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Service members get extended parental leave
March 31, 2023
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DOD announces six new measures to enhance well-being of military force and their families
March 23, 2023
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Department of the Air Force releases policy on Military Parental Leave Program
January 9, 2023
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Air Force Women’s Initiative Team champions women’s health care
September 20, 2021
As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes. These new changes will be effective upon publication of the new standards in Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Feb. 10, 2021.

Army offers more flexibility with new parental leave policy
January 31, 2019
Capt. Harold Rivard, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, is reunited with his daughter, Landry, and wife, Sarah, following a homecoming ceremony at the William Bill Reed Special Event Center, Fort Carson, Colo., Nov. 17, 2018.