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  • CBD can trigger positive drug test

    Cannabidiol oil (CBD) is growing in popularity and increasingly used in health, beauty, cooking and pet products. Because it is a derivative of the cannabis sativa L. plant, commonly known as marijuana, it raises the question: Is it OK for service members and federal employees to use? The simple answer: No.CBD products may contain
  • Reservist how-to guide for transferring Post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits

    Prior to applying for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB) you must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DoDI 1341.13, Change 1, Post-9/11 GI Bill and AFI 36-2649, Voluntary Education Program, Attachment 13. NOTE: Airmen must have a minimum of 6 years of service and no more than 16 years (active duty and/or Selected Reserve) effective
  • NCOs gain school attendance flexibility from EPME self-registration platform

    The Air Force’s Personnel Center has created a new scheduling system that allows noncommissioned officers to choose when they attend the NCO Academy, Senior NCO Academy and Chief Leadership Course.
  • Air Force to solicit 75th birthday theme ideas

    Concepts for the 75th birthday theme should consider inclusiveness of multi-domain operations, capture Airmen’s innovation and reflect the Air Force’s heritage over the last 75 years.
  • Employee Assistance Program has new phone number, website

    The Air Force Employee Assistance Program, EAP, has a new phone number and website. EAP is a professional service that provides information, consultation, problem-solving counseling, resource identification and support to all Air Force civilian employees and their immediate family members.
  • Space Force: Air Force Reservists to continue to support space operations

    The Space Force will initially be comprised of active-component members and civilian personnel who are conducting and supporting space operations today as part of Air Force Space Command. The secretary of defense, with advice from key Defense Department stakeholders, will work with Congress if legislation is needed to further integrate Air Force Reserve expertise into the Space Force in the future.
  • KC-46 completes first around-the-world flight

    A KC-46A from the 22nd Air Refueling Wing completed the Pegasus’ first flight around the world Nov. 13-26. The first global circumnavigation for the KC-46A Pegasus provided extensive training opportunities for maintainers and aircrew at multiple locations on a seven-leg, 13-day journey that included its debut at the 2019 Dubai Air Show (DAS).
  • Lt. Gen. Kirkland provides readiness update to Congress

    Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee on Nov. 21.The testimony pertained to the organic industrial base within the United States Air Force, and allowed the general to update the members of the committee on the challenges, solutions and
  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Dec. 6, 2019

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Dec. 6, 2019 (Vol 39, No. 12)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)Home for the holidaysMembers of the 507th Air Refueling Wing return home from a deployment to Southwest Asia Nov. 22 and Nov. 25, 2019, to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.4th AF recognizes "Best of the Best" at Raincross Awards ceremonyFourth
  • 4th AF recognizes "Best of the Best" at Raincross Awards ceremony

    Fourth Air Force and members of the Riverside community joined together Nov. 19 to recognize the “best of the best” during the 20th Annual Raincross Awards dinner at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, California.