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  • ROKAF visits Chaplain Corps

    Chaplain, Lt. Col. Ilwoo Lee, Republic of Korea Air Force, upcoming ROKAF Chief of Chaplains, Chaplain, Col. Samuel Lee, United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea Command chaplain, Chaplain, Col. Kwang-Nam Na, ROKAF Chief of Chaplains, Chaplain, Col. Michael Newton, Air Force Chaplain Corps College Commandant;
  • First Sergeant Academy transfer positions Air University’s Eaker Center as go-to source for leadership development

    An Air University center has firmly established itself as the go-to source for comprehensive Air Force-wide leadership education with the acquisition of a senior enlisted development program.The U.S. Air Force First Sergeant Academy transferred to the Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development from the Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted
  • AU instructor recognized as educator of the year

    Since it was created in 1946, Air University played a critical role in military education thanks to its team of instructors, one of whom has recently distinguished himself from the rest after winning a major award. Lt. Col. David J. Ratliff, Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development instructor, was recently selected as the 2017 Air Force Financial Management and Comptroller Educator of the Year.
  • AF offers new two-year degree program for civilians

    The Air Force is expanding development opportunities for the civilian workforce by offering an associate degree at little to no cost. Graduates of the online program will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree in Air Force Leadership and Management Studies. The 60-credit hour program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges
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7/2/2020
Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters, have participated in global military operations, responded to civil disturbances and responded to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.
7/2/2020
The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy and the Washington Headquarters Services director gave a Pentagon briefing on COVID-19 response efforts.
6/30/2020
Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons will require the Defense Department to be far less risk-averse than it is now, DOD's director of defense research and engineering for modernization said.
6/30/2020
The Missile Defense Agency is looking to adapt current technologies against the hypersonic threat while looking toward new capabilities.
6/26/2020
NATO welcomes nuclear arms talks between the United States and Russia, but would like China to join the negotiations, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
6/26/2020
China is actively working in Europe and Africa to subvert the infrastructure that has maintained peace since the end of World War II, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Africa and NATO's Allied Joint Force Command said.