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    First Lt. Daniel Cook, 319th Missile Squadron missile combat crew commander, and 2nd Lt. Kyle Todd, 319th Missile Squadron deputy missile combat crew commander, man a launch control center in August 2013. Officers in their missile launch career field now qualify for bonuses that began Oct. 1. Airman 1st Class Jason Wiese/Air Force

    7 enlisted, 3 officer career fields are eligible for bonuses

    Airmen in 10 career fields seven enlisted and three officer jobs are eligible for bonuses aimed at improving morale in the nuclear community, the Air Force announced Thursday.

    • Oct. 2, 2014
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    Tech. Sgt. Willard Mitchell, 338th Training Squadron military training leader, marches a flight of students toward the Triangle at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, in 2011. Kemberly Groue/Air Force

    4 specialties now qualify for extra pay; others phased out or reduced

    The Air Force is offering new special duty assignment pay to airmen in four specialties, the Air Force Personnel Center said Thursday.

    • Oct. 2, 2014
  1. RIF board to cut fewer captains, majors

    The Air Force expects it will cut 355 captains and majors under a reduction in force board scheduled to convene this month.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  2. 1,882 officers selected for captain

    The Air Force announced today that 1,882 first lieutenants were selected for promotion to captain in the quarterly selection for calendar 2014.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  3. 397 officers moving up in October

    Nearly 400 captains through lieutenant colonels will move up in October as part of the monthly promotions that continue throughout the year.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  4. Nearly 2,000 NCOs will add a stripe in October

    Nearly 2,000 senior airmen through senior master sergeants will add a stripe in October as part of the monthly promotions that continue throughout the year.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  5. Staff sergeant evals will all close out Jan. 31

    Staff sergeants' enlisted performance reports will close out on Jan. 31 under the Air Force's overhauled promotion system, the service said in a Thursday release.

    • Sep. 25, 2014
  6. The military services are developing specialized recruiting and training policies for the Defense Department's nascent cyber force, a new Pentagon report says. Tech. Sgt. Cecilio M. Ricardo Jr./Air Force

    As cyber force grows, manpower details emerge

    The military will need to expand its force of cyber warriors beyond plans for 6,200 personnel, and the individual services are hammering out the manpower-related details of precisely how to build that force from the ground up, according to a new Pentagon

    • Sep. 23, 2014
  1. Commands will choose airmen for special duty jobs

    The Air Force has decided to begin nominating airmen to fill developmental special duty assignments....

      7:54 PM, Jul. 16, 2013
  2. Air Force opens doors to single parents

    Nurse punished for pregnancy seeks re-instatement under new rule...

      7:27 PM, Jul. 31, 2013
  3. 819 medical officers selected for promotion

    The Air Force has selected 819 medical officers for promotion to major, lieutenant colonel and colonel, the Air Force Personnel Center said Wednesday....

      2:22 PM, Nov. 29, 2013
  4. Officers much happier than enlisted members


      5:52 PM, Apr. 5, 2013
  5. Cyber: The safest job in the Air Force?

    In the three years since the Air Force's arm of U.S. Cyber Command became operational, the numbered command has grown to 5,400 airmen, civilians and contractor personnel providing around-the-clock support to protect and defend DoD networks. Another 11,...

      7:59 PM, Feb. 20, 2014
  6. Air Force promotion system changes: Only recent EPRs will count

    Starting next year, enlisted airmen will start with a clean slate each time they come up for promotion....

      9:31 AM, Nov. 2, 2014
  7. Air Force offers fighter pilots $225,000 to stay in

    The Air Force is opening its wallet to keep more fighter pilots for a longer period of time, even as the service faces serious budget cuts that may continue for years....

      5:40 PM, Jul. 2, 2013
  8. November promotions to staff sergeant: A-K

    Abeyta Daniel Wayne...

      5:34 PM, Oct. 24, 2013
  9. Air Force opens doors to single parents

    Nurse punished for pregnancy seeks re-instatement under new rule...

      7:27 PM, Jul. 31, 2013
  10. Want a fast promotion? Go intel or medical

    Hoping to speed up your chances for promotion in an age of staff drawdowns and plummeting selection rates? Bone up on your intelligence skills or anatomy books....

      7:44 AM, Aug. 20, 2013
  11. Tape test decision to be announced soon

    Changes to be announced in coming days...

      9:29 AM, Jul. 28, 2013
  12. 7 AFSCs finally open to women or are they?

    It remains to be seen whether female airmen will be allowed to join the elite ranks of the special operations community even though the Air Force has lifted the ban on the handful of remaining combat jobs closed to women....

      1:27 PM, Jun. 24, 2013
  13. 1,499 first lieutenants, captains face July force shaping board

    The Air Force is planning to cut 520 overmanned first lieutenants and captains in the biomedical sciences corps, dental corps, medical services corps and nurse corps categories this year through force shaping boards....

      4:23 PM, Feb. 13, 2014
  14. Air Force splits space, missile career fields

    Space and missile officers will no longer be part of a single career field....

      2:29 PM, Mar. 15, 2013
  15. Your new enlisted PME

    The Air Force has introduced a hybrid of Web-based instruction and in-residence training so airmen can move through their noncommissioned and senior noncommissioned officer professional military education requirements faster....

      5:07 PM, Oct. 6, 2014
  16. Staff sergeant promotion list released

    The Air Force on Thursday released the list of more than 11,000 airmen who have been selected for promotion to staff sergeant....

      4:31 PM, Aug. 2, 2013
  17. Apply starting today for 15-year retirements

    The early retirement program is available to officers and enlisted airmen with between 15 and 19 years of service in certain career fields....

      11:36 AM, Jul. 30, 2013
  18. Gen. Edward Rice, head of AETC, to retire this year

    Even in the beginning, Gen. Edward Rice seemed to have what it took to lead. He was a 1978 distinguished graduate of the Air Force Academy, where he majored in engineering science and served as cadet wing commander....

      2:39 PM, Jul. 5, 2013
  19. AF secretary: 18,700 more airmen cuts before it's over

    Says the goal is to 'get it behind us' by summer 2015...

      10:40 AM, May 29, 2014
  20. AF secretary: 18,700 more airmen cuts before it's over

    Says the goal is to 'get it behind us' by summer 2015...

      10:40 AM, May 29, 2014
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