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  • Air Force releases proposal request for the Phase 2 Launch Service Procurement Contract

    The Space and Missile Systems Center, in partnership with the National Reconnaissance Office, released a request for proposals May 3, for the purpose of competitively awarding firm fixed-price, indefinite-delivery requirements contracts to two domestic launch service providers. These “Launch Service Procurement” contracts are for National Security Space launch service procurements in fiscal year 2020 through 2024 for missions launching through 2027.
  • Shanahan, Wilson, Goldfein offer views for ensuring U.S. superiority in space

    The top echelon of the United States’ civilian and military leadership offered unflinching assurances April 9, that America’s superiority in space will endure even as competition – and the stakes – for primacy intensify.
  • Uniform code of military justice changes

    Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Military Justice Act of 2016 will instate the most reform to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Manual for Courts-Martial in decades, modernizing dated aspects of the military justice system while also providing transparency.
  • Advance assignments now available to Airmen deploying for 365-day Extended Deployments

    Effective Nov. 1, active duty Airmen selected for an extended deployment may apply to receive an advance assignment up to 16 months prior to the projected Report Not Later Than Date of the assignment.
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • Air Force opens space training to allies, accelerates Space Acquisition

    Citing the National Defense Strategy, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced that beginning in 2019 the Air Force is opening its space training to allies during her keynote speech at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. April 17, 2018.
  • Air Force Secretary Wilson highlights space mission at AFA breakfast

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the importance of space pertaining to national security during an Air Force Association Breakfast March 30, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
  • National Defense Strategy drives Air Force budget

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations about the Air Force’s fiscal year 2019 budget in Washington, D.C., March 14, 2018.
  • SECAF: This is about lethality and mission effectiveness

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about the importance of innovation and research and development during her State of the Air Force speech at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium Feb. 22, 2018, in Orlando, Florida.
  • New Air Force Space Operations Directorate achieves operating capability

