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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...

Air Force says CBD products not ok to use, may cause...

Cannabinol oil, also known as CBD oil, is growing in popularity as an ingredient in health and pet products, but is it okay for...

Air Force Employee Assistance Program: New phone number, new website now...

The Air Force Employee Assistance Program relaunched Nov. 10 with a new phone number and new website. The program will provide the same services and...

Air Force announces NCO Career Status Program for Airmen with 12...

The Air Force announced Oct. 30, 2019, it will implement the new Noncommissioned Officer Career Status Program for active duty Airmen, which will affect...

Senate confirms Barrett to be Secretary of the Air Force

The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Barbara Barrett to be the 25th Secretary of the Air Force, Oct. 16, 2019, clearing the way for the experienced...

Air Force fields new hiring process for new first sergeants

The Air Force has implemented a new hiring process for new first sergeants with the Fall 2019 First Sergeant assignment cycle. Rather than the current...

Air Force reduces barriers for pregnant aviators

The Air Force recently updated a policy to reduce restrictions on pregnant women who perform flight duties. Effective immediately, remotely piloted aircrew, missile operations duty...