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Airman's guide / MSgt. Boone Nicolls, USAF (Ret.).

Author/creator Nicolls, Boone author.
Format Book and Print
Edition9th edition.
Publication Info Guilford, Connecticut : Stackpole Books, [2017]
Distribution Info National Book Network
Copyright Notice ©2017
Descriptionxii, 346 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, forms ; 23 cm
Contents Part I: The Air Force. A professional approach ; Customs and courtesies ; Who's who: grades, roles, and responsibilities ; Mission and organization ; Looking back: the importance of USAF history ; Looking forward: the Air Force of the future -- Part II: Service in the Air Force. Standards of conduct ; Rights, benefits, and restrictions ; Your uniform and standards of appearance ; Awards, decorations, and recognition programs ; The communication process ; Air Force computer systems and information technology ; The Inspector General and the Inspection System -- Part III: Getting ahead. Careers and goals ; Career progression routes ; Training and education ; Promotion system ; How to get the "right" assignments ; Going to a new assignment ; NCO leadership ; Commissioning opportunities -- Part IV: Personal affairs. The family in the Air Force community ; Medical care ; Dollars and sense ; Where to go for information, assistance, or "Help!" ; Off-duty pursuits ; Veterans benefits ; Answers to 25 frequently asked questions -- Appendices. A: Professional reading guide ; B: Key references ; C: Major USAF installations ; D: USAF fitness charts ; E: USAF acronyms and abbreviations.
Abstract "This top-selling reference guide has been revised and updated throughout to reflect the latest information for U.S. airmen"
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 278-283) and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Nicolls, Boone, author. Airman's guide 9th edition. Lanham, MD : Stackpole Books, [2016] 9780811765374
Genre/formHandbooks and manuals.
LCCN 2016028255
ISBN9780811717700 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
ISBN0811717704 (paperback ; alkaline paper)

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