This is one of many changes to the Air Force instruction that governs officer and enlisted evaluations. You can read more about what the changes mean for you – and your chances for promotion – in this week’s Air Force Times.
Also this week: Security forces are being trained to use Tasers to replace batons as less-than-lethal weapons. Airmen who have volunteered to be on the receiving end of the 5-second jolt talk about how effective Tasers are at putting someone down.
In the latest of Air Force Times’ ongoing coverage of breast feeding controversies, you can read about a former staff sergeant who said she and her husband were disciplined when she breastfed her infant while in uniform.
Mandi Wagnild was told twice to go into a private room to breastfeed her 9-month old daughter. After the second time, her husband’s first sergeant talked to him about “controlling his dependents.”
On a more somber note, Air Force Times has a tribute in this edition to Capt. Lucas Gruenther, who was killed on Jan. 28 when his F-16 crashed during a training mission over the Adriatic Sea.
“He’s the kind of officer who knows the name of every maintainer out there on the flight line,” his wife Cassy said in a statement.
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