Category Archives: education

Want to try that cool job or get more education? It won’t affect your promotion, Air Force says


Officers who want to briefly veer off the promotion track could soon get extra time to beef up their resume before facing a selection board, the Air Force said May 13. Starting with promotion reviews in October, the Air Force and Space Force will allow captains, majors and lieutenant colonels who apply for the program […]

Air Education and Training Command aims to keep new airmen coming despite pandemic


Six months after the nation began to lock down to slow the spread of coronavirus, Air Education and Training Command is starting to roll back some of the emergency moves it made to keep basic training working. But, AETC commander Lt. Gen. Brad Webb cautioned in a Sept. 11 interview, the Air Force is still […]

Higher education just became a much bigger factor on Navy FITREPs


The Navy is modifying its fitness reports to require officers to detail an individual’s educational accomplishments and how those pursuits will add to unit efficiency, the service announced. Senior leadership believes the decision will show “that career-long military learning isn’t only job-related technical or tactical training,” and that a commitment to higher education will produce […]