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Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
December 1, 2016
WASHINGTON — New technologies, new tactics, new threats, limited budgets — all these have combined to change the face of warfare in the 21st century, and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein is among the leaders sorting out just what that will mean.Goldfein spoke with Defense One’s Marcus Weisgerber here Nov. 17 and gave the reasoning behind the changes being contemplated for the... Read more
419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 1, 2016
The 570th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was activated in June 2015 to perform depot-level maintenance and modifications on F-35 aircraft across the Air Force.The Ogden Air Logistics Complex, which employs more than 8,100 personnel, hosted a tour Nov. 18 to give pilots a behind-the-scenes look at the F-35 when it’s on their turf. Mostly recently, the ALC repaired several F-35 aircraft that had... Read more
December 1, 2016
Federal Employees Health Benefits Open Season will runs through Dec. 12. Health Insurance Representatives will be at the Warrior Fitness Center, building 533 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6, 7, and 8. Brochures and information on 2017 premiums will be available at the Health Fair and at the Office of Personnel Management website at http://www.opm.gov/insure/ when finalized for publication.OPM’... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
December 1, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein named Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright to serve as the 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Nov. 16.Wright will assume his new position in February, following the retirement of Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody. Cody’s retirement culminates more than 32 years of service to the Air Force. “Chief Wright... Read more
RICHARD SALOMON, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
December 1, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — All new federal employees appointed within the Defense Department to permanent positions in the competitive service are now required to serve a two-year probationary period. The new requirement took effect Nov. 26, 2015, as part of the fiscal year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. The change does not apply to employees appointed prior to that... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Legal Office
December 1, 2016
Are you interested in a career change?  Do you want a career that is both challenging and rewarding? If you answered yes, you should consider retraining into the 5J0X1 paralegal career field! This profession provides a great environment for those looking for a career that offers a sense of pride, independence, personal growth, and accomplishment at the end of each work day.  The Air... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
December 1, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Time-in-grade and time-in-service points in active duty enlisted promotion consideration will be eliminated beginning with the 17E7 master sergeant promotion cycle, and all future promotion cycles, the Air Force recently announced.This is the final step in a gradual reduction of points for TIG/TIS that occurred one-third at a time over three years as part... Read more
RICHARD SALOMON, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
December 1, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Job seekers with in-demand technical skills may want to give the Air Force Civilian Service a look. The Air Force hopes to fill about 1,400 cyber and 2,200 acquisition positions Air Force-wide by the end of 2017. The Air Force employs approximately 27,000 acquisition and 9,500 cyber civilian employees, which are located at more than 80 Air Force... Read more
December 1, 2016
FORT LEE, Va.­— Thanks to Hurricane Matthew, electricity was out for six days at the Allenhurst, Georgia, home Angie Felton shares with her husband, a retired Army staff sergeant, and their daughter. “All of our food was ruined, and with the holidays around the corner, this was an expense that we just didn’t need,” said Felton.That was when they received $100 in commissary gift cards from a... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
November 24, 2016
WASHINGTON — The Air Force selected Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, as the preferred alternative for the interim home for two F-16 Fighting Falcon training squadrons created to increase fighter pilot production as the service faces a growing pilot shortage.Holloman AFB was selected as the preferred location because site survey analysis concluded it has the capacity and existing command... Read more

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