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Historic fighter squadron celebrates 98th birthday

Posted August 28, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Ciara Gosier

One of America's oldest fighter squadrons celebrated its 98th birthday at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Aug. 20.

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Key Spouse Program: Supporting the families and Airmen of 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern)

Posted August 28, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Heather R. Redman

Photo: KeySpouse_pict DAVIS-MONTHAN AFB, Ariz. — It is in the nature of military service that at some point you will be separated from the ones who love you. Often times a permanent change of station forces spouses and significant others to be geographically separated from their family members and friends. With limited contacts and a…

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SecAF, CSAF, CMSAF present new “little blue book”

Posted August 28, 2015 by Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody delivered the initial handout of the pamphlet, “America’s Air Force: A Profession of Arms,” Aug. 27 to the Air Force’s newest Airmen at Airmen’s Week.

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Arming the RPAs

Posted August 28, 2015 by TSgt. Joseph Swafford

Airmen from the 62nd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron provide every munition that is loaded onto an MQ-1B Predator or MQ-9 Reaper at Kandahar Airfield; without them, the RPAs wouldn’t be able to provide combat airpower in Afghanistan.

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AF Senior leaders give State of the Air Force address

Posted August 25, 2015 by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III held a State of the Air Force address at the Pentagon, Aug. 24. The first topic of discussion was about Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone’s heroic actions aboard a train in France. James…

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Air Force extends SAPR services to AF civilians

Posted August 25, 2015 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs 

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force released a policy memo today allowing Air Force civilian employees who are victims of sexual assault to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation’s sexual assault response coordinator. The policy is effective immediately and allows SARCs and sexual assault prevention and response victim advocates to assist Air Force civilians who…

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Secure Research Wing broadens Air University horizons

Posted August 24, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Sarah Loicano

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Air University marked a progressive step forward in faculty and student academic research opportunities with the opening of a new Secure Research Wing Aug. 19. A project two years in the making, the research wing is intended to address limitations in academic studies stemming from the inability to provide…

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Pilot chases Olympic dreams

Posted August 21, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury

It's early morning, the sun is bright and warm but the air is still cool. Sitting on the maroon colored track, he slides his bright-red running shoes over his foot, grabbing each lace and begins to tie a knot. After preparation, he begins his workout.

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Air Force adopts new dragon

Posted August 21, 2015 by Air Force Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer

Lt. Gen. Bill Bender, the Air Force chief information officer, and Maj. Gen. Martin Whelan, the Air Force director of future operations, have partnered to increase awareness of the importance of operations security and cybersecurity to protect the Air Force mission, personnel and their families.

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AF seeks GEICO 2015 Military Service Award nominees

Posted August 21, 2015 by Janis El Shabazz

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Government Employees Insurance Company Military Service Awards. The annual awards recognize enlisted members from all military service branches, including active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, for their contributions to military and civilian communities. The three award…

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