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Diamond Sharp May 30, 2014

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Name/Squadron:  Staff Sgt. Bryan Castro / 25 OWS First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Nathan Rice Duty Title: Shift Supervisor When joined the AF: Aug. 4, 2009 Hometown: Long Island, NY Hobbies: Spending time with family (wife Racquel, children Caroline (3) and Melanie (1) ), playing guitar, studying, listening to music, reading the Bible, working out. And…

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Pilot saves six Marines, earns Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor

Posted January 29, 2015 by Senior Airman Grace Lee

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — It was October 2008 in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. A Marine had been shot twice in the arm, another in the helmet and the Marine Special Operations Team had three of their weapons damaged by fire. They were outnumbered 11 to one and in desperate need of air…

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Warrior of the Week June 22, 2012

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Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: 1st Lt. Jeremy Alan Potter Family: Parents, Jeff and Linda PotterHometown: Poulsbo, Washington Unit: 41 Electronic Combat Squadron Job title: EC-130H Navigator…

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SFS Airman receives Hero of the Year award

Posted October 25, 2012 by Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle

Staff Sgt. Aaron Escalante, 355th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, was one of four to receive the Hero of the Year award at the fifth annual Tucson observance of Heroes Day, Oct. 18.

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Diamond Sharp March 22, 2013

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Name/Squadron: Airman 1st Class Crystal Martinez, 355 Security Forces Squadron First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Ragnone Duty Title: Response Force Leader When Joined the AF:  May 2011 Hometown: Tucson, AZ Hobbies: Running, Playing Softball, Reading Books, and Watching Movies Selection Reasons: Airman Martinez deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan where she secured 31K Coalition Forces, $50 billion…

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DLT Airmen selected for promotion

Posted August 8, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier

The Air Force notified 268 Airmen here August 1 that they had been selected for promotion to the rank of staff sergeant. There were a total of 34,078 Airmen eligible to for promotion. With a selection rate of 32.9 percent, 11,212 of those Airmen will join the noncommissioned officer tier. The Desert Lightning Team promotees…

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Staff Sergeant promotion test rescheduled

Posted February 13, 2014 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — To ensure senior airmen selected for promotion to staff sergeant do not meet the enlisted retention board, the Air Force will move the testing window up from May 1-June 15 to April 1-May 16, Air Force Personnel Center officials said today. “We have assured Airmen selected for promotion…

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Diamond Sharp August 1, 2014

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Name/Squadron:   Airman 1st Class Colby Evans / 43 ECS First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Jaime Lewis Duty Title: Knowledge Operations/Commander’s Support Staff When joined the AF: March 4, 2013 Hometown: Freemont, CA Hobbies: Playing various sports such as football and basketball, video gaming, hiking, drawing Selection Reasons: In Airman Evans’ short time in the Air…

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First Air Force female four-star general confirmed

Posted March 29, 2012 by Staff

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Senate confirmed Air Force Lt. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger for promotion March 26, making her the first female four-star general in Air Force history. Wolfenbarger currently serves as the military deputy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition here and she is one of 4 lieutenant…

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Warrior of the Week July 27, 2012

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Family: Chet (husband), Vincent (son) Hometown: Air Force Brat, no hometown Unit: 355th Operations Support Squadron

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