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  • JBA commander, 11 MDSS speak to state assembly on updated military spouse reciprocity

    Col. Andrew Purath, 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews Commander, and Master Sgt. Heather Kirscher, 11th Medical Support Squadron First Sergeant, spoke to both the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee on Senate Bill 280, Feb. 6, 2020 and to the Economic Matters Committee on House Bill 349, Feb 11, 2020. Senate Bill 280 and House Bill 349 (Occupational and Professional Licensing - Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses - Revisions to Reciprocity Requirements), alter requirements for service members, veterans, and military spouses to receive occupational or professional licenses from the Maryland Department of Labor.
  • AF Acquisition Boss Talks Future of Space

    Dr. William Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics, visited the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to discuss the future of space acquisitions, Feb.6. As the Department of the Air Force Service Acquisition Executive, Dr. Roper is responsible for and oversees Air Force research, development and
  • Air Force partners with Google to improve IT security

    The effort covers three areas: Network-as-a-Service, End User Services and Compute and Store, and consists of technical assessments to determine if alternative solutions can meet unique Air Force requirements.
  • Overcoming obstacles: A first sergeant’s struggle to seek help

    “I felt alone. I cared about nothing, withdrew from all, convincing myself nobody wanted me around and that I was just in the way. Maybe everyone would be better off without me. I was in pain.”Senior Master Sgt. Michael Tesoriero had many negative thoughts running through his mind as he walked the aisles of a craft store on Veterans Day last year.
  • 459 SFS NCO wins AFRC level award

    Tech Sgt. Michael Perez, 459th Security Forces Squadron, recently won an Air Force Reserve Command level award for his hard work and dedication to his unit in 2019.Perez currently serves as the assistant Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Security Forces Training and Readiness. He was nominated for the AFRC Outstanding Security Forces Support
  • Air University Press releases latest edition of USAF Journal of the Americas

    Air University Press announces the release of the latest edition of the USAF Journal of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 3.
  • Air Force implements new financial readiness training requirements

    Financial readiness can affect your ability to get the mission done, and taking care of your financial responsibilities is important to your resilience as an Airman.
  • Energy and Leadership

    Why is it important to know the different types of energy and how they relate to organizations? It is important because leaders are the custodians of the organizational energy. Leaders decide when and on what to spend the organizational energy. At any given moment, leaders are either adding to or using up organizational energy. Using up organizational energy is not bad or should not be frowned upon. Leaders have to use organizational energy to conduct the mission. However, leaders should be cognizant of their use of organizational energy and what the energy is applied toward.
  • Air Force Aid Society Education Grant Program opens for upcoming academic year

    The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant program dates back to 1988. Since the program’s inception, 111,654 students have received more than $172 million in education assistance through grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 based on need.
  • Air Force studies fatigue and sleep to enhance readiness

    The Air Force is studying sleep habits among Airmen to find ways to improve performance and ensure their readiness to support the mission.