant General of New York.
  • AF leaders announce latest diversity, inclusion initiatives

    In ongoing efforts to attract and retain the most innovative, skillful and strategically agile force today, Air Force senior leaders released the second memorandum to Airmen relaying new diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Senior Pentagon leaders visit AFTAC’s community school

    Senior officials from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Manpower and Reserve Affairs toured Endeavour Elementary School in Cocoa, Florida, during their visit to the Air Force Technical Applications Center Sept. 7 for the center’s annual Women in Science and Engineering Symposium. The school is Florida’s only elementary-level community school.
  • AFTAC commander briefs James on North Korean actions

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James listens to Col. Steven M. Gorski, the Air Force Technical Applications Center commander, discuss the actions AFTAC has taken with regard to North Korea's purported nuclear test Sept. 9, 2016.
  • James on LGBT Pride Month: ‘Now is the time; let’s celebrate’

    This month is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. The following message by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James recognizes Airmen, other service members and civilians for their dedicated service to the nation.
  • AF earns DOD best military department disability award, Airmen honored

    The Air Force received the secretary of defense trophy for the best disability program among large military components for the fourth year in a row. Two Airmen were recognized for their work during a ceremony at the Pentagon Oct. 29.
  • Retired general talks issues facing females in military

    Retired Lt. Gen. Susan Helms, a former 14th Air Force commander, spoke to servicewomen from Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever AFB and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station about issues facing females in the military during a women's brunch Oct. 29.
  • Los Angeles AFB, SMC connect cultures unified in diversity

    Under the theme of "Connecting Cultures," the base’s annual Diversity Day allowed active-duty service members, families and civilians to experience slices of culture through open discussion, dance, music and food.
  • Hazel Ying Lee: Showcased Asian-American involvement in war effort

    Hazel Ying Lee, the first Chinese-American woman aviator, was also the first Chinese-American woman to fly for the United States military.
  • Eagle flies home: Airman receives a native name

    Capt. Myles Morales, the 336th Recruiting Squadron support flight commander, traveled approximately 1,700 miles to Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota, to receive one of the most distinguished decorations in his Native American culture: a name.
  • Diversity key to treaty monitoring center’s success

    Diversity in thought and approach is critical to innovation, and is a military necessity. It empowers Airmen to overcome challenges the service members face with executing global missions and growing responsibilities.
  • AF presented with 2014 Defense Disability Award

    The Department of the Air Force recently received the Secretary of Defense trophy for the best disability program among large military components for the third consecutive year.
  • LEAP application window opens

    The Language Enabled Airman Program is accepting active-duty officer and enlisted applications July 15 - Aug. 22. Those intending to submit applications must register their intent to apply by Aug. 8. Officer candidate students in their senior years may also apply
  • Diversity and Inclusion Working Group ensures every Airman is heard, can participate

    In 1986 Airman Basic Bridget Lanier arrived at Royal Air Force Station Greenham Common, England, as one of only two females in the 501st Tactical Missile Maintenance Squadron Munitions Operations as a munitions supply clerk.
  • Fighting prejudice with a passion

    An equal opportunity specialist, a sexual assault response coordinator and a deputy inspector general walk into a base social event. What sounds like the beginning of a joke takes a sudden, very different turn. The fundraising event comes to a grinding halt as those in attendance recognize the newcomers joining them.
  • Women's symposium fosters networking, leadership development

    The Sea Services Leadership Association hosted the 27th Annual Joint Women's Leadership Symposium here June 12-13, to recognize the strengths and talents of women in the armed forces and discuss the unique aspects of being a female service member.
  • Shining a Light

    As a child, locked away from the world in her bedroom, books taught her to dream of worlds beyond the dark realities of inner-city Chicago.
  • Airman becomes part of presidential advisory commission

    With family, friends and co-workers in the audience the Air Force District of Washington executive officer sat among a group of leaders in the Asian American and Pacific Islander, or AAPI, community waiting to be sworn into the President's Advisory Commission on AAPIs May 6.
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