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Breaking barriers through opportunities

As commander of the Air Force Recruiting Service, Maj. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt, oversees approximately 2,800 Airmen and Civilians located in 1,040 offices around...

Air Force extends 20E6 promotion testing window for 18 AFSCs

Air Force officials announced Feb. 13 that the promotion testing window for approximately 6,000 Airmen in the 20E6 promotion cycle will be extended through...

AFMC, ACC expand weapons system collaboration

A new weapons system collaboration program aims to synergize communication between program offices and operational wings, ensuring warfighters have the right technology to meet...

High Desert Hangar Stories – Jesse L. Brown & Thomas J....

We are all aware of the struggles and triumphs of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II. Many hoped that after the war, their...

Shawna Kimbrell: First African American female fighter pilot

Lt. Col. Shawna Rochelle Kimbrell is the first female African American fighter pilot in the history of U.S. Air Force. She flew the F-16 Fighting...

Daniel James Jr.: First Air Force African American four-star general

Daniel “Chappie” James Jr. was an American fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force, who in 1975 became the first African American to reach...

Robert Lawrence: First African American astronaut

The Manned Orbiting Laboratory was a joint project of the U.S. Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office to obtain high-resolution photographic imagery of...

Charles Bush: First African American Air Force Academy graduate

Charles Vernon Bush was the first African American to graduate, in 1963, from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Bush entered the...

NCOs gain school attendance flexibility from EPME self-registration platform

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force’s Personnel Center has created a self-registration scheduling system for all in-residence enlisted professional military education...

Air Force releases chief master sergeant/19E9 promotion cycle statistics

Air Force officials have selected 530 out of 2,529 eligible senior master sergeants for promotion to chief master sergeant in the 19E9 promotion cycle--a...