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  • Air Force’s fiscal 2020 budget focuses on modernization, readiness, confronting global threats

    The Air Force’s budget would rise to $165 billion in fiscal year 2020 under the White House spending plan unveiled March 12, a $10 billion increase that allows the service to grow, modernize and effectively adapt to an array of changing global threats.
  • Phase inspections keep the B-52 flying

    Just like a car, the B-52 Stratofortress needs its oil changed, tires rotated and its engine looked at to keep it running and prevent future damage.
  • From rejected to selected

    Each year hundreds of Airmen apply to commissioning programs, but only a few ever get selected and receive the opportunity to serve as an officer.
  • Air Force provides employment support for spouses

    Professionals at Airman and Family Readiness Centers stand ready to support military spouses with achieving their short and long-term employment goals regardless of where they are stationed. Employment skills counselors Air Force-wide understand military spouses face unique challenges in the work force, and they must be prepared to create and maintain a portable career.
  • 2018 AFRC Inspector General award winners

    2018 AFRC Inspector General award winners
  • Perfecting human weapon system with healthy fueling

    The Air Force Services Activity, through its comprehensive healthy food initiative, or HFI, continues zeroing in on the human weapons system – our nation’s Airmen – and providing them “with the right nutrition to increase lethality; ensuring a more ready force to meet mission requirements,” said Bill Spencer, chief of AFSVA’s Food and Beverage Division.
  • Finding ways to help

    Sixteen years ago, a squirmy three-year-old launched Julie Cooley on a path that lead her to be named this year’s Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year at Barksdale Air Force Base. Mrs.
  • Air Force formalizes policy on retention of non-deployable Airmen

    In accordance with Department of Defense policy on military retention of non-deployable service members, the Air Force implemented its guidance in a memo signed Feb. 19. Airmen who have been non-deployable for more than 12 consecutive months will be notified by their chain of command and evaluated for retention either through referral to the Disability Evaluation System or consideration for administrative separation.
  • Called to Duty

    It was Wednesday, March 21, 2018 when Tech.Sgt. Tony Hanks got the call.  The religious affairs specialist was needed at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan and he would only have 11 days to prepare.  The
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