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Women of color are lagging behind in Air Force’s push for diversity
The service is becoming more gender-diverse, but those gains aren’t the same across women of various races and ethnicities.
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The promotion outlook: What lies ahead for Air Force officers and enlisted airmen
Personnel management updates aim to reward both good performance and time in service; give airmen with different skill sets a fairer shot at promotion; and judge people on their character and competence rather than popularity.
For women, battlefield airmen jobs remain a distant target five years after integration
More than five years after the Jan. 1, 2016, deadline to let women into all-male special warfare fields, they are still a rarity in parts of Air Force Special Operations Command.
LGBTQ, indigenous task forces want to ‘light a fire to get things changed’
Leaders of the Air Force's two new minority policy groups outlined their next steps to improve life for the LGBTQ and indigenous communities.
Air Force diversity efforts aim to mentor, open doors to underrepresented groups
“We still have work to do to remove barriers that prevent every Airman from reaching his or her full potential, especially Airmen from racial or ethnic groups underrepresented in our Air Force or senior leader levels."
By Harm Venhuizen