March 30, 2020
President signs executive order calling up Air Force Reserve medics, other specialties
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) —
For the Air Force Reserve, personnel already serving in the Selected Reserve and Participating Individual Ready Reserve, as well as those assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve, may be asked to volunteer to activate in support of COVID-19 response. If taskings exceed the volunteer pool, involuntary mobilization of the SELRES and IRR to active status is now authorized to ensure mission accomplishment.
March 25, 2020
Air Force update for COVID-19
WASHINGTON (AFNS) —
In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made.
Dec. 26, 2019
Military conducts first test of Advanced Battle Management System
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. —
The Air Force, Navy and Army used new methods and technology Dec. 16-18 for collecting, analyzing and sharing information in real time to identify and defeat a simulated cruise missile threat.
May 6, 2019
Leaders discuss Tyndall AFB rebuild at second Industry Day
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AFNS) —
John Henderson, assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and energy, reaffirmed the Air Force’s commitment to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base during a symposium with industry representatives May 2, at Florida State University-Panama City.
April 24, 2019
Air Force senior leaders update OCP uniform guidance
ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) —
The Air Force announced April 23 new rules on Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms that aim to better fit the needs of Airmen and the jobs they do while also holding fast to tradition.