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Joint Base San Antonio
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Air Force Chief of Staff
Brown says Airmen must be comfortable with ‘discomfort’ to drive change the Air Force needs
March 13, 2023
— Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. delivers his keynote speech “Airmen in the Fight” during the Air and Space Forces Association 2023 Warfare Symposium...
Department of the Air Force review to improve domestic violence support to victims
January 30, 2023
— The secretary of the Air Force directed a 90-day cross-functional review Jan. 25 to comprehensively assess how domestic violence victims are supported in the Department of the Air Force...
AF provides additional information for aircrew considering flying during their pregnancy
November 4, 2022
— The Department of the Air Force recently introduced new procedures that empower female aircrew to make the most informed decisions about whether to fly while pregnant...
Brown cites Air Force history as fuel for accelerating change, meeting today’s complex security challenges
September 20, 2022
— Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown Jr. urged the Total Force Sept. 19 to focus intently, to move fast and “accelerate change” in reshaping the service to meet modern-day threats that are fundamentally different – and more complex – than those of the previous 30 years...
Air Force operationalizes ACE concept, addresses today’s changing threat environment
June 27, 2022
— The Air Force announced its vision for operating in modern, contested environments June 23, created to codify and synchronize agile combat employment tactics enterprise-wide...
Air Force legend interred at Arlington National Cemetery
June 22, 2022
— Brig. Gen. Charles E. McGee, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen and an Air Force legend, was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington June 17. ...
Kendall, Brown, Raymond outline changes necessary to defend the nation, the need to go fast and succeed
March 11, 2022
— Speaking separately at an influential gathering two blocks from the White House March 9, the Department of the Air Force’s highest ranking civilian and military leaders offered emphatic variations on a similar theme – the need to modernize faster, think faster, and nurture the cultures needed to confront potential threats and adversaries...
Air Force unveils action plan to ‘Develop tomorrow’s enlisted Airmen’
January 12, 2022
— Air Force officials announced the implementation of the Enlisted Force Development Action Plan...
Department of the Air Force releases findings on interpersonal violence survey
November 10, 2021
— After the Secretary of the Air Force established the Interpersonal Violence Task Force in 2020, the team examined a broad range of 81 behaviors along what is known as the “Continuum of Harm” to determine if the DAF is keeping Airmen and Guardians safe, and providing needed support after they experience any kind of interpersonal violence...
A+ Toolkit Presented at Fall Corona Conference
November 4, 2021
— The A+ Toolkit, published in September of 2021, was designed to facilitate collaboration between military installations and their local school districts to increase access to high-quality public education for military-connected children. ...
Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review
September 13, 2021
— The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9...
Air Force accelerates innovation into action with Project Holodeck
July 14, 2021
— As innovation continues apace across the Air Force, service leaders are focused on doing just that — empowering Airmen and accelerating the fielding and implementation of innovative ideas into tangible results...
Department of the Air Force leaders direct second IG Disparity Review
February 22, 2021
— The review follows the department’s 2020 Racial Disparity Review released in December 2020 and expands its focus into three additional racial categories (Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander), gender, and one additional ethnic category (Hispanic/Latinx)...
Air Force announces Airmen leadership qualities
February 2, 2021
— The Airman leadership qualities are expected to form the basis for the future officer and enlisted performance reporting systems. The alignment between evaluating units and evaluating Airmen is intended to further emphasize and accelerate an understanding and adoption of the associated leadership qualities...
Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women
January 21, 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 underarm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes...
CSAF releases action orders to accelerate change across Air Force
December 10, 2020
— In August, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., released his strategic approach entitled Accelerate Change or Lose, in which he described his view of the strategic landscape as Air Force chief of staff and, from that, his emphasis on why change is necessary. The newly-released action orders now represent his call to Airmen to move forward aggressively in the push toward change; the “what” to the first document’s “why.”...
Air Force moves physical fitness assessments to April 2021, removes waist measurement from composite score permanently
December 7, 2020
— To ensure social distancing practices remain in place during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and to give Airmen and Space Professionals time to prepare, testing was delayed from October to January and is now further delayed to April...
Brown formally installed as 22nd Air Force Chief of Staff
August 6, 2020
— In remarks following the formal “Change of Responsibility” ceremony in which he took over from retiring Gen. David L. Goldfein, the 21st Chief of Staff, Brown acknowledged an array of people who influenced his life. Among them were his wife, Sharene, and his parents, as well as a list of Air Force colleagues, including Goldfein and other “extraordinary leaders.”...
Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne S. Bass named 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
June 19, 2020
— In selecting Bass, incoming Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown said Bass brings skills, temperament and experience that the job requires and an outlook on leadership that meshes with his own...
Goldfein emphasizes protecting force from COVID-19 while fulfilling all missions, operational priorities
March 19, 2020
— Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein said March 18 there have been seven confirmed cases of the new coronavirus to date among active-duty personnel, but that the Air Force is “still conducting global missions … which is priority one.” ...