What provides guidance on gifts from outside sources?
5 C.F.R. 2635
Prohibited sources which employees may not accept gifts from? (3)
1. entity/company that seeks to do business with DoD
2. entity/company that does business with DoD
3. entity/company that is regulated by DoD
Items that may be accepted as gifts:
1. modest food and refreshment not offered as part of a meal
2. items intended solely for presentation that have little intrinsic value like plaques, certificates, trophies
3. discounts and favorable rates offered to all government or military personnel
4. items with value less than $20 not to exceed $50 per calendar year
5. gifts based on outside personal or business relationships
Can employees accept gifts from subordinates or employees that make less than themselves?
Employees may not a solicit donation or a contribution from other personnel for a gift to a superior......except
voluntary gifts or contributions of nominal value (not to exceed $10), for occasions such as marriage, birth of a child or occasions that terminate superior-subordinate relationship like PCS or retirement
Joint Ethics Regulation (JER)
Can employees engage in any personal commercial solicitation or sale to any military personnel junior in rank or grade?
NO at any time--on or off duty, in or out of uniform.
exception: one-time sale of personal property like home/boat/car at fair market value
Can employees gamble or bet?
NO....not while on government-owned or leased property or while in a duty status. unless authorized
Can employees endorse or appear to endorse, fundraising for any charitable purpose?
NO.....exception Combined Federal Campaign, Air Force Assistance Fund or other other organizations composed primarily of DoD employees or their dependents when fundraising among their own members for the benefit of welfare funds for their own members or their dependents.
While members of private non-profit and professional organizations, employees must.....
avoid using, or appearing to use their title, position, or AF organization in a way that might suggest AF or DoD endorsement of the private organization.
AF acquisition personnel must.....
perform their duties with integrity beyond reproach.
Air Force personnel (conduct) must....
NOT engage in any conduct that is improper (including conduct which gives the appearance of impropriety), illegal, dishonest, or otherwise brings discredit to the AF.
Air Force Core Values
Service before self
Excellence in all we do
Air Force Motto
AF Mission Statement
"The Mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win....in air, space and cyberspace."
Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
Secretary of the Air Force
Debra Lee James
Secretary of Defense
Timothy "Chuck" Hagel
Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff
General Martin E. Dempsey
Air Force Chief of Staff
General Mark A. Welsh III
Vice Chief of Staff, Air Force
General Larry O. Spencer
CMSgt of the Air Force
CMSgt. James A. Cody
Chief of the AF Reserve/AFRC CC
Lt. General James "J.J." Jackson
AFRC Vice Commander
Maj. General Richard S. "Beef" Haddad
AFRC Command Chief
CMSgt. Cameron B. Kirksey
4th AF Commander
Brigadier General John C. Flournoy, Jr.
4th Command CMSgt
CMSgt Brian C. Wong
452 AMW Commander
Colonel Russell A. Muncy
452 AMW Vice Commander
Colonel Stephen M. Browning
452 AMW Command CMSgt
CMSgt. Timothy C. White
452 Operations Group CC
Colonel Mark E. Sigler
452 Mission Support Group CC
Colonel Timothy J. McCoy
452 Medical Group CC
Colonel Karl J. Edelman
452 Maintenance Group CC
Colonel Max J. Stitzer
First official debut of C-17
June, 1993 Charleston AFB, SC
315th Operations Support Squadron training chief
Lt. Col. Debi Rieflin
Lt. Col Debi Rieflin retirement date
Oct 27, 2014
First operational female aircraft commander for the C-17
Lt. Col. Debi Rieflin also initial C-17 cadre member
Graduated from what school/year commissioned in the AF
Cornell University in Ithaca, NY 1983
Out of 1,000 pilot slots in 1983, how many were women.
25 slots for women in 1983
In 1983, of the 37 aircraft in the AF inventory, how many were considered non-combat.
15 were non combat aircraft; i.e. women were eligible to fly.
Lt. Col. Debi Rieflin's flying career
Lt. Col Debi Rieflin's leadership roles
command post duty officer
C-141 instructor pilot for the 303 Airlift Sq
Lt. Col. Debi Rieflin's airline job?
Lt. Col Debi Rieflin's research
aircrew fatigue mitigating procedures
Lt. Col. Debi Rieflin's fini flight
planned all female fini-flight followed by combined flight with her most cherished stickmates.
Air Force Instruction 36-2618 governs what?
The Enlisted Force Structure, aka "Little Brown Book"