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Military Public Affairs Officers lay foundation for partnerships
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas- Col. Tony Wickman, Air Force Public Affairs Agency commander, shares comments with public affairs officers from around San Antonio attending an inaugural roundtable hosted by the 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office on July 12, 2022, at the San Antonio Area Foundation's Wells Center in the Pearl Brewery. 

The 502nd Public Affairs Office held a roundtable consisting of military strategic communicators from around JBSA to start developing partnerships between similar Department of Defense offices throughout the area. JBSA is DoD's largest joint base and home to over 266 mission partners across all services. (U.S. Air Force Photo By Andrew C. Patterson)
Aug. 12, 2022 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Military Public Affairs Officers from around San Antonio attended an inaugural roundtable hosted by the 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office July 12, 2022, at the San Antonio Area...

Army Leaders more empowered to locate missing Soldiers
Soldiers of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, stand at attention at Zagan, Poland, April 1, 2022. U.S. Army Lt. Col. Sidney D. Howard III, commander of the 1st Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, presented the 1st Brigade Engineer Battalion coin to outstanding Soldiers of the 1BEB and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1ABCT., recognizing them for their hard work and dedication. Since the publication of Army Directive 2020-16, Determination and Reporting of Missing, Absent-Unknown, Absent Without Leave, and Duty Status-Whereabouts Unknown Soldiers, the urgency and timeliness of locating Soldiers who are missing from formation has been improved across the force at all levels.
Aug. 11, 2022 - Since the publication of Army Directive 2020-16, Determination and Reporting of Missing, Absent-Unknown, Absent Without Leave, and Duty Status-Whereabouts Unknown Soldiers, the urgency and timeliness of locating Soldiers who...

‘Communication and Information’ career field changes name
Aug. 11, 2022 - On July 1, the “Communication and Information” career field changed its name to “Cyberspace and Information Technology.”...

New Army policy better enables victims to report sexual assault
(From left) BACH staff, Sgt. 1st Class Ashley McCurdy, victim advocate, Ms. Tonika Rizer, sexual assault response coordinator, and Sgt. 1st Class Jennifer Westerman, collateral duty victim advocate are part of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. SARCs and victim advocates receive training certified by the National Advocate Credentialing Program and are credentialed through the DOD Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Program. SARCs and victim advocates assist Soldiers with sexual assault reports, providing a 24/7 response capability. These professionals also support commanders with prevention, training and awareness efforts.
Aug. 11, 2022 - A new policy recently implemented by the Army is designed to help remove possible barriers that may prevent Soldiers from reporting sexual assault. Army Directive 2022-10, Safe-to-Report for Victims of Sexual Assault,...

2022 honorary commanders visit Alamo Wing
Lt. Col. Christopher Jones, 68th Airlift Squadron C-5M pilot, guides Brad Tobler, Wish for Our Heroes chapter director and co-owner of Federal Employee Benefits, inside the C-5M Super Galaxy flight simulator at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 6, 2022. The flight simulator was part of an honorary commander tour of the 433rd Operations Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mark Colmenares)
Aug. 11, 2022 - Fourteen honorary commanders toured the 433rd Operations Group at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 6. The visit included a tour of the C-5M Super Galaxy flight simulator, virtual reality C-5M training program and a...

CHIPS Act advances DOD's emphasis on microelectronics
Barbara McQuiston, deputy chief technology officer for science and technology, delivers a virtual keynote during Federal Computer Week’s Emerging Technology Workshop Guides at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., Aug. 10, 2022.
Aug. 11, 2022 - The CHIPS Act provides both investment and incentive funding to build semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and to advance research and development activities at both the national and regional levels...

MICC leaders meet to discuss acquisition priorities
Brig. Gen. Doug Lowrey presents updates on his commander’s intent to uniformed and civilian leaders from throughout the Mission and Installation Contracting Command during acquisition training Aug. 2 in San Antonio. Lowrey is the commanding general for the MICC.
Aug. 10, 2022 - Senior contracting officials and directors from throughout the command met recently in San Antonio as part of an acquisition training event to discuss key contracting issues in a face-to-face and collaborative venue each day...
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