Hanscom Air Force Base   Right Corner Banner
Join the Air Force

News > CSAF directs Air Force-wide inspection
 
Photos 
Health and Welfare
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III talks with Senior Airman Michael Walker, 91st Security Forces Operations Squadron, during a tour of the U-01 launch facility trainer here, Nov. 21. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Crawford)
Download HiRes
CSAF directs Air Force-wide inspection

Posted 12/5/2012   Updated 12/5/2012 Email story   Print story

    

12/5/2012 - WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Commanders across the Air Force will conduct health and welfare inspections starting Dec. 5 to emphasize an environment of respect, trust and professionalism in the workplace.

The health and welfare inspection is a tool routinely used by unit commanders, command chiefs, and first sergeants.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III tasked commanders during the Nov. 28 Wing Commanders Call to examine their work settings and ensure Airmen at all levels consistently apply standards of professionalism and respect across the service.

"Over the past months, I've discussed with our commanders, leaders and supervisors about the importance of pride and performance," said Welsh. "When Airmen work in a setting that is consistent with our core values of integrity, service and excellence, they perform with honor and distinction - they deserve nothing less. Anything short detracts from that pride and cripples mission effectiveness."

The purpose of this inspection is to reinforce expectations for the workplace environment, correct deficiencies, and deter conditions that may be detrimental to good order and discipline. Commanders will look for and remove unprofessional or inappropriate items that hinder a professional working environment.

"This is about commanders being commanders," Welsh said. "The underlying principle for the inspection is our core values, and the bottom line is that it's the right thing to do."



tabComments
No comments yet.  
Add a comment

 Inside Hanscom AFB

ima cornerSearch

tabMission NewsRSS feed 
AF acquisition: Investing now to win the high-end fight of the future

IB 3.1: Building capabilities using the Air Force's IT infrastructure

Work: Better Buying Power 3.0 strives to enhance U.S. tech edge

Hanscom Vulnerability Management team receives cyber award

Hanscom helping to defend NCR

Registration now open for upcoming focus week

Managing acquisition: a PM's perspective

Improvements on way to warfighters as Hanscom upgrades 'heart' of CRC

tabHanscom NewsRSS feed 
Two-week campaign draws attention to avoidable mishaps

'Commitment to Caring' encourages donations

Hanscom to celebrate Arbor Day April 30

Motorcycle training offered to base personnel

Operating Unmanned Aircraft Systems safely

Air Force announces new AFMC vice commander

ABG announces first quarter award winners

Campaign encourages education, communication

Reduce the stress from a PCS

Mass. Governor Charlie Baker visit

tabNews Briefs and HappeningsRSS feed 
Upcoming events

News in Brief

School Notes  1

tabCommentaryRSS feed 
Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Remembering a part of history

Prepare today for tomorrow's disaster

tabPhoto FeatureRSS feed 
Photo feature: This week at Hanscom, April 24

tabFeaturesRSS feed 
Contingency contracting officers providing critical capability to the warfighter

Hanscom employee saves life


Site Map      Contact Us     Questions     USA.gov     Security and Privacy notice     E-publishing  
Suicide Prevention    SAPR   IG   EEO   Accessibility/Section 508   No FEAR Act