Author Archive
 

 
0
comments
U.S.

Service members involved in UH-60 crash identified

Posted March 19, 2015 by Eglin Air Force Base Public Affairs

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — It is with a heavy heart that the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, U.S. Special Operations Command and the Louisiana National Guard formally announced the names of the seven Marines and four Soldiers who died in an Army UH-60 Black Hawk crash near Eglin Air Force Base, at approximately…

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika
0
comments
Sports

AF trials underway for 2015 Warrior Games

Posted March 12, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) — U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, British and Australian wounded warriors here are fighting for a chance to compete at the 2015 Warrior Games during the Air Force Trials Feb. 27 through March 5. The trials are an adaptive sports event designed to promote the mental and physical well-being…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
World

Women’s History Month: Remembering the past, looking toward the future

Posted March 12, 2015 by Senior Airman Matthew Lotz

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy (AFNS) — During the 1900s, answering phone calls, maintaining records and providing minor health care were some of few roles women who served in the military were permitted to fill. Jobs left open because men left for war, gave women the opportunity to step up and volunteer on the home front….

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Veterans

VA encourages eligible Vets to apply for Veterans Summer Sports Clinic

Posted March 12, 2015 by

Washington – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accepting applications from Veterans interested in participating in the 2015 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic. The 2015 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic will be held Sept.13-18 at the VA San Diego Healthcare System in San Diego, California. The annual event is expected to attract Veterans from…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Air Force

Air Force waives renters insurance obligation in privatized housing

Posted March 12, 2015 by Breanne Smith

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) — Airmen signing a lease to live in privatized homes on base may no longer be covered by a renters insurance provision, due to a recent Department of Defense change in basic allowance for housing. The Department of Defense opted to eliminate the renters insurance component of BAH, an…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Events

D-M to host 2nd annual Pat’s Run

Posted March 12, 2015 by

Davis-Monthan is scheduled to host the Second Annual DMAFB Pat’s Run Troop Run on Saturday, April 25 at 8 a.m. The ruck/walk/run will begin at the Benko Fitness Center and will be 4.2 miles long. This event can be enjoyed by all family members! Cost for adults is $20.00 and children 12 and under are…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
World

Where the land meets the sky Davis-Monthan deployers participate in “Show-n-Tell” in Bagram

Posted March 12, 2015 by

U.S. Airmen from the 455 EAMXS and 41 EAMU deployed to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, participated in a “Show-n-tell” with U.S. Marines also deployed to BAF on Feb. 23. This meeting afforded an opportunity for members of both services to become better acquainted with equipment and procedures utilized during joint missions. The Airmen showcased the…

Full Story »

Uniform
0
comments
Air Force

Upholding uniform standards: Duty of all Airmen

Posted March 12, 2015 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – — After enough time in service, many Airmen become very comfortable wearing the uniform. It becomes a part of them, yet at times there are those who occasionally forget the small conduct and appearance standards that come with wearing the uniform. Some Airman may have hair that is slightly out of…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Air Force

Intermediate, senior developmental education opportunities available

Posted March 12, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Eligible active-duty officers and Department of the Air Force appropriated-fund civilian employees can apply for intermediate and senior developmental education opportunities beginning in March. The civilian application window opened March 2, and applications are due to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than May 1. Officer nominations,…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Events

Local Briefs March 13, 2015

Posted March 12, 2015 by

NARFE Chapter 1874 to meet March 16, 11:30 a.m. – Golden Corral Current and retired Federal employees, spouses, guests, and visitors are invited to join NARFE Chapter 1874 at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 6865 N.Thornydale Rd. The March meeting will be on Monday, March 16. (Senior menu $7.95)  Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m. The meeting…

Full Story »


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin