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Greece, US continue to enhance NATO airpower

The bilateral training between the Greek and U.S. air forces continues this week with more large-force employments, or LFE.


Changes to academic degree and developmental education expectations

Air Force officials announced actions designed to set clear expectations, restore Airmen's time and refocus officer promotions on job performance. The Air Force has addressed long-standing perceptions that to be promoted, officers must complete an advanced academic degree, and those officers selected by a promotion board to attend developmental education in-residence, are expected to first complete that same level of developmental education by correspondence.


Service members receive RAND military workplace survey

About 580,000 service members have begun receiving emails or letters inviting them to participate in the first RAND Military Workplace Study, Defense Department officials said.


Aug. 15 – Pulse on AF force management

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




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.


CSAF Call to Airmen: 2015 Reading List

The Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III has issued a call to all Airmen, to help create the 2015 CSAF Professional Reading Program, asking for submissions that center on the profession of arms and more specifically the Air Force core values: Integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do.


CHIEFchat: ACAs and the future Enlisted Performance Reports

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody addressed the Airman Comprehensive Assessment, or ACA, how it influences enlisted performance reports, and how those reports will affect future promotions during his latest CHIEFchat at Defense Media Activity, here.


Defense Health Agency makes progress

As the Defense Health Agency approaches its one-year anniversary Oct. 1, it has already saved money and standardized health care in the Defense Department, said Dr. Jonathan Woodson, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs.


Voting now open for American Airman Video Contest

Voting for the 2014 American Airman Video Contest is now open and runs until Aug. 22 at 3 p.m. (CDT).


Academy introduces computer network security major

Even as the U.S. Air Force Academy has reduced the number of majors it offers recently, it has instituted a new program aimed at helping the Air Force fly, fight and win in cyberspace.

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