AF introduces Total Force Commissioning Process

July 24, 2014

WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced the Total Force Commissioning Process July 10. This new process allows the Air Force to provide multiple career avenues for officers being commissioned through Air Force ROTC by offering cadets the chance to pursue opportunities in the Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard.

LEAP application window opens

July 24, 2014

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — The Language Enabled Airman Program is accepting active-duty officer and enlisted applications July 15 - Aug. 22. Those intending to submit applications must register their intent to apply by Aug. 8. Officer candidate students in their senior years may also apply. 

Honoring the service of those in uniform

July 24, 2014

THULE AIR BASE, Greenland — Capt. Thomas Hammill was a Green Beret who served in Vietnam and Cambodia. I knew him as an uncle and hero; however, society had a different perception of him and the rest of the men and women who fought in Vietnam. 

From cop to chaplain: one role helps with the other

July 24, 2014

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.  — While every job plays an important role in the Air Force, two are known well by every Airman: security forces and chaplains. 

Air Force moves forward with future bomber

July 24, 2014

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force released its Long Range Strike Bomber, or LRS-B, request for proposal to industry July 9 with a contract award expected in spring 2015.

Air Force announces changes to headquarters organization

July 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — Air Force leaders announced changes to headquarters staff manning and organization today.

TOUMAC hosting picnic

July 10, 2014

As a way to thank the military at Hill Air Force Base for their service, the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee is hosting the Salute to Our Nation’s Defenders Picnic on July 18 at Centennial Park.

Pulse on AF force management

July 10, 2014

WASHINGTON — Featured in the July 7 force management update are details regarding civilian force management program expansions and ongoing officer early retirement and enlisted retention boards.

Hill AFB implements Helping Agency desktop taskbar icon

July 10, 2014

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force Materiel Command has ensured that help is literally just a click away at its installations.

July is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

July 10, 2014

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types? According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. It happens when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells trigger mutations that lead the cells to multiply quickly and form malignant tumors.

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