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  • Cadet finds challenges, path to leadership at OTS

    Cadet Jacob Turner decided to attend Officer Training School because he wanted to become a part of something much bigger than himself. A recent Clemson University graduate with no military experience, Turner said completing the challenging and rewarding leadership school is the first step toward his aspirations of being an aviator in the U.S. Air Force.
  • BLUE: Episode 26 Life cycle of an Airman

    FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – Recruiting, developing and retaining a high-quality workforce of effective leaders is essential for war fighting success. The Air Force’s ability to respond faster than our adversaries relies on the talent and leadership of Airmen.This episode of BLUE outlines the career of an Airman, from recruitment to
  • Commentary: Telling my Air Force story through Recruiter Assistance Program

    Since my enlistment, I’ve been infatuated with the Air Force and all it has to offer. So, naturally, I was super excited for the chance to tell people my story and help others get started on what could be their active-duty journey, as well.
  • Chaplains in training visit Spangdahlem

    Seminary students go through a lengthy process prior to becoming ministers, and the training is even more in-depth to become military chaplains.U.S. Air Force 2nd Lieutenants Madison Hayes and Lennox Vu, Readiness and Integration Organization Detachment 5 Chaplain Candidate Program candidates, visited Spangdahlem Air Base this summer in preparation
  • Air Force Recruiters Learn About Innovations for Next-Gen Special Ops Airmen

    For the first time in the Defense Department, a series of career field specialties is using human performance monitoring and a data collection system, as well as specialized recruiters.Because of high attrition rates in its special operations career fields -- pararescue, combat controller, tactical air control party and special operations weather
  • AFRC Physician Influencer tour visits JBSA-Lackland

    Active Duty CCATT and Reserve Citizen Airmen train for medical readiness.
  • New squadron specializes in Battlefield Airmen recruiting

    The first squadron focused solely on recruiting Battlefield Airmen and combat support career fields stood up today in a ceremony at the Medina Annex on Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland. The reactivation of the 330th Recruiting Squadron, Air Force Recruiting Service’s 28th squadron, marks the first time in Air Force history that a unit will be
  • Leavitt assumes command of AFRS to lead recruiters in impacting Air Force of the future

    Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt assumed command of the Air Force Recruiting Service June 15, 2018, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. “As members of AFRS we have the chance to have an incredible impact on our Air Force and the defense of our nation,” the general said after receiving command from Maj. Gen. Mark Weatherington, Air
  • Military children: strong, resilient, adaptable individuals

    April is designated as the Month of the Military Child and is a time to honor the sacrifices of the more than 1.7 million children of military members serving in the U.S. and overseas.
  • Learning and leading in electronic warfare

    Every career field can have it’s highs and lows, and for some there’s much more to gain than just knowing how to do the job efficiently. Often, a job can shape someone both personally and professionally creating a unique perspective on their role.