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  • Commentary: Combating the ‘Insider Threat’ depends on us all

    We have been combating the “insider threat” for decades in the Air Force and in the Department of Defense. As far back as World War I, and especially during times of national conflict, our nation has been compelled to formally address and mitigate potential threat vectors that stemmed from inside our walls, borders and lines as well as outside. While the issue remains the same, our vulnerabilities to these threats have changed.
  • ‘Tent City’ brings relief to Airmen

    One thousand service members from around the U.S. are set to call Tyndall Air Force Base’s “Tent City” their temporary home while supporting base recovery efforts.
  • Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

    The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019.
  • AFMC civilian hiring pilot program targets efficiency, timeliness

    A two-year pilot program to test strategies to improve the Air Force civilian hiring process will begin Oct. 28. The ultimate goal is to improve civilian hiring timeliness and throughput across the Air Force by providing the Air Force Materiel Command wider opportunities to implement agile and innovative hiring processes throughout the command, with lessons shared for implementation across the enterprise.
  • Air Force leaders say increased funding is improving readiness

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein thanked Congress for providing the resources necessary to restore the service’s readiness while testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support Oct. 10.
  • AFIMSC completes historic fiscal year closeout

    The Air Force executed a record $6.9 billion in the installation and mission support portfolio during fiscal 2018, nearly $1 billion more than last year, and culminating in a successful, historic fiscal year close out.
  • Science at War: Early Guided Missiles

    “Science at War: Early Guided Missiles,” takes the reader into the experimenting and science of the early guided missiles, from just prior to World War I and its beginnings here in Dayton, Ohio, through World War II and guidance technology in glide bombs. Flashbacks are short, informative readings that “flash” back to a period of time within the history of the Air Force utilizing primary source documents held in the AFMC History Office archives.
  • AF seeks nominations for 70th Annual Flemming Award

    Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 70th annual Arthur S. Flemming award.
  • AF seeks nominations for 2019 Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught Award

    Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 2019 Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught Visionary Leadership Award.
  • CMSAF Wright: The Airmen We Need must be resilient

    In order to win tomorrow’s war, defend the homeland and remain a safe and secure nuclear deterrent, Airmen must be well trained, well led, agile and resilient, according to the Air Force’s most senior enlisted leader. Building upon Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s discussion of the “Air Force We Need” and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s assessment of how to use the advantages of multi-domain operations, Wright said the “Airmen We Need” must be well trained, well led and agile in addition to resilient.
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