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Dan Buchanan Hang Glider

Posted April 12, 2012 by

The daytime version of the Dan Buchanan Hang Glider show has become a comical “screw-up” act. Buchanan’s “unscheduled” tow-launch into another aerobatic performers “act” starts the funny banter on the public address system between Buchanan, the announcer and the other pilot. The police are also chasing his tow winch vehicle on the runway and the…

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2012 Air Force Climate Survey coming soon

Posted May 3, 2012 by Jon Hanson

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Air Force active duty, Reserve, Guard, appropriated fund and non-appropriated fund civilians have an opportunity to voice their concerns to leadership during the 2012 Air Force Climate Survey, which kicks off May 14 and runs through June 22. The chief of staff of the Air Force-directed survey enables…

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62 civil service to voluntarily retire at 309th AMARG

Posted June 14, 2012 by David S. Ricker

The U.S. Air Force announced June 8, that 62 civil service employees at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance & Regeneration Group have accepted voluntary retirements. The announcement came during a meeting that included Col. Allan Day, commander of the 309th Maintenance Wing, and Col. Patrick Kumashiro, commander of the 309th AMARG, local government, and community representatives…

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D-M observes “America Recycles Day” everyday

Posted November 9, 2012 by Renee Riegert

November 15 is the day America has proclaimed as America Recycles Day. This day is to remind and re-educate everyone about our direct and indirect impacts on the environment. Just remember, it is not about just this one day in November, it is about the mindset and constant awareness of how we impact our environment…

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Military-to-Civilian skills credentialing pilot underway

Posted November 30, 2012 by Claudette Roulo

WASHINGTON – After completing an analysis of industry and employment trends, the Defense Department has embarked on a pilot program to help service members obtain civilian professional credentials, the department’s director of training readiness and strategy told reporters today. Frank C. DiGiovanni said five occupational areas were selected for the pilot program — aircraft mechanic,…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christine Griffiths)
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D-M Airman saves time earning a degree

Posted March 14, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Christine Griffiths

A local Airman doesn’t attend college, but rather spends his time earning college credit through the College Level Examination Program, or CLEP, as well as the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support program. Airman 1st Class Connor Proctor, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron A-10 avionics technician, spends most of his off-duty time studying for CLEPs and…

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May 2013 Crime and Punishment

Posted June 20, 2013 by 355th Fighter Wing Judge Advocate

During May 2013, D-M commanders administered six Non-judicial Punishment actions under Article 15 of the UCMJ. The punishments imposed reflect the commander’s determination of an appropriate punishment after considering the circumstances of the offense and the offender’s record. A “suspended” punishment does not take effect unless the offender engages in additional misconduct or fails to…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sivan Veazie)
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Members from the 55th ECG return home

Posted October 10, 2013 by Senior Airman Sivan Veazie

Members from the 55th Electronic Combat Group welcomed home deployed squadron members, Oct. 7. The 11 ECG Airmen returned from a combat deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  While deployed, members of the 55th operated an EC-130H Commando Solo aircraft. The Airmen were deployed for three months, but to family and friends, it seemed…

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(U.S. Army National Guard photo by Army Capt. Janek Kaslikowski)
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Arizona Soldiers, U.S. CBP unite to secure border hot spot

Posted March 7, 2014 by Air Force Maj. Gabe Johnson

As overseas contingencies and deployments for U.S. armed forces taper off, Arizona’s Citizen Soldiers are shifting their focus to domestic missions to gain real-world experience and maintain readiness.

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Hero for a Day: Chase Lock

Posted June 12, 2014 by (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier)

Staff Sgt. Paris Carman, 355th Security Forces Squadron K9 trainer, introduces Benny, a military working dog, to Chase and Emma Lock. Chase and his family were invited to visit the base and tour aircraft by the 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron after the unit learned Chase has a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer. Major…

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