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July 10 recruitment tweet chat

By the Air Force Public Affairs Agency

The Air Force Recruiting Service and the AF social media team participated in their 11th tweet chat on July 10 and received 93 recruitment questions from Twitter followers. During the hour-long Web event, the teams answered questions about assignments, enlistment requirements, the Delayed Enlistment Program and other career field-specific questions. In case you missed it, here are all the questions and answers from the chat. Continue reading

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How to use the new Airman Comprehensive Assessment

By Tech. Sgt. James Stewart
Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs

Chances are if you’ve visited any Air Force websites recently you’ve seen the headlines “new feedback forms” or “AF implements new feedback process.” Big Blue has designed a new evaluation system for enlisted members and officers aimed at improving communication between you and your supervisor. The new Airman Comprehensive Assessment performance feedback tool goes live July 1, and it’s a good idea to get familiar with the intent of our new evaluation system and how you can best use it.

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Is gaming a hobby or addiction?

By Senior Airman Levin Boland
97th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs

Much like other people from my generation, I grew up playing video games and now, I regret it.

From a very young age, I had multiple gaming platforms that allowed me to easily spend countless hours staring at the television. My education, physical fitness and social life suffered greatly. I had severe anxiety around other kids my age and was always that awkward, quiet kid falling asleep in the back of the class waiting for the day to be over so he could go home and play games.

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Airmen get first look at ‘Inside Combat Rescue’ series

By Senior Airman Charles V. Rivezzo
60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs

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Airmen and family members attended the premiere of “Inside Combat Rescue” at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Feb. 7, 2013. “Inside Combat Rescue” is a six-part documentary series about pararescuemen assigned to Moody who were deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Paul Francis/Released)

Nearly 10,000 miles away from Afghanistan, the war’s realities are sometimes hard to imagine. Businesses prosper and grocery stores remain stocked. Other than maybe a spike at the pump, many carry on with life with little regard of the turmoil that takes place on the other side of the globe.

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June 5 recruitment tweet chat

By the Air Force Public Affairs Agency

The Air Force Recruiting Service participated in its 10th “office hours” tweet chat, #AsktheAF on @usairforce, June 5 and received 82 recruitment questions from Twitter followers. During the hour-long Web event, AFRS officials and the Air Force Social Media Team answered questions about assignments, enlistment requirements,  the Delayed Enlistment Program and other career field-specific questions. In case you missed it, here are all the questions and answers from the chat.

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