Deadline: All elements of this Web site are updated daily, as
time and mission requirement permit. In order to ensure adequate coverage or
advertising of an event, information should be submitted no later than one week
prior to the event.
Rewrite: All copy submitted will be
rewritten as needed to ensure it conforms to Air Force journalism guidelines for
news writing. This includes conforming to the guidelines in the Associated Press
Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law and appropriate story length.
Prominence: The location and manner in which an item is
presented on this Web site will be determined by the Public Affairs officer.
Recurring Columns: Recurring columns from base agencies
are normally discouraged because of the time and commitment required to keep the
Web pages up to date. Units requesting dedicated space on this Web site must
designate a content manager, and prepare content prior to page publication. The
public affairs officer will determine if a request for a recurring column has
Award Winners: Stories and/or photos of award
winners are limited to group-level and higher. Awards below wing level may be
mentioned in a regular (news or spotlight) column and published on a
Change of Command: Stories
and/or photos are limited to group-level or major tenant organizations.
Photos: Photos normally accepted for publication
include on-the-job action photos. Photos containing classified information,
alcoholic beverages or cigarettes, dress and personal appearance violations,
safety violation or which compromise force protection measures will not be
published. Photos should be accompanied by a brief description of the action
pictured, the date of the photo, the ranks, names and units of people featured
in the photo, and the rank and name of the photographer.
Drives: Coverage will be limited to those campaigns authorized by Air
Force regulations, namely the Combined Federal Campaign and the Air Force
Coordination: Articles published on
this site will be coordinated with affected agencies as deemed appropriate by
the Public Affairs officer. Controversial or "sensitive" articles will be
coordinated with the commander, and higher headquarters, when necessary, before
publication. Changes to style or news writing will only be made when directed by
the Public Affairs officer.