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Employee Assistance Program—One-Stop Resource for Support

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) --The Air Force’s new Employee Assistance Program provides civilian employees and their families with free, confidential resources and support to help manage normal everyday life challenges that may affect job performance and personal well-being. The AF EAP/Worklife4You bundle of services and resources provides support on two levels: AF EAP [...]

Employee Assistance Program—One-Stop Resource for Support 2018-06-19T14:12:52+00:00

Eagle Vision program highlights International and Total Force partnership

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Eagle Vision, a collection of deployable satellite downlink stations that process commercial satellite imagery in near-real time, has enabled Air Force Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief efforts for nearly three decades.The stations’ ability to quickly collect and disseminate the latest satellite imagery to Airmen, combatant commands, U.S. government agencies and international partners [...]

Eagle Vision program highlights International and Total Force partnership 2018-06-18T14:10:51+00:00

AF Week in Photos

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

AF Week in Photos 2018-06-15T14:05:51+00:00

Employee Assistance Program provides range of assistance for civilian employees

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) --The Air Force Materiel Command Employee Assistance Program at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is developed to provide civilian employees confidential resources to help manage normal, everyday life challenges that may affect job performance and personal well-being.EAP services are also available for dependent and other household family members to assist [...]

Employee Assistance Program provides range of assistance for civilian employees 2018-06-14T14:12:15+00:00

Sun sets on Air Force Academy-hosted 2018 Warrior Games

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AFNS) -- As the sun sets behind the Colorado Springs mountaintops, the flame lit ceremoniously a week earlier to signify the official start of the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games is extinguished, bringing to close the eighth annual iteration of the Games on June 9.Wounded warrior athletes representing the [...]

Sun sets on Air Force Academy-hosted 2018 Warrior Games 2018-06-13T13:18:08+00:00

Col. George Day advanced to the rank of brigadier general

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Medal of Honor recipient Col. George “Bud” Day was posthumously advanced to the rank of brigadier general during a Heritage to Horizons summer concert series at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, June 8, 2018.Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein presided over the concert and opened [...]

Col. George Day advanced to the rank of brigadier general 2018-06-13T13:19:28+00:00

Air Force implements new parental leave policy, secondary caregivers given 21 days

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- In accordance with the Department of Defense Military Parental Leave Program, the Air Force announced an expansion to its parental leave policy on non-chargeable leave entitlements following the birth or adoption of a child.Previously, Air Force policy authorized 12 consecutive weeks of maternity convalescent leave to female Airmen who gave birth. Additionally, [...]

Air Force implements new parental leave policy, secondary caregivers given 21 days 2018-06-13T13:19:40+00:00

AF Week in Photos

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

AF Week in Photos 2018-06-13T13:19:38+00:00

Air Force orders B-1 safety stand-down

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. (AFNS) -- Gen. Robin Rand, the Air Force Global Strike Command commander, ordered a safety stand-down of the B-1B Lancer fleet June 7, 2018.During the safety investigation process following an emergency landing of a B-1B in Midland, Texas, an issue with ejection seat components was discovered that necessitated the stand-down. [...]

Air Force orders B-1 safety stand-down 2018-06-15T14:06:00+00:00

Air Force transfers cyber responsibility to ACC

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Air Force officials announced the service’s cyber responsibilities will realign to Air Combat Command from Air Force Space Command. “This move will drive faster decisions as we fight by realigning the cyber operations and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions under the same command,” Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson said. Wilson pointed to [...]

Air Force transfers cyber responsibility to ACC 2018-06-13T13:19:36+00:00