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Jan. 22, 2021

Flying first sergeant maintains qualifications

Master Sgt. Brittany, 91st Attack Squadron first sergeant, is unique.

Jan. 21, 2021

Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.

Jan. 20, 2021

Roth to serve as acting Secretary of the Air Force

John P. Roth will serve as the Acting Secretary of the Air Force as of Jan. 20, 2021 until the President nominates and the Senate confirms a permanent replacement.

Jan. 19, 2021

Department of the Air Force offers limited Active Duty Service Commitment waivers; expanded PALACE CHASE

These programs provide provisions for both enlisted and officer members who meet specified criteria. The application window runs Jan. 20 – April 2.

Jan. 14, 2021

489th ATKS; Jack of All Trades, Masters of LRE

How is it possible to safely launch and recover an MQ-9 Reaper aircraft to-and-from dozens of other teams every day and around the world? Ask the 489th Attack Squadron.

Jan. 13, 2021

432nd MSG opens newest Creech mother’s room

The 432nd Mission Support Group at Creech Air Force Base has finalized the construction of a new mother’s room on the south side of the installation, creating a comfortable and accessible area to support nursing mothers at Creech Air Force Base as of Dec. 30, 2020.

Jan. 11, 2021

Hunters welcome 15th AF leaders for inaugural visit

The Fifteenth Air Force command team visited here Jan. 5, 2021, for their first immersion since the wing was re-aligned under 15th AF in August of 2020.

Jan. 6, 2021

Department of the Air Force now tracking more administrative discipline data, including demographics

A memorandum was published Dec. 21, directing Department of the Air Force commanders to track data from lesser disciplinary actions to assist in determining whether all discipline is being carried out in a fair and impartial manner.

Jan. 6, 2021

Department of the Air Force increases commander accountability for climate survey results

The Department of the Air Force released a memorandum Dec. 21, highlighting improvements made to address concerns identified in Defense Equal Opportunity Climate Survey reports, a tool for leaders to assess command climate.

Jan. 5, 2021

Department of the Air Force directs commanders to review unit emblems, mottos, nicknames, other official symbology

The Department of the Air Force directed commanders to conduct a comprehensive review of official and unofficial unit emblems, morale patches, mottos, nicknames, coins and other forms of unit recognition and identity to ensure an inclusive and professional environment within 60 days from Dec. 23, 2020.