05 Oct '16, 5pm

22 Pushup Challenge? Not in uniform or on duty, says Air Force

Over the past few months, Facebook feeds -- and even official defense media sites -- have been flooded with photos and videos of people dropping to the ground and doing 22 pushups to raise awareness of the problem of veterans and suicide. But the Air Force is now warning airmen that while they are allowed to take part in such challenges, doing so while in uniform or on duty, even if their intentions are good, could violate the Defense Department's policies against endorsements and fundraising. The release emphasized that fundraising can't be done during duty hours, although lunch hours are OK, or while in uniform or in the workplace. "While [airmen] are allowed to participate in activities to honor fallen airmen or bring awareness to issues like suicide, if these activities are associated with any type of nonprofit, non-federal entity, or fundraising or membership campaign...

Full article: https://www.airforcetimes.com/articles/22-pushup-challeng...

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