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  • Re-branded DEIA office targets removing barriers to employment opportunity

    Ensuring the current structure is named accordingly for all aspects of opportunity, the Air Force Materiel Command has rebranded the office charged with leading the efforts across the enterprise, resulting in a new “DEIA” acronym that encompasses diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility as

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • CMSAF visits Holloman AFB, Operation Allies Welcome support

    Bass received a firsthand look at Task Force-Holloman operations, which included touring the life support area housing service members temporarily deployed in support of Operation Allies Welcome, the in-processing center, quality of life support, and Aman Omid Village where Afghan evacuees reside.

  • 18th AES Airmen save life

    An hour into their flight, a group of 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron members responded to an overhead message calling for medical assistance where they then provided aid to a passenger, which potentially saved his life.

  • Domestic abuse, violence victim shares her story

    My husband was an active-duty soldier stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas. The first time he failed a drug test and his leadership went to bat for him. Understandably, they didn’t want to leave him behind. He was demoted, put on extra duty for a month and ordered to briefly attend substance abuse

  • Spangdahlem refuels BTF bombers with VIPER kit for first time

    Spangdahlem AB employed the VIPER kit by refueling B-1s participating in Bomber Task Force - Europe 22-1, following NATO allied integration during an operation in the Baltic Region. This marks the first time the refueling system was used outside of F-16 Fighting Falcons in the U.S. Air Forces in

  • Travis AFB DTRA ensures New START compliance

    Col. William McNicol, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency department director for nuclear inspections related to the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or New START, knows exactly how important his job is, but nevertheless upholds the mechanisms to keep him and his team sharp.

  • Fiscal year 21 drives innovation, readiness across command, enterprise

    The Air Force Materiel Command executed more than $68.5 billion across all funding areas in fiscal year 2021, closing out the year 99.9% obligated despite challenges related to COVID-19, Operation Allies Refuge and Welcome, underfunded enterprise programs, innovation needs and more.

  • FYSA: SecAF Frank Kendall

    For your situational awareness, it’s going to take "One Team, One Fight" for the Air Force to compete, deter, and win today and into the future. In this episode, the 26th Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall outlines some of his priorities that he hopes will ensure an edge over near-peer

  • Hurricane Hunters wrap up Hurricane Sam missions

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters, from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, began flying the storm after moving to their forward operating location in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, to collect weather data and provide the National Hurricane Center more

  • Web-based enrollment streamlines visitor pass process

    Each year, security forces Airmen across the Department of the Air Force issue more than 1.7 million paper passes at visitor control centers, entry control points and commercial vehicle inspection areas. Recognizing that issuing passes the traditional way is no longer efficient, the Air Force

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • OSI HQ welcomes first AF JCS senior enlisted advisor

    SEAC Ramon Colon-Lopez, who is the most senior enlisted service member, by position, in the U.S. military, visited to learn about OSI capabilities and to take part in National Hispanic Heritage Month conversations there.