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  • 301 FW Maintenance Group receives AFRC recognition

    The AFRC Outstanding Weapons Load Crew of the Year Award is presented to the weapons load crew that exemplifies professionalism and demonstrates outstanding achievement in performance of all aspects of their duties. The 301st Fighter Wing was recognized for excellent performers in the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron as well as the Maintenance Squadron.
  • New emergency leave available to DOD civilians affected by COVID-19

    The Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, allows civilians across the Defense Department to take the emergency leave from April 1 through Dec. 31, provided that they meet certain conditions.
  • TRICARE revises telehealth policy to respond to COVID-19

    To improve virtual access to health care during COVID-19, TRICARE recently revised its policy on telehealth services. This temporarily allows you access to care more easily during the constraints of the pandemic. These changes will remain for the duration of the stateside public health emergency.
  • Are you ready for hurricane season?

    May 3-9 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week and hurricane season is less than a month away, starting June 1. Are you ready?
  • Officer OPR policy update due to COVID-19 response

    A new policy affecting a specific segment of Total Force officers impacted by the Department of Defense stop movement order, has extended the time under supervision required to initiate an Officer Performance Report from 120 days to 180. This temporary policy change applies only to officers who received an OPR prior to a projected permanent change of station which coincided with the stop movement order.
  • History in the making: Defeating COVID-19 with care

    On Aug. 1, 1948, the 301st Station Medical Group was activated at Smoky Hill Air Force Base, Kan., beginning a long history of Air Force service. The unit has been an important part of Air Force lineage in Texas since it was assigned to the 301st Tactical Fighter Wing on July 1, 1976 at what was then known as Carswell AFB. It would eventually be re-designated the 301st Medical Squadron on Oct. 17, 2008. Throughout the years the squadron has ensured members are ready to serve their country, no matter where or when. This includes a world-wide pandemic.
  • Tricare Reserve Select

    In an effort to take care of Airmen and spread facts and not fear, Air Force Reserve Command senior leaders are encouraging all Reserve Citizen Airmen to visit the Air Force’s COVID-19 web page (https://www.af.mil/News/Coronavirus-Disease-2019/) and the Air Force Reserve Command’s COVID-19 web page (https://www.afrc.af.mil/COVID-19/) for the latest
  • MyPers access, anywhere

    The Air Force Personnel Center has expanded the capabilities of myPers to be accessed anywhere, anytime, and from any device.
  • 301st Fighter Wing Mobilizes to Provide Covid-19 Support

    News release on the 301st Fighter Wing serving America in response to the COVID-19 relief effort.
  • Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development—Air Force Academy Bound

    The first of March opened the admissions cycle for the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development (LEAD) Program. The LEAD Program is an ongoing effort to give our best and brightest Airmen the opportunity to attend the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Air Force looks to commanders to find and nominate “leading edge” qualified Airmen who are top performers. They must demonstrate the highest of moral character, strong academic ability and be physically fit. The AF Form 1786 may be submitted as early as July 1 but no later than January 31 for this admissions cycle.