• Leavitt: Dream big, work hard

    Maj. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt shared her experiences with the newest generation of female aviators and others, from an ROTC cadet at the University of Texas, all the way to current position as the Department of the Air Force Chief of Safety.

  • DAF recognizes Transgender Day of Visibility

    President Joe Biden issued the first presidential proclamation in 2021, officially recognizing Transgender Day of Visibility as an international awareness day dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender and gender nonconforming people.

  • 5 reasons to celebrate Black History Month, with Brig. Gen. Flowers

    When it comes to making black history, Brig. Gen. Alfred Flowers, Jr. has seen it firsthand. His father, retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Alfred K. Flowers, Sr., who served for nearly 47 years, is the longest-serving African American service member in Department of Defense history and the

  • Honorable Jones: Inclusive leadership is just leadership

    The Air Force Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a virtual event Feb. 16 to highlight the operational need for diverse teams led by inclusive leaders, in order to address the challenges of the modern operational environment.

  • In memory of 'Chappie': 1st US Black 4-star general

    There are numerous Black American service members who broke barriers and could be highlighted during Black History Month. On Feb. 11, however, it is the 101st birthday of Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Jr., the first Black man to become a four-star general in any U.S. military branch.

  • Signature block pronouns now allowed for Airmen, Guardians

    The LGBTQ Initiatives Team, or LIT, a part of the Department of the Air Force Barrier Analysis Working Group, advocated for the change to include pronouns in the signature block's for Airmen and Guardians, one of the latest initiatives the DAF undertook to address barriers to service and promote a