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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

Posted June 17, 2016 by Paul Stevenson

Courtesy photograph People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence recently enacted a new policy under which federal agencies may consider publicly available social media information in connection with an application for a security clearance. People who use social…

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Licenses from five states banned at DOD bases

Posted January 29, 2016 by by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Defense Department installations will no longer accept driver’s licenses from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico, and Washington as proof of identity, DOD officials said. Federal policy The ban, which also includes licenses from American Samoa, is a consequence of the REAL ID Act of 2005. The REAL ID Act grew out of…

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DOD conducts reserve workplace, gender relations survey

Posted October 13, 2015 by

WASHINGTON — Air Force reservists and members of the other reserve components are being asked to participate in the 2015 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of Reserve Component Members. The 2015 WGRR is voluntary and confidential. Completion deadline is close of business today. Results from the 2015 WGRR will provide information to leaders of Congress…

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Obama nominates new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, vice chairman

Posted May 8, 2015 by by Cheryl Pellerin, DOD News

President Barack Obama nominated May 5, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to serve as the 19th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva to serve as the 10th vice chairman. Selva is a pilot and a commander with 35 years of military service. “As leader of…

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Airmen stay focused in DOD competition

Posted March 27, 2015 by

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Three Air Force reservists assigned to the 4th Combat Camera Squadron at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., garnered recognition in the Department of Defense’s 2014 Visual Information Awards Program. Master Sgt. John R. Nimmo took first place in the Military Photographer’s Portrait category. Master Sgt. Elizabeth Concepcion placed second…

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