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  • AFIT awards 243 masters and doctoral STEM degrees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management awarded 236 master’s degrees and seven doctorate degrees in science, technology, engineering and math fields. Two graduate students received dual master’s degrees.  Due to current concerns of COVID-19, a commencement
  • Commissary takes extra strides to continue service for military community

    The Commissary, like many grocery stores around the country, have the challenge of keeping shelves stocked, managing crowds of worried shoppers and sanitizing stores. With the recent concerns involving COVID-19, the store has seen a dramatic increase in customers stocking up on supplies.
  • AFSC Frontlines: Ricardo Edelman

    Editor's Note: The “AFSC Frontlines" series is a recurring feature that puts the spotlight on some of the civilian and military Airmen on the "frontlines" supporting our mission, people and families during the COVID-19 crisis.Ricardo Edelman is a manager at the Hill's Commissary. His hometown is Los Angeles, California.Ricardo's experience working
  • Hill AFB ‘mission essential’ announcement will not impact 388th Fighter Wing flying operations

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – At midnight tonight, Hill AFB will direct “mission essential reporting” for all personnel.  This will not impact current flying operations in the 388th Fighter Wing.“All Airmen in the 388th Fighter Wing – active duty, civilians and contractors – are considered mission essential when supporting flying operations,” said
  • Robins COVID-19 Social Distancing Order

    MEMORANDUM FOR ALL ROBINS AFB PERSONNELFROM: 78 ABW/CCSUBJECT: COVID-19 Social Distancing Order1. It is Department of Defense and Air Force policy that military installations, property, personnel and other individuals working or residing on military installations will be protected under applicable legal authorities against communicable diseases
  • Annual Life Cycle Industry Days cancelled

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Life Cycle Industry Days event, co-hosted by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and the Dayton Development Coalition, has been cancelled for 2020 due to the ongoing national response to the COVID-19 virus. The event, which included Industry Pitch Days, was scheduled for the week of June 15 at the
  • DOD issues Flexible Spending Account tips in response to COVID-19

    Flexible Spending Account participants may make changes to their Health Care FSA, Limited Expense Health Care FSA , or Dependent Care FSA elections if there has been a Qualifying Life Event, or QLE.
  • AFRL, associates improve processes for fabricating aircraft engine inlet ducts

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Aircraft engine inlet ducts provide the engine compressor with a constant supply of air to prevent the compressor from stalling. Since the inlet is directly exposed to the impacting airflow, it must create as little drag as possible. The smallest gap in airflow supply can cause major engine problems as well
  • Tinker remains in HPCON Charlie

     Tinker Air Force Base remains in HPCON Charlie, maximizing use of teleworking, alternating shifts, various types of leave and substantial social distancing to keep our members safe while balancing with real-world mission requirements.  Today, 30 March, there are additional measures to include the following new (temporary) gate hours:    -       
  • President signs Executive Order calling up Air Force Reserve medics, other specialties

    On March 27, the President signed an Executive Order authorizing mobilization of the Reserve Component in response to COVID-19 operations.  For the Air Force Reserve, personnel already serving in the Selected Reserve and Participating Individual Ready Reserve, as well as those assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve, may be asked to volunteer to activate in support of COVID-19 response.  If taskings exceed the volunteer pool, mobilization of the IRR to active status is now authorized to ensure mission accomplishment.