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Allvin calls for ‘Collective Agility’ in response to evolving strategic environment
July 18, 2024
Global Air and Space Chiefs’ Conference

Allvin adds details, articulates his ‘nonstop’ commitment to ‘reoptimize’
June 18, 2024
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin discusses details about reoptimizing the Air Force during an Air and Space Warfighters in Action session, June 13, 2024, in Washington, D.C. Allvin said the Air Force has made real and tangible progress instituting elements of a broad strategy announced in February to evolve how the Air Force develops people, generates readiness, projects power, and develops integrated capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Department of the Air Force launches NIPRGPT
June 10, 2024
As part of its ongoing modernization efforts, the Department of the Air Force chief information officer, in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory, is accelerating initiatives to provide Guardians, Airmen, civilian employees, and contractors the ability to responsibly experiment with Generative AI, with adequate safeguards in place. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

Air Force releases FY24 Selective Retention Bonus list, updates to reenlistment policy
May 28, 2024
Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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.

Around the Air Force: SECAF Flight Test, Rapid Autonomous Aircraft, JROTC Instructor Expansion
May 17, 2024
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall experiences autonomous flight in the front seat of the VISTA aircraft, researchers create and deploy small unmanned aerial systems in just a few hours, and JROTC instructor positions are open to veterans and currently serving Guard and Reserve Airmen. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

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.

DAF announces changes to allowances for Airmen, Guardians with dependents attending training
May 15, 2024
Domestic Violence Awareness Month

DAF leaders discuss future of all-volunteer force
May 10, 2024
Alex Wagner, assistant secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, speaks at the RAND Corporation’s “America’s All-Volunteer Force: recognizing its Success and Charting a Path for the Future” event in Arlington, Va., May 3, 2024. The all-volunteer force-centric discussions focused on how the services can leverage retention and talent management programs to continue to bolster the force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Z. Erwin)

AFIMSC focuses I-WEPTAC topics on Great Power Competition solutions
May 9, 2024
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Allvin: Aligning Air Force’s approach is key to reoptimizing for Great Power Competition
May 3, 2024
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin speaks at the McAleese Defense Programs Conference in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2024. Allvin discussed future Air Force priorities and programs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Eric Dietrich)

Around the Air Force: Warrant Officers Needed, Collaborative Combat Aircraft, Five & Thrive Expands
May 3, 2024
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Airmen can now submit applications to become warrant officers in information technology and cyber career fields, two industry partners are awarded contracts under the Collaborative Combat Aircraft program, and the Five & Thrive initiatives expand to include Reservists and their families.

Air Force updates mental health care policies, lowers barriers
May 2, 2024
U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan, Air Mobility Command commander, delivers remarks during the Phoenix Rally conference at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, April 29, 2024. Spring Phoenix Rally brought together more than 300 Total Force Mobility Air Force leaders and spouses to discuss Warrior Heart, Air Mobility Command's strategy and priorities, and how to work together to ensure the Mobility Air Force is ready to deliver Rapid Global Mobility across the Joint Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Do)

Around the Air Force: CSAF Letter to Airmen, Lodging Improvements, Commercial Space Strategy
April 26, 2024
In this week’s look around the Air Force, Chief of Staff of the Air Force General David Allvin pens a letter to Airmen detailing how the service is following through on planned efforts, service-wide lodging updates are under way improving guest experiences, and the Space Force unveils a new Commercial Space Strategy increasing collaboration with space industries.

Air Force to begin accepting warrant officer applications
April 25, 2024
The Air Force is now accepting applications from April 25 to May 31, 2024, for Airmen aspiring to become the inaugural cohort of warrant officers in the information technology and cyber career fields. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

Around the Air Force: Budget 2025 Testimony, Mental Health Resources
April 22, 2024
In this week’s look around the Air Force, senior leaders testify to a Senate subcommittee about the fiscal year 2025 budget, and a new Mental Health Overview outlines resources for Airmen and Guardians.

CSAF 23 Letter to Airmen – Following Through
April 15, 2024

Political activity Dos and Don’ts for Airmen, Guardians, DOD employees
April 15, 2024
Patriot Day

Kendall, Allvin, Saltzman urge modernization while warning Senate of delayed budgets
April 10, 2024
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee on the fiscal year 2025 budget requests for the Department of the Air Force and Space Force at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., April 9, 2024. Kendall was joined by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin and Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman during the hearing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andy Morataya)

Around the Air Force: Caring for families, lifestyle medicine, workspace anywhere
March 29, 2024
In this week’s look around the Air Force, senior enlisted advisors from the Air Force and Space Force testify to Congress on the importance of quality-of-life initiatives, medical experts discuss the well-being of service members and the role of lifestyle medicine on Great Power Competition, and an IT solution to enable government applications and websites from any device. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Jazmin Granger)