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Reserve Component launches direct commission program; constructive service credit for cyberspace warfare operations career field
November 16, 2023
A U.S. Air National Guard Cyber Security Operations specialist assigned to the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, inspects electrical components for radio communication at the Duluth, Minn., Air National Guard Base on Mar. 07, 2023. Cyber Security Operations specialists provide the best and most secure systems and ensure they operate properly while remaining secure from outside intrusion. (Air National Guard Photo by Airman 1st Class Tylin Rust)

DOD releases actions to transform climate, enhance prevention of harmful behaviors at military service academies
August 21, 2023
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Gen. David W. Allvin nominated to be next Air Force Chief of Staff
July 27, 2023
This is the official portrait of Gen. David W. Allvin.

DOD announces six new measures to enhance well-being of military force and their families
March 23, 2023
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DAF adds additional financial incentives to recruit Child and Youth Program employees
October 4, 2022
Students from the Child Development Center at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., sing Christmas carols at the CDC  No.1, Dec. 21, 2017. Effective Oct. 1, 2022, DAF Child Development Program direct-care employees will receive a 100% childcare fee waiver for their first child enrolled in installation Child Development Programs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Scott Warner)

Air Force nears 97% active duty vaccination rate
November 4, 2021
USECAF Gina Ortiz Jones visits 433rd Medical Squadron

Brown formally installed as 22nd Air Force Chief of Staff
August 6, 2020
Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett administers the oath of office to incoming Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. during the CSAF Transfer of Responsibility ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 6, 2020. Brown is the 22nd Chief of Staff of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne Clark)

SECDEF visits BMT, sees how citizens become Airmen during COVID-19
June 17, 2020
Tech. Sgt. Kenneth Snow, 323rd Training Squadron military training instructor, briefs U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper during his tour of the 323rd Training Squadron's Airman Training Complex June 16, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Esper met with AETC leaders to see firsthand how Basic Military Training is fighting through COVID-19 with health protection measures in place and adapting operations to current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidance. The visit also allowed him to witness how a citizen becomes an Airman during COVID-19.

Esper Becomes 27th Defense Secretary
July 24, 2019
Then-Army Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper answers questions from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee during the confirmation hearing on his nomination to serve as secretary of defense July 16. Esper was confirmed as the 27th Secretary of Defense July 23.

Mattis welcomes new SecAF home
May 17, 2017
Newly sworn Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson thanks family, friends and colleagues during her ceremonial oath of office as the 24th Air Force secretary, at the Pentagon event, May 16, 2017.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark)