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  • Recruiting squadron commander wins Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – The 330th Recruiting Squadron gained a new commander this year and he just happens to be the winner of the 2020 Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award in the senior officer category.   Lt. Col. Steven Cooper earned the award while assigned as the commander of the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron,
  • Joining forces, a family

    Reyjie Cliff Blando Madriaga, the first Hawaiian Space Force recruit, swore into the Delayed Entry Program at the Honolulu Military Entrance Processing Station on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 4.
  • "Accelerating the Legacy" enhances Air Force inclusion, honors Tuskegee Airmen

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- During February 2021, more than 250 Total Force Airmen participated in a series of aviation events honoring Black History Month’s heritage. The event was titled, “Accelerating the Legacy—Honor the Past, Develop the Present, and Promote the Future” and crossed 16 installations and featured a series of
  • A servant’s heart

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- The Air Force Reserve is always looking for highly motivated individuals who want to use what they have learned in the civilian sector to serve their country. Everyone has unique experiences that can help mission effectiveness. One health professional shares why he made the decision to commission.Timothy Falcone, Grand
  • Think you’re too short to fly? The Air Force just broadened Career Enlisted Aviator height standards

    Interested in flying as an enlisted aircrew member but think you're too short? To accelerate Air Force aircrew diversity efforts and safely meet accession demands, critical flying Career Enlisted Aviator carrier fields height standards and applicable aircraft were surveyed at the request of Air Education and Training Command leadership. Based on preliminary data, interim height standards have been established for specific CEA Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs), and are effective immediately.
  • AETC taking deliberate action focused on diversity and inclusion for recruits and Airmen

    Diversity and winning the next great power competition go hand-in-hand. Recognizing the value of having and developing agile thinkers at all levels of the Air Force who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, Air Education and Training Command leaders have taken deliberate actions focused on diversity and inclusion for both recruits and current Airmen and Guardians.
  • Air Force recruiting first to have chief medical officer in charge of waivers

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – As part of Air Force Recruiting Service’s Total Force recruiting enterprise, finding better ways to do business is a leading charge. A part of that is reducing redundancies and having one location conduct business for all of the Total Force partners and providing medical standards consistencies across all
  • Department of the Air Force professional developmental tool assists all Airmen with career planning

    The Developmental Special Experience (DSE) Catalog is a consolidated list of available learning activities outside the scope of formal training. It simplifies research efforts to find training opportunities available to Airmen and Guardians like internships, fellowships or developmental special duties. Unlike talent management and the assignment systems, the Catalog aggregates all of these DSEs year-round so Airmen and Guardians interested in a possible position can future cast the prerequisites needed and have advance notice of openings.
  • ADLS training transitions to “myLearning” in first step for new force development learning management system

    As part of Air Education and Training Command’s efforts to aggressively and cost-effectively modernize education and training, Airmen and Guardians can access the “myLearning” digital platform on the Air Force Portal beginning March 18, with the first phase consisting of a modernized and interactive training platform that allows Airmen to access training modules previously found on the Advanced Distributed Learning Service (ADLS).
  • She’s a Leader, Parent, and Athlete-One Officer shapes the future of the Air Force Reserve

    Whether elevating herself across the peaks of the Colorado mountains, overcoming the challenges of raising a family, or shaping the future of the Air Force Reserve, this personnel officer sets the bar for resiliency, leadership, and what an Airman can achieve. With a youthful smile and a passion for progress, Lt. Col. Kristi Delcour, chief of Promotion Board Operations at Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, embraces the challenges that balance a healthy lifestyle through athleticism, parenthood and perseverance. According to military demographics, out of about 64,000 officers in the Air Force only 22.4 percent are women, and Delcour is blazing the path for others to follow. On the HQ ARPC Promotion Board, she impacts the future of officers in the Air Force Reserve.
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