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  • Department of the Air Force restores previous military tuition assistance cap and AF COOL funding

    The Department of the Air Force restored military tuition assistance to $4,500 per fiscal year and Air Force Credentialing Opportunities Online preparatory course funding for fiscal year 2021, effective immediately.
  • Vice Chief’s Challenge creates new document templates, saves Airmen time

    The 2020 Vice Chief’s Challenge launched in February with a focus on working faster and smarter, and finding innovative ways to give Airmen back their time.
  • Wert provides Digital update, insight into DPA efforts

    As we look at things like Advanced Battle Management System, inherent in that is open architecture, and inherent in open architecture is being good at software development, a Hanscom Air Force Base senior official told members of the Hanscom Representatives Association during their virtual Zoom meeting Oct. 14.
  • C-sUAS symposium highlights threats, base defense

    At this year’s Counter-small Unmanned Aerial Systems symposium, military and industry leaders came together virtually to discuss recent developments and challenges in the field of anti-drone technology. Key topics at “Defending and Defeating” included an overview of the newly formed Joint C-sUAS Office, a detailed look at the future of base defense, and discussions of the technological advancements and challenges associated with C-sUAS.
  • Virtual Focus Week returns Oct. 26-30

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is hosting its quarterly Focus Week virtually from Oct. 26-30. Focus week is an opportunity for personnel to complete mandatory and discretionary leadership and acquisition training and earn continuous learning points. Dozens of courses will be available, ranging from career- and functional area-specific training and coaching to personal development classes.
  • AFMC successfully navigates Fiscal Year 2020 challenges

    With a focus rooted in the ability to sustain the mission and an eye towards long-term expansion and growth, the Air Force Materiel Command successfully executed a $67 billion portfolio in Fiscal Year 2020, ensuring operational mission success for our warfighters.
  • SATURN radio connects U.S. forces to allies

    To improve communication with allies, the Air-to-Ground, Tactical Data Links team, headquartered here, has been working to provide the Department of Defense with an anti-jam, hack-proof, and high-frequency radio system.
  • Department of the Air Force family suicide prevention training now available

    The new online training video, Equipping Family Members to Help Airmen in Distress, aims to build and strengthen relationships and connectedness among family members and loved ones.
  • Air Force deploys commercial IT capability

    The Enterprise-IT-as-Service team, headquartered here, reached a significant milestone in information technology by allowing Airmen direct access to the enterprise edge utilizing commercial cloud environments at six Air Force installations.
  • Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey helps civilians voice their opinions

    The FEVS is a government-wide, Office of Personnel Management administered annual survey that Air Force civilian employees have been participating in since 2006. The approximately 100-question survey takes 20-to-30 minutes to complete and is anonymous. The survey includes questions about employees’ work-life, job and organizational satisfaction, commitment, engagement, performance management and communication. It measures employee perceptions of whether their organization is successful.
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