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99th MDSS Pharmacy streamlines inpatient medication processes

The pharmacy at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center recently innovated their inpatient medication process by implementing barcode technology to multiple medication dispensing machines throughout the medical center and streamlining and safeguarding the way nurses receive and dispense medications for patients here.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

CATM: enhancing Airmen’s combat skills

When Airmen deploy, an essential part of being able to accomplish the mission is being trained and prepared for what lies ahead.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Health & Safety

Orthopedic Surgery: getting Airmen back on their feet

When Airmen are injured, receiving care in order to heal so they can return to their daily mission, is the top priority to their daily mission.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Local

Eight-Step CPI modernizes Pass, ID office

The Nellis Air Force Base Pass and ID office recently went through a six-month continuous process improvement.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney Local

Guest speaker addresses millennials

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner spoke to personnel at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 18.


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Defense

Goldfein discusses changing face of war

Posted  November 23, 2016

New technologies, new tactics, new threats, limited budgets -- all these have combined to change the face of warfare in the 21st century, and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein is among the leaders sorting out just what that will mean.

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Air Force

Around the Air Force: Nov. 22

Posted  November 23, 2016

On this look around the Air Force Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico has been selected to be the interim home for two F-16 Fighting Falcon training squadrons, the secretary of defense got a close look at special operations Airmen at work, and the Air Force has concluded an F-16 crash investigation

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DoD

Two-year probationary period now in effect for new civilians

Posted  November 22, 2016

All new federal employees appointed within the Department of Defense to permanent positions in the competitive service are now required to serve a two-year probationary period.  The new requirement took effect Nov. 26, 2015, as part of the fiscal year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. The change does not apply to employees appointed prior to that…

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Veterans

Retirees seeking foreign government employment need pre-approval

Posted  November 18, 2016

Military retirees seeking any civil employment with a foreign government agency — or any instrumentality of a foreign government agency — must apply for permission in advance or risk losing their military retirement pay. For retired Airmen, the Secretary of the Air Force and Secretary of State serve as approval authorities for requests, though the…

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Air Force

2016 Scientific Applications Specialist Award nomination packages due by Dec. 1

Posted  November 18, 2016

The 2016 Scientific Applications Specialist Award nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than Dec. 1. This awards program recognizes the Outstanding Air Force Scientific Applications Specialist in three distinct categories: technician, supervisor and manager. The objective of the program is to recognize an individual technician, supervisor, and manager for…

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