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  • Air Force officials announce promotions to major

    Air Force board members selected 2,518 captains for promotion to major in the 2006B line of the Air Force, chaplain, nurse corps and biomedical sciences corps central selection board. The list of promotion selects will be posted on the Air Force Personnel Center's officer promotions homepage Dec. 20 no later than 2 p.m. CST. The results of the
  • Chief McKinley visits Airmen in San Antonio

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley learned about the Air Force News Agency's capabilities during a visit Dec. 5 here. Agency Airmen showed the chief how their media products help tell the global Air Force story. He also learned how agency products help support the strategic communications needs of Air Force leaders. The chief
  • SERB-eligible officers must apply for retirement by Dec. 15

    To preclude Selective Early Retirement Board consideration, SERB-eligible officers must submit a retirement application by Dec. 15. The 2007A SERB is scheduled to convene Jan. 8 at the Air Force Personnel Center, and officers must submit their applications by Dec. 15 to ensure approval by the Jan. 1 deadline. The requested retirement date must be
  • Stepping out of the blue for Army green

    Change is good, as one Airman in the 16th Electronic Warfare Squadron here finds out as he changes from "Into the Blue" to "Army Strong." Senior Airman Mike Goldman, 16th EWS journeyman, will become Specialist Goldman Dec. 28, as he enlists into the Army through the "Operation Blue to Green" program. The new Soldier leaves the next day for a
  • Selection records represent Airmen to promotion boards

    With the lieutenant colonel selection board convening in late November and the selective early retirement board and senior master sergeant board coming up in early 2007, eligible officers and senior NCOs must ensure their selection records are up-to-date when meeting these boards. The selection record is probably the single most important record in
  • Air Force releases chief master sergeant list

    The promotion list for chief master sergeants was publicly released Nov. 8.  Air Force officials selected 417 chief master sergeants from 2,475 senior master sergeants considered. Complete information is available on the Air Force Personnel Center Web site. Click here for a list of selectees:
  • Former technical director for C-17 earns DOD award

    The former technical director for the Aeronautical Systems Center's C-17 Globemaster III program has won a Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award for 2006. Lawrence Fielding is one of eight this year to win the award, which recognizes exceptional achievements that benefited the entire department. It is the highest honor given by
  • Health care for reservists highlights defense bill

    In addition to a 2.2 percent across-the-board pay raise, Air Force reservists can look forward to better health care options in 2007. Beginning Oct. 1, 2007, drilling reservists can enroll in the new Tricare Standard for Selected Reserve health plan. They pay 28 percent of the premiums. The federal government picks up the rest of the tab. The plan
  • Air Force selects 417 new chief master sergeants

    The Air Force has selected 417 senior master sergeants for promotion to the service's highest enlisted rank. The Air Force will publicly release the promotion list Nov. 8, and the complete list of selectees will be available by 5 p.m. CST on the Air Force Personnel Center's homepage. A total of 2,475 senior master sergeants were considered for a
  • Air Force officials announce OTS selection results

    Some 162 men and women have been selected for Officer Training School, officials at Air Force Recruiting Service here announced Oct. 30. OTS Selection Board 06OT05 considered 267 applications and selected 162 for a 61percent selection rate. Of those, 34 are enlisted members who have earned the chance to attend OTS and trade their stripes for gold
  • LADSC Waiver Program begins Oct. 30

    Beginning noon CST Oct. 30, master and technical sergeants in specific overage Air Force specialty codes may apply to have certain active duty service commitments waived allowing them to retire if eligible. The Limited Active Duty Service Commitment Waiver Program forgives the following ADSCs for master and technical sergeants who will have 20
  • Medical-dental promotion candidates urged to check records

    With a medical corps-dental corps selection board convening in November and several other health professions boards scheduled in the next six months, officers should ensure their board certifications are current and in their selection records. Officers can fax a copy of the certificate to their functional manager here at the Air Force Personnel
  • Two new programs guide enlisted force shaping

    Air Force officials here announced Oct. 16 two additional enlisted programs to help support current force shaping efforts to reduce 40,000 active-duty Airmen. The programs, a date of separation rollback and a limited active duty service commitment waiver, join the current tools of reducing the number of accessions into the enlisted force, career
  • AF Memorial: Opportunity name of the game

    When a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity came around the corner, Staff Sgt. Ashanta Gamble jumped to do her part for the Air Force. Coordinating the Pentagon and Federal Aviation Administration approvals for the aircraft flying during the Air Force Memorial Dedication ceremony and Air Force Open House Oct. 14 was not on her original to-do list when
  • Captain found guilty of cheating on WAPS test

    Capt. Rhonda McDaniel of the 45th Space Wing, was found guilty of conspiring with two other Air Force members to cheat on the Weighted Airmen Promotion System test by wrongfully possessing and giving the contents of the controlled test materials to other Air Force members. She was sentenced to dismissal from the Air Force. Captain McDaniel, who was
  • NATO takes lead for operations throughout Afghanistan

    NATO took the lead for international military operations throughout Afghanistan Oct. 5, assuming authority from the coalition for 14 eastern provinces at a ceremony in the Afghan capital of Kabul. Regional Command East is the last of four regional NATO commands in its International Security Assistance Force to assume authority from the coalition.
  • Air Force Reserve changes officer promotion system

    Air Force Reserve Command is changing its officer promotion system to meet future total force requirements. The command will implement the changes starting with the Oct. 16 Air Force Reserve line and non-line colonel promotion selection board, with results of the board to be announced early next year. In one change, the command will combine
  • Officer faces court-martial in WAPS cheating scandal

    A prior-enlisted officer is facing a court-martial Oct. 4 at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., stemming from an investigation into an alleged Weighted Airman Promotion System cheating scandal that lasted nearly 10 years. Capt. Rhonda McDaniel, who is assigned to the 45th Aeromedical-Dental Squadron, is charged with conspiracy to compromise promotion
  • Air Force announces OTS selections

    Sixty-two men and women from across America have been selected for Officer Training School, officials here announced Sept. 19.Air Force Recruiting Service officials considered 296 applications as part of Officer Training School Selection Board 06OT04, which selected 62 people for a 21-percent selection rate. Of those, 27 enlisted members earned the
  • Selective Early Retirement Board to convene Jan. 8

    In an effort to shape the force to support core and emerging missions, Air Force officials will convene a Selective Early Retirement Board Jan. 8 to balance the excess of officers in the colonel and lieutenant colonel ranks. The SERB will evaluate line of the Air Force and chaplain colonels and lieutenant colonels who meet the following criteria:
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