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  • Tyndall Rebuilding Update (Video)

    Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, and Brig. Gen. Patrice Melancon, Tyndall Program Management Office executive director, discuss how Tyndall Air Force Base will use supplemental funds from Congress to rebuild the base after Hurricane Michael.
  • Air University phases out Blackboard with new learning management system

    The Air University Communications Directorate has been hard at work over the past 21 months implementing the Canvas learning management system into all Air University schools to improve student and teacher workflows and the gradual phasing out of its old LMS, Blackboard.
  • Air Force leaders discuss strategy, policy at CORONA South 2019

    CORONA South allows senior leaders such as Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. David Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright to meet in-person with other Air Force commanders to discuss strategy and policy.
  • Secretary, chief of staff initiate dialogue with commanders on a plan for new officer promotion categories

    The memo explains the proposed change and directs commanders to solicit and provide feedback from officers to major command commanders by July 31, with “a final recommendation due to the secretary and chief not later than 30 August 2019.”
  • IHA goes live in cloud

    The status of Air Force installation and mission support programs is now just a click away, thanks to the new Installation Health Assessment tool’s cloud analytics capability.

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  • Five Simple Steps of Gym Etiquette

    You just finished a 30-minute cardio session, your heart rate is up and you’re ready to tear up some weight training.  However, you notice someone on a piece of equipment you want to use and he is sitting there texting.  You decide to start somewhere else.  As you walk towards another piece of equipment you notice the equipment is loaded with
  • 2015 Senior Leaders' Winter/Holiday Safety Message

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody send a holiday safety message to highlight the importance of taking care of yourself and taking care of each other during this winter/holiday season.
  • Don't skip a season

    This time last year at the dinner table, I remember having a conversation with my young son.He commented, “Papa, we’re celebrating Christmas earlier and earlier every year.”  I asked him, “What do you mean?”“The stores have being advertising Christmas,” he continued. “You can already hear the music and everything … we haven’t even celebrated
  • Courage helps you see what others may not

    "Whatever course of action you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you, you are wrong. There are always difficulties which tempt you to believe that you are wrong.” - Ralph Waldo EmersonOn our leadership journey, the message in the quote above is all too familiar. I don’t know of any great leaders who, in pursuit of truth or positive
  • Our Air Force: 68 years of guts, innovation and air superiority

    In 1911, a young Henry Arnold learned to fly at the Wright Brothers aviation school on a dusty field in Ohio. A strong advocate of aviation research and development, "Hap" Arnold went on to become a five-star general.He made history.In 1918, Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker shot down 26 enemy aircraft over France during World War I. His skill and bravery