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Fluorine-free foam flows to Air Force bases as DOD removes PFAS from firefighting activities
April 8, 2024
First in CONUS AFFF to F3 Firefighting Foam Transition

President signs National Defense Authorization Act into law
December 23, 2022
A soldier observes other service members operating military equipment.

All services, including Department of the Air Force, to furnish adverse information to officer promotion boards in designated grades, circumstances
February 11, 2021
U.S. Air Force courtesy graphic

JBSA’s new Joint Transition Readiness Center opens virtually
July 24, 2020
Joint Base San Antonio's newly activated Joint Transition Readiness Center, located on the Brooke Army Medical Center campus, houses the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program. The program currently assists separating service members virtually through the many aspects of this life-changing event and offers full Department of Defense Transition services to members of all branches assigned to JBSA.

Air Force moving to comply with new certification requirements for Security Cooperation Workforce
January 14, 2020
The Air Force is moving aggressively to comply with new certification requirements for military and civilian Airmen assigned to positions in the Security Cooperation Workforce.

Air Force transitions all U.S. military treatment facilities to DHA administration and management
October 30, 2019
This October, U.S.-based Air Force military treatment facilities transferred administration and management to the Defense Health Agency. (U.S. Air Force illustration)

Phase 1 of Defense Health Agency transition set to begin
September 25, 2018
Leaders of the Defense Health Agency and the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General discuss changes made to the 4th Medical Group’s new facility, Sept. 6, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Military medicine is changing to a single, integrated health system designed around patients and ensuring military medical readiness beginning in Oct. 1, 2018. Over time, the integration and standardization of healthcare will provide patients with a consistent, high-quality health care experience, no matter where they are.

Updates to UCMJ criminalize unauthorized distribution of sexual imagery
February 13, 2018
The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, which became law in December, provides the military justice system new tools to prosecute service members who maliciously distribute sexually explicit images of others.

Air Force announces continuation pay rates
November 28, 2017
Continuation pay is a way to encourage Airmen covered by the Blended Retirement System.to remain in the Air Force since it will be possible to leave with some retirement benefit prior to 20 years of service.

Army recruiting sees historic mission increase
March 31, 2017
U.S. Army leaders recently announced the need for 6,000 additional active-duty recruits and 1,500 additional Army Reserve recruits by the end of September as a result of the National Defense Authorization Act’s increase in the Army’s size.

Army is hiring: Army increases end strength by 28,000 Soldiers
March 24, 2017