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  • Virtual orientation prepares new leaders for success

    More than 50 first-time commanders and civilian materiel leaders were prepped for success during the first virtual Air Force Materiel Command Squadron Leader Orientation, July 7-17. The event, held for the first time ever in a completely online format, included briefings on AFMC and subordinate center missions, panel discussions, mentorship sessions and workshops on topics ranging from leadership expectations to information on legal, financial and support programs and resources, diversity and more.
  • Senate confirms Loh as next Air National Guard director

    By assuming the post, Maj. Gen. Michael A. Loh will be promoted to lieutenant general.
  • Military Working Dogs, handlers stick together

    It’s a hot summer day at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, when Military Working Dog AAslan prepares to search another vehicle coming on to the installation. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Angel Flores, 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron MWD handler, leads him around the burning asphalt, his wet nose sniffing hard for contraband. They have a unique trust in each other, built over extensive time spent together.
  • Air Force announces 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2020

    An Air Force selection board at the Air Force’s Personnel Center considered 36 nominees who represented major commands, direct reporting units, field operating agencies and Headquarters Air Force.
  • Wildland Fire pros battle fire season despite COVID-19

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Wildland Fire Branch hasn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic stop it from protecting Airmen and their families as well as wildlife during this year’s severe fire season. Along with the pandemic, some installations have had to cope with the threat of wildfires damaging training areas and shutting down bombing ranges. In an effort to continue its mission, the Wildland Fire program reprioritized its goals for the year and enacted COVID-19 safety protocols for its firefighters to follow.
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