The Air Force has now made it official policy that a senior NCO must complete Senior NCO Academy coursework and must have a Community College of the Air Force degree before they can endorsed for promotion to senior or chief master sergeant. Officials say that the new, unequivocal, rule goes into effect for the 2007 chief and 2008 senior master sergeant promotion cycles. They also note that having filled these squares is not a guarantee of promotion.
Details Murky as ARRW Falls Short in Second Test
March 24, 2023
The second all-up flight of the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon on March 13 fell short of a fully successful test, but the Air Force isn’t saying what went wrong with the Lockheed Martin-built hypersonic missile. The defense giant's Missiles and Fire Control division recently said the ARRW is "ready…