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A1 transformation in action

A1 Next is designed to improve the combat ready Airman experience throughout the Air Force Reserve lifecycle.

A1 Next is designed to improve the combat ready Airman experience throughout the Air Force Reserve lifecycle.

Here are some of the main A1 Next initiatives as Air Force Reserve Command’s Manpower, Personnel and
Services Directorate transforms to better serve Airmen’s human resource and manning needs:

AFRC/A1 UTA weekend manning (see accompanying story)

Streamlining of AGR program and AGR deployment policies

Mobilization process reform

Manpower standard readiness assessment/realignment efforts

ART to AGR conversion planning and programming

Indoor cardiovascular fitness assessments

CUBE civilian personnel liaisons, career assistance advisors and manpower positions laid into force support squadrons

Retention and recruiting-focused policy and organization changes

Ongoing force support squadron and commanders support staff manpower studies

Enlisted and officer grade councils established

Key Spouse program development

Transition Assistance Program policy changes

Wounded Warrior program management establishment

Airman and Family Readiness Center positions and upgrades laid in

Development of Enhanced AROWs-R, combining UTAPS into AROWs for faster military pay

Implementation planning for the Air Force Integrated Pay and Personnel System within the Air Force Reserve

Developmental promotion category policy implementation

Improved strategic communication of A1 initiatives

Critical skills list alignment with seasoning training and retention initiatives