Air Force News

  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 13:39:33 GMT

    MyVector updates help connect Airmen, Guardians
    MyVector is one of the many tools Airmen and Guardians can use to enhance their career development, including tracking personal development and assignments, writing performance evaluations, and connecting with mentors as well as mentoring others.
  • Mon, 18 Oct 2021 13:31:55 GMT

    AMC approves F-15, F-16 receivers as third KC-46 ICR milestone
    Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command, approved a third Interim Capability Release mission set for the KC-46A Pegasus, Oct. 13.
    A KC-46 Pegasus from the 97th Air Mobility Wing, assigned to the 56th Air Refueling Squadron, Altus Air Force Base (AFB), Oklahoma, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 49th Wing, 54th Fighter Group, Holloman AFB, New Mexico, on December 7, 2020.
  • Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:06:00 GMT

    AF Week in Photos
    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
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  • Fri, 15 Oct 2021 14:23:00 GMT

    CMSAF visits Holloman AFB, Operation Allies Welcome support
    Bass received a firsthand look at Task Force-Holloman operations, which included touring the life support area housing service members temporarily deployed in support of Operation Allies Welcome, the in-processing center, quality of life support, and Aman Omid Village where Afghan evacuees reside.
    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass greets Afghan students during their English lessons at Aman Omid Village as part of a visit to Task Force-Holloman on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Oct. 13, 2021. The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of State and Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for at least 50,000 Afghan evacuees at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible. This initiative provides Afghan evacuees essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Sarah Rolin)
  • Fri, 15 Oct 2021 13:32:32 GMT

    Kendall stresses necessity of culture, language skills for building partner alliances in strategic competition
    “I want to emphasize the important role language training and cultural understanding play in today’s global operations,” Kendall said in his keynote address. “Language is a warfighting capability. Our language-enabled Airmen and Guardians operate in foreign countries around the world, and their ability to communicate in a foreign language and understand cultural nuances are critical to their success.”
  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 17:30:00 GMT

    Air Force announces changes for enlisted promotion recommendation points
    Air Force officials recently announced changes to the Enlisted Evaluation System’s promotion recommendation point matrix.
    The changes in the Enlisted Evaluation System introduce a new Promotion Recommendation Score, which places value on the experience of Airmen and sustained performance when it comes to promotions. Additionally, the “Not Ready Now” recommendation will no longer receive promotion points and the “Do Not Promote” recommendation will be eliminated. These changes will impact senior airmen and staff sergeants who are promotion eligible beginning with the 22E6 promotion cycle. (U.S. Air Force graphic)
  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 16:30:00 GMT

    DAF COVID-19 Statistics - Oct. 12, 2021
    Below are current coronavirus disease 2019 statistics for Department of Air Force personnel.
  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 15:00:00 GMT

    Air Force rescue personnel support NEO weeks before the fall of Kabul
    The U.S. Air Force led the largest NEO in U.S. history — in 17 days the DoD evacuated approximately 124,000 people, including 6,000 Americans.
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  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 13:19:12 GMT

    Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Directorate on boarded into the ISR and Cyber Effects Operations staff
    Headquarters Air Force staff officially transferred the Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) Superiority Directorate from strategy, integration and requirements directorate to the intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and cyber effects operations directorate Oct. 1.
  • Mon, 11 Oct 2021 10:00:00 GMT

    FYSA: SecAF Frank Kendall
    For your situational awareness, it’s going to take "One Team, One Fight" for the Air Force to compete, deter, and win today and into the future. In this episode, the 26th Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall outlines some of his priorities that he hopes will ensure an edge over near-peer competition, including: bolstering relations with defense industry partners; taking care of the families of Airmen and Guardians; getting meaningful military capabilities into the hands of Airmen and Guardian operators; closing the gap on disparity in the forces; and of course, protecting the health of the Total Force by making sure everyone is safeguarded from the COVID-19 virus.
    FYSA: SecAF Frank Kendall