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  • Be mindful

    As we begin to make strides to return to “normal” functioning we want to keep in mind current events that are going on around the world as they relate to COVID-19, race relations, and the sensitive but important topic of equality and justice.
  • Tips for Teleworking Success

    With COVID-19 spreading rapidly, many folks around base are being asked to telework a few days a week to reduce the amount of people on base. Here are some tips to improve your productivity and make working from home feel like, well, a home office.
  • It doesn’t have to be Groundhog Day for Airmen to gain in today’s pain

    Here are 9 tips to ensure that we make it through this financially intact as a family and stronger as a society.
  • Message from the 4th AF Chaplain Team: Stay strong, resilient

    Words of encouragement from the Fourth Air Force Chaplain Team
  • Do you know your Air Force Credit Score?

    Do you know your Air Force Credit Score?  Were you even aware that EVERY single one of us has one?  It is our individual actions that either raise or lower our score….so where do your actions put you on a scale of good to bad, high to low, trusted or avoided?  Here are some things to consider: Which one of the following four categories do you fit
  • Air Force Medical Reform

    I wanted to take this opportunity to explain the changes that have been made to the Military Health System (MHS) and help decipher the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) transformation. The passage of the National Defense Authorization Acts (NDAA) for Fiscal Years 2017, 2018, and 2019 directed the largest ever military medicine transformation. Driven by these requirements, as well as Department of Defense (DoD) and Air Force initiatives, the AFMS is undergoing significant transformation to maximize its ability to provide medically-ready forces and ready medical forces in support of operational missions and National Security priorities. Congress has directed the MHS to develop an integrated system of healthcare and readiness by increasing standardization of the benefit, and providing improved readiness support of uniformed personnel. The DoD and the Air Force are driving reforms to facilitate improving readiness and to increase the agility and lethality of the warfighter.
  • From the Commander: Happy New Year

    Maj. Gen. Randall A. Ogden, Fourth Air Force commander, shares New Year greetings
  • Operations security and public communication

    Now that we’re in a new year, please take a moment to remember Operations Security and evaluate how you as an Airman communicate publicly. What you say matters. With recent world events, and upcoming elections, it’s important to evaluate the information you share, and the impact it can have on you, our Airmen, and the Air Force. You are always on the record and must represent our core values.
  • December Fitness Tips

    It’s easy to get swept up in the holiday season. But the feasts and parties that mark it can tax the arteries and strain the waistline.
  • Not too late to serve; why a single 38-year-old mother enlisted in the Air Force Reserve

    Nearly 16 months ago, a single mom raised her right hand and swore the oath of enlistment, solidifying a 20 year old dream to join the military, just 23 days before the birthday that would make joining impossible.