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AF offers new 2-year degree program for civilians

Posted February 24, 2017 by Maj. Angelic Ramirez

The Air Force is expanding development opportunities for the civilian workforce by offering an associate degree at little to no cost. Graduates of the online program will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science in Air Force leadership and management studies. The 60-credit hour program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools….

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AF Selective Re-enlistment Bonus program updates released

Posted February 24, 2017 by

Air Force officials released details on the fiscal year 2017 Selective Re-enlistment Bonus program Feb. 23, 2017. This year’s program consists of 80 Air Force specialties and continues the practice of offering larger sums of money initially up front. The program is designed to improve readiness and capacity by targeting retention of experienced Airmen, especially…

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Robotic arm tool poised to save costly inspection time

Posted February 22, 2017 by Holly Jordan

A common problem for aircraft maintainers may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to an Air Force Research Laboratory advanced inspection robotics research effort.

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Defense

Red Tail legacy comes full circle

Posted February 22, 2017 by Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson

Airmen assigned to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing take great pride in the heritage created for them by the Tuskegee Airmen. Today a key piece of the wing’s history has once again returned to its flightline.

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C-5Ms deliver Army helicopters to Europe for Atlantic Resolve

Posted February 22, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Sarah Loicano

A contingent of Army AH-64 Apache helicopters, delivered by two U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command C-5M Galaxies, arrived at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 22, 2017, in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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Alaskan Raptors arrive in Australia for training initiative

Posted February 22, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor assigned to the 90th Fighter Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, taxies on the runway at Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, Feb. 13, 2017. Twelve F-22 Raptors and approximately 200 Airmen are at RAAF Base Tindal as part of…

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F-4 flies for final time

Posted February 22, 2017 by Courtesy of Airman Magazine

As he slides his hands across the edges of the wings and walks from nose to tail, inspecting all aspects of the jet, a wave of emotion begins to hit Jim Harkins.

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Around the Air Force: Feb. 22

Posted February 22, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, NASA astronauts attend water survival training at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington and Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr. discusses how the Should Cost Program is saving the Air Force billions.

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F-35 Program Makes Significant, Solid Progress, Official Says

Posted February 17, 2017 by Terri Moon Cronk

Production of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter is on a good trajectory and is a necessary aircraft in the military’s arsenal to battle high-end threats, service leaders told a House Armed Service Committee panel Feb. 16.

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Command Sgt. Maj. Davenport cites ‘revolutionary changes’ for NCOs

Posted February 17, 2017 by Master Sgt. Crista Mary Mack

Army photograph by Master Sgt. Crista Mary Mack Command Sgt. Maj. David Davenport, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command command sergeant major, shared some innovative changes to the U.S. Army’s noncommissioned officers career paths via TRADOC at a town hall in Wiesbaden, Germany. “What we are really facing right now is a moment in our…

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