When the Air Force empowered commanders and supervisors to conduct nearly all ancillary training as they see fit, the Air Force’s 1st Special Operations Wing again took on the role of early adopter.
The two organizations signed a letter of intent to focus on four areas of science.
In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies must give employees a chance to respond to the adverse action findings before including the incident in a permanent record.
The Air Force 1st Special Operations Wing is favoring group training over computer-based classes.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a policy update from the U.S. Postal Service emphasized its preference for so-called clustered box units in new housing developments, instead of door-to-door.
Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the defense community.
Col. Thomas Palenske, commander of the 1st Special Operations Wing, has made it easier for airmen in his wing to move faster up the skills ladder, while streamlining training requirements.
The Air Force is still trying to figure out how to make its software more agile.
The 150-member Republican Study Committee has listed its budget priorities for 2019, calling for eliminating all automatic pay raises for federal workers, and increasing their contributions to their own retirement. The conservative group’s also wants to make it easier for federal employees to be fired.
The director of the Office of Personnel Management said he wants to restore the importance of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council. Jeff Pon has asked agency and department heads to put very senior level representatives on the council that strategizes human resource policy for government employees.
The Air Force 1st Special Operations Wing is handing out waivers to enlisted airmen who finished their training, but are waiting the mandatory year to promote.
The Air Force is taking into consideration new recommendations from the RAND Corporation.
Military officers needs explicit permission from Congress to transition from part-time reservist to full-time active duty, but Air Force secretary Heather Wilson said that hinders retention.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department settles a lawsuit that alleges Armstrong violated sponsorship agreements his cycling team had with USPS.