• Female defenders test new, improved body armor

    Twenty female defenders assigned to the 509th Security Forces Squadron received the new, better-fitting body armor designed for the female figure.The defenders will test the vest for one month before they are widely distributed to the women in the squadron.“I appreciate the time and effort that was

  • Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

    As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm

  • Pride Month: Be yourself

    Before the DoD’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy was repealed in September 2011, many Airmen belonging to the LGBTQ community struggled to be themselves at work. Now they are free to be who they are while proudly serving their country.U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Staci Cooper, 131st Operation Support