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Space Force signs partnership with Howard University > United States Space Force > News
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Space Force signs partnership with Howard University > United States Space Force > News

By Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs / Published April 13, 2022 ARLINGTON, Virginia -- The U.S. Space Force welcomed Howard University to its University Partnership Program during a virtual ceremony April 11.   Vice Chief of Space Operations Gen. David D. Thompson and Howard University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh signed the memorandum of understanding from their respective locations at the Pen...
Resources available for DAF members, families affected by local laws > United States Space Force > News
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Resources available for DAF members, families affected by local laws > United States Space Force > News

Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs / Published March 24, 2022 ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- Various laws and legislation are being proposed and passed in states across America that may affect LGBTQ Airmen, Guardians, and/or their LGBTQ dependents in different ways.   The Department of the Air Force has assignment, medical, legal and other resources available to support Airmen, Guardians and their families.   “The healt...
Career Intermission Program application window opens April 1, reduces service obligation > United States Space Force > News
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Career Intermission Program application window opens April 1, reduces service obligation > United States Space Force > News

The first CY22 Career Intermission Program application window opens April 1, 2022, for eligible Airmen and Guardians interested in a one to three year temporary break from active duty to meet personal or professional needs outside the service.The time commitment members must serve upon return to active duty is now a “one month for one month” ratio, instead of the previously required “two months for every one month” of program participation due to a recent change via the FY22 NDAA.CIP was established in 2014 to allow members to temporarily transfer to the Individual Ready Reserve and then make a seamless transition back to active duty status. The program allows participants to retain full medical and dental benefits for themselves and eligible dependents, as well as exchange and commissar...
Department of the Air Force budget proposal focuses on transformation, modernization > United States Space Force > News
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Department of the Air Force budget proposal focuses on transformation, modernization > United States Space Force > News

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The $194 billion combined budget proposal unveiled March 28 for the Air Force and Space Force carries a significant boost in spending that senior leaders say is essential to modernizing the services to better confront China and an array of national security threats worldwide.While transformation and modernization are needed in real time, Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall also emphasized the 2023 fiscal year proposal is designed to build momentum for additional transformation in future budgets.“The Department of the Air Force’s fiscal year 2023 budget request provides a sound balance between meeting combatant commanders’ immediate needs today while investing in the modernized capabilities the Air and Space Forces require to deter and, if neces...