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  • Diversity makes the Air Force stronger

    Master Sgt. Ruben Zamora, 60th APS cargo movement section chief, was filling an additional duty as the first sergeant and stumbled across a rumor. He heard there were some Airmen who hadn’t carved a pumpkin, ever. To ensure these individuals had a chance to experience this unofficial holiday tradition, the 60th APS organized a pumpkin-carving contest.
  • AFMC launches command-wide diversity survey

    The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a command-wide survey focused on gathering civilian and military Airmen perceptions of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • CSAF visits Hill AFB Airmen online

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. and his wife, Sharene, met with Airmen at Hill Air Force Base over Zoom to participate in discussions about quality-of-life issues facing them and their families.
  • Mobile lactation pods provide secure location for nursing mothers to breastfeed/pump

    The Air Force released an Air Force Guidance Memorandum that requires bases to establish lactation rooms for nursing mothers within unit facilities. The memo identified the requirements for the lactation pods, such as having a private, secure and sanitary area.
  • CSAF visits Kirtland AFB virtually, talks diversity and inclusion

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. met with Airmen online Nov. 19, after virtually touring Kirtland Air Force Base and meeting with leaders supporting the Air Force’s nuclear enterprise.
  • Indian immigrant living the American dream, shooting for the stars in Air Force Reserve

    Airman 1st Class Sourav Basu Roy, an air transportation specialist assigned to the 482nd Fighter Wing at Homestead Air Reserve Base and a commercial airline pilot, is living the American dream.
  • A Tale of Two Air Forces: How the Tuskegee Airmen bridged the divide

    The Tuskegee Airmen were not only pilots, they were support personnel as well – weather forecasters, communications professionals, aircraft mechanics, nurses, administrative people, and more. Even though the team was better known for flight, it takes many people to get a plane off the ground.
  • Around the Air Force: Agile Flag 21-1, re-designed G-Suits, and Testing the Minuteman III

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights Air Combat Command’s “Agile Flag” exercise, incorporating the “Lead Wing” concept for agile combat employment, a test run of modified Advanced Technology Anti-Gravity Suit “G-suits” for female pilots, and an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test launch by Air Force Global Strike Command for increased global readiness and lethality.(Produced by Senior Airman Angelo Rosario)
  • Female fighter pilots test modified ATAGS “G-suit”

    Five female fighter pilots tested a modified version of the Advanced Technology Anti-Gravity Suit Oct. 26-30.
  • Recruiting’s Det. 1 celebrates 2 years of mentoring youth, addressing rated diversity

    AFRS Det. 1 is currently reaching out to thousands of young people – mentoring, educating and giving them opportunities to hopefully one day fly in the Air Force. Det. 1, which was stood up in October 2018, is celebrating two years of helping address rated diversity in the Air Force, and it has experienced monumental growth in this short period of time.
  • ‘AFMC We Need’ campaign continues to drive change

    When Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., Air Force Materiel Command commander, launched the AFMC We Need campaign in 2019, many were skeptical if true change would result from the study. However, one year later, the initiative continues to drive success across the mission, bringing positive change and improvements, moving the command closer to the ideal set in motion by the operation’s pursuit.
  • Better Together: Whiteman AFB Airman initiates change by connecting community

    Current events, such as the death of George Floyd, have made organizations across the U.S. Air Force take a deep dive into talking about views on racial disparity. Staff Sgt. Jarrod Peterson, a 72nd Test and Evaluation Squadron software engineer, took the racial disparity discussion outside the gate into the local community.
  • AFMC championing diversity, inclusion across the mission set

    As the Department of the Air Force conducts a service-wide review of diversity and inclusion, the Air Force Materiel Command is also taking a look at these issues across the command, with a focus on the overall work climate, barriers to opportunities and identifying areas requiring support and corrective action.
  • Watch: Seek to Understand, Microaggressions

    Air Education and Training Command launched the first installment of "Seek to Understand," a series of educational videos featuring defined terms and personal accounts from Airmen across the command. The series seeks to address racial disparity and foster understanding of the unique experiences of Airmen from all walks of life. (U.S. Air Force
  • Goldfein-Wright Inclusive Leadership Award unveiled

    The award was officially announced in honor of the 21st Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein and 18th Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright.
  • Diversity and Inclusion update

    The Department of the Air Force, on behalf of both the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force, stood up a special task force June 9, to address the issue of racial, ethnic and other demographic disparities and their impact on the forces.
  • SecAF visits JB Langley-Eustis

    During the tour, Barrett saw what efforts are being made to modernize the Air Force, boost morale and continue to encourage diversity and inclusion within the Air Force family.
  • SecAF visits Pope Army Airfield

    Barrett spent the day meeting and discussing joint operations and the integral part the Air Force plays during global responses.
  • Air Force publishes resources to support Airmen & Space Professionals in courageous conversations

    To equip leaders in leading those necessary conversations, the Department of the Air Force developed a resource list on race-specific issues, unconscious bias, diversity and inclusion, among others.
  • Around the Air Force: Around the Air Force: F-15EX Contract Awarded, Air Force continues diversity and inclusion

    Today’s look Around the Air Force features the Air Force’s contract with Boeing for F-15EX fighter aircraft, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett chairs the DoD’s new board on diversity and inclusion, and an update to dress and appearance standards to make them more inclusive. (Hosted by Senior Airman Koby Saunders)
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The newest Air Force Podcast recently dropped. Listen to a small snippet of CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright talk with Staff Sgt. New about resiliency. Listen to the entire podcast on Youtube: https://go.usa.gov/xpnAD or Subscribe to The Air Force Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-air-force-podcast/id1264107694?mt=2
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Need some motivation to get your week started off right? Listen as CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright weighs in...
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A United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-22 Raptor over northern Iraq, Nov. 6, 2019. U.S. Central Command operations deter adversaries and demonstrate support for allies and partners in the region. (Video by Staff Sgt. Daniel Snider)
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Although the Silver Star is the third-highest military medal, it's not given often. Today, TSgt Cody Smith was the 49th Special Tactics Airman to receive this medal since Sept. 11th, 2001. Read more of TSgt Smith's amazing story: https://www.airforcespecialtactics.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2024815/special-tactics-airman-battled-through-injuries-awarded-silver-star/fbclid/IwAR2LZWwx1VHdTnQe39rIEBOuJS_0JvMQBBGt7I-E6zsxxn-Lx9387yu43Bc/ Cannon Air Force Base Air Force Special Operations Command United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
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Tune in as our Air Force musicians along with other military musicians are awarded the National Medal of Arts.
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