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  • Under Secretary of the Air Force talks mandatory COVID vaccination efforts with Air Force Reserve

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- During a roundtable discussion at the 459th Air Refueling Wing at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sep. 11, 2021, Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones met with Air Force reservists to discuss the DoD-wide COVID-19 vaccination directive and its quickly approaching completion deadline of Dec. 2, 2021, for the Air Force
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

    Every year the Department of Defense joins the Nation in celebrating and honoring the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. This year’s theme is: “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope.”
  • AFMC continues implementation of diversity, inclusion initiatives

    The Air Force Materiel Command continues to make progress on a number of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives across the command as it leads the Air Force in ensuring all Airmen, uniform and non-uniform, have the right environment, resources and support they need to thrive and succeed.
  • Remembering September 11, 2001

    We each have our own personal account of Sept. 11, 2001 – where we were, who was there, and the feeling we had the moment we realized it was not a terrible accident, but an intentional act of terrorism.In the days that followed the attack, we all shared not only in the pain, but also the unity that saturated our nation’s collective consciousness.
  • Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.
  • Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation and Screening Testing for Unvaccinated Personnel

    Today, the Department of Defense released Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) which provides guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019
  • Tinker AFB supports Afghanistan evacuation efforts

    The U.S. military concluded evacuation operations from Afghanistan in support of the Department of State on Aug. 31 and members of Team Tinker were actively involved in the effort.
  • AFTC encourages Civilians to take advantage of educational opportunities

    The Air Force released the results of the academic year 2022 civilian developmental education selection board last week. Across the Air Force Test Center, 55 out of 94 candidates were selected for CDE this year. The selection rate of 59% is higher this year than last. The selectees passed a rigorous application process and this opportunity is a tribute to their hard work and potential.
  • Department of the Air Force releases 2021 assessment of states’ support of military families

    The 2021 assessment of states' support of military families measured ease of licensure portability across state lines and support for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public education surrounding installations.
  • September is National Suicide Prevention Month

    September is National Suicide Prevention Month. It’s a time when the Department of Defense brings added attention to the complex issue of suicide and emphasizes the valuable resources and support available year-round. This year’s theme, “Connect to Protect: Support Is Within Reach,” highlights the critical role relationships and interpersonal connections to family, friends, the community and resources can play in preventing suicide.
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