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Voluntary early outs extended — this week’s Air Force Times

The Air Force has added voluntary separation programs as part of its effort to cut about 1,860 airmen next fiscal year.

In this week’s Air Force Times, you can find out more about what voluntary options the Air Force is offering and which ranks are affected most by end strength cuts.

If you plan on staying in, you may get voluntold for special duties now that the Air Force has officially announced it will nominate airmen for those positions.

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody talks to Air Force Times about the new selection process for developmental special-duty assignments.

Also this week, Tech. Sgt. Ismael Villegas will become one of the most decorated service members since 2001 when he receives the Silver Star. We profile Villegas and other heroic airmen receiving valor awards.

And the Air Force has adopted new measures to rid sex offenders from its ranks.  We tell you the five things you need to know about how the service plans to kick out airmen who have been convicted or received non-judicial punishment for sexual assault.

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