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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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Student flight experience ensures success at basic training

Posted August 19, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Michael Matkin

PHOENIX – An Airman’s memories of their first reporting statement or first time standing at attention are likely associated with memories of someone yelling at them. Most likely this occurred during the first few days of basic training, but what if recruits already knew facing movements, the Air Force core values and rank structure? How…

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Recruiters: Keepers of the keys

Posted August 18, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Joshua Strang

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Without keys, the vehicle doesn’t start. An Air Force career is much like taking a car for a drive. The trip has hills and valleys representing the highs and lows most Airmen experience as they take their career for a quick four-year spin around the block, or on a…

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Undergrad flying training applications due in November

Posted August 18, 2015 by Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — The 2016 Air Force Undergraduate Flying Training selection board will convene Jan. 25-28 to select applicants for 2016-2017 pilot, remotely piloted aircraft, combat systems officer and air battle manager training opportunities. Eligible active duty officers must apply by Nov. 20 and selection results will be released in February…

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Exchange shoppers can win $1,000 by using a MILITARY STAR card

Posted August 17, 2015 by

DALLAS – Every time military shoppers swipe their MILITARY STAR® card with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, they are earning a chance to win big with the MILITARY STAR® and Ashley Gives Back Sweepstakes. Through December, authorized shoppers will automatically earn one entry into the sweepstakes every time they use a MILITARY STAR®…

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