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Default Air Force Logo Security and Protection Category Council proves category management saves millions
The Security and Protection Category Council has been busy saving the Air Force millions of dollars and fine tuning contracting processes using a structured approach called category management. The council has reduced duplication of effort and leveraged "buying as one" spending for five Air Force-wide contracts resulting in $10 million in rate and process savings.
0 7/11
2018
Graphic demonstrates the difference between general buying of office supplies before the implementation of the Joint Office Supply Europe program and after implementation. (U.S. Air Force graphic) JOSE program continues to expand, save more taxpayer dollars
Joint Office Supply Europe program gets office supplies in to the hands of warfighters faster while saving taxpayer dollars across Army and Air Force installations in Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.
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2018
Tech. Sgt. Brian Virden (left) and Master Sgt. Bryan Riddell, replace legacy firefighting foam at King Salmon Air Station, Alaska, with Phos-Chek 3 percent, a C6-based Aqueous Film Forming Foam, June 14. Swap complete: AF protects Airmen, environment with new firefighting foam
The transition to an environmentally responsible firefighting foam at King Salmon Air Force Station, Alaska, on June 14 marked the completion of the Air Force’s move to replace legacy foam in fire vehicles and stockpiles across the service.
0 6/21
2018
Ryan Kaono's work area clearly shows his cube mate and service dog Romeo belongs there too. (Courtesy photo) Service dog rescues veteran from despair of PTSD (Part 2)
Service dog Romeo guides Air Force veteran Ryan Kaono through days of living with PTSD. The dog's training makes it possible for Kaono to battle through extreme anxiety and night terrors caused by enemy attacks while deployed to Khobar Towers, Saudi Arabia; and Balad Air Base, Iraq.
0 6/18
2018
Ryan Kaono, a support agreement manager with the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, shares a laugh with a videographer during an interview while his service dog Romeo keeps a steady eye on the photographer. Romeo helps Kaono quickly recover from bouts of anxiety and night terrors related to enemy attacks while he was deployed to Saudi Arabia and Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photo by Armando Perez) Living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; a veteran's story (Part 1)
For decades, Air Force veteran Ryan Kaono battled through anxiety and night terrors alone. During his second suicide attempt in 2010, something in him caused him to reach out for help which ultimately resulted in a formal diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This veteran and his family are now living with PTSD instead of being consumed by the darkness that the disorder brings.
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July 4, 2018 Top Air Force leaders issue Independence Day letter to Airmen
July 4, 2018
0 7/03
2018
Lt. Col. Mary Finn
628th Aerospace Medicine Squadron commander Know your role, own it, and be the best you can be every day
Many people stagnate because the job they have is not fun or is not their dream job. This mindset ignores that in almost every industry, entry-level positions exist for a reason and no one starts out as the CEO. It is vital for an organization to have strong, dedicated workers at every level, focused on their current position as well as preparing for the next. People that lack this insight may go through the motions, never fully committing themselves to fulfilling their role. They produce suboptimal results, receive little recognition, and rarely feel a sense of purpose. They don’t realize that the dissatisfaction they feel is a direct result of the fact that they do very little to contribute to the organization.
0 7/02
2018
Fed Fleet From the Ground Transportation Airmen of Team Dover at Fed Fleet Expo 2018
Introduction: This year the Ground Transportation Career Field held their third annual breakout session at the Fed Fleet Expo. The event was held during the Washington D.C. Auto Show at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center during the last week of January. This year was particularly special because Team Dover’s Ground Transportation Junior
0 3/06
2018
Dignity Respect Polite Strait Dignity & Respect
Ask anyone in the workplace what treatment they want most from their employer and coworkers and they will undoubtedly say they have a desire to be treated with dignity and respect. This is why one of Col. Todd Moore, 21st Space Wing commander’s priorities is “promoting a culture of dignity and respect”.
0 3/06
2018
Default Air Force Logo Women’s History Month
Women’s History Month is dedicated to honoring trailblazing women who have paved the way for future generations of women. Women’s History Month had its origins in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week". As requested by Congress, President Reagan issued Presidential Proclamation 4903 proclaiming the week beginning on March 7, 1982 as the first "Women’s History Week" and recognizing the vital role of women in American history
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2018
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