    The Air Force selected the senior civilian and mobilization assistant for the deputy chief of staff for Space Operations directorate, or "AF/A11," Aug. 17, 2017. Mr. Shawn Barnes will serve as the assistant deputy chief of staff for Space Operations, and Maj. Gen. Pamela Lincoln has been named as the Mobilization assistant to the deputy chief of staff for Space Operations.
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Expeditionary Civilian opportunities provide some relief to our military forces as well as valuable experiences to our Civilian Airmen. The Air Force has improved the application process for Civilian deployments by adopting the USAJOBs platform for recruitment and submission of Department of Defense-Expeditionary Civilian program volunteer packages. Do you want to know more? #DoD-EC #AFPC #AirForce http://www.afpc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1822931/air-force-adopts-usajobs-as-civilian-deployment-application-platform/
The public release date for the 19E7 Master Sergeant promotion release is tentatively scheduled for May 20-24. Once a specific date is approved, an announcement will be posted here and on myPers. Visit the Promotions page on our public website for more information. www.afpc.af.mil/promotion/ #AFPC #AirForce
#DYK the United States Air Force has more than 140,000 civilian employees? Throughout the year Air Force Civilian Service hires hundreds of civilians to fill positions across the Air Force. San Antonio has more than 1,000 positions, and at today's job fair their goal is to hire 300 skilled employees in the Joint Base San Antonio and surrounding areas. More information can be found at www.afciviliancareers.com #AFPC
The Air Force announced today new rules on Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms that aim to better fit the needs of Airmen and the jobs they do while also holding fast to tradition. The changes include authorization of the Two-piece Flight Duty Uniform in garrison and updated patch guidance for the OCP uniform. Details available at https://www.afpc.af.mil//News/Article-Display/Article/1821301/air-force-senior-leaders-update-ocp-uniform-guidance/ This graphic is for marketing purposes only. Please visit the Dress & Appearance web page for a downloadable version of the poster in .pdf format
Air Force announces FY19 Aviation Bonus expansion for Air Battle Managers The Air Force announced April 22 details of the expanded fiscal year 2019 Aviation Bonus program, intended to increase the number of air battle managers. Read more at https://www.afpc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1820821/air-force-announces-fy19-aviation-bonus-expansion-for-air-battle-managers/
The Follow-On assignment program allows Airmen who are selected for a short, dependent-restricted tour to apply for advanced consideration of a CONUS assignment or overseas tour BEFORE the Airman's departure. Airmen apply for Follow-On assignments via vMPF after their initial relocation briefing. If you have questions or concerns, you should consult with your MPS for further details. For more information about the Follow-On assignment program, click the link below to visit our public website. #AFPC #AirForce https://www.afpc.af.mil/Assignment/Home-Basing-and-Follow-On-Program/
AFPC is now on AF Connect AF Connect is the official app of the Air Force and links command websites to an easy to use interface. Features include Notifications, News, Directory, Facebook, Twitter, and more. The app, which is available on both iOS and Android platforms, has a main Air Force page and can be customized by adding additional organizations, such as AFPC, in the favorites area. To get the app, just go to: Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.m360connect.usaf or iTunes Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/usaf-connect/id1403806821 #AFPC
Are everyday issues overwhelming you? Are you looking for anonymous and confidential help? If so, a Military & Family Life Counselor is here for you to provide non-medical counseling. M&FLCs help prevent personal and family distress by providing education and information on deployment, re-integration and transitions. They can also help with relationships, family dynamics and parenting strategies in addition to problem solving and positive coping mechanisms. Contact your local Airman & Family Readiness Center for more information on this DOD-sponsored program for active-duty Airmen and their families. #AFPC #AirForce #Resiliency
Nominations for the Combat Air Forces Squadron Commander Selection Board are due to the CAF Development Team Advisor by July 19. The board will select candidates to fill projected commander vacancies in CAF flying and non-flying squadrons, Operations Support Squadrons, Air Support Operations Squadrons, Air Control Squadrons and Guardian Angel Rescue Squadrons. Officers are advised to check their personnel records for accuracy & completeness and make any required updates by May 31. Additional information and eligibility requirements are listed in the PSDM on myPers, #AFPC #AirForce" target="_blank">https://mypers.af.mil #AFPC #AirForce</a>
CYCLE WINDOW FOR EQUAL OSR/CMM IS OPEN The CONUS to CONUS Assignment program has expanded for the April 2019 assignment cycle to include eligible First-Term Airmen and Security Forces Airmen. From April 16 – 26, these Airmen may now request an assignment between CONUS locations, provided they are otherwise eligible: • First-Term Airmen who have a Career Job Reservation and have been selected for reenlistment • Career Airmen who have at least 48 months’ time on station as of August 2019 • Airmen in the Security Forces career field (3P) AFPC sent targeted messages to all eligible Airmen that included cutoff dates and links for application submission. CONUS assignment requests will be considered in the following priority order: Overseas Returnees-OSR, CONUS Mandatory Movers-CMM and then CONUS volunteers. These programmatic changes do not include nor affect any other assignment programs at this time, nor will they impact Battlefield Airman (now Special Warfare Airmen) or Enlisted Aircrew. Additionally, Airmen eligible to apply for the CONUS assignment program should continue to use the virtual Military Personnel Flight assignment preference application. Visit #AFPC #AirForce #BOP" target="_blank">https://www.afpc.af.mil/Assignment/Base-of-Preference-Program/ for details and FAQs. #AFPC #AirForce #BOP</a>
