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  • New COVID-19 Delta Variant: What you need to know to stay safe

    A new and increasingly dangerous variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is rapidly sweeping across the globe. The good news, however, is that the existing vaccines now available to everyone over the age of 12 have proven to be highly effective in preventing the Delta variant as well as other versions of COVID-19.
  • Sword Athena shines light on Reserve, ANG obstacles

    When Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., took office in 2020, he released an Air Force wide document “Accelerate Change or Lose.” This tasked units to adjust for the future of the Air Force, which would be more diverse, inclusive and ready. Air Combat Command’s Sword Athena 2021 event provided a forum for ACC Airmen to pitch ideas that accelerated change and tackled female and family-centric barriers to readiness.
  • ACC activates 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing

    A first of its kind, the 350th SWW will enable, equip and optimize fielding capabilities to give the U.S. and its allies a sustainable, competitive advantage over adversaries in the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Warhawks welcome new commander

    The Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth, the largest wing in Air Combat Command and the second largest in the U.S. Air Force, welcomed a new commander during a ceremony at the Offutt Parade Field June 22, 2020.
  • Nellis is empowering warfighters via DevSecOps

    The Department of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office is using multiple technologies to build its Advanced Battle Management System to create decision superiority by delivering information and capabilities to decision makers at all echelons.
  • Preventable men’s health problems

    June is Men’s Health month which promotes a variety of activities males can do to have healthier, more active lifestyles. It’s no secret men often ignore medical issues and put off going to the doctor. However, to help live a long and healthy life, getting regular check-ups can make a difference.
  • Mental health: Pushing past the stigma

    The wellness of service members is a priority across the Department of the Air Force, yet mental health has remained one of the most challenging components. Each service has struggled with an increasing number of suicides since the mid-2000’s. In 2018, there were 103 suicides among Air Force personnel. Despite efforts to improve the situation, such as the Air-Force-wide stand down, that number increased to 137 in 2019. The root of this issue could be the misconceptions about seeking help and outcomes to careers.
  • 552 ACNS and 752 OSS team up for cyber-escort mission

    The 552nd Air Control Networks Squadron and 752nd Operations Support Squadron recently joined together to conduct a cyber-escort mission on the key cyber terrain of a Control and Reporting Center component at Tinker Air Force Base. A five-person Mission Defense Team crew integrated with a six-person Control and Reporting Center crew providing real-time defensive cyber operations for the live control of aircraft.
  • AF breaks down updated fitness test scores

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.
  • With its promise and performance confirmed, ABMS moves to a new phase

    After 18 months exploring new ways to better connect the joint force alongside a growing cadre of industry partners, the Department of the Air Force is ready to move ABMS from the drawing board into the hands of warfighters.
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