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  • Emergency paid leave funds still available to civilian employees

    Federal employees may be eligible to receive up to 600 hours, or 15 weeks of emergency paid leave for reasons relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. The qualifying period runs now through Sept. 30, 2021. Paid leave is made available through the American Rescue Plan, which Congress passed into law in March, creating a $570 million emergency paid leave fund.
  • Men’s Health – Invest in Your Future

    June is Men’s Health Month, a time to emphasize men’s well-being and create awareness by providing men with powerful tips and information they can utilize to continue making their health a top priority.
  • Tinker Mitigates Invasive Weeds

    A nefarious enemy has found its way to Tinker Air Force Base, but there is no cause for alarm as this enemy is a weed.The Musk Thistle, sometimes called the nodding thistle, is an aggressive and invasive noxious weed from the sunflower family that is a prolific seed producer. That may not seem too distressing, but according to Natural Resources
  • Improving run times for the PT test

    The Air Force will resume physical fitness testing on July 1, 2021. The 1.5-mile run component is weighted as the highest scored portion of the assessment, accounting for 60 component points of the 100 point composite score.
  • Commentary: Staying connected lifts spirits

    First Sergeant's Corner: a commentary the impact of staying connected on morale.
  • Contracting Airmen, Soldiers ready for joint contracting exercise

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Contracting Soldiers from across the U.S. Army’s Mission and Installation Contracting Command are joining their Air Force counterparts June 21-25 for the virtual 2021 Joint Forces Contracting Exercise.With the 2021 Joint Forces Contracting Exercise, or JFCE-21, contracting teams will execute the
  • myLearning digital platform expands courseware; announces new features

    Air Education and Training Command’s “myLearning” system is entering phase two of its rollout, adding new features scheduled to be available to Airmen and Guardians early this summer.
  • Tinker AFB remains a no fly zone for drones

    The 72nd Air Base Wing continues to prohibit the use of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems in restricted airspace in an effort to ensure the safety and security of the base personnel, facilities and aircraft.
  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Air Force coins official Maintenance Duty Uniform, adds immediate wear of tactical OCP caps

    Air Force commanders of units with aircraft maintenance, industrial and other labor intensive Air Force Specialty Codes will have the option to authorize wear of a standardized, maintenance duty uniform, also referred to as coveralls, which may be worn on a day-to-day basis upon publication of the updated AFI 36-2903 anticipated for August 2021.
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