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Air Force revises wing, vice and group command screening board process

This year, the Air Force implemented a revised process for the 2022 wing, vice and group command screening boards to streamline notification, align more closely with joint partners and enhance senior leader talent management. Approximately 24% of all O-6 positions are command billets and half of the 780 command positions come vacant each year.

Air Force announces officer stratification guidance

“As we execute Action Order A (Airman), we must remain focused on a culture of transparency,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. “By strengthening our officer stratification policy, we are meeting that intent. This step is necessary to give officers a full understanding of where they stand amongst their peers as well as help better inform our talent management decisions.”

Air Force announces second set of new scholarships for HBCU students

The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps coordinated with leadership within Junior ROTC and its aviation program, the AFJROTC Flight Academy, to find rising college freshmen that had demonstrated leadership ability, aviation competencies, a propensity to serve in the U.S. military and an interest in attending an HBCU.

Senior Airman Kristapher Guillen, 436th Operations Support Squadron Radar Approach Control air traffic controller, answers questions from Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets during a tour of the RAPCON facility and control tower July 23, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Cadets who attended the AFJROTC Summer Flight Academy at Delaware State University spent half of the day touring aviation-related facilities and aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)