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Default Air Force Logo Does the personnel office ever say “Yes”
The Manpower and Personnel Directorate must balance many things when coming to a conclusion, but if customers know what they want, it is possible to find a favorable conclusion.
0 4/06
2018
To bring awareness to sexual assault, each April is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. With this year’s theme, “Protecting Our People, Protects Our Mission,” now is a great time to become informed and educated on how to address sexual assault, and how to direct someone to support services. Contact your local Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevent office to learn about sexual assaults. In addition to local resources; the Department of Defense Safe Helpline offers a variety of options. They can be reached by phone at 877-995-5247, on-line at safehelpline.org, by text message at 55-247, and the self-care app for iOS and android devices. (courtesy photo) Protecting our People Protects our Mission
Sexual assault doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t discriminate by gender, age, ethnicity or religious affiliation. Sexual assault can happen to anyone. It’s considered to be an unthinkable, heartbreaking act that can never truly be prepared for. Sexual assault is defined as intentional sexual contact characterized by use of force, physical threat, intimidation, abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent. It includes rape, forcible sodomy and unwanted sexual contact or attempts to commit these acts.
0 4/04
2018
Alexander Graham Bell participates in the opening of the long-distance line between New York and Chicago, Oct. 18, 1892. The Air Force Network Integration is celebrating 75 years in communication by revisiting its rich history and how it led to today’s advancement in communication. (courtesy photo) Electronic Communications’ Humble Beginnings
When people think about the Air Force Network Integration Center, they immediately relate to their government email being migrated to the cloud or being the number one premier organization on cyber integration and standardization across the Air Force. The year 2018 marks the 75th anniversary of AFNIC. However, communications started much earlier. While communications dates back thousands of years, the effort towards electronic communications began in the mid-1800s.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Civilian leadership program accepting nominations through May 1
Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2018 Civilian Strategic Leadership Program. Applications are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 1, 2018.
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2018
Staff Sgt. Amanda Morgan, Cybersecurity Foundry Course student, receives assistance from Airman 1st Class Shelby McKinlay, a CFC instructor, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 9, 2018. Course instructors taught 100 cyberspace students various cybersecurity functions, processes, procedures and data analysis skills to further their ability to secure the Air Force Network. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariette Adams) AFCYBER hosts new Cybersecurity Foundry Course
Air Forces Cyber hosted its first-ever Cybersecurity Foundry Course, March 5-14, 2018, at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
0 3/22
2018
Cyberspace professionals from the 67th Cyberspace Wing compete in the annual weapons competition, March 7, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. First, second and third place winners were named in individual, mixed team and unit categories. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann) 67th CW hosts annual weapons competition
In a conference room littered with tables, chairs, extension cords and caffeinated beverages, 66 cyberspace professionals sat, eyes glued to their laptops. The room was quiet and focused, minus the steady tapping of computer keys and the hum of music overhead. This was the setting of the 67th Cyberspace Wing’s annual weapons competition, which ran
0 3/19
2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Reserve officer creates scholarship to make 'better Americans’
Molding better Americans is the motivation behind a new foreign language scholarship created for Washington State University students by alumnus Christopher “CJ” Johnson (’02), an officer and linguist in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.
0 3/19
2018
Default Air Force Logo First-ever blood test for detecting brain injury cleared by FDA
Brain injuries can happen from a fall, while in combat or during training exercises. Thanks in part to research funded by the Defense Department and the Army, Banyan Biomarkers has created the first-ever brain trauma blood test. On Feb. 14, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration cleared marketing of the Banyan Biomarkers’ Brain Trauma Indicator.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Airmen feedback critical to future Air Force
Select total force Airmen will be chosen to participate in one of two surveys supporting the Invisible Wounds Initiative.
0 3/12
2018
Default Air Force Logo Officials approve HSM for recent disaster relief, specify eligibility requirements
The Joint Staff recently approved the Humanitarian Service Medal for service members, Coast Guardsmen, and members of the Reserve components, to include the National Guard, who were physically present during recent hurricane disaster relief.
0 3/09
2018
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