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  • Air Force announces Airmen leadership qualities

    The Airman leadership qualities are expected to form the basis for the future officer and enlisted performance reporting systems. The alignment between evaluating units and evaluating Airmen is intended to further emphasize and accelerate an understanding and adoption of the associated leadership

  • Social Media: Tactics for tact

    Social media allows us to connect to our friends, family and even strangers, all across the world. We post photos of our loved ones, our wins and losses, photos of our family, but military personnel have additional guidelines when it comes to their social media presence.

  • Five Minutes to Thrive - Entropy & Resilience

    As we approach Groundhog’s Day, I am reminded of times during the previous year when I felt a loss of steam, or motivation to get things done. Below are some of the resilience tools that I found myself going back to time and again to pull myself together and achieve a modicum of order and

  • AFTAC earns “highly effective” rating from Inspector General

    A team from the Air Combat Command Inspector General’s Office traveled here during the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 to conduct a Unit Effectiveness Inspection of the Air Force Technical Applications Center. A UEI is a method used to evaluate an Air Force wing’s performance, compliance and

  • Awareness stimulates holiday safety

    With the holidays approaching, it is a good time to make a plan for staying safe. The hustle and bustle of shopping, driving, travelling, and planning celebrations brings increased risk, both at work and at home. Far too often this leads to injury or even death. By recognizing and being aware of

  • Building digital literacy through Digital University

    The Air Force recently launched a program called Digital University to help increase digital literacy, by providing access to free courses from Udemy, Pluralsight, and Udacity to all Department of the Air Force air and space professionals. ACC is pushing to lead the way for the Air Force as a

  • ACC Command Surgeon, Mental Health Branch Chief, address Covid-19 reluctance 

    Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, command surgeon of Air Combat Command  and  Lt. Col. Michael McCarthy, ACC mental health branch chief, virtually discussed staying remote and ready, with ACC Public Affairs Oct. 6, 2020. A few of the primary topics that were discussed with Bannister and McCarthy are the

  • Risks for Air Force Riders

    The Air Force Safety Center took a look at common risks riders experienced over the past 10 years that resulted in mishaps. These risks can be used as lessons learned or food for thought for all riders.