Air Force

November 21, 2012

Exchange recognized as top 25 Military Friendly Spouse Employer

Ashley Sutton
AAFES Public Affairs

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service announced Nov. 20 that it has been designated as one of the top 25 Military Friendly Spouse Employers by Military Spouse magazine.

The sixth annual list recognizes those companies which hire spouses of active duty service members and make an effort to develop workforce development policies that acknowledge the unique challenges of military life.

According to Military Spouse Magazine, the Exchange was recognized for its forward looking policies that support the unique employment needs of military spouses.

“This is the fourth year the Exchange has been acknowledged by Military Spouse magazine for its active recruiting and employment of military spouses,” said the Exchange’s Senior Enlisted Adviser Chief Master Sgt. Tony Pearson. “The Exchange’s partnership with the Military-Spouse Preference program and its own Spouse Continuity program are examples of our dedication to military spouses.”

The list was compiled from data collected by Military Spouse’s sister magazine G.I. Jobs. G.I. Jobs surveys companies across the nation to find out which are the best places for people transitioning out of the military to find great civilian jobs. G.I. Jobs considered job-hunting military spouses when they distributed the Military Friendly Employers Æ survey. The questionnaire addressed spouses’ biggest concerns, including flexibility when a spouse is deployed and opportunities for continued employment and advancement in the midst of frequent moves. The full list can be viewed at: http://www.militaryfriendly.com/home/mfse.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

News Briefs January 30, 2015

Annual awards The 412th Test Wing Annual Awards is Feb. 13 at Club Muroc. Cocktails will be served starting at 5 p.m. The theme for this year is “Back to the Future.” Limited tickets are available for nominees and commanders now. The rest of the tickets will be made available to the base Feb. 4....
 
 

Overcoming failures

You will fail. The question is, how will you respond? This reminds me of a parable of the carrot, egg and coffee. A senior airman was distraught when he learned he did not make staff sergeant after his first time testing. His staff sergeant supervisor saw a teaching opportunity and the next day he filled...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara

AFFT Museum acquires ‘up-lifting’ aircraft

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Air Force Flight Test museum curators and volunteers have dedicated a section of the museum to highlight NASA’s flight test accomplishments at Edwards, and to complement the latest tempo...
 

 

Love is in bloom with fresh flowers for your Valentine at the Edwards Exchange

As Valentine’s Day approaches, the Edwards Exchange is helping love blossom with fresh floral bouquets available for pickup in the Main Store and Express. Fresh flowers, including roses, will arrive Feb. 12 for Valentine’s Day weekend. “Picking up a fresh bouquet for someone special is as simple as visiting the Exchange,” said General Manager Charles...
 
 
af-marathon

USAF Marathon to increase price in February

If you’re planning on running in the Air Force Marathon this September, time is running out to take advantage of current pricing. The Marathon staff notes that prices will increase on Feb. 2. “We traditionally exper...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Jonathan Case

F-22 pilot reaches 1,000 flight hours

Lockheed Martin photograph by David Henry Steve Rainey, Lockheed Martin F-22 chief test pilot flew his 1,000th hour in an F-22 Raptor, Jan. 22, 2015. Four-year-old Steve Rainey sat on the hood of his father’s car at a loc...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>