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Assumption of Command A cut above in maintenance
The 940th Air Refueling Wing welcomes a new Maintenance Group Commander.
0 7/18
2018
Assumption of Command Active-duty colonel takes rein of Reserve Group
Col. Jeffrey Downs assumed command of the 940th Operations Group at a ceremony here July 14. Downs, an active-duty officer, comes from the Pentagon where he supported the chief of staff and secretary of the Air Force in strategic communications. He’s here filling a reserve position to showcase total force integration. “We live in challenging
0 7/18
2018
Many Airman are unaware what the initial meeting with a mental health provider looks like when they seek PTSD treatment. The goal of the first meeting is to make the patient feel comfortable and to be as transparent as possible about what is going on and what treatment options the patient has. As a result, the patient and mental health provider will more likely have a collaborative and trusting interaction, making PTSD treatment more successful. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Josh Mahler) A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care
Perhaps the most difficult part of seeking help for post-traumatic stress disorder is making that first appointment, since Airmen are often unsure of what to expect. Not knowing what to expect from mental health providers can get in the way of effective PTSD treatment.
0 6/29
2018
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: June 29
On this look Around the Air Force, an Air Force astronaut prepares for six months on the International Space Station, Space X is awarded a launch contract, and Romanian Airmen graduate from the Senior NCO Academy. Hosted by Airman First Class Marqus Williams.
0 6/29
2018
Default Air Force Logo Improved AF-WIN tool helps eligible Airmen meet retraining goals
Officials at the Air Force’s Personnel Center recently updated and improved the Air Force Work Interest Navigator, or AF-WIN, tool which helps Airmen who are interested in re-training to identify which Air Force Specialty Codes best fit their strengths and interests.
0 6/20
2018
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Employee Assistance Program provides range of assistance for civilian employees
The Air Force Materiel Command Employee Assistance Program at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is developed to provide civilian employees confidential resources to help manage normal, everyday life challenges that may affect job performance and personal well-being. EAP services are also available for dependent and other household family members to assist with any life challenges, no matter how large or small, that adversely affect their ability to function successfully in their day-to-day operations.
0 6/14
2018
Default Air Force Logo Some ARTs eligible for aviation bonus
The Air Force Reserve Command is expanding the Aviation Bonus Program to qualifying Air Reserve Technician (ART) as part of an effort to increase the rated-aircrew retention.
0 6/12
2018
A rattlesnake slithers in the grass at Beale Air Force Base, California. Rattlesnakes are one of the species of snakes found in California. (Courtesy photo by Bruce S. Reinhardt) There's a (rattle)snake in my boot
BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Once again summer is here and with it comes a reminder that rattlesnakes have come out of their winter slumber and pose a danger to those who get too close. However, Chadwick Mccready, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron wildlife biologist, believes with a little knowledge, precaution, and awareness Airmen and their families can have a fun, safe summer.
0 6/07
2018
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: June 1
On this look around the Air Force the Department of Defense Warrior Games are underway, combat search and rescue Airmen get realistic training during exercise Red Flag Rescue, and a new security-plus course is helping train network security Airmen.
0 6/01
2018
Inspection module graphic New tool enhances AF safety inspections, assessments and evaluations
A new module has been launched through the Air Force Safety Automated System on May 17,2018, arming safety professionals Air Force-wide with a single method to document and track both spot and annual inspections, as well as safety assessments and evaluations at a local and enterprise level.
0 5/21
2018
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