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Negotiation a core capability for all Airmen

The secretary of the Air Force announced a commitment to formally solidify the Air Force Negotiation Center as the focal point for negotiation research, teaching and outreach efforts while speaking at the Women in Negotiation Summit in New York City Oct. 1.


AF Chief Information Officer releases cybersecurity message

Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer Lt. Gen. William J. Bender released a letter in recognition of October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month.


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.


C-130J crashes in Afghanistan

An Air Force C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, part of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, crashed Oct. 2 at approximately 12:19 a.m. at Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan.


Acquisition general speaks on priorities, Should Schedule

The Air Force Association hosted its monthly Air Force breakfast with keynote speaker Lt. Gen. Arnie Bunch, military deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, in Arlington, Virginia, Sept. 24. AFA’s AF Breakfast Program is a monthly series that offers a setting for senior Air Force and Department of Defense leaders to communicate with the public.


Air Force kicks off Energy Action Month

October is Energy Action Month throughout the federal government and in the Air Force. During the month, the Air Force will run several campaigns in order to promote using energy wisely.


AF streamlines expeditionary readiness training

Air Force officials announced the creation of a new streamlined Expeditionary Readiness Program governance construct that replaces the current tiered predeployment training model. The updated program is designed to ensure expeditionary readiness training is relevant, effective, timely, synchronized, standardized and integrated in order to provide combatant commanders with a standard presentation of forces to support specified mission requirements, while maximizing efficiency.


AF senior leaders host suicide prevention summit

Subject matter experts of mental and behavioral health, community support and Airmen across ranks and career fields gathered to discuss resiliency and suicide prevention at Joint Base Andrews from Sept. 22-25.


US bomber fleet unifies under 8th Air Force, Air Force Global Strike Command leadership

Two bomb wings from the Air Combat Command ceremonially realigned Sept. 28 to Global Strike Command's 8th Air Force, bringing all of the service's bomber fleet under a single command.


Blue: A new horizon

Pulling a team together to work toward a common goal is one of the things at which the Air Force excels. In this edition of BLUE, members of one team participating in New Horizons work toward building stronger relations with the people of Honduras, and learn some things about themselves along the way.

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