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  • Uniform shortage to affect BMT graduates

    WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Due to a shortage of fabric used to manufacture service dress uniforms, Airmen and Guardians graduating from basic military training will temporarily be issued fewer uniform items.

  • WAPS adjusts for 22E6, 22E5 testing cycles

    Starting with the 22E6 and E5 promotion testing cycles, the Air Force will begin using Situational Judgment Test questions as part of the Promotion Fitness Examination.

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

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) --vThe 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

  • Maj. Gen. Edmondson assumes command of 2nd Air Force

    Maj. Gen. Michele Edmondson took command of 2nd Air Force from Maj. Gen. Andrea Tullos during a change of command ceremony at Keesler AFB, Mississippi, July 30. Edmondson is now responsible for the development, oversight and direction of all operational aspects of basic military training, initial

  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry,

  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- 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.