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  • Citizen Soldiers work to slow the growth of COVID-19

    In an effort to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus, members of the Rhode Island National Guard (RING) are rapidly working in coordination with the Rhode Island Department of Health and Brown University medical students to link confirmed COVID-19 cases and their contacts.
  • CSAF letter to commanders

    Wing Commanders (and Civilian Equivalents),Every one of you is dealing with the COVID-19 virus and the latest movement restrictions directed by Defense Secretary Mark Esper (attached for your review). Many of you will likely have an individual on your base or in your community who will test positive for the virus in the weeks ahead. In addition,
  • Guard members continue to assist in COVID-19 response

    National Guard members continue to assist state and local authorities responding to COVID-19, or the coronavirus. More than 1,560 Guard members in 22 states are on duty.New York National Guard members have been working with state and local officials to distribute food, disinfect public spaces and help run mobile screening facilities.“We’re here
  • Health of force key to COVID response, says Guard’s top leader

    Taking care of Guard members and ensuring our nation has a healthy force ready to address the myriad effects resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic are among the chief concerns of the National Guard’s top leader.“My No. 1 priority is taking care of our National Guard Soldiers, Airmen and their families,” said Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, National
  • RIANG says goodbye to nearly 50 years of Hart

    Members of the Rhode Island National Guard gathered at Quonset Air National Guard Base, Saturday, December 1, 2018 to witness the retirement of Colonel Richard Hart after 29 years of honorable and faithful service.
  • AF leadership provides update on the Air Force Publication Reduction Initiative

    A year ago, Air Force leadership directed a 24-month review of every Air Force directive publication, and today they announced the elimination of more than 226 publications and almost 4,795 compliance items.
  • Mattis: U.S. Military Becoming ‘Stronger, More Lethal, More Agile’

    The Defense Department is making significant progress along its three strategic lines of effort outlined in the National Defense Strategy issued in January, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon.
  • DoD changes policy on transfer of Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits

    WASHINGTON - The Defense Department issued a substantive change July 12 to its policy on the transfer by service members in the uniformed services of Post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefits to eligible family member recipients. Effective one year from the date of this change, eligibility to transfer those benefits will be limited to service members
  • Air Force updates to AFI-36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance

    The Air Force announced a series of uniform updates to Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance of Air Force Personnel, effective July 13, 2018.
  • Cook achieves perfection in E&E course

    Burrillville, Rhode Island-native Airman 1st Class Taylor Cook scored a perfect 100 on each of his 11 block tests in the electrical and environmental systems apprentice course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, to earn an ACE award.
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