The Air Force is playing a big role in helping the federal government employ veterans, according to the Office of Personnel Management’s recently released annual report on federal employment of veterans. OPM figures showed that of the government’s 1,813,166 civilian employees, 456,254, or 25 percent, were veterans in Fiscal 2005. That figure marked a two percent increase from 2004. Moreover, the Air Force led all government agencies with the most veterans in its workforce, 47.3 percent in 2005, up slightly from the 47 percent posted in 2004.
Feb. 26, 2024
Two B-52 Stratofortresses from the 5th Bomb Wing conducted a flyover at Changi Air Base during the Singapore Airshow late last week. The BUFFs, currently deployed to Anderson Air Force Base in Guam, flew to Singapore to be featured at the biennial event, which concluded Feb. 25.