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  • USAF EC hosts MCA Expeditionary Skills Training Program virtual conference

    More than 40 participants across multiple U.S. Air Force major commands took part in a virtual instructional system development conference hosted by the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center from July 14-16.
  • Altus AFB innovation team design shared across service

    Due to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, rapid response actions were required to mitigate the spread of the virus to ensure safe mission contributions. AFWERX, a community of Air Force innovators who strive to connect Airmen to solutions, requested Spark Cell centers across the Air Force to assist in virus mitigation efforts with personal protective equipment innovations.
  • Air Force IG directed to independently examine racial disparities in service’s discipline, advancement opportunities

    Department of the Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett and service chiefs, Gen. David Goldfein and Gen. Jay Raymond, have directed the Department of the Air Force Inspector General to independently review the service’s record on military discipline and developmental opportunities for African American Airmen and Space Professionals. The review will assess and capture existing racial disparities, assess Air Force-specific causal factors, like culture and policies, assimilate the analysis and conclusions of previous racial disparity studies by external organizations and make concrete recommendations resulting in impactful and lasting change.
  • Senate confirms Brown to be 22nd Air Force chief of staff on unanimous vote

    The U.S. Senate confirmed Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., June 9, to be the 22nd Air Force chief of staff, clearing the way for the decorated pilot and experienced commander to become the first African American in history to lead a branch of the U.S. military as its highest-ranking officer.
  • AFWERX to host JADC2 demo event for government users, tech scouts

    AFWERX is scheduled to host a digital Joint All-Domain Command and Control prototyping demonstration event during the weeks of June 15 and 22.
  • Around the Air Force: CSAF and CMSAF Address Racial Issues and Their Effect on Airmen, and Air Force Song Final Changes

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights a discussion with CSAF and CMSAF on racial issues in the Air Force, and the latest updates and final changes to the Air Force Song. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Timmethy James)
  • Commentary: Unrest in America

    To the Airmen who are mourning, angry, or weary of the battle against racial prejudice, discrimination, bias, and systemic discrimination, Chief Wright and I recognize your pain. As the Air Force's military leadership, we reflect on and acknowledge that what happens on America's streets is also resident in our Air Force.
  • Fitness testing suspended until Oct. 1

    The change, which is an update from the original June 1 resume date, is effective immediately.
  • Air Force removes initial height requirement for officer aviators

    As part of the Air Force’s on-going effort to encourage a more diverse pool of applicants to pursue careers in aviation, the minimum height requirement for officer applicants who wish to fly has been removed as of May 13, 2020.
  • New roles, unexpected challenges for DAFB Battle Staff

    On March 12, 2020, Col. Matthew Jones, 436th Airlift Wing commander, activated a battle staff composed of cross-functional experts from throughout the base to prepare for battle against the invisible enemy, COVID-19.As the coronavirus enveloped the world in a global pandemic, and much of our nation hunkered down to stay safe, the men and women of
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