USAF depends on Foreign Area Officers to strengthen international partnerships and alliances

The Defense Department and the Air Force have placed renewed emphasis on professionalizing the security cooperation enterprise, as indicated in the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017. This decision highlights defense leadership’s resolve to more effectively build alliances with international partners.

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Take Command to Make a Smooth Transition with TRICARE in 2018

You may be wondering what action you need to take, if any, to ensure you continue TRICARE coverage in 2018. If you’re currently enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE coverage on Dec. 31, 2017, you’ll transition to your respective TRICARE plan on Jan. 1, 2018. If you want to enroll in a TRICARE plan or change coverage after Jan. 1, 2018, you’ll need to take action to enroll in the plan of your choice.

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Space Tactics Internship inspires creativity among operators

Space operations groups from across Air Force Space Command have collaborated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory on a Space Tactics Internship that allows space operators to work with scholastic experts in a research environment.

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Peterson AFB Airman is October’s best

Airman 1st Class Alex Huang, 21st Civil Engineer Squadron electrical power production assistant, is the first 21st Space Wing Command Chief Airman of the Month at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, for October, 2017. Huang was selected by Chief Master Sgt. Mark Bronson, 21st SW command chief, for his work performance and merit in the wing.

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