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Invictus Games come to a close, US places in team events

Roughly 26,000 people showed up to give the inaugural Invictus Games an enormous sendoff and pay final respect to all the athletes involved here Sept. 14.


SecAF announces incentive pay for nuclear career fields

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced assignment incentive pay and special duty assignment pay for officers and enlisted members assigned to certain career fields in the nuclear enterprise, Sept. 15.


Invictus Games: USA Team wins first wheelchair rugby match

The United States used their team speed to jump all over the Australians, scoring a goal within the first minute of the match. They managed to maintain that pace through the first half, holding a 7-1 lead at halftime.


New eligibility cutoff dates for promotion to tech, master

Implementation of a series of changes to the enlisted evaluation and promotion systems announced in July by Air Force senior leaders continues with new promotion eligibility cutoff dates for Airmen competing for promotion to technical and master sergeant.


Air Force 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.


Remembering 9/11: Tributes throughout the Air Force

Total force Airmen from around the globe took time to commemorate the 13th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, with everything from commemorative runs, to tributes and moments of silence. Here is a brief look at some of those events around the Air Force.


Enlisted evaluation and promotion systems implementation timeline

In July, the chief of staff and chief master sergeant of the Air Force announced a series of incremental changes to the Enlisted Evaluation and Weighted Airman Promotion Systems scheduled for implementation from August 2014 through January 2017.


Invictus Games kick off with opening ceremony

More than 5,000 people attended the Invictus Games’ opening ceremony Sept. 10, on the South Lawn of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, here.


Critical Days of Summer ends; focus on risk management heightens

During the last holiday weekend of CDS, the Air Force lost two Airmen, one in a private aircraft mishap and the other in a motor vehicle-pedestrian mishap. There were 17 fatalities during the entire CDS period, May 23 through Labor Day weekend, down from 20 for the same period last year.


Sept. 10 – Pulse on AF force management

Featured in this force management update are details regarding changes to the reduction in force board eligibility, force shaping board results and ongoing civilian force management programs.

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