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  • Department of Defense updates travel restrictions

    Secretary of Defense Mark Esper approved an extension to the stop movement order April 20, 2020 that will remain effective through June 30 to aid in the further prevention of the spread of COVID-19. While the Defense Department acknowledges that this order will have a substantial impact on service members and their families who are looking to
  • Fitness tests postponed due to Coronavirus

    The Secretary of Defense instituted travel restrictions for both international and domestic travel March 13, 2020 in an effort to preserve force readiness following the continuing spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.     These restrictions are effective until May 11, 2020. As a result, the ability for Airmen to perform Fitness Assessments as
  • Reserve Chief Testifies Before House and Senate

    In back to back hearings, Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, testified before the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense and the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense March 2-3.Scobee was joined for both hearings by his counterparts: Gen.
  • MilTax: Military OneSource offers free tax prep

    Tax season can be a dreaded time of year for many people, but the Defense Department's Military OneSource offers the MilTax program to ease filing stress for service members and their families.
  • A hand in the door and a foot on the ground

    An Okaloosa County patrol car arrived just as the sun was setting over Hurlburt Field. Six vehicles sat motionless as smoke billowed from damaged cars, debris was scattered across the roadway, and a bloodied man was pinned to the ground.As the chaos ensued, one Airman stayed grounded.“I’m telling you, I've never felt that feeling,” said Senior
  • 919th SOCES Equipment Training

    Airman 1st Class Eric Johnson, 919th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron pavements and heavy construction equipment specialist, operates a bulldozer, Jan. 11, 2019, Duke Field, Fla. Johnson is a Citizen Air Commando who is training to use the bulldozer during a unit training assembly weekend. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan
  • HQ ARPC strengthens partnerships, educates Airmen on record review boards

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center hosted the Air Force Review Boards Agency for a full-day of discussions and breakout sessions here, Jan.15, 2020. Personnel related issues that make it to the level of the AF Review board frequently involve divisions within HQ ARPC such as separations, DD 214s and awards and decorations. “ARPC is part of
  • Fine and Grandy day

    Col. Jason Grandy, 919th Special Operations Group commander, thanks Col. Kevin Merrill (left), 919th Special Operations Wing commander, for providing him with such a unique leadership opportunity during the assumption of command ceremony Jan. 11, 2020 at Duke Field, Fla. Grandy returns to the 919th SOW after completing a tour on the staff at Air Force Special Operations Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Gentile).
  • Reservist how-to guide for transferring Post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits

    Prior to applying for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB) you must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DoDI 1341.13, Change 1, Post-9/11 GI Bill and AFI 36-2649, Voluntary Education Program, Attachment 13.  NOTE: Airmen must have a minimum of 6 years of service and no more than 16 years (active duty and/or Selected Reserve) effective
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