The Air Force Civilian Service Talent Acquisition Division hosted an online virtual hiring event last week, supporting Air Force Materiel Command&#39;s recruiting efforts. It was the largest to date. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.afpc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1815285/air-force-civilian-service-seeks-talent-through-virtual-hiring-events/
May Enlisted Promotion Increments for active duty are now available!! www.afpc.af.mil/Promotion/Enlisted-Promotions/ Sequence numbers for the next increment are published as soon as possible after receiving quotas from the Air Staff. If not posted, they are not yet available. #AFPC #AirForce
The #AirForce has released the selection lists from the CY19A central selection boards for the Medical Service and Nurse Corps. Click the graphic for stats and link to the lists. #AFPC www.afpc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1807329/air-force-releases-cy19a-officer-central-selection-board-results-for-medical-se/
** Update to process for officer instructor and recruiting special duty assignments ** Beginning in April 2019, officers will be screened and selected for formal instructor and recruiting special duty positions. Follow the link for more information. #AirForce #AFPC
April 2019 enlisted in-system supplemental promotion list Congratulations to the 47 Airmen selected today for promotion via the enlisted in-system supplemental promotion process. There were 19 Airmen in the 18E5 cycle, three Airmen in the 18E6 cycle, two Airmen for 18E7, 20 for 19E8 and three for 18E9. The in-system supplemental is processed monthly in the Weighted Airman Promotion System to allow eligible staff sergeants through senior master sergeants to compete monthly for promotion consideration if weighable data changes in their promotion file. In-system supplemental consideration also applies to Airmen who test after initial promotion selections have been made, deployed Airmen, or anyone who was unable to test during their normal testing window. The list is available by clicking the “Supplemental Promotion Selects” button on the right side of the Enlisted Promotions page of the AFPC public website. #AFPC #AirForce &#129395;
True heroes never forgotten. #AFPC
Advanced Academic Degree - Special Experience Exchange Duty. Multiple opportunities available, application suspense dates in the next 60 to 90 days. The AAD/SPEED program provides targeted education and career field exchange assignments for officers in eligible Air Force Specialty Codes. This summer, career field development teams will competitively select active duty officers for participation in 2020 AAD/SPEED programs. A full list of all AAD/SPEED programs, along with their application procedures and deadlines, is available on myPers from the Active Duty Officer home page; search "SPEED." #AFPC
I&#39;m Approved for Retirement - Now What? Last weeks webinar is on our YouTube channel - www.youtube.com/airforcepersonnelcenter Agenda items: - Retirement orders. - Travel orders for members retiring from overseas. - Requesting date change/withdrawal of retirement. - Relocation processing/assistance programs. - Retirement pay information. - Benefits & entitlements. - Permissive TDY and terminal leave. - DD Form 214 processing.
What is #NationalPoliceWeek? Check out some of the activities from @Buckley_AFB! https://t.co/wuc6uyr2KJ
Now targeting May 23 for launch of Starlink from Pad 40 in Florida! @SpaceX @45thSpaceWing https://t.co/h7ORT5Fcxr
The 20th Space Control Squadron celebrated 50 years of space domain awareness. Their specialized radar tracks over… https://t.co/vnnNbcLpYD
#ICYMI We launched our 2nd episode of the official podcast of Air Force Space Command: "Recruiting the next Captain… https://t.co/BuTZUwat4P
This week our wings celebrated National Police Week! #PoliceWeek2019 #yearofthedefender @30thSpaceWing @AF_SMChttps://t.co/D9vMwlarmA
Down, but not out. Last week, AFSPC hosted our 1st video workshop, bringing together PA #Airmen from every single o… https://t.co/iProOOs8Mk
Happy #ArmedForcesDay AFSPC would like to say THANK YOU to all those who serve! https://t.co/yrp2xt6JOu
Check out the 2nd episode of the official podcast of Air Force Space Command. In this episode, we have a conversati… https://t.co/IhSBuhxpx9
“Learning space by doing space” is the motto of the @AF_Academy ’s FalconSAT senior capstone engineering program. T… https://t.co/uIZBCPkWpV
Greg Williams, legislative liaison at Headquarters, Air Force Space Command, won first place in the District 26 Toa… https://t.co/xuxjqm6efr
RT @SpaceX: Standing down to update satellite software and triple-check everything again. Always want to do everything we can on the ground…
#TBT @AF_SMC launched its 10th Wideband Global SatCom at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The satellite is a partnership be… https://t.co/MKoQqPZiHe
#TBT Last month, the 45th CES Environmental Team had 75 volunteers clean up trash and debris from Cape Canaveral's… https://t.co/UOddbWeLV4
We will try again tomorrow. Stay tuned! https://t.co/Y6Fy1MZgL1
Can’t wait for this launch! Thank you for supporting @45thSpaceWing! https://t.co/iZF5d3mHAW
RT @SpaceX: New T-0 of 11:00 p.m. EDT—Falcon 9 and Starlink continue to look good for today's launch
RT @AFSpaceCC: Madam Secretary, thanks for your leadership on this issue and for taking great care of Airmen and their families. https://t.…
TODAY is the day! This is the upcoming Falcon 9 Starlink launch payload compared to the inaugural Falcon Heavy payl… https://t.co/2Ly8ICD0ZQ

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