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Permissive TDY allowed for voluntary force management separation

Posted June 6, 2014 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Airmen who separate under voluntary and involuntary force management programs may be eligible for permissive TDY. Airmen should check their separation orders to ensure the statement is included in the remarks block. The statement should read “Member separating voluntarily under force management program and may be eligible for (permissive) TDY according…

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Team works to solve POV shipment issues

Posted August 8, 2014 by Mark Diamond

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command and U.S. Transportation Command are standing up a team of transportation experts this week to quickly address the most significant challenges and concerns military customers are facing when shipping their privately owned vehicles. On May 1, International Auto Logistics, known as IAL, assumed…

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Substantiated sex-related offenses must be documented in official records

Posted October 10, 2014 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Any complaint of a sex-related offense committed by an Airman occurring on or after Dec. 26, 2013 that resulted or results in conviction by court-martial, non-judicial punishment or punitive administrative action must be documented on the offender’s enlisted performance report, officer performance report, training report or mandatory letter of evaluation, Air…

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82nd Airborne integrates with USAFWS for JFE 14B

Posted December 12, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexander Guerrero Eleven C-130H Hercules’ from various Air National Guard units and 13 C-130J Super Hercules’ from the 317th Airlift Group at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, prepare to take off from Dyess AFB in support of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Joint Forcible Entry Exercise…

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AMMO brings ‘boom’ to Red Flag

Posted March 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airman 1st Class Austin Woosley, left, 57th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight crew member, and Senior Airman Forrest Patten, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., 55th Maintenance Squadron stockpile surveillance member, prepares a munition before it can be attached to an aircraft at the munitions storage area…

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Dispelling remotely piloted aircraft myths

Posted May 22, 2015 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Public interest in remotely piloted aircraft continues to grow thanks to increasing non-military uses and portrayal in popular culture. For the Air Force, remotely piloted aircraft are and will continue to be a vital mission set delivering vital airpower to combatant commanders throughout the world.

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‘Eye in the sky’: RPA Airmen in Red Flag fight

Posted August 7, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Staff Sgt. Lloyd, an 18th Reconnaissance Squadron MQ-1B Predator sensor operator, flies a remotely piloted aircraft training sortie in support of Red Flag 15-3 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., July 23. The goal of participating in Red Flag exercises was to fully integrate RPAs into…

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Programs exist to minimize RIF impact on employees

Posted May 4, 2012 by Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — As demonstrated by the announcement of a third round of Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay and Voluntary Early Retirement Authority beginning 1 May, the Air Force is committed to maximizing voluntary separation measures to the greatest extent possible. Despite this, some bases may find the need to rebalance skills…

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Doc begins ‘service before self’ at 61

Posted July 13, 2012 by By Tech. Sgt. Amanda Savannah

Walking into the office of Lt. Col. (Dr.) Joseph Keenan, one could possibly imagine him in private practice in his home town — the warm, caring doctor the community has known for many years.

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Nellis releases more on Aviation Nation Open House schedule

Posted October 26, 2012 by

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 2012 Aviation Nation schedule for Nov. 10 and 11 has been released. Gates will open at 9 a.m. with the opening ceremony and national anthem at 10:30 a.m. Flying acts will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the following order: Korean Conflict reenactment with with an…

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