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April 6, 2022

Air Force announces FY22 Aviation Bonus

This year’s AvB program builds upon previous years’ offers to decisively shape and retain the rated force by providing specific eligible pilots, RPA pilots, air battle managers and combat systems officers with monetary incentives in exchange for active-duty service commitments.

Feb. 28, 2017

Third Port: pivotal point for Army transportation

Crisp air whips around at the mouth of Skiffes Creek on the James River, as a small tug boat glides along the black water, easing to a halt alongside a pier. U.S. Army Soldiers jump out of the watercraft and begin throwing ropes to each other, securing the boat to the pier at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Feb. 22, 2017. This 40-acre pier complex, known as Third Port, houses U.S. Army vessels in a deep-water port, providing safe harbor for the watercraft fleet. Although mostly used for training personnel in vessel operations and cargo loading, Third Port is an operational pier for the U.S. Army to train in deployment readiness and recovery.