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Oct. 12, 2021

Air Force announces changes for enlisted promotion recommendation points

Air Force officials recently announced changes to the Enlisted Evaluation System’s promotion recommendation point matrix.

Sept. 23, 2021

Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.

Sept. 9, 2021

Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation and Screening Testing for Unvaccinated Personnel

Today, the Department of Defense released Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) which provides guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

July 30, 2021

Wounded warriors share message of resiliency in Florida

I did not know I got shot,” said the sergeant. “I thought a flare hit my legs.” He was on his second deployment in Afghanistan in July 2011 serving on a combat search and rescue team. His mission was to recover wounded service members. “Going out and getting shot at” was routine, he said, as his unit averaged eight missions a day. On the day a bullet tore through his legs inside an HH 60 Pave Hawk helicopter, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. August O’Niell, 414th Combat Training Squadron Detachment 1 flight chief in charge of ground operations at Davis-Monthan, Air Force Base, Arizona, said his world changed.

July 15, 2021

Preserving JBLE history

Many U.S. military installations employ people to preserve historically significant artifacts and document history. On Joint Base Langley-Eustis, an archaeologist and historian document and preserve our history.

July 13, 2021

The father-daughter duo of the 192nd MXS

From a young age, many individuals are engrained with principles from their parents which come to shape different facets of life.

July 9, 2021

Historic 1st Fighter Wing receives new commander

Members of the 1st Fighter Wing welcomed their new commander today, July 9, 2021 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, during a change of command ceremony.

July 7, 2021

CSAF commemorates victory at Yorktown with French allies

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. and French Air and Space Force Chief of Staff General Phillippe LaVigne, gathered at the Yorktown Victory Monument today to lay a commemorative wreath marking 240-years of the siege of Yorktown.

June 11, 2021

Behavioral health care resources at Fort Eustis during the COVID-19 pandemic

The need for behavioral health services has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic for service and family members alike. Through it all, the staff of the Multidisciplinary/ Embedded Behavioral Health Clinic in Fort Eustis, Virginia continued to providing support to the community.

May 27, 2021

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.