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Around the Air Force: PCS allowances, Air Task Forces, all-volunteer force
May 24, 2024
In this week's look around the Air Force, a policy update provides Airmen and Guardians better financial security during school and training moves, Air Task Forces test new ways to generate deployable Units of Action under the Air Force Force Generation model, and senior leaders meet to discuss the state of the force and explore strategies for improving recruitment and talent management.

JBSA named one of six Air Task Force locations in support of USAF Units of Action
May 16, 2024
The Department of the Air Force identified six locations May 15, 2024, to host experimental Air Task Forces that will test new methods to generate more efficient, integrated deployable Units of Action. 

As part of a pilot program, the following installations are expected to receive an ATF command echelon this summer, pending the successful completion of the National Environmental Policy Act process. This is a step toward forming the new Air Force combat wings as Units of Action.

AFIMSC focuses I-WEPTAC topics on Great Power Competition solutions
May 9, 2024
IWEPTAC 2024.1 logo

AFCEC partners with USAFE, French forces to enhance NATO engineering capabilities
May 8, 2024
U.S. and French forces repair airfield damage during exercise

Modeling & Simulation Summit in San Antonio, registration open
March 25, 2024
Graphic to support 2024 Modeling and Simulation Summit

Around the Air Force: CSAF Insight on Reoptimizing, Dress and Appearance Updates, Reaper Launch and Landing via Satellite
March 8, 2024
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Chief of Staff General David Allvin talks about reoptimizing the Air Force for Great Power Competition during a talk at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., the Air Force releases updates and clarifications to dress and appearance standards, and a proof-of-concept launch and landing of an MQ-9 Reaper via satellite makes history at Shaw AFB, S.C.

AFIMSC members earn 2023 Air Force Civil Engineer awards
February 29, 2024

DAF finance professionals collaborate to prepare for Great Power Competition
February 29, 2024
Annual Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Financial Services Officer Worldwide Conference

Securing the information environment: Sixteenth Air Force joins forces with Poland Cyber Command
February 26, 2024
Poland Cyber Command and 16th AF, strengthen Information Warfare together

Around the Air Force: Airmen and Guardians in the fight, cyber and IT warrant officers
February 23, 2024
This week's look Around the Air Force highlights the Department's senior enlisted advisors plans to empower and equip Airmen and Guardians to prepare for Great Power Competition, and the Air Force reintroducing the rank of warrant officer for information technology and cyber career fields.

Around the Air Force: Reoptimizing for Great Power Competition
February 16, 2024
This week's look Around the Air Force highlights the announcement of sweeping changes in the Department of the Air Force to reshape, refocus, and reoptimize the Air Force and Space Force to ensure continued supremacy in those domains while also better posturing the services to deter and, if necessary, prevail in an era of Great Power Competition.

DAF senior enlisted advisors discuss Airmen, Guardians in the fight
February 15, 2024
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass, Gerald Murry, the 14th Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force and Chief Master Sgt. of the Space Force John Bentivegna discus the importance of properly empowering, training and equipping the enlisted force to prepare for Great Power Competition during a panel Feb. 14, 2024, at the Air and Space Forces Warfare Symposium in Aurora, Colo.

Airman Development Command announced, supporting sweeping changes to maintain superiority amid Great Power Competition
February 13, 2024
AETC shield on blue and black background with white lettering

DAF leaders lock arms, present plan to reoptimize Air Force, Space Force
February 13, 2024
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall leads the panel discussion “Reoptimizing for Great Power Competition: A Senior Leaders Discussion” with Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller Kristyn Jones, performing the duties of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David W. Allvin and Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman during the Air and Space Forces Association 2024 Warfare Symposium in Aurora, Colo., Feb. 12, 2024.

Don’t be a target: How to identify adversarial propaganda
October 5, 2023
A graphic on how a false narrative is created and spread.

Barrett publicly sworn in as secretary of the Air Force
November 4, 2019
swearing in