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  • AFRC restructures the enlisted grade force

    On October 1, more than 3,500 enlisted Reserve Citizen Airmen will see upgrades to their grade authorizations.MAJCOM senior enlisted leaders and other key members reviewed, evaluated and restructured the enlisted grade authorizations as part of the Enlisted Grade Council, established in 2016. The council grew out of a continuous process improvement
  • Around the Air Force: Air, Space & Cyber

    Today's look around the Air Force features key topics and discussion points highlighted by Defense and Air Force leaders during the Air, Space and Cyber Symposium at National Harbor, MD. (Hosted by Senior Airman Angelo Rosario)
  • Big changes on horizon for the Tinker Take Off

    At the Tinker Take Off, we take pride in having provided Tinkerites with information they need, telling the Air Force’s story from inside the gates of Tinker Air Force Base for the past 77 years.Like all things, with time comes change — you will begin to see big changes happening in the TTO starting October 2. Readers will notice a redesign taking
  • Exceptional year earns Okies unit honors

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing here was recently awarded the Air Force Meritorious Unit Award to recognize the organization for outstanding service to the United States in direct support of worldwide combat operations from Jan. 1 -- Dec. 31, 2017.
  • Air Force reduces barriers for pregnant aviators

    Effective immediately, remotely piloted aircrew, missile operations duty crews and certain fully qualified pilots are authorized to perform their assigned duties during pregnancy without a medical waiver.
  • Real Science vs. Bro Science: Safe Supplement Use

    Operation Supplement Safety is a DOD initiative that focuses on getting military members the information they need to make smart decisions when it comes to consuming dietary supplements, energy drinks, weight loss supplements and more.
  • Air Force marks 72 years since official creation

      On Sept. 18, the United States Air Force will become 72 years old. Yet while this anniversary represents more than seven decades of the Air Force operating as a single organized entity, its history as one of the premier air powers in the world began at the turn of the twentieth century.President Harry Truman signed the National Security Act of
  • Facts about DD Form 214's for Guard, Reserve

    The Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or DD Form 214, is a document Airmen may receive at certain points in their careers such as separating from an active duty unit, completing job training, or returning home from a deployment.Air Force Reservists and Air National Guard members may expect to receive a DD 214 when retiring from
  • 72nd Aerial Port Squadron participates in rodeo

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Members of the 72nd Aerial Port Squadron participated in a rodeo during the September unit training assembly at Tinker Air Force Base. The rodeo incorporated different tasks completed by aerial port in a fun and competitive atmosphere. The winning rodeo team, from passenger services, included: Team Chief Tech. Sgt.
  • IBM’s GRIT mobile app helps Veterans and their families transition

    Getting Results in Transition, or better known as GRIT, was developed in response to the growing concern about the rate of suicide among Veterans, especially during the transition from activity duty to civilian life. Social determinants, like health, employment, housing, social connectedness, and finance all play a large role in Veterans’ mental and physical health. Service members report that finding a job once leaving military service is their number one concern.
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