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  • Air Force’s fiscal 2020 budget focuses on modernization, readiness, confronting global threats

    The Air Force’s budget would rise to $165 billion in fiscal year 2020 under the White House spending plan unveiled March 12, a $10 billion increase that allows the service to grow, modernize and effectively adapt to an array of changing global threats.
  • SECAF announces resignation

    Upon a favorable final vote by the regents, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced her resignation March 8, after serving in her position as the service’s top civilian since May 2017, to accept the role as president of the University of Texas at El Paso.
  • Luncheon celebrates Black History Month

    In a luncheon held Feb. 21 at the Tinker Club, Oklahoma City-based Rev. Amos Byron Coleman III spoke to members of Team Tinker about the importance of Black History Month and learning about the past.
  • CFC donations hit ten-year high

    The Combined Federal Campaign, which was originally scheduled to end on Jan. 11, was re-opened for an additional 18 days in February due to the government shutdown.Thanks in part to those extra days, donations to the campaign on the installation hit a ten-year high.“We had an awesome CFC,” said Capt. Scott Yancey, 55th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • POTUS Visits JBER

    “The men and women who serve at JBER share one vital mission, to serve in our country’s last frontier as America’s first line of defense,” the President said.
  • Air Force formalizes policy on retention of non-deployable Airmen

    In accordance with Department of Defense policy on military retention of non-deployable service members, the Air Force implemented its guidance in a memo signed Feb. 19. Airmen who have been non-deployable for more than 12 consecutive months will be notified by their chain of command and evaluated for retention either through referral to the Disability Evaluation System or consideration for administrative separation.
  • Chief of Air Force Reserve approves changes to the Active Guard Reserve program

    Over the next three fiscal years, the AGR program will grow from 20 percent of Reserve full-time support to 26 percent. Therefore, the Human Capital Management Leadership Team was tasked to review current laws, policies and processes of AGR management to support the growth of the program and provide parity and longevity of other full-time forces.
  • Chief of Air Force Reserve approves changes to the Active Guard Reserve program

    Over the next three fiscal years, the AGR program will grow from 20 percent of Reserve full-time support to 26 percent. Therefore, the Human Capital Management Leadership Team was tasked to review current laws, policies and processes of AGR management to support the growth of the program and provide parity and longevity of other full-time forces.
  • January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

    January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and the 412th Medical Group wants people to know that there’s a lot they can do to prevent cervical cancer. Each year, more than 11,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer.Human papillomavirus is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity, and it causes almost all cases of
  • Air Force-wide lodging rates increase

    Effective Jan. 1, the Air Force Lodging Program has increased nightly lodging rates service-wide in support of Department of Defense reform objectives to make business operations more efficient and provide Airmen with an improved lodging experience.
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