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Task force established to close gaps between active, Guard, Reserve

Posted March 8, 2013 by by Staff Sgt. David Salanitri

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Air Force senior leaders recently constructed a task force to develop the best ways to bring the active, Reserve and Guard closer together to achieve the most capable force possible. To meet the challenges of the future, the secretary and chief of staff of the Air Force directed the stand-up of the…

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Kirksey selected as AFRC command chief

Posted June 7, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Alexy Saltekoff

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — A reservist with 25 years of military service has been selected as the next command chief master sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command. Chief Master Sgt. Cameron B. Kirksey, currently the command chief for the 482nd Fighter Wing, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., replaces Chief Master Sgt. Kathleen Buckner at Headquarters…

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Extension of benefits and ID card issuance to same-sex spouses

Posted August 30, 2013 by

In light of the Supreme Court’s ruling that section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, the Department of Defense (DOD) will construe the words ‘’spouse’’ and ‘’marriage’’ to include same-sex spouses and marriages. Spousal and family benefits, including ID cards, will be made available to same-sex spouses. The Department of Defense…

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Mentoring: from a first sergeant perspective

Posted February 28, 2014 by Senior Master Sgt. William A. Ray

Courtesy Photo Senior Master Sgt. William A. Ray, 50th Aerial Port Squadron first sergeant and Capt. Ernest Wong, 50th Aerial Port Squadron operations officer, conduct a feedback session with each other, demonstrating that mentoring can and should be done across all levels of leadership within the Reserve. I was recently asked about my thoughts on…

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AF implements career intermission pilot program

Posted August 8, 2014 by Air Force News Service public affairs

WASHINGTON — Up to 40 active-duty, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officers and enlisted members who meet eligibility requirements will be offered between one and three years of partially-paid time out of uniform to focus on personal and professional pursuits under the Career Intermission Pilot Program, or CIPP, Air Force officials announced July…

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Hagel: Fight to end sexual assault must be ‘personal’

Posted January 23, 2015 by Amaani Lyle

Efforts to eliminate the baneful issue of sexual assault “must be personal,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in closing remarks at the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention Summit Jan. 16.

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ARPC launches new phone menu system

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Tech. Sgt. Rob Hazelett

BUCKLEY AFB, Colo. — In order to provide improved customer service, the Air Reserve Personnel Center is launching a new Interactive Voice Recording, phone menu starting June 1. The purpose of the new IVR is to narrow the focus on what customers needs are, to quickly service them, said Capt. Tim Martin, ARPC chief of…

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Air Force Week kicks off in New York City
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Leaders issue Air Force birthday message

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WASHINGTON D.C. — Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy issued ...

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AF officials reschedule MilPDS upgrade

Posted January 18, 2013 by by Tech. Sgt. Steve Grever

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Originally slated for December 2012, Air Force officials will now perform a major upgrade to the Military Personnel Data System, or MilPDS, in March 2013. The Air Force Personnel Operations Agency will upgrade and transfer MilPDS to the Defense Information Systems Agency Defense Enterprise Computing Center. The project is…

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AF migrates civilian personnel records to OPM

Posted April 5, 2013 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force has migrated employee electronic official personnel folders to the Office of Personnel Management eOPF version, Air Force Personnel Center officials said April 2. The eOPF is a secure, digitized version of a hardcopy personnel folder that contains official human resource records for each federal employee. The system…

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