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17th ATKS celebrates 75 years of aviation excellenceOpen in a New Window

For the past 75 years, the 17th Attack Squadron have played an integral part in the defense of the nation by providing combatant commanders with reconnaissance capabilities, and more recently, with precision attack capabilities.

 

AF chooses eight officers for DARPA Fellows programOpen in a New Window

The Air Force has selected eight active-duty officers for participation in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Service Chiefs’ Fellows Program.

 

Student loan forgiveness takes effect in OctoberOpen in a New Window

The first forgiveness of student loan balances under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

 

U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with Royal Australian Air Force JTACSOpen in a New Window

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam conducted two separate integration training missions with Royal Australian Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 17 at Shoalwater Field Training Area, Australia, July 17 and 19, 2017.

 

Air Force opens doors to universities, small businesses and entrepreneurs to boost innovationOpen in a New Window

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced the launch of AFwerX July 21, 2017, during her visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

 

Around the Air Force: July 21Open in a New Window

On this look around the Air Force, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright shares the major changes made to Enlisted Professional Military Education for the 21st century, Air Force medical practitioners work with their Fijian counterparts, and Edwards Air Force Base, California, engineers hosted a one-day innovation challenge.

 

SecAF gets firsthand look at MQ-1, MQ-9 missionOpen in a New Window

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Creech Air Force Base July 19, 2017 to get a closer look at the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission. During her visit Wilson toured the base and gained insight into the dominant persistent attack and reconnaissance mission the Airmen of the 432nd Wing complete 24-7-365 for our nation and coalition partners.

 

Podcast puts new spin on resilienceOpen in a New Window

How do you talk to Airmen about resilience – especially when a unit is geographically dispersed? When two colleagues and friends at the 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing, set out to answer that question, their priorities were to make the information approachable, accessible and relevant to their diverse community. One way, they discovered, was a podcast.

 

AF Week in PhotosOpen in a New Window

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.

 

Cherish every momentOpen in a New Window

It’s 4 a.m., and a car parks outside the family home. Inside, a proud father of two takes one last look at his daughter and son before hugging his wife and walking out the door. As the car drives off, he stares out the window, hoping his wife and children will be all right for the next six months. This scene was my reality in September 2015 when I left for my most recent deployment, a day before my son’s third birthday.

 

New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31Open in a New Window

Beginning July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care.

 

29th IS Airman tackles Air Force Rugby teamOpen in a New Window

Listed at 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds, this fusion analyst and player on the Air Force Rugby Team is not an Airman you want running at you full speed. Airman 1st Class Austin, of the 29th Intelligence Squadron, has been playing with the Air Force Rugby Team since March 2017, and recently returned from playing at the Bloodfest Tournament in Austin, Texas.

 

Technical sergeant 17E6 promotion cycle statistics releasedOpen in a New Window

The Air Force has selected 8,167 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant out of 25,552 eligible, for a selection rate of 31.96 percent in the 17E6 promotion cycle.

 

Air advisor teamwork enhances expeditionary Air Force compoundOpen in a New Window

Over the past four months, a small team of air advisors, deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve to Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, combined its efforts to enhance and improve the U.S. Air Force’s compound, changing the working conditions for the airmen assigned there.

 

KC-10s display global reach in the PacificOpen in a New Window

Three KC-10 Extenders flew from Hawaii and Wake Island Airfield to refuel five C-17 Globemaster IIIs carrying over 300 coalition paratroopers across the Pacific Ocean, July 13, 2017.

 

Air Force selects 2,311 BSC, LAF officers for promotionOpen in a New Window

The Air Force selected 2,311 active-duty officers for promotion to colonel, lieutenant colonel and major during the 2017B Colonel and Lieutenant Colonel Biomedical Sciences Corps and Major Line of the Air Force and Biomedical Sciences Corps central selection boards.

 

Around the Air Force: July 19Open in a New Window

On this look around the Air Force a Wounded Warrior receives the Pat Tillman award at the ESPYs, a medical exercise in Minnesota provides free healthcare for local residents, and Red Flag 17-3 features F-35s from both the Air Force and the Marine Corps. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Robbie Arp.

 

Air Force MTI named Military Times Airman of the YearOpen in a New Window

A 326th Training Squadron military training instructor facilitator has been selected as the Military Times 2017 Airman of the Year for her exceptional service over the course of a 15-year Air Force career.

 

AF announces Enlisted Professional Military Education redesignOpen in a New Window

Air Force officials announced major changes to the enlisted professional military education program today via an initiative called Enlisted Professional Military Education for the 21st Century, or “EPME 21.”

 

Colonel promotes wife, then retiresOpen in a New Window

When military members hold their promotion ceremonies, many times their families enjoy the occasion alongside them. Spouses, children, parents, siblings and other relatives witness the time-honored ceremony and take part in the tradition of pinning or tacking on the next rank.

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Calendar

8/25/2017
MoNGA Fall Golf Tournament

8/27/2017 » 8/30/2017
EANGUS 46th Annual Conference and Exposition

9/7/2017 » 9/10/2017
NGAUS 139th General Conference & Exhibition

"New" Friday Firearm Drawings - First Drawing on June 30, 2017; Concluding Drawing on June 22, 2018