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  • Air Force Fitness Management System slated for upgrade

    Active-duty, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officers and enlisted members who want to maintain copies of their pre-July 2010 fitness records need to access the Air Force Fitness Management System (AFFMS) and save or print their records by Dec. 30, Air Force Personnel Center officials said

  • Emerging leader program applications due by Dec. 19

    Eligible officers and civilians have until Dec. 19 to submit applications for the National Defense University Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Program for Emerging Leaders (PEL).

  • Air Force selects 409 officers for squadron command

    More than 400 officers from various career fields have been selected for logistics, mission support, materiel leader, operations support and air base squadron command, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced Dec. 5.

  • 67 selected for cyber squadron command

    More than five dozen officers have been selected for command assignments by the calendar year 2015 Cyberspace Operations Officer Command Panel, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced Nov. 26.

  • 41 total-force Airmen selected as KC-46 aircrew

    Forty-one officers and enlisted members from active duty, Air Force Reserve and the Air National Guard have been selected as KC-46 Pegasus initial operational test and evaluation aircrew, Air Force Personnel Center officials said Nov. 24.

  • 479 selected for top enlisted rank

    Of the 2,525 senior master sergeants eligible for promotion to chief, 479 were selected for an 18.97 percent selection rate, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced Nov. 20.

  • AF adjusts enlisted retention results

    Air Force officials announced an adjustment to the Junior Enlisted Retention Board which convened in June at the Air Force Personnel Center. Fifty Airmen who were not selected for retention during the FY14 force management ERB were offered the opportunity to remain on active duty following

  • Enlisted attaché duty applications due in November

    Active duty staff sergeants through master sergeants interested in attaché duty can apply for assignment opportunities with international affairs teams around the world, but to be considered, those interested must submit their applications by Nov. 14, Air Force officials announced Oct. 22.

  • When responding to surveys, check to ensure they're official

    Airmen around the world are asked to respond to many surveys, some of which are official and legitimate. Others, however, are not official and Airmen should not respond to them. According to Renee Tealer, Air Force Survey Office, Air Force Personnel Center, Airmen typically get three types of

  • 2015 Cooke award nominations sought

    Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 11th Annual Defense Department David O. Cooke Excellence in Public Administration award.

  • Oct. 1 – Pulse on AF force management

    Featured in this force management update are details regarding changes to the reduction in force board eligibility and ongoing civilian force management programs.

  • AF integrates TAP into new Military Lifecycle Model

    The redesigned Transition Assistance Program is in its third and final stage and will be integrated into the new Defense Department Military Lifecycle Model, Air Force Personnel Center officials said. The MLC, which will be implemented Oct. 1, is the latest in a series of improvements to the

  • AF taps a dozen captains for Inter-American SOS

    A dozen active-duty captains have been selected to attend the 2015 Inter-American Squadron Officer School at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland here, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced Sept. 10.

  • Air Force selects 16 weather squadron commander candidates

    The 15W Weather Officer Squadron Commander Candidate Selection Board held here July 23-24 selected 16 weather officers as candidates for nine projected calendar year 2015 weather squadron command vacancies, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced Sept. 10.

  • Nominations open for 66th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award

    Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 64th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award. The award is sponsored by George Washington University in conjunction with the Arthur S. Flemming Awards Commission. It honors outstanding federal employees who have made significant and extraordinary

  • AF selects 460 for promotion to captain

    The 2014A Line of the Air Force, Chaplain Corps, Judge Advocate General Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Services Corps and Biomedical Sciences Corps quarterly captain selection process selected 460 first lieutenants for promotion to captain July 18.

  • AF personnel news delivered via email

    For accurate, up to date news on Air Force personnel programs such as force management, retirements, education and development opportunities, special duty assignments, civilian careers and more, look to the Air Force Personnel Center public web, social media and news service.

  • AFPC has expanded voluntary FM program waiver authority

    The Air Force Personnel Center has been granted expanded waiver authority to waive some active duty service commitments, or ADSCs, for Airmen interested in voluntary separation under the fiscal year 2014 force management program, AFPC officials announced April 3.

  • Medical teams convene to consider applicants for command

    Medical corps development teams will convene in May and June to select eligible lieutenant colonels for squadron command candidacy for projected calendar year 2015 vacancies, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced.

  • Five selected for 2015 Olmsted scholarships

    Five Air Force officers have been selected to participate in the Olmsted Scholar Program, sponsored by the George and Carol Olmsted Foundation, Air Force Personnel Center officials said March 20.

  • Nominees sought for 2014 SAIGE Award

    The Air Force is seeking nominations for 2014 Society of American Indian Government Employees Meritorious Service Award, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced today.

  • Same-sex spouses eligible for FMLA benefits

    Federal employees with same-sex spouses are now provided the same Family and Medical Leave Act coverage as those with opposite-sex spouses, according to an Oct. 21 Office of Personnel Management memorandum.

  • 21 selected for training, recruiting squadron command

    Twenty-one officers from various Air Force career fields have been selected for Air Education and Training Command training and recruiting squadron command opportunities, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced.

  • Academy instructor vacancies available

    Eligible active duty officers interested in U.S. Air Force Academy instructor opportunities have until Sept. 30 to apply, Air Force Personnel Center officials said.

  • Nominations accepted for Flemming award

    Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 65th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award.The award is sponsored by the George Washington University, in conjunction with the Arthur S. Flemming Awards Commission. It honors outstanding federal employees who have made significant and extraordinary

  • Team works to heal, help injured ARC Airmen

    Air Reserve Component members who are injured or develop an illness while on active duty orders now have a centrally located team of specialists working to help them get well, get their benefits, and get back to their life.

  • At 6 years TIS, Airmen can transfer education benefits

    You may be able to transfer your Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits to a family member, but if you wait until you're ready to retire or separate or until your dependent children are ready to go to college, it may be too late, Air Force Personnel Center officials said.

  • Virtual fitness kiosks set up at 66 locations

    To help improve total force fitness levels, the Air Force is installing "Fitness on Request" kiosks at 66 locations by the end of September, Air Force Personnel Center officials said.Part of the Operational Fitness Program, the kiosks are available to all Airmen, including retirees and family

  • Same-sex spouses can get ID cards Sept. 3

    Same-sex spouses of Air Force military members, eligible civilian employees and military retirees may be enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System by their sponsors and get their dependent identification card beginning Sept. 3, Air Force Personnel Center officials said today.

  • Early retirement application window closes Aug. 19

    Airmen interested in early retirement through the Temporary Early Retirement Authority Program must submit their application no later than Aug. 19, Air Force Personnel Center officials said.TERA, or the 15-year retirement program, is one of several force management programs the Air Force has