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  • Air Force unveils new mission statement

    The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … airpower anytime, anywhere.
  • ACC to align fighter squadron operations, maintenance

    Air Combat Command is changing the aircraft maintenance organizational structure to improve synchronization between maintenance and fighter squadrons.
  • Celebrate military children in April, year round

    Each year, communities worldwide look to April as an important month for children who have one or both parents or guardians serving in uniform. Considered the military’s youngest heroes, in many ways children serve too. That’s why we honor them during the observance of Month of the Military Child.
  • Air Force Colonel’s Experience as a Female Leader

    As a young child, Brenda Oppel knew she wanted to grow up to do great things. Coming from a strong military family, she wanted to continue that legacy. Choosing to follow through the college AFROTC route for commissioning, Oppel received a scholarship for Aviation Computer Science in the College of Engineering. It was at the AFROTC Detachment, that Oppel had her first experience with positive female leadership. Detachment Commander, Col McKelvy was an impactful role-model for Oppel and showed her how to be a mentor and leader to younger Airmen.
  • CSAF Memo to Airmen: Leadership Library

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr.'s presents his Leadership Library. A chance to offer new books, podcasts and documentaries in order to generate regular conversations with Airmen on things that interest him and may interest them.
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • CMSAF Bass part of AETC virtual mentorship ‘Panel of Mentors’ May 25; registration open now

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass, along with other senior enlisted leaders, will share her personal perspective on mentoring and the impact it has made on her personal life and career as part of virtual panel May 25. Registration for “From Good to Great through Personal Perspectives:  A Panel of Mentors” is now open. To register for the event and get the ZoomGov link, email HQAETC.A1DF.CivForceDev@us.af.mil.  Registration closes May 21 and is limited to 1000 people.
  • Around the Air Force: Van Ovost Nomination, CJADC2 Demo, and PT Test Changes

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights the nomination of Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost to be commander of U.S. Transportation Command, a CJADC2 demonstration with USAFE, joint, and allied partners, and a new start date for updated PT tests. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Eric Mann)
  • PT test pushed to July, updates to scoring, physical components ahead

    When assessments resume, the three-component fitness test (1.5 mile run, 1 minute of pushups and situps) will be reset with scores calculated on a new three component scoring table. In addition, work is underway to separate scoring into five-year age groups as opposed to the previous ten – for example, age groups will start at <25, 25-29 years old, 30-34, years old, etc.
  • ADLS training transitions to “myLearning” in first step for new force development learning management system

    As part of Air Education and Training Command’s efforts to aggressively and cost-effectively modernize education and training, Airmen and Guardians can access the “myLearning” digital platform on the Air Force Portal beginning March 18, with the first phase consisting of a modernized and interactive training platform that allows Airmen to access training modules previously found on the Advanced Distributed Learning Service (ADLS).
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