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  • MAJBAWG bridges gap between Air Force, installation barrier analysis efforts

    To bridge the gap between Air Force and installation-level efforts, the Air Force Materiel Command has established a Major Command Barrier Analysis Working Group as part of ongoing efforts to drive greater diversity and inclusion across the enterprise.
  • Breaking barriers among the ranks

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A few years ago, a Jewish officer helped a Muslim judge advocate general applicant get religious-accommodation rules changed, which paved a new path for more Muslims to serve in the Air Force.On the first day she joined up, Capt. Maysaa Ouza, 88th Air Base Wing chief of adverse actions, saw how hard she would
  • AFMC releases results of diversity survey

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Materiel Command has released the results of its initial command-wide diversity and inclusion (D&I) survey, identifying areas of focus and improvement for initiatives across the command.“The survey shows that while we are opening minds to many blind spots that would have previously gone
  • Deployed Airman celebrates Black History Month at wing pioneered by Tuskegee Airmen

    Black History Month takes on special significance at the 332nd AEW because the wing finds its roots in the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, a segregated African-American unit who earned distinction during WWII. Only activated during combat the wing has performed its mission two different times since the 1940s, in Al Jaber, Iraq, and now in an undisclosed location also in the Middle East. With that in mind wing Airmen formed a committee to celebrate Black History.
  • Accountability Task Force completes initial assessment, identifies way ahead for AFMC

    The Air Force Materiel Command convened an Accountability Task Force to examine a variety of factors that affect accountability across the organization and has recommended actions to address those issues.
  • AFMC launches command-wide diversity survey

    The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a command-wide survey focused on gathering civilian and military Airmen perceptions of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • AFRL AFWiSE discuss unconscious bias and its impact on fair hiring and promotions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Air Force Women in Science and Engineering is a resource group comprised of mainly women from the Air Force Research Laboratory. It is a platform to network and share new ideas for the advancement, professional development and promotion of workplace diversity throughout AFRL.The group recently hosted a
  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate celebrates Hispanic heritage

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Music, fun, food, and culture are on the agenda as the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate kicks off Hispanic Heritage month.According to the directorate’s Diversity Council Chair Miguel Maldonado, the organization, along with the Wright-Patterson Hispanic Heritage Month Committee,
  • AFWiSE community seeks to empower women within AFRL

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- An emerging group of female scientists and engineers aims to change the face of the AFRL research community.Air Force Women in Science and Engineering, or AFWiSE, is a recently-formed resource group that brings together women to promote and foster achievement, advancement, and success within the research
  • Puerto Rican engineer embraces opportunity, mentorship

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Miguel Maldonado is the Air Force Research Laboratory, Fuels and Energy branch chief here. Born in New York City, he moved from Harlem back to his family’s native Puerto Rico when he was 10. He said his family had initially moved to the United States’ mainland seeking better opportunities and returned to
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