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  • Mil-to-mil couples gain time to make separation decision after childbirth

    Starting March 1, either parent of a Department of the Air Force military-to-military couple may now have up to 12 months to request separation from the service after the birth or adoption of a child.A military-to-military couple is defined as a DAF active duty member married to another DAF active duty member.Caregiver separation and childbirth
  • ‘Project Arcwater’ reigns as 2022 Spark Tank winner

    “Project Arcwater,” is a simple, green, expedited way to save energy and provide drinking water by using solar fabric and environmental water harvesting in an agile combat employment.
  • Brown, Raymond highlight strengths, ‘intertwined’ nature of their separate services

    The senior leaders hosted a "fireside chat" discussing how the Air and Space Forces are designed to work seamlessly and side-by-side to enhance the capabilities of each in protecting the nation’s security and interests.
  • Kendall details ‘Seven Operational Imperatives’ & how they forge the Future Force

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall discussed how the Air and Space Forces must modernize to meet new, emerging threats and challenges by implementing the Department of the Air Force’s “seven operational imperatives.”
  • USSF, USC Sign MOU Establishing University Partnership Program

    Lt. Gen. Michael A. Guetlein, commander of USSF’s Space Systems Command, joined USC President Carol Folt at USC’s University Park Campus for the signing. Other Space Systems Command attendees included Brig. Gen. D. Jason Cothern, SSC vice commander; CMSgt. Willie H. Frazier II, SSC senior enlisted leader; Natalie Riedel, director of contracting; Col. Robert Long, commander of Space Launch Delta 30 at Vandenberg Space Force Base; and Roberta Ewart, Chief Scientist.
  • Space Force releases officer promotion selection board results

    The Space Force selected 287 active-duty officers for promotion to colonel, lieutenant colonel, and major during the service’s first combined Line of the Space Force officer promotion board held in October 2021. In total, the boards selected 30 lieutenant colonels for promotion to colonel, 48 majors for promotion to lieutenant colonel, and 209
  • Department of Defense and Partners Release Combined Space Operations Vision 2031

    The United States joins Australia, Canada, France, Germany, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom in the joint release of the “Combined Space Operations (CSpO) Vision 2031” today.CSpO is an initiative to address the overarching need to encourage responsible use of space, recognizing challenges to space sustainability, threats presented by
  • DAF leadership hosts Black History Month Observance event

    Department of the Air Force senior leaders hosted a virtual event Feb. 9 to celebrate the contributions of Black American Airmen and Guardians throughout the history of the department.
  • Digital University: Enabling a force for the future

    Maintaining the U.S. Space Force’s strategic advantage in the space domain requires cutting-edge technology, but it also takes a workforce that can effectively and efficiently leverage that technology. To develop its force for the future, the Space Force is working with industry to provide educational resources in topics like Data Science,
  • Newest missile warning satellite accepted for operations

    Space Operations Command has accepted Space Based Geosynchronous Infrared Satellite 5 as operationally capable and has presented it to United States Space Command for operational use.