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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.

Around the Air Force: Recruiter Health Care, Better EOD Robots, Ejection Seat Testing
February 2, 2024
This week's look around the Air Force highlights an effort to provide better healthcare solutions for recruiters in remote locations, an upgrade to explosive ordnance disposal robots, and testing of a new ejection seat configuration for the new T-7A trainer aircraft. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Travis Burcham)

Around the Air Force: Remembering Chief Gaylor, Cope North 24, virtual ID renewal
January 26, 2024
Around the Air Force: Remembering Chief Gaylor, Cope North 24, Virtual ID Renewal

Around the Air Force: Military Justice Reform, Pet Expense Reimbursement, Ranger School Recruits
January 12, 2024
This week’s look around the Air Force highlights the Offices of Special Trial Counsel taking over prosecution for sexual assault and other serious crimes, reimbursing pet travel expenses for permanent change of station moves, and the Army Ranger School looking for Airmen and Guardian candidates.

Around the Air Force: Slife becomes Vice Chief, X-37B launch, F-15EX testing
January 5, 2024
This week’s look around the Air Force highlights Gen. James Slife becoming the 41st Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Space Force and Space X launch the 7th mission of the X-37B, and two F-15EX Eagles arrive at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, for testing. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Stephani Barge)

Around the Air Force: T-7A Red Hawks start testing, diversity and inclusion conference, hypersonic weapons familiarization
December 8, 2023
In this week’s look around the Air Force, a new training aircraft is being put through its paces, the Department of the Air Force focuses on diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility at a special conference, and crews from Air Force Global Strike Command and Air Combat Command come together to learn about hypersonic weapons. (Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Eric Mann)

Around the Air Force: Allvin welcome ceremony, spouse business benefit, childcare subletting expand
November 27, 2023
In this week’s look around the Air Force, the new Chief of Staff, Gen. David W. Allvin is welcomed by the force, a new benefit aids spouse-owned small businesses, and a new app helps military families find short-term childcare. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Travis Burcham)

Around the Air Force: Allvin Takes Command, Missile Warning Mission, EVTOL Testing Begins
November 9, 2023
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Gen. David W. Allvin is confirmed as the 23rd Chief of Staff of the Air Force, U.S. Space Force assumes responsibility of the missile warning mission in the Indo-Pacific from the U.S. Army, and the Alia electric aircraft arrives at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, for capability testing. (Hosted by Staff. Sgt. Jazmin Granger)

Around the Air Force: T-7A Red Hawks start testing, Diversity and Inclusion Conference, hypersonic weapons familiarization
October 13, 2023
In this week’s look around the Air Force, a new training aircraft is being put through its paces, the Department of the Air Force focuses on diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility at a special conference, and crews from Global Strike and Air Combat Command come together to learn about hypersonic weapons.

Around the Air Force: Brown becomes Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, more affordable childcare Fees, trailblazer Leavitt retires
October 6, 2023
In this week’s look around the Air Force, General CQ Brown, Jr. Is the new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, fees for childcare are restructured to help lower-income families, and Lt. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt retires after a historic trailblazing career that includes being the first female fighter pilot in the USAF.

Around the Air Force: Leaders talk global security challenges
September 25, 2023
In this week’s look around the Air Force, leaders talk about how the department is changing in light of great power competition in their keynote speeches at the Air and Space Forces Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference at National Harbor, Maryland. (Hosted by Senior Airman Saomy Sabournin)

Around the Air Force: gender relations survey, special leave changes, promotion board alignment
September 8, 2023
In this week’s look around the Air Force, selected servicemembers can take the DoD gender relations survey anonymously, Special Leave Accrual has some important changes, and the Air Force is aligning promotion boards for officers to evaluation closeout dates. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Jazmin Granger)

Around the Air Force: NCO Retraining Revamp, Aviator Retention, Quantum
August 25, 2023
Around the Air Force: NCO Retraining Revamp, Aviator Retention, Quantum

Around the Air Force: CSAF Nomination, Wedgetail Agreement, Leadership Titles Change
August 4, 2023
 

Around the Air Force: PCSing/bonuses on Hold, General Brown testifies, Climate Campaign Plan
July 21, 2023
In this week’s look around the Air Force, permanent change of station moves and bonus programs are on hold, General CQ Brown, Jr. testifies in the Senate for his confirmation hearing to become the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Air Force takes action with the release of the Climate Campaign Plan.

Around the Air Force: Space Force base preferences, legacy aviation bonus, malicious email
June 16, 2023
In this week’s look around the Air Force, the Space Force announces preferred locations for units, some pilots can apply now for special bonus pay, and a fake e-mail is circulating that servicemembers need to be aware of. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Kahdija Slaughter)

Around the Air Force: Brown Nominated for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Recruiting Medals/Promotions, Cadets Research Robotics
June 2, 2023
n this week’s look around the Air Force, President Biden nominates General CQ Brown, Jr. as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, pending Senate confirmation, Airmen and Guardians can get medals and promotions as part of new incentives for recruiting, and cadets at the Air Force Academy are studying how people interact with robots. (Hosted by Senior Airman Saomy Sabournin)

Around the Air Force: Defense Innovation, Defender 23, Prepping the Line
May 19, 2023
 

Around the Air Force: Increasing officer diversity, Inter-Pacific Air Forces Academy, energy resilience exercises
September 9, 2022
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