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In the minds of millennials

Posted October 20, 2015 by By Raytheon Public Affairs

Global survey finds young adults believe Internet safety is a personal responsibility – but admit to risky behaviors Young adults are well aware that everyone shares the responsibility for keeping the internet safe and secure, a recent global survey shows. What most don’t understand is how they should behave online to do their part. To…

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Face of Defense: Lebanese-American Airman gives back

Posted May 5, 2017 by Story and photo by Senior Airman Andrew Park

SOUTHWEST ASIA — Air Force Staff Sgt. Fadi Chreim grew up in Lebanon, a small, picturesque country with nearly 200 miles of Mediterranean coastline to the west. Syria borders the country to the north and east, and Israel borders it to the south. Lebanon has a rich history, with evidence of settlements there dated to…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman)
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ACC Commander: “You are the greatest of your generation”

Posted October 26, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — More than 300 members of Al Udeid Air Base filled the Coalition Compound Theater Oct. 21 to hear U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, share his perspective on several topics during an all-call event. A resounding message the general delivered was one of thanks. “Thank you…

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Hesed Shel Emes: The Truest Form of Kindness

Posted June 2, 2017 by by Tech. Sgt. HEATHER REDMAN

HONOLULU ­— Seventy-years ago, a young man was killed in World War II just days before the surrender of Japan. Since then, he has been interred with the wrong emblem on his headstone- that is, until recently. Earlier this year, 1st Lt. Levy Pekar, Rabbi chaplain assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., led the…

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EUCOM implements travel restrictions to France

Posted November 18, 2015 by United States European Command

STUTTGART, Germany (AFNS) — United States European Command has implemented travel restrictions to France that apply to all Defense Department personnel. Specifically, unofficial travel (leave, liberty and special pass) to France is prohibited. This EUCOM policy applies to U.S. military personnel, DOD civilian employees, contractors and command-sponsored dependents and family members. Paris travel This prohibition…

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Unbroken bond: MWDs defend coalition, secure base

Posted July 7, 2017 by by Tech. Sgt. ANDY KIN

SOUTHWEST ASIA — Dogs are believed by many to be man’s best friend. They have been companions to humans for hundreds of years. Military working dogs are among the unsung heroes of the military and play an important role from therapy dogs supporting service members and veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder to military working…

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That others may live: AFSOUTH heads to Brazil for Search and Rescue SMEE

Posted May 29, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant

Campo Grande — U.S. Airmen traveled to Brazil to participate in a week-long subject matter expert exchange with members of the Brazilian air force, from May 11-15, focusing on Search and Rescue capabilities. The Airmen from Air Forces Southern’ s 347th Rescue Group and 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron, supported  a week-long exchange of SAR best practices…

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USDA net system reduces aviation bird strikes

Posted September 7, 2018 by by Staff Sgt. JOSHUA KING

SOUTHWEST ASIA — The U.S. Department of Agriculture works with safety teams around the Air Force to limit the presence of birds on and around airfields to protect aircraft from bird strikes, an issue that costs the Air Force millions of dollars every year in damages. At an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, the USDA…

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354th EFS changes command in Romania

Posted May 21, 2015 by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls) Col. Clinton Eichelberger, 355th Operations Group commander, passes the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron guidon to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Hayde during a change-of-command ceremony May 15, on the flightline at Campia Turzii, Romania. Hayde now leads 12 A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft and more…

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Staff Sgt. Christopher Stoltz
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Not forgotten: High school assignment leads pilot on journey of discovery

Posted October 5, 2018 by by Lt. Col. NATHAN POWELL

SOUTHWEST ASIA — My first understanding of the POW/MIA mission, like most people my age, came from ‘Missing in Action’ and ‘Rambo’ movies. I never thought much more of it than that until I was 17 years old and a senior in high school. As part of a history class senior project, we were given…

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