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October 18, 2013

Government shutdown impacts FSS services

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Senior Airman Analise Sylvester, 99th Force Support Squadron customer service technician, fills out an official passport application at the military customer service office Oct. 11 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Even though the 99th FSS is processing official passports, the Department of State has suspended the final processing of the applications due to the government shutdown.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

The 99th Force Support Squadron will continue to conduct Weighted Airman Promotion System testing for Airmen recently returned from deployment who missed their regular cycle. However, The Air Force Personnel Center warns Airmen to expect possible delays in the processing and scoring of these tests with the government is still shut down.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Staff Sgt. Melissa Thomas, 99th Force Support Squadron formal training and passports NCO in charge, takes a passport photo of Senior Airman Analise Sylvester, 99th FSS customer service technician, at the military customer service office Oct. 11 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A two by two inch photo, which is provided by the customer service office at the military personnel section, is required for processing an official passport application.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

An Airman waits to take his Career Course Development end of course exam in the hall outside of the 99th Force Support Squadron Education and Training Testing Room Oct. 11 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 99th FSS will continue to provide professional military education testing throughout the government shutdown.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

Senior Airman Timothy Ridge, 99th Force Support Squadron career development technician, provides Airman 1st Class Joseph Clayson, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, with information concerning his permanent change of station Oct. 11 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Due to the government shut down, PCS assignments are on hold until further notice.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

William Ide, 99th Force Support Squadron education services specialist, prepares a classroom for education services in the education center of the 99th Force Support Squadron Military Personnel Section Oct. 11 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Due to the government shutdown, the 99th FSS Education Center has suspended free College Level Examination Program and Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Services testing until further notice. Air Force officials also announced the suspension of Tuition Assistance until a budget funding the program is passed by Congress.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Staff Sgt. Melissa Thomas, 99th Force Support Squadron formal training and passports NCO in charge, administers the oath of allegiance to Senior Airman Analise Sylvester, 99th FSS customer service technician to fulfill passport application requirements Oct. 11 at Nellis Air force Base, Nev. The 99th FSS is processing official passport applications throughout the government shutdown. However, due to the lack of government funding, the Department of State has suspended the final processing of applications.




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