State of the Air Force, Fitness Culture


HEY THERE EVERYONE,
I’M SENIOR AIRMAN JASMINE VANDERHEYDEN
WITH YOUR LOOK AROUND THE AIR
FORCE. DURING THE AIR,
SPACE AND CYBER SYMPOSIUM AT
NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND, AIR FORCE
LEADERS GAVE A UPDATE ON
INITITIVES THAT ARE MOVING
THE AIR FORCE FORWARD. ACTING SECRETARY
OF THE AIR FORCE, MATTHEW DONOVAN,
TALKED ABOUT KEY SUCCESSES OF
TWENTY-NINTEEN THIS YEAR ALONE
WE’VE FLOWN OVER 54,000 SORTIES,
AIR-DROPPED OVER A MILLION POUNDS OF
SUPPLIES, OFF-LOADED 400 MILLION POUNDS
OF FUEL, AND RELEASED OVER 8,500
WEAPONS IN SUPPORT OF JOINT COALITION
OPERATIONS TO SEEK OUT AND DESTROY
INSURGENT TERRORIST NETWORKS AROUND THE
WORLD.. EACH OF THESE EXAMPLES SHOWS
THE TENACITY AND THE GRIT OF OUR AIRMEN. ACTING SECRETARY
DONOVAN ALSO TALKED ABOUT IMPROVEMENTS
TO CURRENT AIRCRAFT DURING THE AIR FORCE
TOWN HALL, CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT
OF THE AIR FORCE, KALETH WRIGHT,
DISCUSSED GOALS FOR THE FITNESS CULTURE
OF THE AIR FORCE I WISH THAT ALL OF
US AS AN AIR FORCE WOULD SPEND MORE
TIME…TALKING ABOUT HEALTH, FITNESS,
NUTRITION, SLEEP. THE THINGS THAT
REALLY MATTER… WE’D BECOME A MUCH
MORE…HEALTHY FORCE IF WE SPENT MORE
TIME FOCUSING ON THOSE THINGS. PUTTING PROGRAMS IN
PLACE AND CREATING SPACE FOR PEOPLE TO
BE ABLE WORK OUT, EDUCATING THEM ABOUT
HEALTH, FITNESS AND NUTRITION. CHIEF WRIGHT ALSO
DISCUSSED POSSIBLE CHANGES TO THE
FITNESS ASSESSMENT, TO INCLUDE GIVING
CREDIT FOR PASSING MOCK TESTS. SECURITY FORCES HAVE
UPLOADED THEIR FIRST CASE TO THE NEW
AIR FORCE JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEM, THE MOST MODERN
CRIMINAL DATA REPORTING SYSTEM IN
THE DOD BELONGS TO tHE US AIR FORCES
SECURITY FORCES AND SECURITY FORCES HAVE
UPLOADED THEIR FIRST CASE TO THE NEW
AIR FORCE JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEM. THE PROGRAM HELPS
CENTRALIZE CRIMINAL DATA INTO A SINGLE
SOURCE AND WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ALL
UNITS WORLDWIDE BY OCTOBER
THIRTY-FIRST. THE PROGRAM HELPS
CENTRALIZE CRIMINAL DATA INTO A SINGLE
SOURCE AND WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ALL
UNITS BY OCTOBER THIRTY-FIRST. YOU CAN FIND MORE
AIR FORCE NEWS AND STORIES
ON A-F DOT MIL. ALSO BE SURE TO
CHECK OUT OUR YOUTUBE PAGE AT
YOUTUBE.COM/AFTV RADIO. AND THAT’S YOUR
LOOK AROUND THE AIR FORCE.

2 Comments

  1. Fitness should be looked at AFSC by AFSC.

  2. The Air Force was into fitness really strong when I was in service and now the Army and Air Force must have standards about the same.

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