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Default Air Force Logo Airmen try uniform board on for size in person
Letters to a newspaper's editor recently merited 10 Airmen personal invitations to the Pentagon to discuss uniform changes with the top Airman himself. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley saw the letters in the Air Force Times and decided to personally address the Airmen's concerns with a face-to-face meeting along with Chief Master
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Default Air Force Logo Filing travel vouchers goes virtual on base
Tyndall Airmen will soon file all travel vouchers online through the Defense Travel System. The Department of Defense currently allows contingency deployment orders, formal training orders, permissive temporary duty and invitational travel orders to be filed through the finance office. These orders will soon be filed electronically through DTS. The
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Default Air Force Logo SFS adopts 'Over the Limit, Under Arrest' program
The 325th Security Forces Squadron joined thousands of law enforcement and highway safety agencies from across the nation to launch an aggressive crackdown on drunken driving. The program, called "Drunk Driving: Over the Limit, Under Arrest," will begin in August and continue through the Labor Day holiday. "Make no mistake," said Maj. Christopher
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TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --  Maj. Paul Moga, 43rd Fighter Squadron pilot, gets ready to exit his F-22 Raptor cockpit after landing on Tyndall’s runway. He has since moved from the 43rd FS to be the Air Force’s first Raptor demonstration pilot. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Will Powell) Raptor pilot to show skills worldwide
The Air Force's first F-22 Raptor demonstration pilot was selected from the 43rd Fighter Squadron here. Maj. Paul Moga, 43rd FS assistant director of operations, will be relocating to the home station of the F-22 demonstration team, Langley AFB, Va., to begin training for upcoming airshow circuits. Air Combat Command considered all qualified Raptor
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Default Air Force Logo Team Tyndall joins Air Force in developing F-22 FCR
  A Weapon System Evaluation Program data collection modification ... $350 million. Thinking outside of the box ... $55,000.. Air Force supporting Air Force ... priceless! That's a perfect description of the process used to analyze, develop and test a new Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile data collection system for the F-22 Raptor. Four
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Default Air Force Logo 33rd Fighter Wing slated for F-35 training mission
Air Force officials announced plans to assign the mission of training new Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and allied F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter pilots and maintainers to the 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla. Final planning for the move is dependent on the results of the ongoing environmental impact analysis process that is required by
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Default Air Force Logo AETC announces civilian authorization reductions
Air Education and Training Command officials are looking at ways to streamline organizations into smaller, more agile forces and organizational structures to reduce the effect of reductions in the civilian workforce next spring. The Air Force plans to reduce its civilian workforce strength by 2,000 positions during FY07 as a result of Program
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Default Air Force Logo Thrift Savings Plan augments federal employee retirement
The Thrift Savings Plan's automatic and matching contributions form a key part of the Federal Employees' Retirement System offering federal civilian employees opportunities to increase their retirement income. FERS civilian TSP account holders automatically receive a deposit equal to one percent of their basic pay each pay period once they are
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Default Air Force Logo Officials announce EPR criteria, policy
The Air Force has released a policy to clarify senior rater endorsement and stratification procedures for enlisted performance reports. While many supervisors and senior NCOs looked to completion of the Senior NCO Academy and a Community College of the Air Force degree as criteria for consideration of a senior rater endorsement for promotion to the
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Default Air Force Logo Know what to do when lightning strikes close to home
Do you know what weather phenomenon kills more Americans than floods, hurricanes and tornadoes combined? It's lightning. Lightning kills nearly 100 people every year and injures another 300, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. According to the Insurance Information Institute, it also causes more than $1 billion in
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