Credit: (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman DeAndre Curtiss/Released)
0
comments
Air Force

Challenge coins — history in the palm of your hand

Posted March 22, 2012 by

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. — An Airman walks into the bar of the Enlisted Club and slams his hand against the table. Everything stops, and everybody at the bar looks at him as he lifts his hand to reveal the surprise — he just issued a challenge, a military coin challenge. That slamming of the…

Full Story »

0
comments
Air Force

Air Force Specialty Code changes take effect in May

Posted May 3, 2012 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Various officer and enlisted Air Force Specialty Code changes will take effect in May, Air Force Personnel Center officials said. Updated Air Force officer and enlisted classification directories have been posted on the Air Force Personnel Services website (see link below). These updates include AFSC change…

Full Story »

Photos by Airman 1st Class Camilla A Griffin
0
comments
Air Force

563rd Train over Tucson

Posted July 5, 2012 by Story and photos by Airman 1st Class Camilla A Griffin

The 55th Rescue Squadron and the 48th Rescue Squadron completed a training mission together June 27 over the rough terrain of Tucson, Ariz.

Full Story »

0
comments
Air Force

High year of tenure changes take effect in 2013

Posted August 23, 2012 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — High year of tenure changes announced in December will go into effect in September 2013, Air Force Personnel Center officials reminded affected Airmen on Aug. 16. Changes will affect senior airmen, staff sergeants and technical sergeants, said Lt. Col. Tara White, AFPC retirements and separations chief,…

Full Story »

0
comments
Air Force

Program gives recordable books to deployed Airmen

Posted November 9, 2012 by Tech. Sgt. Steve Grever

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Air Force Personnel Center Directorate of Services officials are sending more than 900 recordable children’s books to learning resource centers at six deployed locations throughout the U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s area of responsibility. The Air Force Library Program collaborated with the Directorate of Services’ PLAYpass initiative to…

Full Story »

0
comments
Air Force

358th FS to participate in deployment exercise

Posted January 11, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

Personnel, including instructors and B course students, from the 358th Fighter Squadron are scheduled to deploy in support of Green Flag-West Jan. 11 through Feb. 5. Green Flag-West is an air and land integration combat training exercise held at Nellis AFB, Nev. It is a close air support and Joint exercise administered by the U.S….

Full Story »

0
comments
Air Force

Efforts continue for spouse professional license portability

Posted March 29, 2013 by Terri Moon Cronk

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Defense Department officials recognize that an unemployed spouse can affect a service member’s retention, so efforts continue to allow spouses’ professional licenses to transfer from state to state as military families move from one duty station to another, a Pentagon official told American Forces Press Service and the Pentagon Channel. Marcus Beauregard,…

Full Story »

0
comments
Air Force

Army Reserve aviation unit participates in Angel Thunder

Posted May 16, 2013 by Maj. Sarah Schwennesen

An unlikely aviation partner in the Air Combat Command-sponsored Exercise Angel Thunder was the 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment from the U.S. Army Reserve. Units from California, Texas, Kansas, Colorado and Kentucky converged at here to form an Aviation Battalion Task Force with five CH-47D Chinooks, eight UH-60L Black Hawks, three HH-60M MEDEVAC Black Hawks,…

Full Story »

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josh Slavin)
0
comments
Air Force

354th FS and other CAF units resume flying

Posted July 25, 2013 by Senior Airman Timothy Moore

The 354th Fighter Squadron here resumed flying operations July 16 after being put in a stand down for approximately three months due to sequestration. The 354th FS was one of several units under Air Combat Command that had to stop, or curtail, its flying operations after returning from a deployment. This was done to ensure…

Full Story »

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook)
0
comments
Air Force

Honorary Commander program creates a “perfect fit”

Posted September 15, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

A community relations initiative, known as the Honorary Commander program, allows D-M to open its gates to prominent members of the local community. They come into base squadrons and groups and work side by side with military commanders.

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin