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NATO Air Policing operations

U.S. Air Force News

  • Air Force releases grooming, fitness guidance during COVID-19

    In a message to Airmen March 31, Lt. Gen. Brian T. Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, explained installation commanders have the authority to adjust standards as needed, while also encouraging Airmen to maintain grooming and fitness standards to the greatest

  • Airman Handbook desktop icon available Dec. 18

    Airmen will be able to access the Airman Handbook via a desktop icon slated to begin Dec. 18.The Airman Handbook is a compilation of policies, procedures and standards that guide Airmen’s actions within the profession of arms.

  • AFI change simplifies fitness appeal process

    Airmen who fail their fitness assessment now may appeal to their wing commanders rather than submit an appeal to the Air Force Board for Corrections of Military Records, Air Force Personnel Center officials said.

  • AF implements changes to PT assessment

    The Air Force has released further guidance on the implementation of several changes to the physical assessment test, which will take place Oct. 21.The new guidance includes additions to the body composition component of the fitness assessment, delegation of appeal authority for fitness assessments

  • Hold self to a higher standard in uniform

    The other day as I was driving home from base, I noticed an individual driving erratically, speeding and running red lights -- just an ordinary California driver, right? Sadly, I could clearly see that this individual was wearing an Air Force uniform. This incident made me contemplate a few