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  • Around the Air Force: PCS Moving Shortages, Women’s Hair Standard Update, THOR

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights the COVID-driven shortage of shipment and delivery options for military families moving this summer, updates to female hair grooming standards based on feedback from the force, and the Tactical High-power Operational Responder, or THOR, will destroy swarms of drones at the speed-of-light, at long range, in its base defense mission. (Produced by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cooper)
  • Air Force Reserve; Keeping the door open

    Have the unprecedented events of the past year made you think about your life and career? Years ago, information was not readily available to Airmen caught up in military cutbacks, or those wishing they could cross-train out of a career and met with Air Force Specialty Codes constraints, and even those not wishing to continue the 24/7 military lifestyle. Thankfully, times change and information is now available, but Airmen still need to know who to talk to and the questions to ask so that opportunities do not fall through administrative cracks.
  • Summer Health Hazards

    Summer’s here, and with it comes backyard barbecues, days at the beach, and time spent outdoors. Some of the things that make summer so much fun – swimming, hiking, and longer days, also present plenty of health risks.
  • Reserve training aids accident response

    While encountering heavy rains over Memorial Day weekend in Colorado, Senior Airman Tou Twsj Andrew Cha was driving on U.S. Highway 36 between Boulder and Broomfield when a truck in front of him hydroplaned, flipped and landed upside down.
  • Air Force Aid Society assistance now available to Reservists in all statuses

    The Air Force Aid Society is now providing emergency assistance to all Airmen and Guardians, regardless of duty status. Before the change in policy took effect on May 6, only Reservists or Guardsmen on an active-duty status were eligible for AFAS emergency assistance.
  • Memorial Day 2021

    Heroes of the Air Force Reserve,In 1868, Major General John Logan, the head of the Grand Army of the Republic, a Union veterans’ organization, declared the establishment of Decoration Day, the precursor to Memorial Day, with these words: “Let no neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations that we have forgotten
  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.
  • Air Force recruiting seeks to broaden applicant pool to find best and brightest

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Air Force Recruiting Service is casting a wide net seeking out the best and brightest to become Airmen and Guardians. The goal is to reach out to underrepresented groups which will help diversify the force and tap into some areas that could pay dividends to manning and help inspire youth from all parts of
  • Risk Management - the key to a safe and enjoyable summer

    The Department of the Air Force reminds Airmen and Guardians to apply sound risk management when enjoying outdoor and recreational activities with family and friends this summer. The summer focus period runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
  • Colorado Air Force Reservists and Wyoming Air National Guardsmen complete annual aerial wildland fire fighting training

    Every year, one Air Force Reserve wing and three Air National Guard wings along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service train and certify for aerial wildland fire fighting. On May 10-16, the Air Force Reserve 302nd Airlift Wing and the Wyoming Air National Guard 153rd Airlift Wing completed their annual training, hosted by Jeffco Airtanker base, Colorado.
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